Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Elizabeth (Beth) Miller (née Delaney)
Vicarstown House “The Grove”, Vicarstown, Laois/Stradbally, Laois
Elizabeth (Beth) Miller (nee Delaney), Vicarstown House “The Grove” Vicarstown, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Suddenly and Peacefully on 6th December 2018 at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by her husband Chris, daughters Paula and Mary Emily, sons Roibeard and Christopher, son-in-law Paul. Grandchildren Jack, Aoife and Aaron, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, relatives, extended family and friends. Reposing at her home from 2pm on Saturday 8th December with prayers at 8pm Saturday evening. Removal from her home on Sunday to arrive at The Church of The Assumption, Vicarstown for 1pm Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in Moyanna Cemetery.
Mary Kate Sheehan (née Bowe)
11 O’Moore Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of 68 O’Moore place. Beloved wife of the late James (Jim) and much loved mother of Kathleen, Shelia, Pauline, Philomena, Christine, Brigid and John.Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephew, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposing at 11 O’Moore Place on Saturday and Sunday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with rosary recital on both evenings at 8:00pm. Removal on Monday morning at 9:00am to arrive at SS Peter & Paul’s Church for 10:00am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in Ss Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Bay Road, Mountmellick, Laois
Died December 5th 2018 in the loving care of The Staff of Kilminchy Lodge, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his neices and nephews Geraldine, Catherine, Breda, James, Robert and John, grandneices and nephews, sister-in-law Eileen, cousins, relatives and many friends.
Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Thursday from 7pm. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Friday from 4pm untill Removal at 5.50pm to St. Joseph’s Church arriving at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
John Joe Reddy
Poplars, Newbridge, Kildare/Ballylinan, Laois
Peacefully, at Naas General Hospital after a long illness. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Mary and Kathleen, brother Liam, brother-in-law Frank, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy from 6pm on Friday evening. Removal at 8.15pm on Friday evening, to arrive at St. Anne’s Church, Ballylinan for 8.30pm. Requiem Mass at 11.3 am on Saturday morning followed by burial in Ballylinan Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Diabetes Ireland.
William (Bill) Kirwan
Main Street, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Kirwan, Main Street, Borris-In-Ossory, Co. Laois. December 4th 2018, peacefully in the excellent care of the nurses and staff of Villa Marie Nursing Home, Roscrea. William (Bill, Gaffer) in his 93rd year, predeceased by his wife Peg.
Sadly mourned by his family, Michael, Lawrence, Mark, Martin, Carmel, Maria and William (Jnr), daughters-in-law, Julie, Mary, Angela and Caroline, sons-in-law Willie and Des and his beloved 22 grandchildren and his great-grandson Darragh, his brother John (Donaghmore), his sisters Kathleen (Ryan), Carmel (Power), Norrie (McCaul), nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Also remembering at this time his daughter-in-law Margaret (R.I.P), his brother V. Rev. Canon Mark (R.I.P) and his sisters Sr. Vera (R.I.P) and Sr. Nell (R.I.P).
Reposing at his son Williams residence (Killadooley, Ballybrophy, R32 RC Y2) on Wednesday evening from 4pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday in St. Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossory at 11am followed by burial in Derrinsallagh Cemetery, Borris-in-Ossory.
Thomas (Tom) Whelan
Raheny, Dublin/Rathdowney, Laois
Whelan, Thomas (Tom) (Raheny Park and formerly of Donaghmore, Rathdowney, Co. Laois) – December 3rd, 2018 in his 95th year, (late of Singer Sewing Centre, Talbot St.) beloved husband of the late Annie. Sadly missed by his loving children Michael, Catherine, John, Olivia and Mark, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, his adored 11 grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home tomorrow Tuesday and Wednesday (4th & 5th December) from 5pm until 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday (6th. December) at 11.30am in Church of Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Raheny Village. Funeral thereafter to Fingal Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to St. Francis Hospice, Raheny.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, December 7, 2018