Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Derrycloney, Mountmellick, Laois
Frank Wall, Derrycloney, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Died September 4th 2019 in his 92nd year. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary. Deeply regretted by his loving family and their spouses , Betty and Donal, Margaret and Patrick, Ann and Anthony, Tony and Michelle, Claire, Tracey and Kevin, Fran and Michelle. His sister Cecelia (Kirkland), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law Bruce, sister-in-law Judy, neighbours, relatives and many friends.
Reposing in Margaret and Patrick’s home in IrishTown, Mountmellick (R32D 949) on Friday from 4pm. Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving to St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, on Saturday for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick. Family time on Saturday morning, please. For live streaming of the requiem mass www.mountmellickparish.ie
Coolnamona, Portlaoise, Laois
Bennett, Crumlin, Dublin and late of Coolnamona, Portlaoise, September 2nd 2019, peacefully, at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Elizabeth, daughter of the late Patrick and Peggy Bennett. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Joe and Anthony, sisters Mary and Margaret, sisters in law, brothers in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise, on Wednesday from 5.30pm. Removal at 7pm to arrive at St Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin, at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Kathleen Kavanagh (née Brennan)
Colt, Ballyroan, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by her husband Liam (1990)and son Barry (1982). Deeply regretted hy her loving daughters: Mary (Annabi), Dolores ( Murray), Louise and Grace, her loving sons: Austin, Paul, Raymond and Brian, her sons-in-law: Liam and Karim, her daughters-in-law: Marie and Betty, her grandchildren,her great-grandchildren, her brother Paddy, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence from today, Tuesday, from 5pm until prayers at 6pm on Wednesday. Transfer of remains to St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise arriving at 7:15pm followed by Mass with Divine Mercy Devotions. Requiem Mass on Thursday in St. Fintans Church Raheen at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Ann French (née Dempsey)
Coolock, Dublin/Donegal/Portlaoise, Laois
FRENCH (née Dempsey) Ann 1st September 2019, (Coolock, Dublin and formerly of Donegal and originally from Portlaoise, Co. Laois) passed away peacefully at Beaumont Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Beloved mother of Bernadette, Veronica, Declan, John, Edel, Joseph, Ann, Orla and Jacinta; she will be very sadly missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sister Sarah, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at her daughter Bernadette’s home on Wednesday from 12pm onwards. Removal on Thursday 5th September to St. Joseph the Artisan Church, Bonnybrook arriving for 10.30am Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery.