Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Cork Road, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully, surrounded by his family, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Blackrock Clinic, Dublin. Husband of the late Phyllis, deeply regretted by his loving daughter Ann, son Barry, daughter-in-law Martina, grandaughter Lily, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.
Reposing at Phelans Funeral Home, Durrow this Thursday from 4.00pm. Funeral prayers at 7.00pm on Thursday evening followed by removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow arriving at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11.00am followed by burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please.
Winnifred Stokes, Mountmellick and London died unexpectedly on 7th June 2019. Predeceased by her husband Paudge on 8th June 2018. Deeply regretted by her family. Reposing in Moloneys Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Monday evening from 5 o’clock, removal at 6.45pm to St. Josephs Church, Mountmellick arriving at 7 o’clock. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11 o’clock, burial afterwards in St. Josephs cemetery, Mountmellick.
Clontarf, Dublin / Killeshin, Laois
DORAN Fintan, (Clontarf, Dublin and Keelogue, Killeshin, Co. Laois), (Eircom-Retired), peacefully on June 10th 2019, surrounded by his family. A Beloved husband and father, he will be sadly missed by his wife Teresa, sons Eamonn and Martin, daughters Maebh and Síle, daughters-in-law Sally and Deirdre, sons-in-law Charles and Paul, grandchildren Grace, Oscar, Samuel, Cian and Aoife, and wider circle of family and friends.
Reposing at his home tomorrow, Wednesday, from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of St. John the Baptist, Clontarf for 10am Mass followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, would be appreciated to either St. Francis Hospice, Raheny or the Irish Cancer Society.
John (Sean) Dunne
John (Sean) Dunne Nyra, Rosenallis Co.Laois. Died peacefully June the 11th in the loving care of Oakdale Nursing Home Portarlington. Predeceased by his parents John and Christina and his brother Richard (Dick). Deeply regretted by his cousins, neighbours and many friends.
Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home Mountmellick on Wednesday from 7 o’clock Recital of the rosary at 9 o’clock. Prayers in the funeral home on Thursday morning at 9 o’clock. Removal at 9:30 to St.Mary’s Church Clonaghadoo arriving for 10 o’clock Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St.Mary’s Cemetery.
Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Laois
Deeply regretted by his loving parents Michael Gorman and Fiona Kelly. Brothers Brandon Noah, Junaid, and sisters Cloe and Aisha. Grandparents Fint and Anne, Frances Kelly. Uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his brother Craig.
Reposing at his grandparents residence at Cherrygrove from 3 pm on Tuesday with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.
Shankill, Dublin/Clonmel, Tipperary /Portlaoise, Laois
Jim McCormack of Shankill, Co. Dublin and late of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary and Portlaoise, Co. Laois and the Courts Service died on 8th June, 2019 at Blackrock Clinic, husband of Hazel and father of Mark, Peter, Sheila and Ronald, granddad of Rachel, Jordan, Jayne, Hannah, Oscar, Harry, Emily, Jack, Rebecca and the late Thomas Ethan and great-grandad of Theo. Sadly missed by his heartbroken family and many friends.
Reposing at Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray on Tuesday, 11th June, from 8.00pm to 9.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, 12th June, at 11.30am in St. Anne’s Church, Shankill followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Lung Fibrosis Assosciation can be made at the funeral home, church or online at ilfa.ie
William (Bill) Thompson
Fr Connor Cresent, Mountrath, Laois
William (Bill) Thompson, Fr. O’Connor Cresent, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 9th June 2019 (peacefully) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his nephews, nieces, brother-in-law Dan, sister-in-law Sheila, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 7 o’clock, with Rosary at 9 o’clock. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.30 o’clock to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 11o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.
O’Moores Forest, Ballyfin, Laois
Daniel Byrne, O’Moore’s Forest, Ballyfin, Co Laois. Died June 8th 2019. Deeply regretted by his wife Kathleen and family, Pat, Danny, Roísín and Anthony, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nephews, nieces, brothers and sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Monday from 6pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving St Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin on Tuesday for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial after in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.
House private please.
Margaret Holland (née Lawless)
Glenall Rock Road, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois / Mountrath, Laois
Margaret Holland (neé Lawless) Glenall Rock Road, Borris-in-Ossory and formerly of Trumera, Mountrath, Co. Laois, died 8th June 2019 (peacefully) at the General Hospital Naas, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband Seamus, sadly missed by her children Seamus and Sara, grandchildren Cameron, Erika and Seb, daughter-in-law Jude and Patrick, brothers Pat, John and Matt, sisters Mary and Anne, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her home Glenall Rock Road (R32 T92D), on Sunday and Monday evening from 6 o’clock, with rosary both evenings at 8 o’clock. Removal on Tuesday morning to St. Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossory, for Requiem Mass at 11 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
House Private on Tuesday morning, please.
Margaret (Rita) O’Connor (née McDonald)
Roskelton, Mountrath, Laois
Margaret (Rita) O’Connor, (neé McDonald), Roskelton, Mountrath, (R32 XC94) and formally of Rossbawn, Ballaghmore, Co.Laois. Died 8th June 2019, (suddenly) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband Dan, and her brother Willie. Deeply regretted by her loving family Eilish, Daniel, Mairead and Annie, grandchildren Conor, Lilly, Rosie, Caoimhe, Oisín, Niamh, Conall, Jack and Ellie, brothers Jimmy and John, sisters Kathleen, Marian and Agnes, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence Roskelton (R32 XC94) on Sunday evening from 8. o’clock with Rosary at 9 o’clock. Removal on Monday evening at 7 o’clock to St. Fintan’s Church Raheen, arriving at 7.30 o’clock. Requiem Mass on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 12, 2019