Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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William (Billy) Flynn
Courtwood, Ballybrittas, Laois
William (Bill) Flynn, Courtwood, Ballybrittas, died 21st of April 2020 peacefully at Oghill Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary, sons Liam, Cathal, Martin and Robert and their families. Sadly missed by his brothers Jimmy, John, Lar and Ned, sisters Mary, Theresa and Nancy, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends and neighbours. Predeceased by brothers Michael, Paddy and Joe.
Funeral mass and Interment private. Covid 19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. Memorial mass to be organised at a later date.
The Flynn family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this sensitive and difficult time.
Ida Mitchell (née Lalor)
Peacefully, after a short illness in her 90th Year in Portlaoise General Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Albert (Bert) and son-in-law Cyril Mc Murray. Ida will be dearly missed by her daughters Helen Mc Murray and Hazel Wellwood,son-in-law Cecil, grandchildren Scott, Tristan, Nevil and Adam, sisters Sadie Baskin and Marie Hogan, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours and all at Brookhaven Nursing Home Ballyragget.
Due to Corvid 19 Directive Ida’s Funeral will be Family only. A memorial service will take place later.
Capoley, Portlaoise, Laois
Kealey, Eamon – Capoley, Portlaoise. April 20th 2020 Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers and Sisters, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces. Relatives and friends.
Government Covid-19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. A memorial mass will take place at a later date.
Emmet Street, Mountmellick, Laois
John Leo Deffew, Emmet Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois and late of Callary Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Passed away, peacefully, April 18th 2020, in the wonderful care of The Staff at St. Paul’s Ward, St. Vincent’s Community Nursing Home, Mountmellick. John will be remembered with love and sadly missed by his daughter Frances, son-in-law Sean, grandchildren Emily and Millie, siblings Willie, Andrew, Mary Murphy, Elizabeth McDonald and Anne Kelly, brothers-in-law Joe and Sean. John will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and his neighbours in Laois, Offaly and Clare. Predeceased by his beloved and adored daughter Eileen Deffew, parents Leo and Brigid, nephew Mark McDonald, Patterson Estate and sister-in-law Betty Deffew. ”Say not in grief he is no more but thankful that he was”. Loved always and forever till we meet again.
John’s family would like to express their thanks to the dedicated staff at St.Vincents who are working tirelessly to care for all their residents
John’s funeral will be private, due to COVID 19 restrictions. His family will arrange a memorial Mass after the pandemic has cleared.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 21, 2020