Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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William (Billy) Aird
Doneraile, 7 Broomville, Dublin Rd., Portlaoise, Laois, R32 RYWZ
Died on 3rd March 2020 peacefully at his home. In his 91st year. Predeceased by his wife Ann and son Mark. Much loved father of Niall, Ciara (Fitzpatrick), Tara (Mahony), and Vanessa (Keane), sons-in-law Sean, Tomás and Ger, daughter-in-law Pauline, Nine grandsons and four grandaughters and great-grandaughter Evelyn, sister Kathleen McManus, Brothers-in-law Eamon Rafter, Liam and Patsy Grace, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.
May he rest in peace
Reposing at his home on Wednesday from 3pm, with recital of the Holy Rosary at 8pm. Removal fron his home on Thursday morning to Ss. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Private cremation on Friday. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society.
Josie Dunne (née Clooney)
Poormans Bridge, Abbeyleix, Laois
Predeceased by her husband Vincent. Peacefully in the care of Drominin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Marie, Noreen and Fran, sons Fint and Liam, brothers, sisters, sons- in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her son Liam’s residence, Poorsmans Bridge, Abbeyleix from 2pm. to 8 pm. on Wedneday with Rosary at 7.30 pm. Removal to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Thursday. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
House Private On Thursday Morning Please
Rest In Peace
Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Laois / Banagher, Offaly
Kathleen McDonald, Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co. Laois and formerly of Lusmagh, Banagher, Co. Offaly. March 3. 2020. Peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her brothers Tom and Paddy. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Ellen, son Joseph, grandson Theo, brothers John and Paul, sisters Bernadette, Sr. Sarah, Agnes and May, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
“May Kathleen Rest In Peace”
Funeral Mass on Thursday (5th. Mar.) at 11 o’c in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath with burial immediately afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
House Private Please.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, March 3, 2020