Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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37 Upper Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois
Ex member of the Defence Forces. Beloved husband of Cecilia and predeceased by his brothers Martin, Michael, Liam and his sister Mary. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers John, Tom and Pat, sisters Stella, Betty, Helen and Brigid, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing in his niece (Regina Farrell’s) home at 4 Rathevan Heights, Portlaoise from 6:30 to 8:00pm on Monday evening with rosary commencing at 8:00. Removal on Tuesday to SS Peter & Paul’s church for 12:00 noon requiem mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s cemetery.
John (Johnny) Keating
Wolfhill, Laois/Castlecomer, Kilkenny
Formerly of Crutt, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. At Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen, sons Francis and Paul, and their partners Julie and Sheila, grandsons James and Jake, brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer from 3pm on Sunday with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 8pm. Funeral Prayers on Monday morning at 10.45am followed by removal to Saint Mary’s Church, Wolfhill arriving for Requiem Mass at 12 Noon, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Graiguecullen /Curraduff Newmarket, Co. Cork
Paddy died peacefully in the loving care of Signature Care, Killerig. Aged 100 years. Treasured husband of the late Maura and much loved father of Marie, Dick and Michael. Predeceased by his granddaughter Kate, brothers Con, Jack and Stephen and sister Josephine. Sadly missed by his daughter, sons, son-in-law William, daughters-in-law Stephanie and Marie, sister Mary, grandchildren Elaine, Eimear, Stephen, Patrick, Jack, David, Conor and Sarah, great-grandchildren Sam and Isabelle, sister-in-law Phyllis, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home (Eircode R93 D7W3) from 4pm on Saturday concluding with prayers at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 1pm in St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery. House private on Sunday morning.Family flowers only, donations in lieu to St. Fiacc’s House.
The Heath, Portlaoise, Laois / Virginia, Cavan
Pat passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family in Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Sadly missed by his loving wife Marion, sons Patrick, Barry and James, daughters Shirley, Jenifer, Nicola, Amanda and Louise, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brothers Seamus and Tom. Deeply missed by his siblings Helen, Margaret, Mike, Eugene and Kevin. His brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence today (Thursday) from 5 o clock with recital of the Rosary at 8 o clock. House strictly private on Friday please. Arriving to The Church of the Assumption, The Heath for 7 o clock Prayers on Friday evening. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 11 o clock followed by Interment in adjoining Cemetery.
William (Billy) Turner
Temperance Street, Abbeyleix, Laois
In the loving care of St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Sadly missed by his loving sisters Rose and Betty and also Henry, nieces Sinead, Catriona and Sorcha, nephew Ciaran, cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at the Chapel of Adoration adjoining the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix from 6.30.pm on Saturday, January 19th. with recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Removal to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for Requiem Mass at 11am on Sunday. Interment afterwards in Raheen Cemetery.
65 The Fairways, Ballyroan Rd., Abbeyleix, Laois / Lisdowney, Kilkenny
Peacefully in the Midlands General Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Mary, Kathleen and Christina, brother Dan, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing in Phelans Funeral Home, Durrow from 10.00am on Friday morning with Rosary at 8.00pm. Funeral prayers on Saturday morning at 10.00am followed by removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Lisdowney for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in St. Finnan’s Cemetery, Ballyragget.
Patricia Grey (née O’Connell)
Rathdowney, Laois / Portlaoise, Laois
GREY, Patricia (née O’Connell) (Rathdowney and formerly Portlaoise, Co. Laois) January 15, 2019 (peacefully) at Esker Ri Nursing Home, Tullamore. Beloved wife of the late Jim and loving sister of Sr. Claire Marie, Sr. Margaret, Philomena, Anthony, Billy, Bobby and the late Rita and sister-in-law of the late Edward. Sadly missed by her family, her nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, step children and step grandchildren, relatives and friends. Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Lwr. Kimmage Road on Friday, January 18, from 3.00 pm. until 5.00 pm. Funeral Service on Saturday, January 19, at 10.30 am. in the Angels Chapel, Mount Jerome Cemetery followed by cremation.
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