Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Elizabeth (Lil) Buggie (née O’Keeffe)
Garrons, Stradbally, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Clover Lodge Nursing Home Athy. Loving wife of the late Martin and dear mother of the late Joe and Noel. Deeply regretted by her loving family Martin, Charlie, Margaret and Dan, sisters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her son Charlie’s residence (eircode R32 A093) Garrons Stradbally on Friday from 2pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday at 11:20am arriving The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Oakdale Cemetery Stradbally.
House Private On Saturday Morning Please.
Margaret Drennan (née O’Brien)
Ratheniska, Stradbally, Laois / Tubber, Clare
Drennan (nee O’Brien) Margaret, Ratheniska House, Stradbally, Co. Laois (R32 A264) and late of Aughrim, Tubber, Co. Clare. Decemember 4th 2019. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Abberyleix CNU. Surrounded by her loving family. Retired Court Stenographer, Irish Courts Service. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Arthur, son Diarmaid, daughter-in-law Anne, grandsons Séan and Padraig. Loving sister to Maureen, Sr Kathleen, Imelda, Bridget, Paddy and the late John. Sadly missed by her life long friend Mary Early, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at her residence from 2 pm on Friday, concluding with rosary at 8 pm sharp. Removal to the Church of the Holy Cross, Ratheniska on Saturday to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Abbeyleix CNU.
Neville James, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Died unexpectedly, December 1st 2019. Deeply regretted by his wife Gloria, daughters Fiona, Heather and Sarah. Sister Muriel, grandchildren Zoe, Leah, Maeve, Christopher, Charlotte and Isobel, sons-in-law, sister-in-law and his many friends.
Funeral arrangements will be announced on Thursday afternoon.
Portlaoise Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at his residence in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Breda, daughter Debra, sons Gerard, Raymond and Michael, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchild, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 4 pm. Wednesday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society. Donation box in the church.
Mary Ellen Cowley (née Kearney)
Laughaun, Tullamore, Offaly / Clonaslee, Laois
Late of Glendine, Clonaslee. Peacefully, at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by her husband Michael. Deeply regretted by her sister Sr. Benignus, niece Margaret, nephew John, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May She Rest In Peace
Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home, Harbour Street, Tullamore, on Friday from 4pm until removal at 6pm to the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 10am with burial, after Mass, in St. Colman’s Cemetery, Mucklagh.
Alfred (Alf) Leech
Shanbeg, Rosenallis, Laois
Leech, Alfred (Alf) Shanbeg, Rosenallis Co. Laois, December 4th 2019 in his 102nd year, in the care of his adoring family at home. Predeceased by his loving wife Sylvia (nee Goodwin). Father of Beckie (Harris), George, Heather (Fletcher) and Brian, Father-in-law of Tom, Moira, John and Rhona. Pre-deceased by his grandsons, Mark, George and Phillip. Deeply regretted by his loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-brother Albert, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Reposing in his home (Eircode R32V262) on Thursday from 2pm. Removal to St Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis, on Friday, 6th of December, arriving at 3pm for funeral service. Burial afterwards in St Brigid’s Cemetery. House private Friday morning, please.
Esker hills, Portlaoise, Laois
Adamczyk, Buttercup Avenue, Esker Hills, Portlaoise. Passed away on Nov 29th 2019 at Tullamore Regional Hospital. Deeply regretted by his partner Anna Banachowska, his loving son Iwo, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Thursday from 6.30pm until 8pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Friday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. Cremation will follow afterwards.
Main Street, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Sean Hanrahan, Main Street, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois, Dec. 2, 2019, (unexpectedly) at his residence. Predeceased by his parents Joe and Margaret. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Joe and Michael, sister Catherine (Bowe), aunt Alice (Campion), sisters in law Marie and Noreen, brother in law John, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, extended family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.
May Sean Rest In Peace
Reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown (EirCode R32 TN84) this Wednesday evening (Dec. 4th.) from 4 o’c with removal at 7 o’c to St. Canice’s Church, Borris in Ossory (EirCode R32 P2YK) arriving at 7.30 o’c. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning (Dec. 5th.) at 11 o’c, with burial immediately afterwards in Killasmeestia Cemetery (Eircode R32 XKOO).
Timmy (Jnr) Reardon
Rathnaveen, Tipperary Town, Tipperary / Portarlington, Laois
Reardon, Portarlington, Co. Laois and Rathnaveen, Tipperary. November 30th 2019, (Unexpectedly) Timmy (Jnr): Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents Timmy and Claire, his brothers Noel and James, sisters Margaret, Sharon, Bríd, Claire and Marie, aunts, uncle, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives work colleagues, neighbours and friends.
May He Rest In Peace
Reposing at Whelan’s Funeral Home, Bansha Road, Tipperary this Wednesday (December 4th) from 5:30pm to 7pm, arriving at St Michael’s Church, Tipperary for Requiem Mass on Thursday at 10.30 am followed by burial in St Michael’s Cemetery, Tipperary.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, December 5, 2019