Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
James Joseph Rowe
Mill Lane Killone, The Heath, Portlaoise, Laois
Beloved husband of Anne and much loved father of James. Deeply regretted by his loving family, grandchildren, Shaun, James, Martin,and Christopher, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
May He Rest In Peace
Reposing in the Chapel of Rest at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise from 2:00pm on Tuesday with rosary recital at 5:00pm. Removal at 6:00pm to arrive at the Church of The Assumption, The Heath for 6:30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11:00am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the CC Unit Portlaoise Hospital. House private on Wednesday please.
4 Pattison Estate, Mountmellick, Laois
Brianna Cooper, 4 Pattison Estate, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Died April 29th in her 6th month at Crumlin Children’s Hospital in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff and her loving parents John and Dianne. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken parents, sisters Rebecca, Gillian and Saoirse and brother Gavin, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, neighbours, relatives and family friends.
Mass of the Angels will be celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick on Tuesday at 11 am Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Ronald McDonald House C/O Crumlin Children’s Hospital. The Donation Box will be in place in St. Joseph’s Church during the mass. House private please.
Lena Connolly (née White)
Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, Laois
Beloved wife of Paddy and much loved mother of Martin, Eugene, Dolores, Veronica, Josephine and Patricia. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at the family home on Saturday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 12:30pm in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. House strictly private on Sunday please.
Dympna Kelly (née Ward)
Eden Park, Loughrea, Galway/Mountmellick, Laois
Kelly (nee Ward) Eden Park, Loughrea, Co. Galway & formerly of Mountmellick, Co. Laois. April 25th, 2019 Dympna in the loving care of the staff of Galway Hospice Foundation, surrounded by heartbroken loving family, husband & best friend Brendan (Benny), adoring children Pearse, Cathy, Shannon & Eoin. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Charlie, Tommy & Mickey, sisters Pat, Margaret, Marie, Joan, Veronica & Lizzie, uncles, aunts, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, extended family, neighbours & her many friends.
Dympna will lie in repose at her residence H62 VF61 on Sunday 28th from 2 o’clock to 6 o’clock. Funeral cortege will arrive to St Brendan’s Cathedral on Monday 29th for Requiem Mass at 12 o’clock followed by burial in Mount-Pleasant Cemetery.
Family flowers only, donations to Galway Hospice Foundation. House private strictly private on Monday morning.
Celbridge, Kildare / Portlaoise, Laois
KEENAN, Declan (Celbridge, Co. Kildare and formerly of Portlaoise, Co. Laois) April 24th., 2019 (peacefully) surrounded by his family and in the wonderful care of the staff at The Hermitage Medical Clinic, Lucan. Beloved husband of Anne and much loved father of Mark, David, Rachel and the late Paul; Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, brother Noel, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Cunninghams Funeral Home, Ardclough Road, Celbridge on Friday evening (April 26th) between 6 o’c and 8 o’c. Removal on Saturday morning (April 27th) to St. Patrick’s Church, Celbridge arriving for Requiem Mass at 11 o’c followed by burial in Donacomper Cemetery, Celbridge. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to the Oesophageal Cancer Fund.
Deirdre Flanagan (née O’Brien)
Kilbarrack, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois
FLANAGAN (née O’Brien) Deirdre, 21st April 2019, (Kilbarrack, Dublin and formerly of Portlaoise) suddenly at home. Beloved wife of Thomas (Tom) and cherished mother to Karen, Paul, Niall and Darren. Predeceased by parents Michael & Margaret, sisters Theresa and Sheila, and brother Paddy. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Rita, brothers Michael, Noel, Tony, Gerry, Peter, Brendan, Paschal, and Thomas. Sadly missed by grandchildren Laura, Evan, Cian, Cormac, Oisín and Tomás, son-in-law Niall, daughters-in-law Julie, Karen & Karen, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at Jennings Funeral Home, Oscar Traynor Road, Coolock on Friday, 26th April, between 2.30pm and 5pm. Removal on Saturday morning, 27th April, to St. Benedict’s Church, Grange Park arriving for 10am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Balgriffin Extension Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 29, 2019