Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Leisha Lalor (née Daly)
Esker, Timahoe, Laois
Leisha Lalor (née Daly) of Esker, Timahoe, Co. Laois passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her family on the 21st of January 2019. Beloved wife of the late Denis (Dinny) and predeceased by her brothers Paddy, Johnny, Andy, Michael and Jimmy. She will be sadly missed by her loving sister Catherine Arnold (U.K.) and step brother Joe Whelan Monasterevin, sisters-in-law Margaret Daly, Phil Daly, Teresa Lalor, cousins nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at the residence of her nephew Noel Daly, Cremorgan, Timahoe tomorrow, Wednesday from 3 o’clock with recital of the Rosary at 8 o’clock Wednesday evening. Removal to Saint Michael’s Church, Timahoe on Thursday morning for 12 noon Requiem mass. Interment to follow in Saint Michael’s Cemetery.
Catherine McGill formerly O’Connell (née Whelehan)
Ballycarroll, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Sadly missed by her loving family Breda, Peter, Brian, Suzanne, Raymond and Barry, brother Michael, son-in-law Nick, daughters-in-law Julia, Mary, Lorraine and Aisling, grandchildren Adam, Evan, Kelly, Finn, Ruby and Cara, brother-in-law Eddie, sister-in-law Helen, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her son Raymond’s residence (eircode R32 X2C4) Ballycarroll, Portarlington on Tuesday from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Wednesday from 12 noon until 5pm , family time thereafter. Removal on Wednesday at 6:50pm arriving St John’s Church, Killenard at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Carmel Fitzpatrick (née Dempsey)
Borris Rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Fitzpatrick, Borris Road, Portlaoise, January 20th 2019, Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Carmel, beloved wife of the late Christoper Noel Fitzpatrick. Dearly loved mother to James, Betty Conroy and Noel. Deeply regretted by her loving family. sister Rosie Connolly, grandchildren, Lorraine, James, Barry, Tracey, Patricia, Dean, Conor and Megan, great-grandchildren Keeva, Rhys, Erica, Faye, Kayla and Hayley, son in law, daughters in law, bros in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10am requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.
Clonincurragh, Mountrath, Laois
Frances Phelan (neé Mc Coy), Clonincurragh, Mountrath, Co.Laois, (and late of Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary). Died 20th January 2019, (peacefully) at home, in the tender loving care of her family, much loved mother of Tom, Mary, Eddie, Frances, Geraldine, Joe, Sarah, and Margaret, Sadly missed by her sons, daughters, her 32 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. May She Rest In Peace Reposing at her home on this Monday, with Rosary at 9.0’clock. Removal on Tuesday morning to St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
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.