Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Clonduff, Rosenallis, Laois
Frank Barnett, Clonduff, Rosenallis, Co. Laois died 1st October 2019 peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Birr Community Care Centre. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Geraldine, son Aidan, daughter Patrice, sisters, brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing in Moloneys Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 7.30pm, Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Reposing in Moloneys Funeral Home on Thursday from 5pm until removal at 6.30pm to St. Brigids Church, Rosenallis arriving for 7pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon, burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. House Private Please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Birr Community Care Centre.
Kevin (Springer) Maher
Avondale, Portarlington, Offaly/Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly The Heath Portlaoise. Peacefully at his residence. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken children Audrey, Lisa, Karen, Jenny, Kevin, Tiffany and Katie and son at heart Kieran, his partner Goretti, mother Jean, brother Garry, sister Sharon, grandchildren, sons-in-law, extended family and friends.
Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 RH9R) on Thursday from 2pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Friday at 11:20am arriving Church of the Assumption The Heath for Requiem Mass at 12:30pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
House Private On Friday Morning Please.
The Dawson House, Castlecomer Rd., Ballinakill, Laois/Freshford, Kilkenny
Late Johnstown Rd. Freshford Co. Kilkenny. At his residence after a short illness. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Judy, sons, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence, eircode R32 ET95, on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 o’clock with Vigil Prayers and Rosary on Thursday at 7.30 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Friday in St. Lachtain’s Church, Freshford, at 12 o’clock. Burial afterwards in St Lachtain’s Cemetery.
Mary (Mem) Dunphy (née Kennedy)
Earlsgarden, Attanagh, Kilkenny/Attanagh, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Beloved wife of the late Joe. Deeply regretted by her loving sisters Kathleen and Claire, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, great grand nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 12 noon on Wednesday with Rosary at 8.00pm. Funeral prayers on Thursday morning at 10.00am followed by removal to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary (May) Greene (née Phelan)
Cleggan Avenue, Ballyfermot, Dublin/Mountrath, Laois
Greene (née Phelan) Mary (May). October 1st 2019. (Suddenly but very peacefully). Late of Cleggan Avenue, Ballyfermot and formerly Mountrath, County Laois. Beloved wife of the late John. Loving mam of Patricia, Michael, Helen, John, Valerie, Barbara, David and Linda. Sadly missed by her daughters, sons, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers John, Willie, Eddie and Mick, sisters Alo, Sheila, Lizzie and Bernie, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, great neighbours and friends.
Reposing at the Larry Massey funeral home, 341 Ballyfermot Road, on Thursday from 3.00pm with removal into St. Matthew’s Church, Ballyfermot, arriving for 5.30pm. Funeral on Friday morning at 11.00am onto Palmerstown Cemetery.
Christina (Dinah) Kennedy (née Keeshan)
Coolbally, Clough Village, Laois
Christina (Dinah) Kennedy (née Keeshan), Coolbally, Clough, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 30th September 2019, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving family John, Deirdre, William and Anna, her eleven grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister Kathleen, brother Martin, niece, nephews, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath this Monday evening from 7p.m., with Rosary at 9p.m. Removal on Tuesday evening at 6.30pm to St Canice’s Church, Clough, arriving at 7.30p.m. Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning at 11a.m, followed by burial in the local cemetery.
Formerly Ballinakill Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at her home in Casuarina Perth, Austraila, predeceased by her parents Michael and Sheila. Sadly missed by her loving husband Ray Greco, brothers Padraig, Sean and Micheal, sisters-in-law Pauline, Patricia and Toni, nieces Michelle, Laura and Aisling, nephew Darragh, step children Daniel and Belinda, their partners Steve and Lani, step grandchildren Maya, Toby, Indi, Ashley and Lyon, aunts, uncles, cousins and many Irish and Australian friends.
Memorial Mass at 2pm on Saturday 5th October in The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Keenaghan, Eyrecourt, Galway/Rathdowney, Laois
Beloved husband of Frances. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, daughters Cara and Rowena, son-in-law Alexandea, grandchildren Celia and Margot, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing in St Francis’ Church, Meelick (H53 H728) Wednesday, October 2nd, from 5 o’clock to 7 o’clock. Requiem Mass Thursday at 11 o’clock in St Francis’ Church. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired to I.C.U. University College Hospital, Galway.
Clonmeen Wood, Errill, Laois
Healy, Clonmeen Wood, Errill, Co. Laois. September 29th 2019. Peacefully in the wonderful care of Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea. Mary, predeceased by her parents Thomas and Josie. Sadly mourned by her brother Tom, sister in law Mairead, nephew James, nieces Siobhan and Marion, grandniece Eibhleann, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Monday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday in the Church of Our Lady Queen of The Universe, Errill at 11am followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.
Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Laois
Shane Walsh, Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Co. Laois, 29th September 2019 after a short illness borne with great courage and dignity. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing partner Laura, son Alex and daughter Leyla his parents Andrew and Mary brothers Andrew, Pat, Jason and Jonathon, sisters Maureen, Vicky, Eve, Amy and Cathy, Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews, brothers in law, sisters in law, cousins and a large circle of friends RIP.
Reposing at his parents’ house at 10 Erkindale Drive, Durrow from 3pm on Monday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning 1st October 2019 at 11.45am to the Church of Holy Trinity Durrow arriving at 12 o clock midday for Requiem Mass. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Intensive Care Unit, St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.
House private on Tuesday morning please.
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