Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Máire Hughes (née Hegarty)
Garrykennedy, Portroe, Nenagh, Tipperary / Ballinamore, Leitrim / Bawnboy, Cavan
Máire Hughes (nee Hegarty) Garrykennedy, Portroe, Nenagh Co. Tipperary & formerly of Bawnboy/Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully in the loving care of Milford Hospice (March 20th 2019). Deeply regretted by her loving husband Jim, ex Borris Road, Portlaoise, daughters Crona, Orla, & Mary, sons Niall, Joe, & Jim, sisters Kitty (Dolan), Deirdre (Forde), Emir (Mc Niffe) & Fionnuala (Mc Niffe), sons-in-law John, Finian, & Gary, daughters-in-law Dara, Claire & Aysel, her adored grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, neices, relatives & many friends.
Rest in peace. Reposing at her home in Garrykennedy (eircode E45 PY79) on Thursday evening from 4pm to 7pm. Funeral arriving to Portroe Church on Friday morning at 10.45am for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Milford Hospice.
Mary Daly (née Osborne)
Marian Ave., Portlaoise, Laois
Daly (nee Osbone) Marian Ave., Portlaoise and recently in the tender care of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. 20th March 2019 In her 92nd year. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at The Regional Hosp., Portlaoise. Mary, beloved wife of the late Tom and mother of the late Maureen. Dearly loved mother to Kieran (Liverpool), Catherine Fitzgerald, Anne Price (Waterford) and Paula Nurney. Cherished grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter-in-law Carol, sons-in-law Tim, Seamus and Mossey, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, former colleagues at St. Fintan’s Hosp., relatives, great neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Thursday from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Friday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only.
John (Sean) Quinlan
Abbeycresent, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully . Deeply regretted by his loving wife Elizabeth, son John, daughters Caroline and Lisa, sons-in-law Jimmy and Raymond, Johns partener Suzanne, grandchildren Aaron, Meghann, Alex, Ben and Josh, brother George, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 2pm on Wednesday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal to the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for 11am. Requiem Mass on Thursday. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Park Upper, Stradbally, Laois
Fingleton . Park Upper. Stradbally Co. Laois . March 19th 2019 In the tender care of the staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family Mary . Sister of the late Lila . Deeply regretted by her loving family. Sisters Kit (Phelan) , Nellie (Heery) , Bridget Fingleton ,and Anne (Sheahan) . Brothers Jimmy, Tommy, Michael, Anthony and Paddy. Bros in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces. Grand nephews and grand Nieces, Relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace.
Reposing at her family home from 3pm on Wed. with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s church Portlaoise for 12 noon requiem mass. Interment will follow in Ratheniska cemetery. Family flowers only donations if desired to The Alzheimers Society.
Ballacolla Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully, at his residence, in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bernie, sons Paul, Kieran, and Brian, daughter June, son-in-law Niall, daughters-in-law Paula and Geraldine, grandchildren Charlie, Sophie, Matilda and Oliver, brother-in-law, sisters -in-law, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 2pm on Monday with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, for 11.30am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Family flowers only, by request. Donations, if desired, to Laois Hospice. House private on Tuesday morning please.
Michael (Mick) Murray
Glenbrook, Ballyroan, Laois
Michael (Mick) Murray, Glenbrook, Ballyroan, Co. Laois. Founder Ballyroan Vintage Club and Former Chairman Colt GAA. Died unexpectedly, on St Patrick’s Day, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his loving wife Brigid and son Edward Patrick. Deeply regretted his daughters Breda, Carmel, Cathy, Lorraine,and Michelle, sons-in-law Denis, John, Robert, Jim and Liam, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters Kathleen and Mary, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, neighbours, relatives and many friends.
Reposing in his home from 3pm on Monday and from 3pm on Tuesday Recital of The Rosary at 9pm on Tuesday night. Funeral arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Wednesday in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan. Burial afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery. House Private on Wednesday morning.
Breda Fitzpatrick (née Hanrahan)
St Brigid’s Drive, Ballinakill, Laois
Breda died in the loving care of the Management and Staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Deeply regretted by her brothers Fr Noel Hanrahan MHM and Michael, sister Joan O’Halloran, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Brookhaven Nursing Home from 5pm on Sunday evening with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Monday morning at 10.20am to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, March 20, 2019