Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Louise (Lucy) Hillard
Graigueafulla, Clonaslee, Laois / Santry, Dublin
Louise (Lucy) Hilliard Graigueafulla, Clonaslee and formerly Shangan Green, Santry Avenue, Dublin, died April 22nd 2019, at The Regional Hospital, Tullamore, surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving parents Harry and Kathleen and her brothers and sisters Jimmy, John, Samantha, Rohan, Canice, Harriet, William and Henry, uncles and aunts, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and many friends.
Louise will repose in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Tuesday from 7pm. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Reposing in the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10am with removal at 11.15am to St Manman’s Church, Clonaslee, arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Funeral after to Newlands Cross Crematorium. arriving at 3pm. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to I.C.U. Regional Hospital, Tullamore. The donation box will be in place in the Funeral Home and in the church. House strictly private.
Temperance Street, Abbeyleix, Laois
Late of Derrykearn. Peacefully in the care of the Sacred Hearth Nursing Home Crosspatrick. Predeceased by his daughter Louise, Deeply regretted by his sons Jimmy, David and Sean, daughters Janette, Katherine and Shevaughn, brothers Michael, Kevin, Sean and Anthony, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing in the Chapel Of Adoration, adjoining The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, from 7pm. on Tuesday with Rosary at 9pm. Removal to The Church Of The Most Rosary, Abbeyleix, for 11am Requiem Mass on Wednesday. Burial afterwards is St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Raheen, Laois.
Leamonaghan, Ballycumber, Offaly / Mountmellick, Laois
Joe died on April 21st 2019, peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He is a native of Leamonaghan, Ballycumber and is predeceased by his beloved parents Tom and Mary Rigney. Joe will be sadly missed by his loving brother Liam, sisters Mary Dunne, Beeney Bell and Carmel Walsh, sister-in-law Marie, brothers-in-law Eddie and Bob, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, staff and residents of St. Josephs and Summerhill House, Portlaoise.
Reposing at The Granary beside St. Manchan’s Church, Boher, Ballycumber on Tuesday evening (April 23rd.) from 6pm until Removal at 7.30pm to the adjoining Church. Requiem Mass on Wednesday (April 24th.) at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
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.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 23, 2019