Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Fairgreen, Portlaoise, Laois/Mountrath, Laois
Simon Walsh, Fairgreen, Portlaoise, and formerly of Clonard, Mountrath, Co Laois. Died 23rd December 2018 (unexpectedly) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his heart-broken parents Martin and Mary, children Miya and Callum, partner Shauna, brothers Stephen and Lorcan, grandmother Mary, aunts, uncles, extended family, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, on St. Stephen’s evening from 7 o’clock, with Rosary at 9 o’clock. Removal on Thursday (27th December) to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. House Strictly Private Please by Request.
Patricia (Patty) Power (née Molamphy)
Coolnaugh, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois
Patricia (Patty) Power (neé Molamphy)of Coolnaugh, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on December 23rd, 2018 at The District Hospital, Carlow. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mother of Kathleen, Margaret, Anne, Patricia, Michael and James (Jim) and cherished sister of Kathleen, Jimmy and the late Annie. She will be sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister, brother, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Graiguecullen from 2p.m on Wednesday (St. Stephen’s Day) with removal at 6.30p.m to St Abban’s Church, Killeen (via her residence) arriving at 7p.m. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11a.m. followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Ballyquaid, Ballybrophy, Laois
John Brennan, Ballyquaid, Ballybrophy, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Dec. 23. 2018 (Tragically following a car accident). Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents Sean and Martina, his brothers and sisters, Caroline, Marie, Daniel, Katie, Cillian and Eoin, uncles, aunts, brothers in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his home in Ballyquaid this Monday evening (Christmas Eve) from 7 o’c with rosary in the house at 9 o’c, and on Tuesday (Christmas Day) with rosary in the house at 8 o’c. Funeral Mass on Wednesday (St. Stephen’s Day) in Killasmeestia Church at 1.30 pm. with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please on Wednesday morning.
Blackrock, Dublin/Mountrath, Laois
CULLINANE, Michael, (Blackrock, Co. Dublin and formerly of Mountrath, Co. Laois, former NT at Ashford, Co. Wicklow and Drimnagh Castle). December 23rd 2018, (peacefully) in the wonderful care of the staff in Newtownpark House, Blackrock, Co. Dublin Predeceased by his wife Phyllis, daughter Hilda and brother John. Much loved father of Fiona. Sadly missed by his sisters Mary and Rita, his brother Denis, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, friends and neighbours. Reposing at his family home on Wednesday 26th December from 4pm-8pm, with removal to St. John the Baptist Church, Blackrock for Funeral Mass at 10am on Thursday 27th December followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery.
Brindley Park Sq, Ashbourne, Meath/Durrow, Laois
Sean, (formerly of Durrow, Co Laois and The Irish Prison Services) peacefully at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Loving husband of Teresa and dear father of Caroline, Eileen, Yvonne, Deirdre, Kathleen and Sean. Sadly missed by his family, his adored 11 grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister Margaret, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and his many dear friends. Reposing at his daughter Eileen’s home at 2 Ashewood Green, Ashbourne (A84N231) from 6 o clock to 8 o clock this Sunday evening. Removal tomorrow, Monday morning, to the Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Ashbourne, arriving for Funeral Mass at 9 o clock. Burial afterwards in St Declan’s Cemetery, Ashbourne.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, December 24, 2018