Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Michael P. Kiely
Ballyhane, Cappoquin, Waterford / Laois
KIELY; Ballyhane, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford. On 6th August 2019, peacefully, Michael P., loving brother of the late Sr. Celine Kiely. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Noreen (Nee Knowles), daughters Tracey and Celine, brothers Ardie (Richard) and Fr. William P.E., sister Sheila Kiely, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces Angela and Jacinta, grand-nephew Finn, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Lying in repose at Aidan Walsh & Sons Funeral Home, Cappoquin on Friday evening from 5.00pm, followed by removal at 7.00pm to St. John The Baptist Church, Affane. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12.00 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Kilmurry, Stradbally, Laois
Beloved husband of Nora and much loved father of Amanda. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing in the Chapel of Rest at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on Thursday from 4:30 o’c until 6:30o’c with removal at 6:30 o’c to the Church of the Assumption, The Heath arriving at 7:00o’c. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11:00am. Interment afterwards in Moyanna Cemetery. Family flowers only Please. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Heart Foundation.
Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Laois
Bergin, Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. August 6th 2019, peacefully at Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Andy, predeceased by his wife Peg. Sadly mourned by his family, Sarah, Catherine, Michael and Andrew, daughter-in-law Bernadette, sons-in-law Michael and Martin, grandchildren Julian, Ben, Matty, Brianna and Rose, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home (Kilcoran) on Wednesday evening from 5pm with rosary at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.
May His Gentle Soul Rest in Peace
Droughill, Portarlington, Laois/Killeigh, Offaly
Formerly Fentor, Killeigh, County Offaly. Peacefully surrounded by his wife Mary and family at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, son Paul, daughters Imelda and Sinead, brother Patrick, sisters Liz and Emelda, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, seven grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Auntie Mag, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 C9 K6) on Wednesday from 2pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday at 11:20am arriving at St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.
House Private On Thursday Morning Please. Family Flowers Only Please. Donations if Desired to Portarlington Meals and Wheels.
The Green, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois
Cassidy, The Green, Kilminchy and formerly Meelick, Portlaoise. August 6th 2019. Peacefully. John, beloved husband of the late Mary. Dearly loved father to Bobby, Liam, Geraldine, and Sandra. Cherished grandfather to Alan, Oisin, Niamh, Sarah, Claire, Isabelle and Katie. Dear great-grandfather to Craig and Steve. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Richard, Paddy, and Jim, sisters Annie, and Kathleen, daughter-in-law Janet, and son-in-law Steve, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter And Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Mosisa Mketo Okoli
Cnoc na Si, Tubbercurry, Slig /Portlaoise, Laois
Mosisa Mketo Okoli, Cnoc na Si, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo/Capetown, South Africa.
Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of St. Teresa’s ward University Hospital, Galway. Sadly missed by her heartbroken children Tina, Carrie, Chichi and Lucas, her mother Novoti, her sisters Flora and Nobestu, brothers Boysei and Bahbah, her husband Prince John, extended family and friends.
Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina, on Wednesday 7th from 3pm to conclude at 5pm. Funeral will arrive to St. John the Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry, on Thursday 8th for Mass of the Resurrection at 12pm with cremation to follow in Shannon Crematorium.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, August 7, 2019