Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Lord Edward Street, Mountmellick, Laois
Martin Conroy, Lord Edward Street, Mountmellick and formerly Manor Road, Mountmellick. Beloved son of the late Eddie and Josie. Predeceased by his sisters Frances and Sheila. Deeply regretted by his sisters Ann Ryan (Cork) and Teresa Tounge (UK) neices, nephews, brothers-in-law Danny, Andy, and Eamon, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Funeral arrangements will be announced later
Oldtown, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at his residence. Predeceased by his father Victor. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Helen, sons Ray and Brian, mother Gemma, brother Cormac, sisters Catherine and Rebecca, grandchildren Aidan and Emily, his step-children Oisin and Cailin and their children Cian, Kealan, Dallan and Lile, uncle, aunts, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and a large circle of friends. Reposing at his residence from 6pm today, Wednesday, and from 12 noon on Thursday with recital of the Rosary at 8 pm Thursday. Removal to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Friday. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. House private on Friday morning please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Cardiac Risk in the Young. (C.R.Y.) and The Irish Cancer Society.
Peter (Peadar) Devine
49 Tara Crescent Clonminch, Tullamore, Offaly / Rosenallis, Laois
Peadar died suddenly on November 26th 2018 at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. He is formerly of Reary, Rosenallis, Co. Laois. Deeply regretted by his loving daughters Margaret and Anita, their mother Ann, his partner Sharon, grandson Deasun, brothers Noel and Martin, sisters Sarah-Ann and Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home on Wednesday from 4pm until rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of The Assumption, Tullamore arriving for Requiem Mass at 10am. Burial afterwards in Clonminch Cemetery, Tullamore. House private on Thursday morning please.
Fred (Winifred) Scully (née Malone)
Chapel St., Graiguecullen, Carlow / Crettyard, Laois
Fred (Winifred) Scully, (neé Malone) of Chapel St., Graiguecullen, Carlow and formerly Doonane Hill, Co Laois passed away peacefully on November 25th 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Beloved wife of Tom. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, children Philomena (O’Rourke) Anne, Mary Clare (Glancy), Madeline and Anthony, her sister Maggie Kealy, grandchildren Susan, Jessica, Sean, Kate, Clare and her great-grandchild Beth, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at her home from 7pm on Tuesday with Prayers at 9pm that evening. Removal on Wednesday at 5.45pm to St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen arriving for Mass at 6.00pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11.30am followed by funeral to Killeshin Cemetery, Carlow. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Clare’s Hospitality Kitchen.
Bride Street, Ballinakill, Laois
Aidan died unexpectedly at his residence. (Retired Postmaster). Deeply regretted by his loving wife Sadie, daughter Jane, sons Aidan, Brian, Luke, Declan, John and Des, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing at his residence from 7.30 pm on Monday evening with Rosary at 9 pm. Rosary at 9 pm on Tuesday evening also. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.30 am to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill for Funeral Mass at 11 am. Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.
“Herondale”, Leaugh, Carlow / Laois
Oliver Brennan of “Herondale”, Leaugh, Co. Carlow, passed away peacefully at his home on November 26th, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Annie, much loved father of Edward, Paul, Declan, Olivia and Claire and cherished brother of Tommy, Donald, Angela, Carmel, Frank, Gay and Gerry. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, grandchildren Lauren, Nathan, Patrice, Josh, Caitlin, Jack, Evan, Emily and Zach, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home (Eircode R93 H6T7) from 7p.m on Monday and 12 noon on Tuesday with Prayers at 9pm both evenings. Removal on Wednesday 12.30pm to The Holy Cross Church, Killeshin, arriving for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
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.