Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
New row, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of his family and the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, son Justin, daughter Clare, their parteners Annemarieke, and Bosco, grandchildren Stephanie and Gavin, his brothers Dinny, Vincent, and Tony,sisters, Kathleen and Angela, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing at his residence from 2pm this Saturday, 17th November 2018, with removal at 6.30.pm. to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix arriving 7 pm. Requiem Mass at 11am. on Sunday with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
“Grange Lodge”, Maganey, Laois / Birr, Offaly / Carlow / Maganey, Kildare
Thomas Colbourne, originally Cree, Birr, Co. Offaly died November 15th 2018 at Tallaght University Hospital after a long illness courageously borne. Beloved husband of Hazel and much loved dad of Stephen and Andrew. Sadly missed by his devastated wife, sons, parents Raymond and Hilda, brothers Leslie, Desmond, David and Alan, sister Valerie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Funeral arriving at St. James’ Church, Castledermot on Sunday evening (Nov 18th) at 6pm. Funeral Service on Monday at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Newlands Cross Crematorium for Cremation Service at 2pm.
No flowers please, donation in lieu to The Irish Cancer Society.
Bernadette Scully (née Maguire)
3 New Road, Portlaoise, Laois
Predeceased by her beloved husband Timmy and her sister Mary. Much loved mother of Mary and Bernadette (Moran). Deeply regretted by her loving family, dearest grandsons Senan and Cillian, son-in-law John, brothers John and Bernard, sister-in-law Ellie, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her home on Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Removal on Saturday morning to SS Peter & Paul’s Church for 10:00am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. House Private on Saturday morning please.
Fr. Pat Cooke
Crannagh, Mountrath, Laois
Fr. Pat Cooke, Crannagh, Mountrath, Co. Laois and formerly Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Nov. 15. 2018. (peacefully) in the care of the Brothers and Staff of Miguel House, Castletown and in the presence of his brothers Joe and Walter. Deeply regretted by his relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in Miguel House Chapel this Friday evening (Nov. 16th) from 5 o’c with rosary at 7 o’c and reposing on Saturday evening from 5 o’c with removal at 7 o’c to St. Edmund’s Parish Church, Castletown. Mass of the Resurrection on Sunday (Nov. 18th) at 1.00 pm, with burial immediately afterwards in Aghaboe cemetery.
Annetta (Netta) O’Brien (née Phelan)
Baldwinstown, Bridgetown, Wexford / Rathdowney, Laois
Peacefully, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Tom and cherished mother of Noelle, Bernadette, Deirdre, Kieran and Tomas. Sadly missed by her loving daughters, sons, daughters-in-law Maria & Trina, sons-in-law Tony & Michael, Donal, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sisters-in-law Sheila & Rose, brother-in-law Charlie, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her home in Baldwinstown on Friday November 16th from 1pm with removal at 6.30pm to arrive at the Church of the Assumption, Rathangan for 7pm Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11 o’clock, followed by burial in Rathangan Cemetery.
St. Vincent`s Nursing Home, Mountmellick, Laois / Ballyadams, Laois
Late of London and Kellyville, Ballyadams, Co. Laois. Deeply regretted by her sister Sheila, brothers Fr. Adrian and Seamus, sister-in-law Miriam and niece Grace.
Reposing at the Chapel in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday evening. Removal from Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy at 1.30pm on Friday afternoon to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Ballintubbert Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 18, 2018