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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Thomas Croke
Rathfarnham and late Main Street, Portlaoise

Died 28th April 2019, peacefully, at home. Beloved husband of the late Rita and loving father to Eamon, Mary, Brian, Susan, Lisa and the late Jane; he will be sadly missed by his children, their spouses and partners, grandchildren, his sister-in-law Marie and her husband Peader, nieces, nephews and all his extended family and many friends.

Removal on Wednesday (May 1st) evening to the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham, arriving at 5pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 10am followed by burial in Mount Venus Cemetery (maps below). Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Blackrock Hospice.

Séamus Meaney
Boley, Ballylinan, Laois

Funeral Arrangements Later

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.

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.

Brianna Cooper
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.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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