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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, April 25, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Harry Boylan
Skerries, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois

Boylan, Harry, Skerries and Portarlington. Peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, 23rd April 2020. Devoted husband of the late Essie, father of the late Damian, and grandfather of his little angel Amy. Sadly missed by his children Harry Jnr, Linda, Cora, Martin, Anne, Joan and Maryjo, brother Jimmy and sister Anne, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, fifteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and large circle of friends.

May Harry Rest In Peace

Due to Government/HSE Covid-19 Guidelines, Private Funeral. Funeral mass in Saint Patrick’s Church, Skerries. Harry will be laid to rest with his beloved wife Essie and son Damian in Saint Michael’s Cemetery in Portarlington.

Frank Byrne
26 Hanover Court, Carlow Town, Carlow / Ballickmoyler, Laois

Frank Byrne of 26 Hanover Court, Carlow and formerly of Ballickmoyler, Carlow and Stradbally, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully on April 24th, 2020, at The Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow.

Much loved father of Elizabeth, Michael, Francis, Phillip, Paul, Ger, Noeleen and the late James, cherished brother of Noeleen, Peter, Michael and the late Annie, Noel and Danny and much loved former husband of Geraldine.

He will be sadly missed by his loving sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, friends, especially his good friend Mary.

May Frank’s Gentle Soul Rest in Peace

Frank’s family understand and appreciate that people would like to offer their condolences. However, due to the current situation, all funeral arrangements will be private.

Paddy Daly
Derrinsallagh, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

Paddy Daly, Derrinsallagh, Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois. April 24th. 2020 (peacefully) at his daughter Catherine’s residence, Tramore, Co. Waterford. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (nee Nolan). Sadly missed by his loving children, Patrick, Kevin and Catherine, daughter-in-law Triona, son-in-law Maurice, grandchildren Caoimhe and Shauna, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

“May Paddy Rest In Peace”

In accordance with Government and HSE recommendations regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family only. A celebration of Paddy’s life will be held at a later date.

Kathleen Walsh
Portlaoise, Laois / Athy, Kildare

Kathleen (Kitty) Walsh, Colliers Wood, Portlaoise and late of Convent View, Athy, passed away, peacefully, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy, in the care of the nurses and staff of St. Ann’s Ward. Predeceased by her husband Joseph, daughter Ann Timpson and her sons Patrick and Thomas. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Theresa (Holohan), son Michael, son-in-law Willie, grandsons Derek, Michael, Andrew, Ian, Gary and Niall, granddaughters Karen, Caterina, Susan, Valarie and Aoife, great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Bridget, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

In accordance with government guidelines on public gatherings, a private Funeral will take place, limited to family members only.

Brenda Dempsey (née Dunne)
Clanmalire, Portarlington, Laois / Portarlington, Offaly

Formerly Garryhinch Portarlington County Offaly. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Loving daughter of the late Timmy and dear sister of the late Derek. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Lesley, son Eoin and their father Paddy, mother Kay, sister Alice, brothers Tommy, Padraig, Tim and Adrian, son-in-law David, aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, cousins, extended family, workmates, neighbours and many friends.


The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Team, the Primary Care Team, the Daffodil Day Nurse and Dr Murray for all their help and care.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive a Private Family Funeral will take place. A Memorial Mass for Brenda will take place at a later Date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time. Brenda’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on Friday at 11am here.

Anne Coss
Tuckmilltown, Straffan, Kildare / Portarlington, Laois

Late of Station Road Portarlington County Laois. Peacefully at her sister Kay (Madden’s) residence Tuckmilltown Straffan. Loving sister of the late Tommy, Jim, Michael, Kevin, Patrick and Brendan. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Kay, brothers John, Ray and Aidan, brother-in-law Paddy, sisters-in-law Hella, Dolores, Nuala, Noreen, Mary and Dympna, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

Due to the Covid 19 Directive a Private Family Funeral will take place. A Memorial Mass for Anne will take place at a later Date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.

Patrick Moran
Church View, Suncroft, Kildare / Portlaoise, Laois

Ex sergeant, 3rd Battalion, The Curragh Camp. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen, sons Liam and Michael, daughters Pauline and Tina(R.I.P.), grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May Patrick Rest In Peace

A private funeral will take place, due to government advice regarding public gatherings. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, please leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below. The family thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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