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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, February 20, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Ann Brennan (née Brannigan)
Clorinka, Muckalee, Kilkenny / Ballinakill, Laois

Peacefully, in the wonderful care of Archersrath Nursing Home. Predeceasd by her loving husband Martin (Matt). Much loved mother of John, Julianne (Fagan), Marian (Lennon), and Jacinta (McMahon). Sadly missed by her loving family, daughter-in-law, Sheila, sons-in-law, Paul, Tommy and Kieran, her cherished grandchildren, sisters, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews and nieces, her great neighbours and many friends.

Rest in peace

Ann will be reposing on Thursday 20th February in Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer, R95N5Y8, from 5 p.m., with rosary and vigil prayers at 7:30 p.m. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon in St. Brendan’s Church, Muckalee, with interment afterward in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Village Day Care Centre, Kilkenny.

Jim Ferry
Sheskinbeg, Derrybeg, Gweedore, Donegal / Laois

Jim Ferry, Sheskinbeg, Derrybeg, Gweedore, Co. Donegal died 18th February 2020. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen. Beloved father of Ann Moore, Garrafin, Mountrath. Deeply regretted by his family Margaret, Ann, Jimmy and their partners Simon, Pat and Louise. grandchildren Matthew, James, Jack, Patrick, Daniel and Georgia, great-grandchild Freddie, brothers and their partners, nephews and nieces, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing this Wednesday evening from 6pm in the home of Ann and Pat Moore, Garrafin, Mountrath (R32H9H5), Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving on Thursday evening at 6.45pm to St. Mary’s Church, Derrybeg, Gweedore. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Maghergallen Cemetery.

Lorraine Fitzgerald (née Carey)
Askea, Carlow Town, Carlow / Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

And also Ballaghmore, borris-in-Ossory.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Gavin and son Rían, parents Kevin and Joan Carey, sister Aishling, brother Kevin, grandmother Mary Carey, parents-in-law Matt and Ann, sisters-in-law Niamh and Ciara, uncle Tom, relatives, good neighbours and many friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at her parents house in Ballaghmore (R32 P2H5) on Thursday evening from 4pm with prayers at 8pm. Private removal on Friday arriving in St. Lua Church, Ballaghmore (R32 AE86) for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to The Pallative Care Carlow/Kilkenny.

Owen Hiney
Killaney, Mountrath, Laois / Shanahoe, Laois

Unexpectedly. Predeceased by his father Jimmy. Deeply regretted by his sons Conor and Darragh, daughters Rachel and Bronagh, mother Josie, brothers Jimmy and Billy, sisters Nancy and Brigid, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his mother’s residence in Killaney from 4pm on Wednesday, 19th February, with recital of the Rosary at 7.30pm. Removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe, for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Thursday. Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery Shanahoe.

Rest in Peace

Martin Sweeney
7, Willmount Estate, Janesboro, Limerick, V94 92H1 / Portlaoise, Laois

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at University Hospital, Limerick. Beloved husband of the late Margaret. Very deeply regretted by his daughter Martina, son James, son-in-law Shane, daughter-in-law Carol, grandchildren Keith, Kerri, Shannon & Emily, brothers, sisters, very close friend Maria, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends & neighbours.

May He Rest in Peace

Reposing at home in Willmount Estate, Janesboro, Thursday (Feb. 20th) from 5pm to 7pm. Removal on Friday (Feb. 21st) to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Janesboro to arrive for 11am Mass with Funeral afterwards to Kilcornan Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Lung Foundation. House private, outside of Reposal times.

Peter Monnelly
Barnhill, Durrow, Laois

Peacefully at his home (retired Garda Sergeant). Husband of the late Margaret (Peig). Deeply regretted by his sons Phillip, Paul & Tommy, daughters Helen & Sheelagh, brothers Frank & Mick, daughters-in-law, Lynda, Anne Marie & Catriona, sons-in-law, Mark & Sean, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Reposing at his residence (R32 D6C5) this Wednesday from 3.00pm followed by Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal Thursday morning to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow, for Requiem Mass at 12.00pm. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Thurday morning please.

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