Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Corrib, Clonminam Rd, Portlaoise, Laois/Kilmeague, Kildare
Beloved husband of the late Judith and much loved father of Séan and Patricia. Deeply regretted by his loving family, son-in-law Micheál, grandchild Páraic,brother Joe, sister-in-law Kathleen, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home on Sunday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Requiem Mass on Monday in SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 10:00am. Interment afterwards in Cullahill Cemetery. House private on Monday please.
St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois
McEvoy. St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, 29th Dec. 2018 Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Alo beloved husband of the late Mary. Dearly loved father to Eileen, Peter, Tina, Alan, Séan, Imelda, Mary, Linda, Angela, and Majella. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sister Betty, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home from 6 pm on Monday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Tuesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment will follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Trumera, Mountrath, Laois
Shepherd. Trumera, Mountrath & late of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. December 29th 2018 Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise surrounded by his loving family.
George, beloved husband of Mary. Dearly loved dad to Stephen & Ashleigh Shepherd, Vinny Stokes, Stephanie Stokes & Jennifer Fitzpatrick. Cherished grandad to Gavin, Aoife, Aidan, Steven, Mia, Freya & Jake. Deeply regretted by his loving family: sisters Julie & Barbara, son in law, David, daughters in law Caroline and Allison. Close friends Terry & Brenda, Joe & Maidie, Enda & Nicola & his many friends & relations. May he rest in peace.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral home Portlaoise on Tuesday 1st January 2019 from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 to Newlands Cross Crematorium.
Cuan Bhride, Rathdowney, Laois
Brennan, Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. December 28th 2018. Peacefully in the tender care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Mary, pre-deceased by her parents, sister and brothers. Sadly missed by her daughter Madeline and fondly remembered by her loving family, niece Marie, grandnieces Mary and Mairead, grandnephew Padraig, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney this Saturday evening December 29th from 4pm with funeral prayers at 9pm. Funeral mass on Sunday at 11am in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in St. Brigid’s Cemetery Coan, Co. Kilkenny. Family flowers only by request.
Milltown, Ballylinan, Laois/Athy, Kildare
Reposing at his residence (Eir Code R14 KX01) from 7pm today, Friday with Rosary at 9pm. Removal by Rigney’s Funeral Directors at 5.30pm on Saturday evening to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams for 6pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Sunday morning followed by burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Laois Hospice.
Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois
Joseph Duff Beladd Portlaoise, Co.Laois died 25th December 2018. (Ex Eircom). Deeply regretted by his loving brother Eddie, sister Margaret, nephew John, niece Edwina, sister-in-law Eleanor, grandnieces, grandnephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home on Friday from 4.30pm with removal to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 6pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 10am followed by interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Mary Fogarty (née Maher)
Ballinaslee, Durrow, Laois / Rathdrum, Wicklow
Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Deeply regretted by her loving son John (Jacobswell, Rathdrum), sisters, Sr Angela, Sr Bertilla, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, on Friday evening from 4.00pm followed by Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow, on Saturday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
HARRIS, Victor, (Portarlington, Co. Laois and late of Limerick), December 26, 2018 (peacefully) in the care of the staff at Tallaght Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his wife Pauline, son Ronan and his partner Fiona, niece Sylvia, grandchildren Jack and Annabelle, brothers Ken, Hayman and David, sister Alison, extended family and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Main St. Portarlington, Co. Laois, on Sunday (30th December) from 3 o’c until 5 o’c. Removal on Monday morning (31st December), to the Church of St. Michael, Portarlington, arriving for 10 o’c Funeral Mass and afterwards to Newlands Cross Crematorium, Co. Dublin. Family flowers only please. Donations, in lieu to Tallaght Hospital.
Connolly Street, Mountmellick, Laois
Bridie Fitzpatrick, Connolly Street, Mountmellick. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Deeply regretted by her loving family, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Deeply regretted by her sister Mary (UK), neices, nephews, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Reposing Moloney’s Funeral Home on Friday from 5pm. Removal at 6.50pm to St. Joseph’s Church, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 10am. Burial after in St Joseph’s Cemetery.
Killenard, Portarlington, Laois/Rosenallis, Laois
Formerly of Johnsgrove Rosenallis, County Laois. Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore after a short illness, in the loving care of his family. Predeceased by his loving wife Mary, parents Thomas and Margaret Flanagan and brother Damien. Sadly missed by his loving daughter Sinéad, sons Fergus, Garrett, Conor and Niall, sisters Mary and Geraldine, brothers Thomas, Michael and Joe, daughters-in-law Geraldine, Helene and Thaila, sons-in-law Padraig and John, grandchildren Katie, Aaron, Emily, Rachel, Conor, Daragh, Eoghan, Sadie, Ivy and Finn, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces cousins, relatives and his many friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Reposing at his home in Killenard, Portarlington on Friday 28th December from 2pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday 29th December arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. No Flowers Please. House Private On Saturday Morning Please.
Jo Kelly (née McCall)
Mayo, Monavea, Crettyard, Laois/Crettyard, Carlow
Jo Kelly (nee McCall), Mayo, Monavea, Crettyard, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on December 24th, 2018, at her home. Beloved wife of Peader, much loved mother of Danielle, Samantha, Tracy, Charmaine, Hugh, Jeff and Annmarie adored grandmother of Kyran.
Reposing at her home (Eircode R93 N1W1) from 6pm on Thursday with Prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon in The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mayo.
Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Sarcoma Cancer Research. House private Friday please.
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.