Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Berna Canning (née McCormack)
Mountmellick, Laois/Castlebar, Mayo
Canning (nee McCormack), Berna (Dundrum, Dublin and formerly of Castlebar and Westport, County Mayo). Died April 13, 2019 (Peacefully), surrounded by her loving family in the kind and dedicated care of the staff of St. Vincent’s Hospital.
Beloved wife of Fergus and loving mother of Joseph and Gordon, sisters Teresa, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at Fanagan’s Funeral Home, Main St., Dundrum, on Tuesday from 3pm until 5pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10am in Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, arriving for approximately 12.45pm.
Marian Hickey (née Boland)
Market Square, Portarlington, Laois
Formerly Ballycarroll Portarlington. Died at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Gerry, daughters Claire and Eileen, brothers Patrick , Joseph, Martin and Peter, sisters Betty, Ann, Tessy, Margaret and Brigid, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Tuesday from 7pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday at 11:10am arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Sonia Murphy (née Baggot)
Drimroe, Ballylinan, Laois/Athy, Kildare
Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy from 6.30pm tomorrow, Tuesday with prayers at 8pm. Removal at 10.15am on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association.
Monica Phelan (née O’Brien)
Pike of Rushall, Mountrath, Laois
Monica Phelan, (née O’Brien), Pike of Rushall, Mountrath, Co.Laois, (former Lady President and Captain of Mountrath Golf Club) – April 15, 2019 (peacefully), surrounded by her loving family in the kind and dedicated care of the staff of the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, predeceased by her daughter Fiona, beloved wife of Michael and loving mother to Declan, Neil, Ronan, Clodagh and Ciara, sadly missed by her husband , children, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, on Tuesday evening from 4 o’clock, with Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal on Wednesday afternoon to Naomh Garadh Church, Pike of Rushall,R32V320 for Requiem Mass at 1 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Late of Woodbrook, Mountrath, Laois
Anthony Tobin, late of Woodrook, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 14th April 2019 (unexpectedly), predeceased by his parents George and Alice, brother George, sadly missed by his family, sisters Marie, Kathleen, Betty, Esther, Alice, Bridget, and Caroline, brothers Michael, Jimmy, Paul and Davy, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Paul and Doreen’s Home No.6 Woodbrook (R32 Y 897), on Tuesday afternoon from 2.0’clock, with Rosary at 9.0’clock. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 11.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath. House Private on Wednesday morning please.
Tonafarna, Vicarstown, Laois/Enniscorthy, Wexford
Formerly of Monglass, Caim, Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford. Died peacefully in the loving care of the Matron and staff at the General Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Lily, daughter Caitriona, sons Kevin, Shaun, Martin, David and Paul, daughters-in-law, brother-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at his residence on Monday from 4pm with Rosary at 8.30pm. Arriving at the Church of the Assumption, Vicarstown on Tuesday for Mass at 3pm. Burial immediately afterwards in Moyanna Cemetery. House private on Tuesday please.
Jack (John) Delaney
Clonbar Clonad, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family. Deeply regretted by his wife Betty, brother Joe, sister Breda (Mc Donald), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 3pm. on Sunday with Rosary at 8pm. reposal on Monday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal to St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen for Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Family flowers only by request.Donations if desired to Laois Hospice. Donation box in the Church. House private on Tuesday morning please.
Elizabeth (Lil) O’Connor (née Meehan)
Kilbracken, Ballybrittas, Laois/Portarlington, Laois
Formerly Tieroger Portarlington. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Loving wife of the late Kevin. Deeply regretted by her loving sons , daughters, brothers, sisters , grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family , neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence (eircode R32 Y6VO) on Monday with Removal at 7pm arriving the Sacred Heart Church Rath at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon . Funeral afterwards to St John’s Cemetery , Killenard .
Patrick Esmonde (Pat) White
Newtownmountkennedy, Wicklow/Abbeyleix, Laois
Patrick Esmonde (Pat) White, late of Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow and formerly of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully on 11th April, 2019 at Blackrock Clinic, beloved husband of Jo, adored father of Helen, Zita and Patrick, cherished grandfather of Charlotte, Fintan and Beatriz, dearly loved brother of Zita, Monica and the late Reg and beloved father-in-law of Kevin.
Reposing at his home on Tuesday, 16th April from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, 17th April at 11.00am in St. Patrick’s Church, Kilquade followed by private cremation. No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research.
Maryborough Village, Portlaoise, Laois/Gorey, Wexford
Doyle Joe, Monksbridge, Maryborough Village, Portlaoise (R32 F8RK) and late of Monaseed, Gorey, Co. Wexford. April 12th 2019. Passed peacefully with his loving partner Clare by his side. Deeply regretted by his loving partner and best friend Clare Delaney, sister Nuala, brothers Seamus, Dave, Paddy, Mick, Aidan and Johnny and the late Maurice, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Robert Noel Newman
Aughafan, Castletown, Laois/Errill, Laois
Robert Noel Newman, Aughafan, Castletown, Co. Laois and late of Rathsaran, Errill, Co. Laois, April 11, 2019, peacefully at his home after a long illnes borne with dignity, devoted husband and best friend of Helen, sadly missed by his wife, family, neighbours and wide circle of friends.
Reposing in Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown (eircode R32 TN84) on Friday, April 12th., from 5pm with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Saturday afternoon April 13th., to St. Jude’s Church, Annatrim, Coolrain (eircode R32 Y060) arriving for Funeral Service at 2.30pm with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. No flowers please by request. Donations, if desired, to Brain Injury Ireland, donation box in church.
House private please.
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