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Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Loughlin McEvoy
Lucan, Dublin / Ballacolla, Laois

McEVOY (Lucan, Co. Dublin and formerly of Ballacolla, Co. Laois) May 26th 2019 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown and surrounded by his family. Loughlin, beloved husband of Brigid and dear father of Lochlann, Eileen, Padraic and Ciaran and a devoted grandfather of David, Anna, Sarah, Niamh, Mae and Lottie. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, grandchildren, son-in-law Alan, daughters-in-law Whitney and Cathy, brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Reposing at his home on Monday evening from 4.00 o’c to 8.00 o’c. Removal to St. Mary’s Church, Lucan on Tuesday morning arriving for Requiem Mass at 11.00 o’c followed by burial in Donacomper Cemetery, Dublin Road, Celbridge. Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired to St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown.

Kathleen Donovan (née Ryan)
Liogard, Portlaoise, Laois

Donovan (nee Ryan) Liogard, Portlaoise, May 23rd 2019. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Kathleen, beloved wife of the late Jack. Dearly loved mother to Dominic, Séan and Niall. Cherished grandmother to Derek, Edel, Alica, Keith, Jack and Stefan. Great-grandmother to Lauren, Faye and Ciamh, brothers Joe and Donnacha, sisters-in-law Babs and Shile, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Rest in peace

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home from 6 pm on Saturday evening with rosary at 8 pm. Requiem Mass in SS Peter and Paul’s Chuch at 12.30 pm on Sunday followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Patrick (Paddy) McDonnell
Killyganard, Ballylinan, Laois

Peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his loving wife Babs, brother Tom and sisters Anne and Sadie. Dearly loved father of Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, Catherine, Patrick, Cecelia, John, Esther, Michael and Eamon. Deeply regretted by his sister Mary (UK), sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at his residence from 2pm tomorrow, Friday, with Rosary at 8pm. Removal by Rigney’s Funeral Director’s on Saturday at 1.30pm to arrive at St. Anne’s Church, Ballylinan for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams.

Sister Cora McHale CSN
Killenard, Portarlington, Laois/Dublin 3, Dublin

McHale, Sister Cora CSN, (late of Killenard, Portarlington, Co. Laois) May 22nd 2019 (peacefully) at Nazareth House; deeply regretted by her family, Colm, Una, Kevin, Ann and Dolores, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, and by the Nazareth Sisters in the Irish Region.

Reposing in Nazareth House Chapel, Malahide Road, Dublin 3 from 4pm – 8pm Thursday 23rd May. Removal on Friday 24th May to St. John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 1pm, followed by burial in Killenard Cemetery.

Martin Bergin
Church Road, Donaghmore, Laois

Martin Bergin, Church Road, Donaghmore, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, May 21st 2019. Peacefully, at Tullamore Regional Hospital, following a long illness. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary and his family Pat, Liam and John, daughters in law Collette and Denise, grandchildren Conor, Oisín and Ollie, his brothers Stephen and Joe, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends and all his vintage and dancing pals.

Reposing at his residence (Eircode R32 W6X6) Church Road, Donaghmore on Wednesday and Thursday evening from 3pm with rosary at 9pm on both evenings. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10am in The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.

Family flowers only, by request, donations can be made at Martin’s funeral to the Tullamore Dialysis Unit.

House Private on Friday morning.

Sean (Schilachi) Corcoran
Coolagh, Clonaslee, Laois

Sean Corcoran, Malaga, Spain. Died suddenly in Spain. Deeply regretted by his partner Krissiie and daughters Sarah Louise and Chelsea. Mother Marie, brother Enda, sisters Rita (Healion,Tullamore) and Rose (Daly Killoughey), brothers-in-law Joe and Conor. Sister-in-law Noreen, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing in Lawless Funeral Home, Mucklagh Village on Saturday 25th May from 4pm until rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving to St Manman’s Church, Clonaslee on Sunday 26th for 11.30 Requiem Mass. Burial after Mass in St Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, May 26, 2019

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