Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Josie Dwyer (née Breslin)
Ironmills, Ballinakill, Laois
Josie died in the loving care of the Matron and Staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Beloved wife of the late Jimmy and much loved mother of Jim, Ned, Catherine and Mary. Sadly missed by her loving family, daughters in law Nuala and Marie, sons in law Seamus and John, cherished grandmother to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, also sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence in Ironmills, Ballinakill(R32 YOC9) from 12 noon on Sunday and Rosary at 7pm. Removal at 7.30pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am, followed by burial in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.
Michael (Mick) Dowling
Derrycarrow, Camross, Laois
Michael (Mick) Dowling, Derrycarrow, Camross, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 11th October 2019 (suddenly) at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his sister Ann (Deering), brothers Fint and Paddy, deeply regretted by brother Denis, sister Rita (Higgins) England, aunts Peg (Fitzpatrick), and Nora (Lowry), uncle Jack Phelan, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, on Sunday evening from 6.0’clock, with Rosary at 9.0’clock. Removal on Monday morning to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross, arriving for Requiem Mass at 11. 0’clock, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Dublin Rd., Portlaoise, Laois
Culleton, ‘Brittas Lodge’, Dublin Rd, Portlaoise and late of Winsdor, Camross and Brittas, Clonaslee, 10th October 2019. Suddenly, in Lanzarote. Kevin, dearly loved husband to Gemma (nee Doran), cherished dad to Aibhe, Kevin, Eve and John, adoring grandfather to Aoife. Deeply regretted by his loving family, Gearoid (fiancé to Aibhe), Keith (partner to Eve), brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to The Shoebox Appeal. Funeral arrangement will follow.
Martin (Murt) Connell
Lea, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Loving brother of the late Andy, Patsy and Dan. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Rose (O Kane), Brothers Fr Michael, John and Joe, sisters-in-law Sheila, Sarah, Kathleen and Bernie, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 R2 F7) on Saturday from 5pm with Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Sunday from 3pm with Removal at 7pm arriving St John’s Church Killenard at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Donations If Desired To The laois Palliative Care Team.
Fintan (Fint) Lalor
Garrafin, Camross, Laois
Fintan (Fint) Lalor, Garrafin, Camross, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 9th October 2019, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Maria, sons Fintan and John, grandchildren Finn and Sarah, brother Michael, daughter-in-law Helen, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath this Friday evening from 7.0’clock, with Rosary at 9.0’clock. Removal on Saturday morning to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross (eircode R32 VY79), for Requiem Mass at 10.0’clock, followed by Burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Marie Therese Hammersley-Fenton (née Keegan)
Kilminchy Lodge, Portlaoise, Laois/Dublin
Marie Therese Hammersley-Fenton (née Keegan) Dublin and lately Kilminchy Lodge, Portlaoise. Died, peacefully, October 11th 2019, at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her brothers Sean, Patrick and Tom. Deeply regretted by her family Tom, Ann Connaughton (Dublin) Dreda, Sean, Liz, and Helen. Sons -in-law and daughters-in-law, sisters Rita Fitzpatrick Esker Ballyfin, and Phil Morrisey (Dublin). Grandchildren,great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, relatives and many friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 7pm. Reposing in the funeral home on Monday morning from 11am. Removal at 11.30 to St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin, for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.
Ballytegan, Portlaoise, Laois/Sallins, Kildare
Fingleton, Ballytegan, Portlaoise and The View, Sallins Park, Sallins. Oct 11th 2019 Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Eoin, deeply regretted by his heartbroken fiancée Sarah. Dearly loved son to Mick and Deirdre. Loving brother to Aoife, Ciara and Brian. His grandmother Louise. His nephew Cillian, niece Áine. The McEvoy family Domnic, Caroline and Padraig. Brother-in-law Will. Uncles, aunts, cousins. Colleagues in Drimnagh Castle School.
Reposing at his parents residence Ballytegan (R32VCF3 ) on Saturday from 6 pm sharp, with rosary at 8 pm. House private on Sunday morning. Removal on Sunday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12.30 pm Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Cuisle Centre.
James (Jimmy) Bergin
Knockardgannon, Errill, Laois
Bergin, Knockardgannon, Errill, Co. Laois. October 10th 2019. James (Jimmy), predeceased by his wife Lucy and his daughter Lucy. Deeply regretted by his son Seamus, daughter-in-law Claire, grandchildren Mary, Sinéad and Liam, his sister (Statia Aherne), nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Seamus and Claire’s home, Knockardgannon (R32 D8W2) on Saturday and Sunday from 2pm with rosary at 8.30pm on both evenings. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am in The Church Of Our Lady Queen Of The Universe, Errill, followed by burial in St. Kieran’s Cemetery, Errill.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, October 13, 2019