Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Sarah Chambers (née Dempsey)
Congress Tcel, Portarlington, Laois
Formerly Ballymorris Road Portarlington. Peacefully in the loving and wonderful care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home Portarlington. Loving wife of the late Michael. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Bridget (Crowe) and Sarah (Ryan), grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law Dessie and Christy, sisters-in-law Katy and Phyllis, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Tuesday from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday at 9:20am arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to Ballyadden Cemetery, Ballybrittas.
Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To Oakdale Nursing Home Residents Comfort Fund.
Bridget Hetherington (née BYRNE)
Dysartbeigh, Mountrath, Laois
Bridget Hetherington (neé Byrne), Dysartbeigh, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 1st March 2020 (peacefully) in her 91st year, at the Ballard Lodge Nursing Home Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband John, deeply regretted by her loving daughters Mary and Claire, sons Johnny and Paddy, brother Jimmy, granchildren, great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
May She Rest In Peace
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, on Monday evening from 7 o’clock, with Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal from her home (Dysartbeigh) on Tuesday morning at 10.40a.m. to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 11 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, Laois
Mills, “Lisoville” Colliers Lane, Portlaoise. March 1st 2020 Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at St Vincent’s Hospital. Denzil, dearly loved husband and best friend to Marion. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken wife, brother Leslie, sister Caroline, bros in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends, former colleagues at Shaws.
Funeral arriving at St Peter’s Church, Market Sq, at 7 pm on this Monday evening. Funeral service will take place at 2 pm on Tuesday followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only donations if desired to the Laois Hospice.
“Lifes work well done. Lifes victory won. Eternal peace ”
Matthew (Matt) Kelly
Ashbourne, Meath/Ratoath, Meath/Dublin 15, Dublin/Errill, Laois
Kelly Matthew (Matt), (Ashbourne, Co. Meath and formerly of Glenville Drive, Dublin 15 and Errill, Co. Laois) February 29th. 2020, (peacefully), at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, after a short illness. Husband of Eileen and the late Theresa and dear father of Pat, Anne and Geraldine. Sadly missed by his loving family, son-in-law René, daughter-in-law Carolyn, grandchildren Ivan, Marina, Conor and Ciara, brother Joe, sister Mary, Teasy, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his son Pat’s residence in Ratoath on Monday evening (2nd March) from 6pm until 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning (3rd March) to the Church of The Holy Trinity, Ratoath, arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by burial in Esker Cemetery, Lucan. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, March 2, 2020