Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Aghross, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois
Anthony Brennan of Aghross, Ballickmoyler, and formerly of Brennan Bros Agricultural Contractors, Hillview, Crossneen, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on August 4th, 2019 at his home.
Beloved husband of Trish, much loved and adored father of Ella and Áine and cherished brother of Peter, Janice, Edith and Noelle.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, brother, sisters, mother-in-law Margaret, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home (Eircode R93 N2T3) from 12 noon on Monday with Prayers at 8p.m. Removal on Tuesday at 12.30p.m to The Sacred Heart Church, Arles, arriving for Funeral Mass at 1p.m. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Twoomey Park, Mountmellick, Laois
Jack O’Rourke, Twoomey Park, Mountmellick, died August 2nd 2019. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Heenie, sons Alan and Trevor, grandchildren, sisters Maureen (Goode), Tuddles (Comerford), brother Bernie, grandchildren, family circle, neighbours, relatives and many friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home from 7.30pm on Sunday evening. Recital of the Rosary at 8.30pm. Removal on Monday from Moloney’s Funeral Home at 1.50pm to St. Josephs Church, arriving for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial after in St. Josephs Cemetery. Live streaming of Jack’s Requiem Mass
PJ (Pat) Byrne
Lower Aghada, Aghada, Cork/Cloneygowan, Offaly/Laois
P.J. (Pat) BYRNE (Lower Aghada, Cork & formerly of Cloneygowan, Co. Offaly) passed away on August 1st 2019 after a tragic accident. Loving father of Vinny, Shirley, Gillian and Doreen, husband of Mary (née Culligan), brother of Stephen, Mary, Carmel, Noel and the late Jim, much loved granddad of Jack, Kate, Aoibhínn and Keane. Sadly missed also by his daughter in law Caroline (Flynn), son in law Eoin (Jordan), sisters in law, brothers in law, father in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours, friends, colleagues and students at Cork College of Commerce and his best friend and pet Swiney.
Reposing at Hyde’s Funeral Home, Drury’s Avenue, Midleton on Sunday from 6pm until 8pm. Requiem Mass on Monday (5th) at 2pm in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Midleton. Family cremation service to follow
Wolf Tone Court, Mountmellick, Laois
Mary Collins, Wolfe Tone Court, Mountmellick and Lord Edward Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Died peacefully, August 1st 2019, in the loving care of the staff at Dromnin Nursing Home, Stradbally.
Deeply regretted by her daughter Julie and her partner Adrian, their son Phillip and his wife Cathy, grandchildren Stephen, Jamie, Vikkie, Jasmin, Jack and Robert, family circle, neighbours and her many friends, especially Peter, Nora and Willie O’Reilley and family, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Reposing Moloney’s Funeral Home Sunday from 5.30pm. Removal at 6.50pm to St. Joseph’s Church, arriving 7pm. Requiem Mass Monday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to Patients Benefit Fund, Dromnin Nursing Home, Stradbally.
Gertrude (Gertie) Kavanagh (née McKay)
Derrymore, Mountrath, Laois
Gertrude (Gertie) Kavanagh (née McKay), Derrymore, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 2nd August 2019, (peacefully) in the exceptional care of the staff at Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Beloved wife of the late Harry. Sadly missed by her daughter Florence, son Noel, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law Billy, daughter-in-law Sandra, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her home on Saturday from 12 noon, with Funeral Prayers at 7.30p.m.. Removal on Sunday afternoon to St. Peter’s Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Service at 3 o’clock, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard.
Maura Sheedy (née Ryan)
Ross, Rathdowney, Laois/Roscrea, Tipperary
Maura Sheedy (nee Ryan), Ross, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Cullohill, Knock, Roscrea, 1st of August 2019, predeceased by her husband Francis and baby Patrick Conor.
Deeply regretted by her loving daughters, Phina (Sheedy) and Breda (Byrne), son Noel, brother Sean, grandchildren, Micheál, Frank, Deanna, Brandan, Brian, Aoife, Aaron, Elsa and Lila,Great grandchild Kara, son-in-law Tom, daughter in law Val, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home, Templemore this Saturday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Removal on Sunday Morning to The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment in Couraganeen Cemetery, Roscrea afterwards.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, August 5, 2019