Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Samuel (Sam) Clarke
Formerly St. John’s Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois
Samuel (Sam) Clarke, Portarlington and formerly St. John’s Drive, Clondalkin. August 17th 2018 (peacefully) in Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Beloved husband of Patricia and devoted Dad to Sharon, Anthony, Tracey, Sarah-Jane and Alan. Cherished granddad to his 12 grandchildren and the Late Craig, his brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, extended family and friends.
Reposing on Monday between 4pm and 7pm at his daughter Sarah Jane’s home in Rathcoole. Funeral Service on Tuesday at 2.30pm in Newlands Crematorium Chapel followed by Cremation. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. (Donation Box in Newlands Chapel). All enquiries to Massey Bros., Clondalkin Village on 01 4574455.
Beatrice Dunne (née Quinn)
Rathcluain, Kiltimagh, Mayo / Foxford, Mayo / Portlaoise, Laois
Beatrice Dunne (nee Quinn), Rathcluain, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo and formerly of Glanduff, Foxford, and Portlaoise, Co. Laois, peacefully in the loving care of her family, cherished mother of Paula and Adrian and cherished Granny to Coinneach, sister of Eileen, Agnes, & Eve. Lovingly remembered by the Dunne family, Paul, Eileen,Maeve,Donal,and Fionnuala. Predeceased by her sister Ann and brothers Seanie and Vincent.
Reposing in her home on Saturday from 5pm until 6.30pm with removal to the Church of the Holy Family, Kiltimagh arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Sunday with burial afterwards in Kilkinure Cemetery Kiltimagh. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Mayo / Roscommon Hospice c/o O’Hora Funeral Directors.
Levalley, Galmoy, Kilkenny / Rathdowney, Laois
Unexpectedly at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Sadly mourned by his relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Fureral Home, Rathdowney from 8pm. on this Thursday evening with recital of the Rosary at 9 pm. Funeral prayers on Friday morning at 10 am. followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Galmoy for 11am. Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Cashel, Ballyroan, Laois
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Portlaose Regional Hosp. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ann, son Jerry, daughters Sarah, Anne and Julia, His sister Mary. Partners Eoin and Donal, grandchildren Lucas and Eabha, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at his residence from 4pm on Thurdsay, with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan to arrive for 11am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix.
Sr Rita Deegan
Magheramore, Wicklow / Mountrath, Laois
Deegan (Columban Sisters), 14th August 2018, at St Columban’s Convent, Magheramore, Wicklow, Sr Rita (late of Mountrath, Co. Laois), Hong Kong and Pakistan. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Agnes RSC, sister-in-law Nina, Aunt Minnie, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, friends and Religious Community. Predeceased by her brother Gerry and sister Mary.
Removal on Wednesday,15th August, at 5.30pm to the Convent Chapel. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11.30am followed by burial in the Convent Cemetery.
Patricia Free (née Bradshaw)
Templeogue, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois
(Long-time member of Rathfarnham Golf Club) – peacefully at home. Beloved wife of the late William, and loving mother of Janet, Robin, Stephanie and Brian who will miss her dearly. She was a wonderful and kind grandmother to Ryan, Jake, Ruby and Rory. She will be sadly missed by her daughters-in-law Jane and Claire, son-in-law Ian, sister Olive, sisters-in-law Hilda and Ann, cousin Iris and other extended family members as well as her many treasured friends from Rathfarnham Golf Club and Marley Bridge Club.
Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Rathfarnham on Friday, August 17th. Funeral on Saturday, August 18 after 11am. Service from Rathfarnham Parish Church, followed by burial at Kilmashogue Cemetery, Edmonstown Rd., Rathfarnham.
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. R.I.P.
Removal on Wednesday at 6.30pm from Regional Hospital, Portlaoise to Chapel of Repose in The Church of The Sacred Heart, Stradbally arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St. Michael’s Church, Timahoe. Burial after in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Timahoe.
Philomena (Phil) Maloney (née Casey)
Tonafarna, Vicarstown, Laois
Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Loving wife of the late Frank and dear sister of the late Paddy. Sadly missed by her loving family John, Shirley, Brendan, Colette, Kieran, Denise, Carmel, Stephanie and Linda, brothers Noel and Martin, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, extended family and friends. Reposing at her daughter Colette’s residence Ballyduff, Stadbally (Eircode R32 FN40) on Monday from 2pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday arriving Church of the Assumption, Vicarstown for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery. House Private On Tuesday Morning Please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, August 18, 2018