Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Crowe Lane, Portarlington, Laois / Ballybrittas, Laois
Formerly The Lake Road, Ballybrittas and late E.S.B. Died at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Joe and Mick, sisters Phil Mason (England), and Carmel Fennelly (Portlaoise), brother-in-law Teddy, sister-in-law Anne, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Monday from 6:30pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11:20am arriving St John’s Church Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Bridget Sexton (née Newe)
Clonminam rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Sexton (nee Newe) “Padua”, Clonminam Rd., Portlaoise and formerly Templemore, Nov 24th 2018, in the exceptional care of the staff of St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick.In her 96th year, Bridget, beloved wife of the late James. Dearly loved mother to Pat, Frank and Mary. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter-in-law Hilda, grandsons David and his wife Mary, Shane and his partner Trina, great-granddaughters Naomi, Méabh, Zoe and Evie, sister Mary Armitage (Naas), sisters-in-law, Breda Newe (Templemore) and Terry McVeigh (Enniscorthy), nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home, Portlaoise, from 5pm on Sunday with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, for 10am requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Cuisle Centre.
Clane, Kildare / Mountmellick, Laois
Fitzgerald, Louise, Clane, Co. Kildare & late of The Rock, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, November 22nd 2018, peacefully at St. Brigid’s Hospice, The Curragh, deeply regretted by her loving husband Patrick (Paddy), daughters Alianne & Phoebe, sisters Anne & Berna, brothers-in-law John, Liam & Billy, nephew Michael, close cousins Cathy & Claire, relatives & close friends. Reposing at Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 9pm, with rosary on Sunday evening at 6.30pm. Removal on Monday at 10.30am to arrive at Clane Parish Church for 11am Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Mountmellick Cemetery, Co. Laois. (arriving at approx. 1.30pm). Family flowers and mass cards only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Vincent de Paul or Kildare Animal Foundation. Louise’s wishes are that people attending her celebration of life should wear cerise, purple or blue rather that black.
Bridget (Della) Griffin
Station Rd., Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Bridget (Della), beloved wife of the late Jim. Dearly loved mother to Jimmy, Gerald, Mary and John. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephew, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 7 pm on Friday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only, no Mass cards. donations, if desired, to The SMA fathers.
The Borness, Mountmellick, Laois / Multyfarnham, Westmeath
Eddie Keogh, The Borness, Mountmellick, Co. Laois (formerly of Lismady, Multyfarnham, Co. Westmeath) died peacefully 21st November 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Ann, predecesased by his daughter-in-law Dee. Deeply regretted by his loving family Yvonne, Valerie, Derek and Aidan, his ten grandchildren and great-grandchild Alana, sons-in-law Liam and Joe, daughter-in-law Carmel, brother Kevin (Multifarnham) sister Vera (UK), sisters-in-law Ann, Kitty and Rosalind (USA), brother-in-law Jimmy (UK), nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Reposing in his home (R32T8PK) today (Thursday) from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Friday from 2pm until Removal at 6.15pm to St Joseph’s Church arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am. Cremation Service in Newlands Cross Crematorium at 1.15pm approx. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, to Laois Palliative Care. The Donation Box will be in place during the Church Services.
George Patrick Dobson, “Tranquil” Mountrath Road, Portlaoise. Passed away unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on 21st November 2018. Deeply regretted by his family Winston, Emily and Audrey, relatives, extended family, neighbours and friends. Removal from the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise at approx 6.30pm this Thursday (22nd) to arrive at Holy Trinity Church, The Rock for 7pm Reception Prayers. Funeral Service on Friday at 2.30 pm, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 25, 2018