Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Laois
Joe Conroy, formally of Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 17th October 2018 in Canada (unexpectedly) sadly missed by his wife Ann, daughters Catherine and Aurea, son-in-law Frank, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Mass on Monday 5th November 2018 in St. Fintan’s Church Raheen at 12 noon, followed by Burial in the adjoining Cemetery.
Rita Breslin (née Allen)
Trinity Street, Drogheda, Louth / Portlaoise, Laois
Breslin (nee Allen), late of Trinity Street, Drogheda and formerly of Kilminchy, Portlaoise. 1st November 2018. Peacefully in her 96th year at TLC Nursing Home, Maynooth. Rita, pre deceased by her husband Peter and daughter Ann-Marie. Sadly missed by her loving sons John and Pat, daughters-in-law Kirsty and Colette, grandchildren Aoife, Thomasina, Cathal, Jack, Aisling, Sorcha, Finlay and Ciara, sister Nancy, nephews, nieces, relatives, close friends.
Reposing at Townley’s Funeral Home, Crosslanes, Drogheda from 4pm on Friday evening with removal at 6.30pm arriving to the Dominican Church at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12pm. Burial afterwards in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Rath, Ballybrittas, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Phyllis, brother-in-law Al, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Thursday from 7pm with Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Friday from 4pm with Removal at 5:15pm arriving The Sacred Heart Church, Rath at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 1pm. Funeral afterwards to St John’s Cemetery, Killenard.
Brigid (Beezie) Fitzpatrick (née Dempsey)
Davitt Road, Mountmellick, Laois
Brigid (Beezie) Fitzpatrick née Dempsey, Davitt Road, Mountmellick, October 31st 2018. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family and in the wonderful care of the staff of Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved wife of Richard (Dick) and loving mother of Bernadette, James, Richard, Therese and Paul. Sadly missed by her family, daughters-in-law Majella, Susan and Alexandra, sons-in-law Alan and Ben, grandchildren Kevin, Helena, Gillian, Conor, Dearbhla, Gary, Darren, Sophie, Emilie, Roisin, Sarah, Shane, and Evin, Ellie, David and Jack, great grandchildren Lola and Hayley, brother Jim, sister-in-law Julie, nephews , neices, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
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Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Thursday from 6pm. Recital of The Holy Rosary at 9pm. Removal from her home on Friday morning at 10.45am to St. Joseph’s Church arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Interment after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Angela Cleary (née Colbert)
Lakeglen, Portlaoise, Laois
Cleary (nee Colbert). Lakeglen, Portlaoise October 29th 2018 (Suddenly) Angela beloved wife of Tom and dearly loved mam to Stephanie, Tracey, and Paula. Cherished grandmother to Craig, Ben, Ryan, Roisin, and Willow. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken family, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in peace
Reposing at her residence from 5 pm on Wednesday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 10 am Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to charity.
Bianconi Way, Portlaoise, Laois
Larkin. Bianconi Way, Portlaoise, Oct. 29th 2018. (Unexpectedly). Brian, beloved husband of Fiona and dearly loved father to Ethan, Damon and Oisin. Cherished grandfather to Odhran. Deeply regretted by his loving parents. Brian (Snr) and Catherine, brothers Michael and Alan and sister Denise, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Reposing at his residence from 5 pm on Wednesday with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12.30 pm Mass Interment will follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.
Kathleen Bolger (nee Cullinane)
Cannonswood, Cullohill, Laois
Peacefully (in her 103rd year) in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Predeceased by her husband Michael John and son Eddie; deeply regretted by her loving children, Sheila, Kieran, Mary, Sr Brigid, Kathleen, Michael, Geraldine and Pat, sister Maureen, sister-in-law, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Brookhaven Nursing Home from 3.00pm on Monday. Funeral Prayers at 6.15pm on Monday evening followed by removal to St. Tighearnach’s Church, Cullohill, arriving at 7.30pm approximately. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12.00 noon, followed by burial in Durrow Cemetery.
Josephine Lawlor (nee Butler)
Bawnaughra, Rathdowney, Laois
Lawlor (nèe Butler), Bawnaughra, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. October 27th 2018. Josephine, deeply regretted by her husband Bobby and her family, Joseph, Martin, Bertie and Thomas, daughters-in-law Christine and Martina, grandchildren, her brother Fr. Kieran Butler and her sister Margaret (Duffy), nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements later.
Adeline (Addie) Carolan (née Corcoran)
Woodview, Stradbally, Laois
Late of Inch. Addie passed away peacefully in the care of the management and staff of Waterford Regional Hospital. Beloved wife of Tommy, sadly missed by her sons Richard and Thomas, daughters Kathleen and Adeline, brother Ben, daughters in law, sons in law, grandchildren and great grandchildren’s, sisters in law, brothers In law and extended family. Predeceased by her siblings Jim, Dick and Sadie. May Addie Rest In Peace. Reposing at her residence on Sunday from 2 o’clock. Rosary at 8 o’clock on Sunday evening. Removal on Monday morning to The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery. House private on Monday morning please. Family flowers only please. Donations of desired to Cancer Research. Donation box in church .
Shiela Dunne (née Egan)
Glendowns, Portlaoise, Laois
Shelia Dunne (nee Egan) of Glendowns, Portlaoise formerly of Corbally, Rosenallis, Skerry, Rosenallis and 30 years Birmingham, England. Predeceased by her husband Michael. Deeply regretted by her sons Martin, Pat, Ollie, Brendan and Joe, grandchildren Tony, Brendan, Rose, Sally, Sophie, Michelle, Paula, Emma and Christopher. great-grandchildren Kieran and Isabelle, daughters-in-law Una, Ann and Margaret, sister-in-law Sally, niece Marie, nephews Kevin, Brendan and Noel family, relatives and friends. Forever in our thoughts. Reposing at Matthew Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, on Monday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Reposing in The Funeral Home from 10am on Tuesday morning. Removal at 10.45am to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Brigid’s Cemetery, Rosenallis, arriving 12.45 approx.