Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Siobhan Breen (née Murphy)
Brock View, Mountmellick, Laois/Ballyfermot, Dublin
Breen (nee Murphy) Brock View, Mountmellick. March 26th 2020 Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. James Hosp. Dublin. Siobhan, dearly loved wife to Martin and cherished mother to Lisa, Niamh and Saoirse. Deeply regretted by her loving family, Catherine, Liam, Eamon, Joseph, Shay, Ciaran, Fergal, Sheila, Padraig, Cathal and Marie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Family funeral will take place on Monday morning. Interment in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick at 11 am on Monday morning. Covid-19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. House private. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
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.
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.
Due to the Covid – 19 Directive a Memorial Mass will take place for Alice in St John’s Church Killenard at a later Date.
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.
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). A memorial Mass will be announced at a later date.
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