Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Sheila McEvoy (née Taylor)
Cork Rd, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Loving wife of the late Sean and mother of Mairead (Roche), Breda (Keoghan), Peter and John. Deeply regretted by her children, sons in law Patrick and Liam, daughter in law Kathy. grandchildren Tessa, Lucy, Patrick, Jack, Martin, Sinead, Grace, Zoe, Cian and Rory, sisters in law, brother in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, great neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Brookhaven Nursing Home from 6.00pm this Sunday evening with Rosary at 8.00pm. Reposing on Monday from 3.00pm. Funeral prayers at 6.30pm Monday evening followed by removal to Holy Trinity Church Durrow arriving at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11.00am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Thomas (Sonny) Dunne
Drummond, Rosenallis, Laois
Thomas (Sonny) Dunne Drummond, Rosenallis, Co.Laois. Retired E.S.B. In his 95th year Died unexpectedly on April 19th in his daughter Mary’s home 19 Meadow Brook Rosenallis. Predeceased by his wife Mary, son John and grandsons Darragh and Dillon. Deeply regretted by his daughters Patricia and her partner Val, Mary and her husband Paul and Carmel, Grandchildren Shannen,Devin,and Mason,neighbours relatives and friends.
Reposing in Mary and Paul’s home on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving St.Brigids Church Rosenallis on Monday for 11 am Requiem Mass. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. House private on Monday morning please.
James (Jim)) Wall
Woodbrook, Mountrath, Laois
James (Jim) Wall, Woodbrook, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 19th April 2019 at the Midlands Regional Hosptal Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing family, relatives, neighbours, and friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath on Holy Saturday evening from 7 o’clock, with Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal on Easter Sunday morning to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.
Mary Burke (née Healy)
Green Road, Carlow Town, Carlow / Ballybrittas, Laois
Mary Burke (née Healy) of Green Road, Carlow and formerly of Ballintogher, Ballybrittas, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on April 17th, 2019 at Signature Care Nursing Home, Killerig, Co Carlow.
Beloved wife of the late Michael and much loved mother of Margaret and Mary. She will be sadly missed by her loving daughters, son-in-law Pat, grandchildren Robert, Chiara and Patrick, brother John, sister Brigid, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Barrack St., Carlow, from 3pm on Monday with removal at 6.45pm to the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow, arriving at 7pm.Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 10am followed by burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carlow.
Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Diabetes Ireland. House Private, please.
Portlaoise, Laois/Raheny, Dublin
Connor. Ritchie, Drominin Nursing Home, Stradbally and late of Raheny, Dublin. 18th April 2019. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Evelyn, daughters Lyndsey and Stacey, son Richard, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephew, nieces, grandchildren Abbie, Lucy, Jessica and Dylan, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 6.30 pm on Friday with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 11 am Funeral Prayer Service. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
William (Billy) Keyes
Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney, Laois
William (Billy) Keyes, 17 Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney and formerly Borohan Errill, Co. Laois. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the kind and dedicated care of the staff of Medical 1 Tullamore General Hospital. Predeceased by his beloved wife Georgina. He will be very sadly missed by his sister Mary (Sr. Canice) Keyes, John of God Sister Kilkenny, Teresa and Martin Flanagan, nephews, nieces, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Teresa and Martin Flanagan’s home, Tullacommon, Donaghmore (Eircode R32NP70) on Saturday from 2pm with rosary at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Easter Sunday Morning at 11am in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Belady Cemetery, Rathdowney. House private on Sunday morning please.
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