Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Brenda Dunican (née Casey)
Killamuck, Abbeyleix, Laois
Wife of the late Peter and mother of the late Stephen. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Anthony and Peter, sister May, daughters-in-law Michelle, Portia and Rachel, grandchildren Rachel, Molly, Harry, Peter, Sarah, Katie and Jim, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing in the Chapel of Adoration adjoining The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, on Tuesday from 5pm with rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Wednesday to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Marian Ave, Portlaoise, Laois
Larkin, Marian Ave, Portlaoise. Feb 7th 2020 at St James’ Hospital. Brian, beloved husband of Catherine and dearly loved father to Michael, Alan and Denise and the late Brian. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers, Ambrose, Seamus, Noel, sisters Irene, Christine, Olive and Paula, daughters in law Fiona and Samantha, son in law Thomas, grandchildren, great grandchild, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Reposing at Michael’s house at 195 St Brigid’s Place on Tuesday from 4 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wed to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery Portlaoise.
Dr Hugh (Hugo) Gath
Elm Lawn, Portlaoise, Laois/Kilcormac, Offaly
Hugo, Portlaoise, Kilcormac, Co. Offaly, Dublin and Waterford, 8th February 2020 (following a brief illness) at Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Husband of the late Josie and father of Eugene and Vivian. Sadly missed by his loving sons, grandchildren, Karl, Aisling, Ryan and Rosanna, daughters in law, Leigh and Suzanne, nephews, nieces, brothers in law, sisters in law, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Dublin Road, on Monday evening, 10th February, from 5pm followed by removal at 7.15pm to arrive at 7.30pm at SS Peter and Paul’s Church. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning, 11th February, at 10am with burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Kilcormac, Co Offaly.
Irishtown, Mountmellick, Laois/Dublin 14
Fergus Canning, Dundrum, Dublin and formerly Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Died February 7th, 2020. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and friends in the kind and dedicated care of the staff of the Beacon hospital. Beloved son of the late Dr.Joe and May Canning, Irishtown, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. Predeceased by his wife Berna. Deeply regretted by his sons Gordon and Joseph. Sister Finola, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at Peter Massey Pastoral Centre, Balally on Tuesday from 4pm. Removal to The Church of The Ascension, Ballally arriving at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10am. Burial after in St.Josephs Cemetery Mountmellick arriving at 1.15pm.
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.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Tuesday evening (Feb 11th) from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s church for 10am requiem Mass. Cremation will follow afterwards in Newlands Crematorium.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, February 10, 2020