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Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

John Purcell
Tunduff, Abbeyleix, Laois

Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (nee Breen). Deeply regretted by his loving sons John and Tom, daughter Kathi, brothers, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing in the Adoration Chapel adjoining the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix from 7pm to 9pm on Tuesday 5th March. Removal on Wednesday to the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary for 11.30am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Marie Young (née Delaney)
Firhouse, Dublin / Terenure, Dublin / Durrow, Laois

Young, Marie (née Delaney) (Firhouse, Dublin 24 and formerly of Terenure, Dublin 6 and Durrow, Co. Laois) 2nd March 2019, peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of Orwell Healthcare, Rathgar; beloved wife of the late Edward (Ted) and much loved mother of Martina, Brendan, Emer and Éamonn; Marie will be sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, daughters-in-law Gillian and Jennie, sons-in-law Conor and Geoff, her adored grandchildren Jonathan and his fiancée Noelle, Michael, Amy , Alex, Luke, Olivia, Eva, Harry, Iris and Eldan, brother Shem, sisters Breda, Sheila and Irene, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Marie will be reposing on Tuesday evening from 5pm-7pm at the Larry Massey Funeral Home, 100 Terenure Road North.(Parking available in Public Car Park on Terenure Road North, just passed the Funeral Home) Removal on Wednesday morning to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Firhouse arriving for 10am Mass. Funeral afterwards to Durrow Cemetery, Co. Laois arriving at 1.30pm approx. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, Harolds Cross.

Fiona O’Neill
Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Laois / Portlaoise, Laois

O’Neill, Teach Halla, Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Co. Laois and late of the Green Rd., Portlaoise. March 3rd 2019. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Fiona, beloved wife of Pat McEvoy. And dearly loved daughter to Phil and the late Frank O’Neill. Dearly loved sister to Shane, Rebecca, Rachel and Niamh. Deeply regretted by her brothers in law Joe, Mick and James, sister in law Mary, nephews Flynn, Paddy, Dylan, Shay and Harry, colleagues at Midand Regional Hosp. Portlaose, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at her home from 4pm on Monday with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to arrive at Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 12 noon requiem Mass. Interment will follow in St Brigid’s Cemetery, Rosenallis. House private on Tuesday morning please. Family flowers only donations if desired to The Irish Cancer Society.

Matthew (Matt) Bergin
Kilbreedy, Rathdowney, Laois

Bergin (Chicago, U.S.A) and formerly Kilbreedy, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. February 28th 2019. Peacefully at his home (Chicago), in the presence of his family. Matthew (Matt), U.S. Army Veteran. Predeceased by his brothers Tommy, Billy and Paddy and his sister Theresa (Phelan), also remembering his parents at this time Matthew and Bridget. Sadly mourned by his loving wife Anne (Nancy) and his son Matthew, daughter-in-law Miranda and his beloved grandchildren, Andrew, Jennifer and Melissa, his brothers Joe and Peter, his sisters Mary and Anna, sisters-in-law Nancy, Mena, Peggy, Maureen, Anna, Dolores (Coss), Kathleen (Delaney) and Bridie (Grennan), brother-in-law Sean Slevin, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

R . I . P .

Funeral Mass on Monday, March 4th, in The Church Of St, Catherine Of Alexandria (Chicago) followed by burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Alsip, ILLINOIS.

“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis”

Betty Copley
Green Rd., Portlaoise, Laois

Copley (nee Phelan) Green Rd., Portlaoise, March 1st 2019. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Betty, beloved wife of the late Jack. Dearly loved mother to Ann, Helen, Deirdre, and Séan. Cherished grandmother to Aoife, Niamh, Ciarán, Stehphen, Christian, Ciara, Brian, Eoin, Lauren, and Danielle, great-grandmother to Fiadh. Deepy regretted by her loving family, sons-in-law, Philip and Gerry and daughter-in-law Lillian, brothers John and Donal, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral home on Saturday from 6 pm. With rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Sunday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 12.30 pm Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, March 4, 2019

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.