Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Margaret Joyce (née Erbach)
Derrydavey, Mountmellick, Laois
Margaret Joyce (nee Erbach), Derrydavey, Mountmellick, Co. Laois and late of Chicago. Margaret died peacefully on February 26th 2019 under the tender care of the staff in Drominin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Patrick, sons Brian, Pat, Kevin, John, daughters Mary, Theresa, Kathleen, Colleen, grandchildren and great grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces and nephews, her life long friend Joan and extended family and friends.
Reposing in Moloneys Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6.30pm, Recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Prayers in the Funeral Home on Thursday at 10am. Removal at 10.45am to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick for 11am Mass. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Eileen O’Leary (née Barnes)
Ballintogher, Ballybrittas, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Jimmy, family Hubert, Annette, John and Caroline, sisters Sheila, Mary and Alice son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Tuesday from 7pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday at 11:15am arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
House Strictly Private Please.
Drimroe, Ballylinan, Laois
The death has occurred of Christy Dunne, Drimroe, Ballylinan, Co. Laois, peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved brother of Esther (Jo) Brennan, Ballyadams. Predeceased by his loving parents Christopher & Margaret, brother Johnny, sisters Betty, Maureen and Gretta. He will be sadly missed by his dear sister, brother-in-law Andy, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
May he Rest in Peace
Reposing at his niece Antoinette’s Brennan Kealy’s residence, Parkhill, Ballyadams (R14 T651) from 12 noon on Tuesday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal by Rigney’s Funeral Director’s at 11.45am on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams.
St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois / Thurles, Tipperary
Pyne, St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Regaile, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. February 24th 2019, unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Michael, deeply regretted by his brothers John, Dominic, Willie and Tom, sisters Bridie, Margaret, Theresa, Bernie and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
May He Rest In Peace
Reposing at Devitt’s Funeral Parlour, Cashel this Tuesday evening from 5.30pm with Removal at 7.30pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boherlahan. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11.30am followed by Burial in the adjoining Bianconi Cemetery.
Greystones, Wicklow / Mountmellick, Laois
Robert Kenneth, (Greystones, Co Wicklow and formerly of Mountmellick, Co Laois) February 24th 2019. Passed peacefully after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply missed by his wife Marion, sons, Tom, Adrian, Eric, Jonathan and Philip, daughters-in-law, Sunet, Deborah and Anne, grandchildren Daniel, Ciara, Zack, River and Wilde, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, relatives and friends.
Funeral Service in Greystones Presbyterian Church, Trafalgar Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow on Tuesday (26th February 2019) at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Redford Cemetery (The Grove) Greystones. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Tiglin.
Clonard, Mountrath, Laois
Martin Bennett, Clonard, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 23rd February 2019, (peacefully), at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of Maureen, loving father to Peter, Maureen (Dowling), Kathleen (Dunne), Martin, Brenda, and Helen (Phelan), and brother to Kathleen Connor. Martin will be sadly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, sister, extended family and friends.
May Martin Rest In Peace
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath this Sunday evening from 4.0’clock, with Rosary at 8.0’clock. House private on Monday and Tuesday morning. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11.0’clock in St. Edmund’s Church Castletown, followed by private cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium.