Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Portlaoise, Laois / Thurles, Tipperary
Pat Dwyer 20 Grenville (R32 CPK6) Dublin Rd Portlaoise and formerly Butler Avenue and Clongour Thurles. 28th November 2019. Peacefully at home. Surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Joan, son Paul, daughters Martina and Isabel, sisters Mary, Nora and Martina, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, mother-in-law Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Friday evening from 5pm until 9pm. Removal on Saturday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s church for 1 o’clock requiem mass. Private cremation will take place at a later date. Family flowers only donations if desired to a charity of your choice.
Ena Coffey (née Hyland)
Dr Maureen Daly (née Comer)
Farranfore, Kerry / Rathdowney, Laois
Daly (née Comer), Dr. Maureen (retired GP, Farranfore, Co. Kerry and formerly of Fairyhill, Rathdowney, Co. Laois), 27 November, 2019, peacefully, at home. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Paddy and loving mother of Ann, Pat, Margaret and Emer. Maureen will be sadly missed by her family, her daughter-in-law Alacoque, sons-in-law Roddy, Enda and John, her eleven grandchildren, her sister Dodie and brother Jerry, her sisters-in-law Anne and Patricia, her nephews and nieces, extended family, devoted carers, neighbours and many friends.
May she rest in peace
Reposing at home on Friday from 2pm to 7pm; parking available at nearby GAA grounds. Requiem Mass on Saturday in Church of St Gertrude, Firies at 11 am. Burial afterwards in Aglish Cemetery, Ballyhar. Family flowers only, please. Enquiries to Sheehan’s Undertakers, Farranfore
Carlow / Portlaoise, Laois
John Dempsey of Croydon, London and formerly Portlaoise, Co. Laois, passed away suddenly on November 24th, 2019.
Beloved son of Danny and Bridie, cherished brother of Donal, much loved brother-in-law of Cathryn and adored uncle of Cillian and Darragh.
Funeral Arrangements to follow shortly
Kilmainham, Mountmellick, Laois
Sheila Dowling, Kilmainham, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, died Nov. 26th 2019 in the loving care of her family beloved daughter of the late James and Theresa. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers & sisters Sean, Ann Marie, Paul, Seamus, Theresa, Bernadette, Patrick, Thomas, Donal, Margaret, Barry and Eilish, nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbours and many friends.
Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Thursday from 6pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Friday morning from 10am. Removal at 10.45am to St. Joseph’s Church arriving for 11am. Requiem Mass. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Bridie Healion (née Mulhall)
Clontarf, Dublin / Laois
Healion (nee Mulhall) Bridie, Clontarf and late of Glosna, Co. Laois, 25th November 2019. Peacefully at Beneavin House. Beloved wife of Colm and loving Mother of Maura, Terri, Mel and the late Joanie. Sadly missed by her loving sister May, brother Patrick, grandchildren Ciaran, Donal, Colum, Andrew, Stuart, Sarah, Lara and Mia, great-granddaughter Edith, sons-in-law Gerry, David and Paul, sister-in-law Ann, brother-in-law Brian, relatives and friends.
Reposing on Wednesday evening in Staffords Funeral Home Maypark, Malahide Rd., Donnycarney between 4pm and 6pm. Funeral on Thursday at 10 o’c in St. John the Baptist Church, Clontarf Rd., followed by cremation in Dardistown Crematorium. Family flowers only please.
Willow Grove, Mountmellick, Laois
Karen Kelly Willow Grove, Mountmellick, Co. Laois and formerly 21 Davin Park, Mountmellick died Nov.25th 2019 at The Mater Hospital Dublin peacefullly surrounded by her loving family. Recently predeceased by her loving mother Ann. Deeply regretted by her father Gerry and siblings Timmy, Ger, Jean and David, uncles and aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law Fionnua and Rose, brother-in-law Peter Lalor, neighbours relatives and many friends.
Reposing In her fathers home 21 Davin Park from 7pm this Tuesday evening. Recital of the rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Wednesday all day Recital of the rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving St. Joseph’s Church for Requiem Mass at 11am on Thursday Burial after In St. Joseph’s Cemetery. House private on Thursday morning
Glenbarrow, Portlaoise, Laois
O’Shea (nee Marum) Glenbarrow, Portlaoise, November 25th 2019. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Geraldine, beloved wife of Paudie. Dearly loved mum to Jimmy, John, Deborah and Paudie Og. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Trisha, and Joan and brother Thomas, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, elatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Cremation will take place on Friday. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Charity. House private please.