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Deaths in Laois – Friday, August 24, 2018

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Mary Dunne
Reary Valley, Rosenallis, Laois / Mountmellick, Laois

Mary Dunne (née Murphy) Reary Valley, Rosenallis, Co. Laois and formerly of Emmet Street, Mountmellick died August 22nd peacefully at home in the loving care of her husband and family. Deeply regretted by her husband Sean, son Philip, daughter Aisling and Aislings partner Stephen, brothers and sisters Ed, Ger, Paul, Liam, Martin, Irene and Fiona, mother-in-law Maureen, brothers and sisters-in-law Oliver, Joe, Kathleen, Maureen, Jackie, Deirdre, Maria, Michelle, Andrew, Patrick and Brian, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and all extended family, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace Reposing in her home on Thursday from 5pm, Recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Friday. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. House private on Friday morning. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Laois/Offaly Palliative Care.

Maude Hayes
Rose Court, Portarlington, Laois / Monasterevin, Kildare

Maude passed away peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Kilminchy Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by her very close friends in Portarlington, Monastrevin and Kilminchy.

Reposing in Moore Abbey church on Thursday from 4pm to 7pm with rosary recital at 6.30pm. Burial on Friday in St. Evan’s Cemetery, after 11am Mass in Moore Abbey.

May she rest in peace

Thomas (Tom) Byrne
Patrick St, Durrow, Laois / Athlone, Westmeath

Also Brighton, England (ex Ericsson Telecommunications), died unexpectedly in Brighton. Sadly missed by his sons Thomas and Clive, his daughter Adrienne and Hetta and her family, his brother Tony (Canada) and sister Angela (Drennan) (Durrow), relatives, extended family and friends.

Requiem Mass this Saturday morning (25th) in Holy Trinity Church, Durrow at 11.00am followed by burial of ashes immediately afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Pearse Keegan
Main Street, Mountrath, Laois

Pearse Keegan, Dublin and late of Main Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 17th August 2018 (unexpectedly). Sadly missed by his family and friends, predeceased by his mother Frances , father Michael and sister Regina.

Cremation will take place after Private Service in Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Thomas O’Neill
Aughanure, Ballylinan, Laois / Wolfhill, Laois

Formerly of Crossard, Wolfhill, Co. Laois. Brother of the late Andrew. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Petra, sons Dominik and Daniel, parents Patrick and Elizabeth, brother Patrick, sisters Elizabeth, Richelle and Sandra, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy from 5pm on Wednesday afternoon with Rosary at 6.30pm. Removal at 7pm Wednesday evening to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Wolfhill for 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Sean Brophy
Knockanina and late of Woodbrook, Mountrath, Laois

Sean Brophy (Hurley Maker), Knockanina and late of Woodbrook, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 19th August 2018, (peacefully) surrounded by his loving family and in the loving care of doctors, matron, nurses, and staff of Naas General Hospital (Stroke Unit), deeply regretted by Kathleen, sisters, brothers, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and his many friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath on Tuesday evening from 6.0’clock, with Rosary at 9.0’clock. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Stroke Unit, Naas General Hospital.

Thomas (Tom) Brennan
Doonane, Crettyard, Laois / Carlow

Thomas (Tom) Brennan, of “St. Joseph’s”, Doonane, Crettyard, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully on August 19th, 2018, at Portlaois General Hospital, Laois. Beloved husband of Peggy, much loved father of Mary, Catherine and John and adored grandfather of Margaret, Kathleen, Keith, Veronica, Laura, Eugenie, Rachel and Sophie. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, son, grandchildren, his 6 great-grandchildren, son-in-law Eugene, brothers Mick, Paul, Sean and Paddy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May Tom Rest In Peace

Reposing at his home from 2p.m on Monday with Prayers at 8p.m. Reposing from 2p.m on Tuesday with removal at 7p.m to St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, arriving at 7.30p.m Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11a.m followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Paddy Feery
59, Pattision Estate, Mountmellick, Laois

Paddy Feery, 59 Pattison Estate, Mountmellick. Died August 19th suddenly at home. Beloved husband of the recently deceased Alice, and dear father of the late Paddy. Deeply regretted by his loving family, Linda, David, Fiona and Gavin. Brothers, Sean (Geashil) and Maurice (Delvin, Westmeath), sisters, Rose (Chicago), Mary (Kelleigh), Carmel (Portarlington) and Betty (Cork), grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and many friends.


Reposing in Moloney’s funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7pm. Recital of the rosary 9pm. Removal from his home on Wednesday afternoon arriving St. Joesph’s Church Mountmellick for THREE O’CLOCK Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joesph’s Cemetery. Family time on Wednesday morning.

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