Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Dunbrin, Barrowhouse, Laois / Athy, Kildare
Predeceased by his daughter Catriona and sister Tess. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Betty, sons Noel, Michael, Dan, Billy and Kieran, daughters Mary, Patricia, Ann and Paula, brother Arthur, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 16 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rest In Peace
Reposing at his residence R14YH11 from 4pm today Thursday with rosary at 8pm. Rosary on Friday evening at 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 9.30am to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse for Requiem Mass at 10am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
May Noel rest in peace.
Attanagh, Durrow, Laois / Attanagh, Kilkenny
Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, daughters Maria and Theresa, brother Denis, sisters Norah and Mary, grandchildren Alex, Adam, Olivia, Tara, Amy, Kate and Erin, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Phelan’s Funeral Home, Durrow from 6.00pm on Friday evening with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill on Saturday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Philomena (Ena) Gaffney (née Mullins)
Late of Main Street, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick. Loving wife of the late Edward Gaffney. Deeply regretted by her loving son Brendan, daughter Nuala, brother, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Friday from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday at 10:20am arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington.
Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois
Ryan, Lime Tree Avenue, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, 19th September 2019. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Alan (Tom). Dearly loved husband to Kate, and adoring father to Tommy and Lucy. Deeply regretted by his loving family, his parents Tommy and Angela, sisters Sharon, Linda, and Tracey, brother Mark, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins and close friends.
Rest in peace
Reposing at his parents’ residence at 7 Beladd, Stradbally Rd., Portlaoise on Friday from 12 noon with rosary at 8 pm. Funeral arriving at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 1 pm Requiem Mass on Saturday. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society. Also the Cuisle Centre. Donation Box will be available.
John (Jack) Hennessy
Kilkenny City, Kilkenny / Crettyard, Laois
Hennessy, Kilkenny and late of Clonbrock, Crettyard, Co. Laois – Sept 18th 2019 unexpectedly and peacefully in Archersrath Nursing Home. Predeceased by his beloved wife Anne, John (Jack) much loved father of Mary, Patrick, Ita, Larry, Anne and son in law Paul. Adored Grandfather of Molly, Caitlín, Anne-Majella, Lizzie, Katie, Peig, Ruaidhrí, Tomás and John. Beloved brother of Maurice, Tommy and his late sisters Margaret, Elizabeth and Mary. Will be sadly missed by all his family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer from 5pm Thursday with funeral prayers at 6.30pm followed by Removal to St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, Crettyard, Carlow arriving at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Carlow Kilkenny Homecare Team. Donation box in Church.
Elizabeth (Elsie) Johnston (née Mortimer)
Aughadristan, Loughglynn, Roscommon / Mountrath, Laois
Elizabeth (Elsie) Johnston (nee Mortimer), Aughadristan, Loughglynn and formerly of Mountrath, Co. Laois.
Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of Roscommon University Hospital. Predeceased by her parents Timothy and Mary. Brothers Pat, Timmy, Tony and Oliver.
Elsie will be sadly missed by her husband Paddy, her daughter Louise (Tullamore), sons Paul (Athenry), Alan, Mark (Chicago) and David, son-in-law John, daughters-in-law Helena, Louise, Rebecca and Joanne, grandchildren Amy, Adam, Alisha, Oran, Eoin, Isabelle, Sophia, Kyran, Aoife and Quin, brothers Seamus (Westmeath), Gerard (Thurles) and Joseph (Cork), sisters Marie (Oxford) and Peggy (Dublin), nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at the Ganley Funeral Home, Loughglynn on Thursday evening from 5 o’clock with removal to the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Loughglynn to arrive at 7 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11 o’clock with burial afterwards in Cuiltyboe Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Alzheimers Society of Ireland. House private Please.
Edward (Ned) Hogan
Ballinakill Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Passed away peacefully at Ysbty Glan Clwyd Wales in the loving arms of his daughter Carol. Sadly missed by his daughter Carol, son-in-law Humayun, grandchildren Niall, Nabeel, Alina, and Adam, brothers John and Chris, sister Molly, nephews, niece, relatives and friends.
Reposing at the Chaple of Adoration adjoining The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Friday, September 20th, from 5pm. with Rosary at 8pm. Removal to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Saturday, the 21st, for 10.30 am. Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.