Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Esker, Timahoe, Laois
Michael Higgins Esker Timahoe Died Aug 11 at The Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Beloved son of the late Michael and Peg and dear brother of the late Willie. Deeply regretted by his brother Paul, sister in law Nellie,cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements will be announced on Sunday afternoon.
Gwyn Cooper Flynn (née Gill)
Cyprus Lodge, Castletown, Laois
Gwyn Cooper Flynn, (nee Gill), Cyprus Lodge, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, August 11th, 2018, (peacefully) at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin. Beloved wife of the Late Brian Cooper and Rev. George Flynn and loving mother of Stuart, Scott, Ross, Robin and Dale and grandson Matthew, brother Wilbert, sisters Iosbel (Delahunt) and Rev. Lesley (Robinson), daughters in law Phil, Jenny and Shauna, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her home this Sunday afternoon from 1 o’c with prayers in the house at 8 o’c. Funeral Service on Monday morning, Aug. 13th, at 11 o’c in St. Jude’s Church, Annatrim,Coolrain , followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if dseired, to Rev. Lesley Robinson in Aid of Tallaght Hospital. House private please on Monday morning.
Richard (Dickie) Doyle
Upper Forest, Mountmellick, Laois/Windgap, Kilkenny
Richard (Dickie) Doyle Upper Forest Mountmellick Co.Laois formerly Tullahought Co.Kilkenny died peacefully at home in the loving care of his wife and family on August 11th. Predeceased by his sister Eileen Deeply regretted by his loving wife Winnie, daughter Mary, sons Kevin, Aidan, David, Kieran and Robert, son and daughters-in-law, brothers Eamon and Peter, brother and sisters-in-law, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren, extended family and friends. Reposing in his home on Sunday from 5pm with Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving for 11am Requiem Mass on Monday in St.Mary’s Church Clonaghadoo. Burial after in St.Mary’s Cemetery. Family time on Monday morning please. EIR Code R32Y2X4
William (Bill) Sheerin
6 Marian Hill, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Louis a sons Mark and Paul, brothers Colm, Jack and Ned, grandchildren Jamie, Tamara, Jason, Brigid and Keith, daughters-in-law Fiona and Olivia, extended family, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 7pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday at 9:20am arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington.
Castlecuffe, Clonaslee, Laois
Ex National Teacher Stratford on Slaney, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow, and Rath, Ballybrittas, Co Laois. Died peacefully on the 8th of August 2018 in her 99th year at Kilminchey Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Predeceased by her brother Michael, and sister Sr. Oliver (Presentation Sisters, Kildare). She will be very sadly missed by her sister Sr. Alphonsus (Presentation Sisters, Kilcock, Co Kildare), cousins, neighbours, and friends.
Reposing at the residence of her cousin Pat Dunne, Ballymacrory, Clonaslee, Co. Laois, from 6pm on Thursday evening with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Friday from 12 noon with removal Friday evening at 7pm arriving to St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee for 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.
Patrick (Pat) Doyle
Old Caragh Court, Kildare / Baldoyle, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois
Retired member of An Garda Síochana. Formerly of Grange Abbey Road, Baldoyle, Dublin 13 and Stradbally, Co. Laois.
Sadly missed by his loving wife Marie, son Patrick, daughters Siobhan, Claire, Laura and Emily, brother Hugh, sisters Kathleen and Marcella, daughter-in-law Alison, son-in-law Lewis, grandchildren Caoimhe, Adam, Justin, Amber, Luke, Alex and Isaac, extended family and friends.
Reposing at The George Mullins Funeral Home, Kilcullen Road, Naas, on Friday from 4pm with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 9.20am to arrive at The Church of Our Lady and St. David, Naas, for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by Burial in St. Corban’s Cemetery, Dublin Road, Naas. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Friends of Naas Hospital. Donation box in church.
“May He Rest In Peace”
Closhawn, Attanagh, Laois / Attanagh, Kilkenny
Died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her parents Statia and Martin, her brother Henry, her sister in law Carmel and her nephew Alan. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Tom, Pat, Martin and Denis, sister Statia, sister in law Ber, brother in law Peter, her devoted nieces and nephews, Helen, Mary, Martin, Sharon, Paul, Colm, Carmel, Kevin, Ciara, Lynda, Shane and Adrian, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours, former work colleagues and friends. R.I.P.
Reposing at her home from 2pm on Thursday afternoon. Funeral prayers on Thursday evening at 7.30pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Assumption Ballyouskill. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please.
Linda Therese Smith
62 St Joseph’s Tce, Mountmellick, Laois
Died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Staff memebr of St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick.
Sadly missed by her loving parents, Pete and Helen, her sisters Karen, Wendy & Debbie, her brothers Brian, Colm & Owen, nieces Jennifer, Ava, Kellie, Rebecca & Oonagh, nephews Conor, David, Brian, Cillian, Robert, Tadgh, Harry & Adam, sisters-in-law Louise Kelly & Mary McEvoy, relatives, family and a large circle of family and friends. R.I.P.
Reposing today, Wednesday 8th, in Moloney’s Funeral Home from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 10.30am to St Joseph’s Church Moutmellick, arriving for 11am requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s cemetery. House private please.
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