Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Muriel Percy (née Dagg)
Kyledellig, Ballacolla, Laois
Percy, Muriel Olive (née Dagg), Kyledellig and Ballacolla, Co. Laois. Peacefully on March 13th 2019 at Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. In her 101st year. Devoted wife of the late Joseph Percy and beloved sister of the late May, Grace and twin sister Thelma and brother Melvin. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at O’ Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney Co. Laois on Friday, March 15th, from 2pm to 8pm with service at the funeral home on Saturday, March 16th, at 2pm followed by burial in Killermogh Graveyard.
Dromleigh, Bantry, Cork / Ballydehob, Cork / Rathdowney, Laois
BYRNE (Dromleigh, Bantry formerly Ballydehob, Co. Cork and Rathdowney, Co. Laois): On March 12th 2019, peacefully after an illness bravely borne with great courage and dignity, in the presence of his loving family and in the dedicated care of the staff of Bantry General Hospital. BILLY (retired An Garda Síochána) loving husband of Teresa (née Hazel), dear father of Stephen, Hazel and William, beloved son of the late Stephen and Mary, brother of Annette, Shirley and Deirdre, son-in-law of Marcella, brother-in-law of Margaret, Ann, Buddy, Paschal, Ger and the late Jim and William. Sadly missed by his loving family, son-in-law Dan, daughter-in-law Mary Ellen, his adored grandchildren Liam, Emily, Sarah and Daniel, nephews, nieces, extended family, kind neighbours, colleagues and friends.
Reposing in Ballydehob Community Hall, Store Road, Ballydehob on (Thursday) March 14th from 5pm followed by prayers at 8pm. Reposing in St Finbarr’s Church, Chapel Street, Bantry on (Friday) March 15th from 11am followed by Requiem Mass at 12noon. Funeral after to the Abbey Cemetery, Bantry. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Cancer Connect, Main Street, Bantry or the Bantry Hospice Project, Newtown, Bantry or West Cork Palliative Care, c/o Bantry General Hospital.
The Village, Ballylinan, Laois / Urlingford, Kilkenny / Fairview, Dublin
Following a short illness.
Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, sons Billy and Patrick, daughters Caroline and Maria, grandchildren Liam, Sara, Cara, son in law Kieran, daughters in law Sharon and Sharleen, brother Jim, sister Kitty, family and friends. RIP
Reposing at his home from 4pm to 7pm only on Wednesday. Removal to Ballylynan Church on Thursday, for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donation if desired to the Irish Cancer Society. House private Thursday morning.
20 The Green, Clara, Offaly / Clonaslee, Laois
Noel died on March 9th 2019, suddenly, at The Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. He is formerly of Graigafulla, Clonaslee, Co. Laois and is predeceased by his father Sean. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Marian, sons Alan and Darren, daughter Lisa, daughter-in-law Stacey, granddaughter Emily, Darren’s partner Ciara, mother Phyllis, brothers Dermot and Aidan, sisters Linda, Helen, Cora, Yvonne, Caroline and Aisling, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home 20 The Green, Clara on Wednesday from 2pm until rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning to St. Brigid’s Church, Clara arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the monastery cemetery, Clara. No Mass cards by request, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Childrens Hospital, Crumlin. House private on Thursday morning please.
Dangenroe, Castletown, Laois / Offaly / Kildare
The sudden death of baby Sheila Cash, Dangenroe, Castletown, Co. Laois on Sunday 10th March 2019. Reposing at her residence tomorrow, Tuesday, 12th March, from 7pm. Removal to the Church of St. Edmunds, Castletown on Wednesday, 13th March, for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr, Co. Offaly.
Precious daughter of Samantha and Keith Cash, adored baby sister of Kelsea, Amanda and Annaliz, her loving great-grandmother, nannys and grandad, uncles, aunts, cousins, God parents and extended family.
Clondalkin, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois
Farrelly, Wayne, 9th March 2019. Suddenly, Late of Portarlington and Monksfield, Clondalkin. Beloved son of Charlie and Marjorie, loving brother of Charles, Darren and Dean. Sadly, missed by his heartbroken parents, brothers, Godson Ryan, nephews Daire, Jamie and Hudson, nieces Destiny and Kayley, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and many friends.
Reposing at his brother Charles’ home on Tuesday from 4pm. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyfermot arriving for 10am Mass. Funeral afterwards to Palmerstown Cemetery.
Mountrath Rd., Portlaoise, Laois
Ging, Mountrath Rd., Portlaoise, 11th March 2019. Peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hosp. John (Snr), dearly loved husband to Phyllis and loving father to John, Fergal, Marcus, Paddy, Aisling, Róisín and Ronan. Cherished granddad to his 15 grandchildren. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Nan, Rose, and Teresa, brothers Paddy and Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, former colleagues in Laois County Council and the Fire Service.
Reposing at his family residence from 4pm on Tuesday with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10am Requiem Mass. Interment will follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Kathleen Phelan (née Gleeson)
Drumcondra, Dublin / Castletown, Laois
Phelan (nee Gleeson), Drumcondra and formerly of Cuddagh, Castletown, Co. Laois, March 11th 2019, peacefully, at Beneavin House Nursing Home Glasnevin, Kathleen, beloved wife of the late Paddy and mother to the late Gerard and Baby Phelan. Kathleen will be sadly missed by the Clarke, Phelan and Kelly families, relatives, neighbours, carers and friends.
Reposing at The Kirwan Funeral Home, Ballygall Road West, from 3pm Tuesday until removal at 4.30pm to Corpus Christi Church, Homefarm Rd, arriving at 5pm. Funeral on Wednesday, after 10am Requiem Mass, to Dardistown Cemetery.
John (Andy) Prior
Ballyboden, Ballacolla, Laois
Suddenly at his residence. Predeceased by his brother Peter. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Joan, Mary, Sheila and Kathleen, brother Donal, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his brother Donal’s house (Ballyboden) from 2.00pm on Tuesday with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Tighearnach’s Church, Cullohill for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in Durrow Cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, March 13, 2019