Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Drummond, Rosenallis, Laois
John Mahon, Drummond, Rosenallis, Co. Laois. Died Dec. 22 in the loving care of the staff at Esker Rí Nursing Home, Clara. Deeply regretted by his family neighbours relatives and many friends. Reposing Moloney’s Funeral Home on Sunday from 5pm Removal at 6.30pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Christmas Eve at 11am. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.
Marie McNelis (née Shortall)
Pine Villa, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully after a short illness at the Beacon Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by her husband Paddy, son Kevin, daughter Ann and mother Anne. Sadly missed by her loving sons Ger, Brian and Colm, daughters-in-law Carmel, Annemarie, Bernie and Patricia, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, wonderful neighbours, carers and friends. Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Saturday from 3pm with Removal at 4:50pm arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington at 5:30pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 12:15pm. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.
Catherine Brennan-Sothern (née Brennan)
49 Feltham Hall, Blackbog Road, Carlow Town, Carlow/Crettyard, Laois
Catherine Brennan Sothern, (nee Brennan) of 49 Feltham Hall, Blackbog Road, Carlow and formerly of Crettyard, Co. Laois, passed away unexpectedly, at her home on December 19th, 2018.
Beloved mother of Keith and Laura and adored grandmother of Bryan. She will be sadly missed by her loving son, daughter, mother Margaret (Peggy), grandchild, daughters-in-law Helen and Zarah, brother John, sister Mary, brother-in-law Eugene, former husband Harry, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at her home, 49 Feltham Hall, Balckbog Road, Carlow (Eircode R93 K0E4) from 3pm to 6pm on Friday. A private Service will take place on Saturday in Newlands Cross Crematorium, Dublin.
Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Hometree.ie. Donation box will be available at Catherine’s wake or alternatively donations can be made at www.hometree.ie
Catherine’s family would like everyone to join them for a celebration of Catherine’s life on Saturday evening at 7p.m in The Salt Bar, Barrack St., Carlow.
Maureen Cullinan (née Hanrahan)
Boleybeg Spink, Abbeyleix, Laois/Kilkee, Clare
Maureen died at The Regional Hospital, Portlaois. Deeply regretted by her loving son Eamon and daughter Anne-Marie, sisters Rita and Bridie, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 7pm on Thursday with Rosary at 8.30. Removal on Friday evening at 7.30 to St. Lazarian’s Church, Knock arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am followed by interment in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Ballinakill, Laois.
Josephine (Dody) Dineen (née Walsh)
Main Street, Stradbally, Laois
Josephine (Dody) Dineen (Nee Walsh) Riverside Cottage, Main Street, Stradbally, Co Laois. Unexpectedly in the loving care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Beloved wife of the late Finbarr. Sadly missed by her loving daughters Mairead, Joanne and Gearoidin, son Barra, daughter-in-law Della, sons-in-law, sister Patricia, brother-in-law Ken, nieces, nephews and her friend Robert, grandchildren, Cara, Oisin, Cathal and Sadhbh. Her great grandchildren Keelin and Aoibheann. Extended family, neighbours and her many friends.
Reposing at her residence at Aughamaddock, Stradbally from 7pm this Thursday evening and all day on Friday with Recital of The Rosary both nights at 8pm. Removal from her residence at Auughamaddock at 11.15am on Saturday morning to arrive at The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally for 12 noon Requiem Mass followed by Interment in Oakvale Cemetery.
Market Mews , Maryborough Village, Portlaoise, Laois
Duffe, Sue Ryder Home, Ballyroan and late of Maket Mews, Marybough Village, Portlaoise, Dec. 19th 2018, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Joe. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Theresa, sons Martin, John, Gearoid and Joe, daughter Mary, son-in-law, Seamus, daughters-in-law Catherina, Sharon and Carrie, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at The Chapel of Rest at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise from 5pm on Friday evening with removal at 6.30pm to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 7pm. Requiem Mass at 1pm on Saturday followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Mary O’Meara (née Wallace)
Kilbride, Tullow, Carlow / Ballinakill, Laois/Clonmel, Tipperary
Mary O’Meara (née Wallace), Emerald Cottage, Carrick Slaney, Kilbride, Tullow, Co. Carlow and formerly of Mountain View, Marlfield, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary and Ballinakill, Co. Laois – 19th December 2018 peacefully in the loving care of all at Sonas Glendale Nursing Home, Tullow; Beloved wife of the late Edward; Sadly missed by her loving daughter Emily, sons Seamus, Eamon, P.J., Thomas and Daniel, brother Jack, sister-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her daughter Emily’s residence, Emerald Cottage, Carrick Slaney (Eircode R93 RX04) from 12 o’c on Thursday. Removal from there on Saturday morning to Condon’s Funeral Home, Clonmel; Reposing there from 11.30 o’c until removal to St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown for 1 o’c Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.