Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
formerly of Middlemount House, Rathdowney, Laois
Edmund Handcock died at St. Andrew’s Hospice, Grimsby, UK. Sadly missed by his sons John and Brian, brothers John, Bertie and Reggie daughter-in-law, grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends. Cremation Service to take place on December 28th in Grimsby.
Teresa (Tess) Conroy
Rathleague, Portlaoise, Laois
Teresa C. Conroy (Tess) nee O`Brien, Galway. Formerly Tullamore and Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Jay and daughter Terri. Peacefully at home in the loving care of her family. Deeply regretted by her Son Martin, Daughters , Jacinta (Mahony USA) , Elaine (Gillmore Galway) and Cepta (Halpin Wicklow). Sons in law Luke, Gerard, and Peter. Brother Gerald and sister in law Maureen. Grandchildren, Nieces, nephews. Relatives and friends. Rest in Peace. Reposing at her daughter Elaines residence at Killooney , Dunmore Co. Galway from 4 pm till 8pm on this Sunday Decemeber 16th . Removal on Monday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls Church Portlaoise for 1 pm Requiem mass. Interment will take place afterwards in SS Peter and Pauls cemetery Portlaoise
Fr. O`Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Laois
John Doheny, Birmingham, England, and late of Fr. O’Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 9th December 2018 ( unexpectedly). Deeply regretted by his parents Jackie and Margaret, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May John Rest In Peace
Funeral Arrangements will be announced on Monday
Deirdre Giltrap (née O’Gorman)
The Square, Rathdowney, Laois
Giltrap (nèe O’Gorman), The Square, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. December 14th 2018. Peacefully at her residence in the presence of her family, Deirdre; sadly mourned by her son Jonathan and her daughter Zoe (MacCourt), daughters in law Dee and Ruth, son in law Gervase, her beloved grandchildren Breffni, Alannah, Nia, Anton, Ella, Jude and Thady, her great-grandchildren Alfie and Sophie, her sisters Regina and Barbara, her brother Kevin, brothers-in-law Jack and Michael, sister-in-law Eileen and her loyal friend Mick Jenner. Also remembering her son Anton (R.I.P) and all deceased members of her family. Reposing at her residence on Saturday with funeral prayers at 6:15pm followed by removal to The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11am followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney.
Newpark, Portlaoise, Laois
Suddenly at home. Maureen beloved daughter of the late Paddy and Sheila. Cherished sister to Kevin, Jimmy, Martin, and Niall. And loving aunt to Carmen, Kate, Liam, Kevin, and Josh. Deeply regretted by her loving family, friend Margaret. Cousins relative and friends. Reposing at Keegans Funeral home Portlaoise on Wed from 6.30 with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls church for 10 am requiem mass. Funeral will follow afterwards.