Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Gloria Cassidy (née Quinn)
Ballyfoyle, Maganey, Laois / Brittas, Dublin
Peacefully, at her residence. Wife of the late William. Deeply regretted by her loving son William, daughters Mary, Nora, Kate, Nuala and Anne, brothers Seán and Barney, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her residence (Eir Code R93 F240) from 2pm on Wednesday. Removal at 7pm on Wednesday evening to arrive at St. Abban’s Church, Killeen for 7.30pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Thursday morning followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Colt, Ballyroan, Laois
Michael Whelan, Colt, Ballyroan, Co. Laois October 28th 2019. Predeceased by his brother Billy. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken wife Patricia, son William, sister Breda (Abbeyleix), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at his residence on Wednesday evening from 3 o’clock until 8 o’clock. Removal on Thursday morning to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan arriving for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Fintans Cemetery Raheen .House private on Thursday morning please.
Ballydavis, Portlaoise, Laois
Beere, Ballydavis, Portlaoise (R32Y7CX), October 27th, 2019, at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, in his 94th year. Paddy, beloved husband of Madge and dearly loved father to Mary, John, Catherine Pat, Cormac, Brendan and Fiona and late infant Thomas. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brother Fr Joe Beere (CSSP), sisters Kathleeen Downey and Nellie Donnelly, brother in law , sister in law, daughters in law, sons in Law, grandchildren Suzy, Kate, Eoghan, Colin, Darragh, David, Emma, Laura, Cillian, Jessica, Ella, Noah, Lily and Cian, great-granddaughter Mia, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Reposing at his residence on Monday evening from 4pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to arrive at the Church of the Assumption, The Heath, for 11am requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in The Heath Cemetery.
Portlaoise Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully, at his residence, in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Christina, sons Leo and Kevin, daughter Caroline, grandchildren Cian, Eabha and Luke, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, brother Billy, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 5pm to 9pm on Sunday with Rosary at 7pm. Removal to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, on Monday for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix.
House private on Monday, by request.
Kathleen Ryan (née O’Loughlin)
The Borness, Mountmellick, Laois
Kathleen Ryan (née O’Loughlin), The Borness, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, formerly of Drummond, Rosenallis and Kilnamona, Co. Clare. (Retired National School Teacher, Clonaslee.) Died on Oct 25th, 2019, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Midland’s Regoinal Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by her husband Seán and her sisters, Agnes, Margaret and Mary. Deeply regretted by her children, Brian, Caitríona and Margaret, stepchildren, Josie, Betty, Tom, Eamon, Seán, Anne and Nicholas, grandchildren, Sophie, Darragh, Lúsaí, Aoibhe, Ellie and Seán, brother Patrick, daughter-in-law Fiona , son-in-law Paul, brothers-in-law John, Joe and Paddy and sister-in-law Theresa.
Reposing at Brian and Fiona’s house in Moneyquid, Killeigh R35 EY95 Sunday, Oct 27th, from 5pm. Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving to St Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis on Monday, Oct. 28th, for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by burial in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Rosenallis. Family time only on Monday morning please.
Kirwan, Donaghmore, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. October 25th 2019. Peacefully at home. John, lovingly remembered by his wife Breeda, daughter Brenda, sons Eugene, Gerard, Sean, Pat and Brian, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, his sisters Kathleen (Ryan), Norrie (McCaul) and Carmel (Power), all his nieces and nephews, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by his brothers Fr. Mark and Willie and his sisters Sr. Vera and Sr. Nell.
Reposing at his residence (Donaghmore) on Sunday from 3pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral mass on Monday in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 11am followed by burial in Rathdowney Local Cemetery.
Monkstown, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois
BROWNE Margaret (Monkstown Farm, Co. Dublin and Port Laoise) 18th October 2019, peacefully, in the care of the staff at Kilminchy Nursing Home, Port Laoise. Predeceased by her mother Kathleen, father Paddy, brother Tony and sister Maureen. Sadly missed by her by her life-long friend Margaret Doyle and her family and her cousins.
Funeral Prayer Service on Friday (25th October) at 10am in The Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6w, followed by cremation. Ashes to be interred in the family grave in Deans Grange Cemetery at a later date. All enquiries to Carnegies Funeral Directors, Monkstown (01 2808882).
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, October 29, 2019