Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois
O’Brien. William. St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, March 26th 2020. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Kilminchy lodge Nursing home. William will be deeply regretted by his loving family.
Family Requiem Mass will take place on Saturday followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise at 1 pm.
May he rest in peace
Covid-19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. His family wish to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
Alice Rosen (née Dunne)
Germany / Formerly Tierhoger, Portarlington, Laois
Formerly Tierhoger Portarlington County Laois. Alice died in Germany. Loving wife of the late Hans. Deeply regretted by her loving brother John (Tierhoger), sister-in-law Teresa, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rest In Peace.
Due to the Covid – 19 Directive a Memorial Mass will take place for Alice in St John’s Church Killenard at a later Date. Condolences can be left online below.
Carmel Summerfield (née Brophy)
Pike of Rushall, Laois
Carmel Summerfield (nee Brophy) Bangor, North Wales and formerly of the Pike Of Rushall, Portlaoise, Co Laois, March 26th 2020 (unexpectedly) at the University Hospital Bangor. Predeceased by her parents Mick and Peg. Deeply regretted by her loving husband John, sons Sean and Rick, brothers Pat, Michael and John, sisters Lucy and Frances, aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Carmel Rest In Peace.
Funeral Arrangements will be announced later.
Mary Whelan (née Browne)
Ballyedmond, Rathdowney, Laois
Whelan (nee Browne), Ballyedmond, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, March 25th 2020. Peacefully, Mary, predeceased by her husband Jack and her sons Peter and Martin and her infant daughter Mary. Deeply regretted by her daughter Catherine and her sons Pat, Seán and Andrew, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, her beloved 13 grandchildren and her 3 great-grandchildren, her brother Seán and her sister Tess, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Funeral Mass on Friday March 27th in The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 12 noon followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.
As per the COVID-19 directive funeral restricted to family and close relatives only. The funeral Mass will be streamed (www.rathdowneyparish.ie) Condolences can be expressed on the page below. A memorial Mass will be announced at a later date.
May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace
Peter McDonagh, 28 Clonrooske, Portlaoise. Died March 23rd 2020. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary (Née Nevin) and children Tiffany, Sue -Ellen, Mikeala, Peter Jnr and Mikey, brothers Michael, John, Bernie, Patrick and James, sisters, Winnie McCarthy, Elizabeth Nevin, Nora Gallagher and beloved grandaughter Annabella, uncles and aunts, neighbours, relatives and many friends.
Rest In Peace.
Peters funeral will be for his immediate family only in line with Government and HSE guidelines. Sympathisers can extend sympathy on the online condolence facility below.
Covid-19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. Please use online Condolence book. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois
McDonald (nee Rochford), Beladd, Portlaoise. 25th March 2020. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Maria, beloved wife of Oliver and dearly loved mum to Sharon, Margaret, Sierra, Jan, Lee, and Cody. Cherished grandmother to Ava, Sophie, Calum, Emily, Ellen, Faye, Kyle, Robbie and Lauren. Loving sister to Angela. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, John, Shane, Garry and Mark, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
May she rest in peace
Interment will take place at 3 pm on Friday in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Covid-19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. A Memorial Mass will take place at a later date. Please use online Condolence book. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Donations if desired to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, March 26, 2020