Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Eleanor Smyth (née Loughlin)
Killeavy, Newry, Armagh / Rathdowney, Laois
Smyth (nee Loughlin) (Killeavy, Newry and formerly of Rathdowney, Co. Laois), November 19th, 2019, Eleanor, RIP, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Ian and loving mother of Pauline (Campbell) and the late Eoin and Maureen RIP.
Eleanor’s remains are reposing at her home, 25 Low Road, Killeavy, BT35 8RH until removal on Thursday to The Church of the Sacred Heart, Cloghogue, for 12 noon Requiem Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Very deeply regretted by her sorrowing husband, daughter, son-in-law Ian, grandchildren Owen and Rachel and entire family circle.
Hilda Johnston (née Thompson)
Downings North, Prosperous, Kildare / Mountmellick, Laois
Johnston (nee Thompson), Hilda, Downings Nth., Prosperous, Co. Kildare and late of Clonaghdoo, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, November 16th 2019, peacefully surrounded by her loving family, deeply regretted by her loving husband Henry, children Cecil, Keith and Amanda, daughters in law, grandchildren Dylan, Chloe, Stephanie and Andrew, sister Dorothy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Peace Perfect Peace
Removal on Tuesday to arrive at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Millicent at 7.30PM. Funeral Service on Wednesday at 12 noon, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Friends of Naas Hospital. For all enquiries, please contact Oliver Reilly Funeral Directors on (045868230).
Merlin Park, Galway City, Galway / Mountmellick, Laois
( Retired Bank Of Ireland), surrounded by his family, in the care of the team at the Claddagh Ward, University Hospital, Galway. David, beloved husband of Olive and much loved father of Lynn, Ruth, David and Gwen. Sadly missed by his wife and children, son-in-law Ivan, grandchildren Emma, Lauren, Rebecca, Cara, Sophie-Anna and Robin, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at the O’ Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway on Tuesday 19th November from 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Removal on Wednesday 20th November to St. John the Evangelist Church, Coolbanagher, Co Laois to arrive for Funeral Service at 12 noon followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Croí or Cancer Care West.
Ballycarroll, Portarlington, Laois
Michael passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the wonderful care of the staff of Saint Brigids Hospital, Shaen. Sadly missed by his loving wife Helen, daughter Sinead, sons John and James, son in-law Graham, daughter in-law Caroline, grandchildren Dylan, Ryan, Aoife, Saoirse and Michael. Brothers in-law Eddie and Seamus, nieces, nephews, relatives, Neighbours and friends. Ar dheis Dé go Raibh Sé.
Reposing at his residence on Tuesday from 6 o clock with recital of the Rosary at 9 o clock. Reposing on Wednesday from 12 noon with recital of the Rosary at 9 o clock. Arriving to Saint John’s Church Killenard on Thursday for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment to follow in adjoining cemetery. Donations if desired to Saint Brigids Hospital Shaen. No flowers please. House private on Thursday morning please.