Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Bantry, Cork / Rathdowney, Laois
Brady, Bantry, Co. Cork and Rathdowney, Co. Laois, February 18th, unexpectedly, at his home. Paul, predeceased by his wife Trisha. Deeply regretted by his son David, sisters Laurie and Agnes and his brother Peter, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O’ Sullivan’s funeral home, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, on Thursday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday in The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, at 11am followed by burial in Rathdowney local cemetery.
Georgina (Ena) Dobbin
Stradbally, Laois / Dublin
Dobbin Georgina (Ena) (Stradbally, Dublin, Brownstown) peacefully on 19th February at Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Dearly loved Aunt of Anne (Nolan) Mark (Dobbin) June, Leila, Audrey, Ann and Sandra. Sadly missed by her family and friends.
Reposing at Droimnin Nursing Home from 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday with prayers at 7pm. Prayers at 1.15pm on Thursday followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Stradbally for 2pm Funeral Service. Burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.
Margaret Lawless (née Lawlor)
Lakeglen R32 V2YC, Portlaoise, Laois
Beloved wife of Sonny and much loved mother of Tom, Alan and Terry. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.
Reposing at her home this Wednesday with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Removal on Thursday at 9:00am to arrive at SS Peter & Paul’s Church for 10:00am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Kilcronan, Ballinakill, Laois
Dan died unexpectedly at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his late wife Eileen. Deeply regretted by his wife Alice,sons Brian, Eamonn and Denis, daughters Sabrina and Beth-Ann, brothers Dinny and Michael, sisters Rena, Mary and Eileen, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing in the Chapel of Rest at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise from 5pm on Tuesday evening. Removal at 7.20pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Wednesday morning followed by interment in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society.
Sheila Odlum (née Joughin)
Sheila Margaret, Wellfield, Portlaoise. Died 18th February peacefully in her 99th year, at Dromnin Nursing Home, Stradbally.
Beloved wife of the late Rollo and dearly loved mother of Timothy and Nigel. Treasured grandmother of Grace, Matthew and Melissa. Sadly missed and deeply regretted by her brother George, daughters-in-law Hillary and Karen, nieces Anna, Margaret, Catherine and Eleanor, extended family and friends.
Reposing at Oldtown, Abbeyleix, R32KN96, on Tuesday February 19th from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral service on Wednesday February 20th in St. Peter’s Church, Portlaoise, at 12pm followed by burial in adjoining graveyard.
Closhawn, Attanagh, Laois / Attanagh, Kilkenny
Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved husband of Statia and loving father to Shane & Adrian. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken family, brothers Andy and Donal, sisters Joan, Mary, Sheila and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 1.00pm on Tuesday with Rosary at 8.30pm. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill on Wednesday morning for Requiem Mass at 12.00 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. House private on Wednesday morning please.
Clondarrig, Portlaoise, Laois
Much loved sister of Margaret. Deeply regretted by her loving family, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.
Reposing in the chapel of rest at the regional hospital Portlaoise on Monday between 6:00 and 8:00pm with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Removal on Tuesday to SS Peter & Paul’s church for 10:00am requiem mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s cemetery