Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Sydney, Australia and formerly Doone, Kilbricken, Mountrath
Harry Allen died in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday last at the age of 90. He is survived by his wife Anne; son Harry; sister Emily in Wexford; relatives and friends. He was a native of Doone, Kilbricken, Mountrath.
Josephine Cave (née Walsh)
Bray, Wicklow/Louisburgh, Mayo/Shanahoe, Laois
Josephine Cave (née Walsh), late of Bray, Co. Wicklow and formerly of Carrowmore, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo, Guilford, Surrey, England and Shanahoe, Co. Laois, died suddenly but peacefully on 25th August, 2019, in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, beloved wife of the late Tom, dearly loved mother Seán and the late Kevin, cherished granny of Claire, Martina, Kevin and Laura, dear aunt of Patricia and Jimmy, fondly remembered by her daughter-in-law Maureen, extended family and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray on Friday (30th August) from 9.30am until removal at 10.30am to St. Peter’s Church, Little Bray, arriving for Requiem Mass at 11.00am followed by cremation at 1.00pm in Mount Jerome, Harolds Cross, Dublin 6W. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Purple House Cancer Support can be made at the church or online at purplehouse.ie
Please note that due to roadworks,access to the funeral home can only be made from Ferndale Road, travelling south from Dublin and from the M11 travelling north at Junction 5.
James (Jimmy) Lalor
Temperance Street, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of Ealga Lodge Nursing Home, Shinrone. Deeply regretted by his nephew John, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing in the Chapel of Adoration adjoining The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Wednesday from 7pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Thursday for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
John Joe Maher
Garryduff, Clough Village, Laois
John Joe Maher, Garryduff, Clough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois. August 25th 2019. Unexpectedly at his home. Deeply regretted by his sister Anna (Middleton) and his brother Martin, sister-in-law Mary, nephews, nieces,neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 8pm with rosary at 9pm and reposing at his home (Garryduff) on Wednesday from 3pm with funeral prayers at 7pm followed by removal at 7:30 to St. Canice’s Church, Clough. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in Clough Cemetery.
Ballymorris Manor, Portarlington, Laois
Formerly Ballymorris Portlaoise Road Portarlington. Suddenly at his residence. Deeply regretted by his loving parents Tony and Nuala, brothers Fergus and Brian, sisters-in-law CarrieAnne and Rachel, niece, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.
St. Patrick’s Terrace, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois/Ballybrophy, Laois
Paschal Hennessy, St. Patrick’s Terrace, Borris-In-Ossory and formerly Ballybrophy, Co. Laois. August 23rd 2019. Unexpectedly. Deeply regretted by his wife Kay and his son Stephen, daughter-in-law Fiona, grandchildren Gearoid, Aoife and Caoimhe, his sister Essie (Phelan), his brother Jim, brother-in-law Alfie, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O’ Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Tuesday evening from 5:pm with rosary at 7:pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11:am in Killasmeestia Church followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.
Tinahinch Stud, Rosenallis, Laois
Beloved Partner of Nikki. Predeceased by his four brothers and two sisters. Cherished father of Katie and Stephanie.
Deeply regretted by his loving family, mother-in-law Pam, father-in-law Bob, brothers P.J. and Michael, sisters Mary, Judy, Aggie and Mag, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his sister Mary’s residence, 28 Portlaoise Road, Abbeyleix, on Thursday from 7.30pm, with rosary at 8.30pm. Removal on Friday for 11.30am Mass in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Mary-Emma Fergus (née Davis)
Main St, Portlaoise, Laois/Renmore, Galway
FERGUS (nee Davis) Main St., Portlaoise and late of Renmore, Galway August 23rd 2019. Peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Mary-Emma, beloved wife of Bryan and dearly loved mum of Siobhán and Bebhinn, cherished grandmother to Lorcán, sadly missed by her loving family, sisters Kathleen and Josephine, brother Liam, son-in-law Paul, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Predeceased by her sister Joan.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 7pm on Sunday evening with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10am Requiem Mass. Interment afterward in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, in lieu to Laois Hospice and the Irish Cancer society.
Joseph (Joe) Delaney
Newtown, Clonard, Mountrath, Laois/Roscrea, Tipperary
Joseph (Joe) Delaney, Newtown, Clonard, Mountrath, Co. Laois – 23rd August 2019, (unexpectedly) at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his sister Ann Devlin (Liverpool), Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary and cherished children Brendan, Colm, Catherine (Rafter), Miriam (Dooley), Sinéad (Clancy), sister May Cahill (London), brothers Liam, P.J., and Séan (Roscrea), adored grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at his son Brendan and Valerie’s residence (eircode R32 P5Y2) this Saturday from 4 o’clock, with Rosary at 8 o’clock, also reposing on Sunday from 2 o’clock, with Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal on Monday to St. Edmund’s Church Castletown (eircode R32 KT22), arriving for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
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