Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Daniel (Dan) Collier
HighField Meadows, Portlaoise, Laois / Camross, Laois
Daniel (Dan) Collier. HighField Meadows, Portlaoise and formerly Rossnacreena, Camross. Died February 1st 2020 in his 92nd year. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff at Ballard Lodge Nursing Home Portlaoise. Predeceased by his daughter Sharon. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Freda, son Michael, daughter-in-law Angela, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren Lauren and Roman, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Lily O’Connor (née Hyland)
Knocknakeran, Ballyfin, Laois / Portlaoise, Laois
Lily O Connor (née Hyland), Knocknakeran, Ballyfin and formerly Shaen, Portlaoise. Died February 2nd 2020 peacefully in the loving care of her family and staff at St.Vincents Community Care Centre Mountmellick. Beloved wife of Pat and dear mother of Patrick, Olivia and Catriona. Deeply regretted by her husband and family, grandchildren Kevin, Jack, Calum, Lily, Conor, Meabh and Lily Anne. Sisters Molly Saxton (U.S.A), Josie Leahy (Kinnity) and Esther, brothers Jack and Martin, brothers-in-law Vince and Mick, neighbour, relatives and many friends.
Rest In Peace.
Lily will repose In her home (eircode R32H3E3) on Monday from 2pm Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am Burial after in St. Fintan’s Cemetery. Family time in her home on Tuesday morning.
Very Rev. John (Jack) Walsh
Rath, Ballybrittas, Laois / Emo, Laois
Very Rev. John (Jack) P.E. Rath, Ballybrittas County Laois and former P.P. Emo Parish County Laois. Peacefully in the exceptional care of the staff of Aut Even Hospital Kilkenny. Predeceased by his brother Bill. Deeply regretted by his loyal carer Margot Coogan, his brother Thos, his sister-in-law Hannah, his nieces, Bishop Denis Nulty, priests of Kildare and Leighlin Diocese, former parishioners, cousins, extended family and friends.
Reposing at The Sacred Heart Church Rath Ballybrittas on Monday afternoon from 2pm with Funeral Prayers on Monday evening at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass in St Paul’s Church Emo on Tuesday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in adjoining Cemetery.
House Strictly Private Please.
Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To The Simon Community.
Requiesce In Pace
Tentore, Ballacolla, Laois
Peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Predeceased by his brother Jimmy, sisters Bridie, Rita and Mai. Deeply regretted by his nephews Tony and Pat, their wives Cathriona and Sandra, sister-in-law Mary, grandnieces, grandnephew, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Brookhaven Nursing Home from 3.00pm on Sunday with Rosary at 7.00pm. Removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballacolla on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 12.00 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Portlaoise Road, Mountrath, Laois
Paul McEntee, Portlaoise Road, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 31st January 2020, peacefully at home, predeceased by his wife Frances and son Graham. Sadly missed by his daughter Debbie, son Dave, extended family, relatives and friends.
Cremation will take place on Tuesday 4th February 2020, in Newlands Cross Crematorium at 12 noon.
No flowers please, donations, if desired to a charity of choice.
Mary Louise Ryan
Lowhill, Ballinakill, Laois
Louise died suddenly in Nollamara, Western Australia and is formerly of Lowhill, Ballinakill, Co. Laois. Beloved daughter of Mary Ryan (nee Hennessey) and the late Kieran and sister to Michael. She is survived by her heartbroken mother and brother also deeply regretted by her aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and large circle of friends.
Reposing at Phelans Funeral Home, Durrow, Co.Laois from 5pm on Monday evening and Prayers at 6.30pm. Removal at 7.00pm to The Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Tuesday morning followed by internment in the adjoining cemetery. Donations, if desired, to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.
May Louise Rest in Peace.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, February 2, 2020