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.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 16, 2019