Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Joe (Josie) Corcoran
Castlecuffe, Clonaslee, Laois / Rahan, Offaly
Joe died on April 6th 2020, unexpectedly but peacefully at St.Vincent’s Nursing Unit, Mountmellick. He is also know as Josie and is predeceased by his beloved wife Peg and sisters Celine Kennedy (Ennis) and Kay Ryan (Portarlington).
Joe will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving sons Dermot and Gerard and daughter Siobhan Cordial (Sallins), grandchildren Sean, Eva, Tony, Hayley, Mairead, Rory, Cian and Dara, great-grandchildren Joe, Billy, Tim, Michael, Seamus and Tara, brother Rody (Rahan), sister Greta Mulroy (Portmarnock), daughters-in-law Mary and Brenda, son-in-law Mike, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Grant Joe Eternal Rest and Peace
Due to officaial restrictions and in the interset of public health, Joe’s funeral will be private. The Family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time. A Memorial Mass for Joe will be celebrated at a later date.
Sean Egan, Main Street, Borris in Ossory died April 7. 2020 peacefully in the wonderful care of Limerick University Hospital and of recent in the loving care of the staff at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Roscrea. Predeceased by his son Fintan and brother Fr. Denis Egan. Dearly loved by his wife Elizabeth (nee O’Donnell), daughters Margaret and Elizabeth, sons Fr. John and Denis, his sisters, Sr. Geard (Marie), Francis and Ursula. Sadly missed by his loving brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and many dear friends.
May Sean Rest In Peace.
In accordance with Irish Government and HSE recommendations a private funeral will take place on Thursday morning the 9th April in his home in Borris-in-Ossory followed by private burial at the local cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.
Pembroke Terrace, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at home in the loving care of her family. Beloved wife of the late Joe and dearly loved mother of Bria, Ailish and Karen. Cherished granmother (Lilla) of David, Mark, Grace, Matthew, Mona and Melissa. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sons-in-law Des Lalor, Kevin Connaire and Nigel Odlum, her sister Clare brother-in-law Denis , nephews, nieces, relatives, carers and many friends.
A private funeral will take place due to Government Restrictions on gatherings.
There will be a Memorial Mass for Phil at a later date to be confirmed.
“Que sera sera”
Rest in Peace
Christina (Chrissy) Brennan
Kilcronan, Ballinakill, Laois
In the loving care of the staff of Abbeyleix Hospital. Predeceased by her sister Ellen (Nellie), brothers Jimmy and Kieran. Deeply regrettedby her nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Due to the current circumstances a private funeral will take place for family members.
Margaret Cruite (née Kirwan)
Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois
And formerly of Ralish, Laois. Peacefully in Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Sadly missed by her sister Elizabeth (Bessy). Predeceased by her husband Richard (Dick), sister Molly and brother Joe. Deeply regretted by her sisters-in-law Peg and Josephine, nieces and nephews, extended family, friends and especially the Kennedy family. Sincere appreciation to the staff of Droimnin nursing home for their care of Margaret.
Due to Covert 19 regulations Margaret’s funeral will be for immediate family members only. A Memorial Mass for Margaret will take place at a date to be announced.
Kathleen Mc Grath (née O Connell)
Main Street, Kiltimagh, Mayo / Emo, Laois
Kathleen Mc Grath, (nee O’Connell), Mc Graths Public House, Main St, Kiltimagh and formerly of Emo, Co. Laois, predeceased by her husband Austin, her sister Emmie (London) and brother Liam (Laois). Deeply regretted by her daughters Maria and Bernadette, son Sean, brother Eamon and sister-in-law Betty, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.
May she Rest in Peace
Removal from her daughter Brenadette Finn’s home in Kilcon, Kiltimagh on Wednesday morning at 11.30am via James St., and Main St., Kiltimagh to arrive at the Church of the Holy Family for Funeral Mass at 12 o’clock, burial afterwards in Kilkinure Cemetery, Kiltimagh. Due to HSE and Government Guidelines all stages of Kathleen’s Funeral will be confined to family members only, the Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Church webcam on www.kiltimaghparish.org
Louise Elizabeth Shirley (née Harvey)
Oldglass, Ballacolla, Laois
Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Louise is predeceased by her husband, George. Deeply regretted by her daughter, Rosemary, her sons, William, Des and Joe, her daughters-in-law Shiela, Gwen and Deirdre, and her son-in-law Jimmy. Much loved grandmother of, Sara and husband Bernard, Edward and partner Emma, Sandra and partner Martin, Lorraine and partner Conor, Alison and partner Brendan, and Rebecca, Jessica, Adam, Jason, Simon, Ava, Ruth, Leanne and Colin. Adored great-grandmother of Liam, Darragh and Maeve. She will be sorely missed by her extended family, her nephews and nieces, relatives, neighbours, and a wide circle of friends.
Given the current circumstances and to protect everyone, a private burial with only the immediate family will take place.
Louise’s family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
Safe in the arms of Jesus
Breda Delaney (née Keavney)
Borris Rd, Portlaoise, Laois/Tynagh, Galway
Delaney (nee Keaveney) Borris Road, Portlaoise and late of Tynagh, Co. Galway, April 5th 2020. Formerly of the Welcome Inn and The Hare and Hound. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Breda, predeceased by her loving husband Michael and baby daughter Orla. Dearly loved mother to Kevin, Grellan, Michelle Farrell and Sinéad McPhearson. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, brothers in law, sisters in law, special friend Kathleen.. Also Bernie and the wonderful staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing home, and a large circle of friends.
Private family Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon on Tuesday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. The Mass will be broadcast on webcam at Portlaoiseparish.ie.
Given the exceptional climate, and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Breda. A private Funeral with immediate family only will take place. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.
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