Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Oaklawn, Portlaoise, Laois / Johnstown, Kilkenny
Hughes, Oaklawn, Portlaoise and late of Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny. William, beloved husband of recently deceased wife Ann and dearly loved mum to Karen, Jane, Annette and Niall. Cherished grandfather to his ten grandchildren. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Pam O Sioráin, Elma Corcoran and Eileen Way, sons in law Simon, David and Andrew, daughter in law Jacinta, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans funeral home from 5pm on Sunday evening with rosary at 6pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon in St Kieran’s Church, Johnstown, on Monday morning, followed by interment in Johnstown Cemetery.
Patricia (Pat) KELLY (née Grehan)
Clonskeagh, Dublin / Mountmellick, Laois
KELLY (née Grehan) Patricia (Pat) (Clonskea and formerly of Mountmellick, Co. Laois) January 15, 2020 – in her 103rd year, peacefully, in the loving care of the Staff of St. Michael’s Ward, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, and in particular, geriatrician, Dr. O’Shea and his colleagues. Pre-deceased by her husband Eddie and her grandson Garrett. Very deeply regretted by her daughter Cepta, son Michael, daughter-in-law Mary, grandchildren Aisling, Síofra, Etáin and Olwen, her great-grandsons Garrett and Vince (California), nephews, nieces, cousins, her extended family, loyal neighbours, friends and her wonderful carers.
Reposing at Rom Massey & Sons Funeral Home, 6 Cranford Centre, Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4, D04 X446 (opposite U.C.D. flyover) on Saturday evening, January 18, from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday, January 20, at 10am at the Church of St. Thérèse, Mount Merrion. Burial afterwards at Mount Jerome Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice.
Paddy (Patrick) Rankin
Kiloughan, Stradbally, Laois
Paddy (Patrick) Rankin, Kiloughan, Stradbally, Co. Laoise, suddenly, at his home on 15th January 2020. Predeceased by his parents George and May, brothers, Jimmy and Sean.
Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his sister Carmel and his brother George, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his nephew, Brian and Nora’s home at Loughteague. (R32NC59) from 3pm on Saturday with recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday morning at 9.30am to arrive at The Holy Cross Church, Ratheniska, for 10am Requiem Mass, interment to follow in S.S. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Michael (Mickey) Whelan
Ballyhegadon, Donaghmore, Laois
Michael (Mickey) Whelan, Ballyhegadon, Donaghmore, Co. Laois. Ex Donaghmore Creamery. January 16th 2020. Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Predeceased by his sister Noreen. Deeply regretted by his sisters Mary and Patricia, his brother Joe, nephews, nieces and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Friday evening from 3pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Killasmeestia Cemetery.
Rathmoyle, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully in the care of the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Ann (Crowe), Norrie (Roach), Betty (O’Brien) and Jean (Behan), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at the Chapel of Adoration, adjoining The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, on Thursday from 5pm, with Rosary at 7.30pm. Removal to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, for 11am Requiem Mass on Friday. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
REST IN PEACE
Nancy Mc Menamin (née Lalor)
Redhill, Ballyroan, Laois
Beloved wife of John and devoted mother to Mairead and Eamon , cherished grandmother to Jaye, Charlie, Lee, Ellie, Ronan and Noah. Sadly missed by Richard and Patricia, sisters-in-Iaw Mena and Susan, brothers-in-law Eddie and Michael, her much loved nieces, nephews, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at her daughter Mairead home in Ballinlough Ballyroan from 3pm. on Thursday and Friday with prayers at 7.30 pmon both evenings. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan on Saturday morning for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patricks Cemetery.
House private on Saturday morning by request.
Rest in peace.
Brigid (Bridie) Doody
Ridge Rd, Portlaoise, Laois
In her 95th year. Much loved aunt of Audrey, George, Jean, Paddy, Ger, Ena, Billy and Mary. Deeply regretted by her loving family ,cusions, extended family, relatives and a large circle of wonderful friends and neighbours.
May She Rest In Peace
Reposing at her home on Thursday from 12:00 noon with rosary recital at 8:00pm. Removal on Friday at 9:30am to arrive at SS Peter & Paul’s Church for 10:00am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Michael J Nolan
Wicklow Town, Wicklow / Portlaoise, Laois
Michael J. Nolan of Wicklow Town, formerly of Nolan’s Shoe Shop and Portlaoise who passed away Sunday, 12th January, 2020 in his 90th year, peacefully in the care of Blainroe Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved husband of the late Pauline. He will be sadly missed by his sons Tony and Niall, daughters Corinna and Vivienne, brothers Jim and Bob, sister Rita, daughters in law Rose and Pauline, sons in law Paul and Keith, grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Michael will repose at Flannery’s Funeral Home, Bachelors Walk, in Wicklow Town, from 6pm until 8pm on Tuesday, January 14th. Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Wicklow Town on Wednesday morning, January 15th, at 10am followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery.
Mae (Mary) Holohan (née Jones)
Sarto Road, Naas, Kildare / Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of Grattan Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Surrounded by her loving family in the kind and gentle care of the staff of Ashley Lodge private nursing home. Beloved wife of the late Paddy and mother of Mary (Conway), Evelyn (O’Sullivan), Noel, Geraldine (Burke), Patrick and Ken (Kenneth). Deeply missed and remembered by her loving family, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nephews, niece, relatives, neighbours and all who knew and loved her.
Reposing at the George Mullins Funeral Home, Kilcullen Road, Naas on Tuesday from 5pm with Prayers at 7pm. Removal on Wednesday at 9.20am to arrive at the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Ballycane, Naas for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by Burial in St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas.
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