Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Margaret Plunkett (née O’Brien)
Westlands, Portlaoise, Laois/Thomastown, Kilkenny
Plunkett, Westlands, Portlaoise and late of Coppenagh, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. Oct 20th 2018 Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Margaret (Peg), beloved wife of the late Jim, and dearly loved mother to George, Seamus and Oliver. Cherished grandmother to Denise, George, Karen, Reuben and Polly. Great-grandmother to George, Sadie, and Senan. Deepy regretted by her daughters-in-law Elizabeth, Denise, and Catriona, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Sunday from 7pm, with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Monday to Ss Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 1pm mass. Interment will follow in Ss Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Winnifred (Una) Baker
Stillbrook, Mountrath, Laois
Winnifred (Una) Baker, Stillbrook, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died October 19th Peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick and Mary. Predeceased by her siblings Tess, May O Brien, Peg O Neill, Lil Fitzpatrick, Michael, John and Tom. Deeply regretted by her neices, nephews, grandneices, grandnephews, great-grandnephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Reposing Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath Sunday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday at 10.30am to St Fintan’s Church for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial after in Clonenagh Cemetery.
Oak Park, Carlow Town, Carlow / Fethard-on-Sea, Wexford / Clonaslee, Laois
Tom Neville died in the loving care of Aut Even Hospital, Kilkenny. Formerly of Fethard on Sea. Retired Teagasc and former Wexford Hurler. Beloved husband of Annie and much loved father of Mary. Sadly missed by his wife, daughter, sisters Stáis and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, Peter, Emma and all his other grand-nieces and grand-nephews, cousins, relatives, many friends especially those of his GAA family. Reposing in R. Healy & Son Funeral Home Pollerton Castle, Carlow (Ericode R93 TC53) from 3pm on Sunday concluding with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 10am in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow. Burial afterwards in St. Manmam’s Cemetery, Clonaslee, Co. Laois, arriving 1pm approx. Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.
Stradbally rd., Portlaoise, Laois / Dunnamaggin, Kilkenny
Tom, (ex Detective Garda), beloved husband of Betty and loving father to Elma, and Breidette (O’Donnell), and the late Dick. Surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Cherished grandfather to Ellen, Eva, and Luke. Deeply regretted by his loving family, son-in-law Paul, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, relatives and friends. Reposing privately. Funeral will arrive at Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 6pm on Sunday evening. Requiem mass at 11am on Monday followed by interment in Ss Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.
Sandra Byrne (née O’Reilly)
Rathgilbert House, Athy, Kildare / Kells, Meath / Laois
BYRNE née O’Reilly, Sandra, Rathgilbert House, Athy, Co. Kildare (and late of Kilbeg House, Kells, Co. Meath) October 19, 2018. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Liam, children Audrey and Timmy, sisters Valerie and Caroline, brothers Graham and Gerard, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Reposing at Rathgilbert House (Eir Code R14 XR70) between 1pm and 5pm on Sunday. Removal on Monday morning at 10.30am to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams. House private otherwise.
Maureen McEvoy (née Maloney)
Woodstock Grove, Athy, Kildare / Vicarstown, Laois
Formerly Raheenaniska, Vicarstown County Laois. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Aut Even Hospital, Kilkenny. Loving wife of the late John, dear sister of the late Frank and loving mother of Ann (recently deceased). Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Mary and Paula, brother Jim, grandsons David and Adam, great-granddaughter Croiadh, great-grandson Fionn, son-in-law Adrian, sister-in-law Ann, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace. Reposing at the Presentation Chapel Sradbally on Friday from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday at 11:30am arriving Church of the Assumption Vicarstown for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery.
17 Laurel Drive, Portlaoise, Laois
The death has occured of Piotr Dzierzawska. Cremation has taken place. He is deeply mourned by his loving wife Jolanta, neighbours and many friends.
Memorial service will take place in Keegan’s Funeral Home on Sunday, 21st October, at 3pm. No flowers, please, donations, if desired, to the ISPCA.
Martina Behan (née Brophy)
Rushall, Mountrath, Laois
Martina Behan (nee Brophy), Rushall, Mountrath, Co. Laois. October 16. 2018. Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Deeply regretted by her husband Billy, daughters Amy and Rachel, sons Daryl and Josh, sisters Anne and Mary, brother Billy, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown, Mountrath this Thursday evening, Oct. 18th, from 6 o’c with rosary in the funeral home at 9 o’c. Removal on Friday, morning Oct. 19th, at 10.30 o’c to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath for Funeral Mass at 11 o’c, with burial immediately afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, October 20, 2018