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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 1, 2019

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Shane Brophy
Doonane Road, Crettyard, Laois

15 Cois Na Habhainn, Green Mill Lane Portlaoise. Shane will be sadly missed by his loving “Ma” Elaine, brother Scott and sister Layla, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing at 15 Cois Na Habhainn, Green Mill Lane Portlaoise on Tuesday 30th July. Reposing at New House Doonane on Wednesday 31st July and on Thursday the 1st August. (Eir Code R93 E4 E6)


May Shane rest in peace with the Angels.


Mary (Enid) Meredith
Daytona Parnell Street, Mountmellick, Laois

Enid Meredith (nee Thompson) “Daytona” Parnell Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, 30th July 2019, peacefully in her 97th year, in the tender care of Valerie, Matt and the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Beloved wife of the late Tommy, dearly loved mum of Rosemary (Colton), Carol (Forrestal), Patricia (Orr), Florence (Moody), Irene (Higgins) and Yvonne (Beattie). Enid will be sadly missed and forever loved by her daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Florence and Billy’s home in Irishtown, Mountmellick (R32 CV 66) on Wednesday, 31st July 2019, with removal to St Paul’s Church, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral service on Thursday, August 1st, at 2.30pm in St Paul’s Church, with burial afterwards in the adjoining church yard.

“Safe in the arms of Jesus”

Joe Butler
Sandyford, Dublin/Laois

BUTLER, Joe (Late of Sandyford and Co. Laois and Decorated Member of the Armed Forces 1952 -1982) – July 28th, 2019 (Peacefully) surrounded by his loving family in the wonderful care of the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross. Beloved husband of Marie (Theresa); very sadly missed by his loving daughter Mary, sons Robert and Noel, son-in-law Rory, daughter-in-law Alison, grandchildren Joseph, Siobhán, Gearóid, and great-grandchild Jackson, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Peter Massey Funeral Home, Balally on tomorrow (Tuesday) from 4pm until 6pm. Removal on Wednesday July 31st to the Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome for 3.30pm Funeral Service. Family Flowers Only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society. A donations box will be at the back of the Church. All enquiries to Massey Bros. Newtown Park, Blackrock Tel: (01) 280 4454.

Peter Crowley
14 New Mill Court, Canal Road, Portarlington, Laois / Naas, Kildare

Formerly Punchestown, Naas, County Kildare. Peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Catherine, extended family and friends.

Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Tuesday from 5pm with Removal at 6:20pm arriving St John’s Church, Killenard at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

William Field
Portlaoise, Laois/Mayfield, Cork

Field, William (Billy Boy), Portlaoise and formerly Mayfield, Cork. July 27th Peacefully at his home. Deeply regretted by his loving son John, grandchildren and extended family and friends.

Rest in Peace. Funeral Service will take place at Newlands Cross Crematorium at 12.20pm on this Thursday. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Associaton for the Blind.

Richard (Dickie) Jackson
“The Bungalow”, Mountrath, Laois

Richard (Dickie) Jackson, “The Bungalow”, Kilbricken, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 29th July 2019, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portloise, surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Velma, children Clive, Pamela and David, sister Olive, brother Frank, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, this Tuesday evening from 7pm, with Evening Prayers at 8.30pm. Funeral Prayers on Wednesday at 2.30pm, followed by Removal to St. Peter’s Church, Mountrath, arriving for Funeral Service at 3pm, followed by Burial in the adjoining Churchyard. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Laois Hospice (donation box in the Funeral Home and Church)

Andy Murphy
Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Laois/Portlaoise, Laois

Andy Murphy Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Co. Laois and formerly Glenfield, Timahoe Rd., Portlaoise. Died July 29th 2019. Deeply regretted by his nephews Kieran, Seamus and Michael, nieces Catherine and Noreen, friends and his many kind neighbours especially Mrs Gertie Gorman and her family.

Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Tuesday from 6pm Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Wednesday morning from 9.30am untill Removal at 10.30am to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis arriving for Requiem Mass 11am. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.

Ann Christine Meagher
Carrigaline, Cork/Laois

Meagher (Carrigaline and late of St. Luke’s Nursing Home) On July 27th 2019, peacefully, surrounded by her family at The Mater Private, Cork, Ann Christine, beloved sister of Olga and the late Linda. Loving Aunt to Jackie, Ted, Stephane, Jane, Michael, Ann and David. Sadly missed by her loving family, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family, friends and her former colleagues at Ashton School.

At rest. Reception in to St. Mary’s Church of Ireland Church Road, Carrigaline, on Tuesday 30th July at 7.30pm. Funeral service on Wednesday 31st July at 12.30pm followed by cremation at The Island Crematorium. Family flowers only please.

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