Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Borohan, Errill, Laois
Michael Flanagan, Borohan, Errill, Co. Laois. May 2nd 2019. Peacefully in the tender care of Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea. Sadly mourned by his sisters Catherine, Eileen, Masie and Margaret, his brothers Johnny, Noel, P.J. and Timmie, his good friend Terry, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home (Borohan) on Friday evening from 5:30pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 10am in The Church of Our Lady, Queen of The Universe, Errill followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.
House private on Saturday morning. Family flowers only by request. Donations can be made at Michael’s funeral to Diabetes Ireland.
John A Purcell
Oaklands, Arklow, Wicklow / Portlaoise, Laois
Purcell, Oaklands, Arklow, Co. Wicklow and formerly of Portlaoise, Co. Laois 2nd May 2019. John A (Ex I.F.I., Arklow) peacefully at home in the care of his loving family, beloved husband of the late Breda (née Lewis) and loving father of Orla, Noelle, Rory, Colm and Seán, dearly loved brother of Junie, Mary and the late Eddie and Bessie.
He will be sadly missed by his loving sons, daughters, sisters, grandchildren Conor, Dylan, Darragh, Liam, Matias, Aiden, Amelia and Seán, sons-in-law John and Andrew, daughters-in-law Annelise and Sarah, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Winifred (Winnie) Joyce (née Grace)
Castlewood, Durrow, Laois
Winifred (Winnie) Joyce Nèe Grace, Meadow View House, Castlewood Durrow formerly The Square, Durrow. Predeceased by her husband Henry. Peacefully at Droimnin Nursing home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing daughter Bernie, son in law Sean, granddaughters Rebecca and Vanessa, grandson Sean, nieces, nephews and friends.
Reposing at her daughter Bernie’s residence Meadow View House, Castlewood from 12 noon on Thursday 2nd May with Rosary at 8pm. Requeim Mass on Friday 03rd May at 11am in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining Cemetery. House Private Friday morning Please.
Boley, Ballylinan, Laois
Deeply regretted by his brothers, sisters, his dear friend Betty, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at his residence in Boley, Ballylinan, from 1pm on Thursday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal from his residence on Friday by Malone Funeral Directors, arriving at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams, for funeral Mass at 11am. Burial immediately afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. House private on Friday morning, please.
Martina Winfield (née Daly)
Shanbeg, Rosenallis, Laois
Martina Winfield (nee Daly), Morganton, North Carolina, USA and formerly of Shanbeg, Rosenallis, Co. Laois, died 17th April 2019 in the loving care of her husband Ray. Beloved daughter of the late John & Ann Daly, Shanbeg, Rosenallis and dear sister of Noel (Mucklagh, Tullamore). Deeply regretted by her loving husband, brother, parents-in-law Richard and Edna, sisters-in-law Coleen and Ann, brother-in-law Richard Jnr., aunts Val Bracken and Pauline Byrne, nieces Niamh and Emer, nephew Cathal, cousins, neighbours and friends in Morganton and former neighbours and friends in Rosenallis.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for Martina in St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis on Sunday, May 5th, at 11am followed by interment of ashes in the family plot in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, May 3, 2019