Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Bweeng West, Bweeng, Cork / Laois
DELAHUNTY (Bweeng and Laois) on 14th January 2019, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Nazareth House, Mallow. MICHAEL, Bweeng West, beloved husband of the late Teresa and dear father of Seamus and Eileen. Sadly missed by his loving family, sisters Sr. M. Kieran and May (Hurley), daughter-in-law Mary, granddaughter Niamh, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May he rest in peace.
Lying in repose at O’Connell’s Funeral Home, St. James’ Avenue, Mallow on Tuesday evening from 7.30pm with Rosary at 8.15pm followed by removal to St. Columba’s Church, Bweeng. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Nazareth House Building Fund.
Anne-Marie Ryan (née Duffy)
Glosha Road, Rathdowney, Laois
Anne-Marie Ryan (nee Duffy), Marianella, Glosha Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, January 13th 2019, passed away peacefully in the tender care of Milford Care Centre, Limerick. Predeceased by her dear husband Robert, her daughter Loretta and her brother Michael. Sadly mourned by her daughter Bernadette, her son John, daughter-in-law Jessica, grandchildren Dylan and Ella, her beloved partner John, her brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends. Family and friends are welcome to celebrate Anne-Marie’s life on Thursday January 17th in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, at 12 noon, followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney. No flowers by request, donations in lieu to Milford Care Centre, Limerick. Donations box at the church. House private please. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sí.
Gerry (Jeremiah) Scully Snr.
Court Square, Stradbally, Laois
Gerry (Jeremiah) Scully Snr., Court Square, Stradbally, Co. Laois. Peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on the 13th January 2019. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary, Sons, Mark, James and Jerry, daughters Martina and Deirdre, grandchildren, Megan, Emma Jane, Shannon and Quentin, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews extended family, neighbours and friends. Reposing at The Presentation Chapel, Stradbally on Tuesday 15th January from 1’oc with Recital of the Rosary at 9pm Tuesday evening. Requiem Mass at 12 noon in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally on Wednesday, 16th January. Interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery.
Strahard, Mountmellick, Laois
Maura Horan Strahard, Mountmellick, Co.Laois. Died Peacefully January 12th surrounded by her loving family and staff at Oakdale Nursing Home Portarlington. Predeceased by her loving parents Bill and Martha. Deeply regretted by her brothers Pat, Tom (Co.Down) and Ned, Sisters Martha Flanagan (Rosenallis), Teresa O Connell (Killeen), Kathleen Doyle (The Rock) and Breda Dowling(Ballintaggart). Cousin Betty, brothers and sisters – in – law, neices, nephews, grandnephews, grandneices,relatives and many friends.
Reposing at Kevin and Breda’s home in Ballintaggart from 5pm this Sunday evening. Recital of the rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Monday from 5pm with recital of the rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving for 11am Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, on Tuesday. Burial after in St Joseph’s Cemetery. House private on Tuesday morning, please.
Seamus (Shamie) Osborne
Fr. O’Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Laois
Seamus (Shamie) Osborne, Fr. O’Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 12th January 2019, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Loving husband of Sally, and father of Sadie, Statia, P.J., Michael, Kieran, Stephen and Seamus. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters, sons, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Mary (Daly), extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, on Sunday evening from 7 o’clock with Rosary at 9 o’clock. Removal on Monday morning to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 11 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, January 14, 2019