Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Derrygarran, Portlaoise, Laois
Jimmie Heffernan, Derrygarran, and late of Shamrock Stores. Portlaoise, May 16th, 2020. Peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of Anne and dearly loved father to Alaine, Jane, Kate, and Mike. Predeceased by his sister Marie, father and mother Mick and Ann. Deeply regretted by his loving family: his sisters Bridie, Ann and Eileen; sons in law Steven and Michael; grandchildren Ada, Mary, Esi and Theo; brothers in law, sister in law; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Campclone, Kilbricken, Mountrath, Laois/Castletown
Funeral arrangements later.
Emmet Terrace, Mountmellick, Laois
Patrick (Paddy) Shortall, 19 Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Co.Laois and formerly Corrig, Portarlington, Co.Laois. (Retired Bord na Mona) died 17th of May, peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Eileen.
Sadly missed by his daughters, son, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchild, family circle, neighbours, relatives and his many friends.
Margaret (Rita) Fogarty (née Daly)
Ballinakill, Clonaslee, Laois / Tullamore, Offaly
Margaret (Rita) Fogarty, (nee Daly), Ballinakill, Clonaslee, Co. Laois, and formerly of Killurin and Healy Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Died on the 16th of May 2020, peacefully, at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Predeceased by her daughter Moira. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Joe, son Damien, daughters Monica and Claire, grandchildren, great-grandchild, daughter-in-law Michelle, sons-in-law John, Paul and Telford, sisters Maureen, Vonnie, Rose and Anne, brother Noel, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Due to Government advice and Covid 19 protocols regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place on Monday at 11am in St Manman’s Church, Clonaslee. This can be viewed on on www.mcnmedia.tv under Clonaslee parish.
Maura Kirwan (née Flanagan)
Moutrath rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Kirwan (nee Flanagan) “Shalom” Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, 2020. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of Deirdre and the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally.
Maura, beloved wife of the late Edward and mother of the late Eileen and Eamon. Deeply regretted by her loving family. Breda, Lynn, Richard, Brendan, Siobhan, and Mark, brother Tom and sister Elizabeth, brother in law, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Interment will take place is St John the Baptist Churchyard in Ballyfin. In accordance with Government and HSE recommendations regarding public gatherings, a private funeral will take place, for family only.
The Family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and support at this sad time.
Killenard, Portarlington, Laois/Thurles, Tipperary
Formerly of Moyneard Moyne, Thurles, County Tipperary. Peacefully in his home in the loving care of his family after a short illness. Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Billy Liston, his sister Pauline O’Gorman and brother Dick Liston.
Greatly missed by his loving son Andrew, daughter Katie, wife Philomena, daughter-in-law Leanne, sisters Josephine, Marie and Frances, brothers Paddy, Willie and John, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In accordance with Government and HSE recommendations regarding public gathering’s a Private Ceremony and Cremation will take place for family only.
A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at a later Date. The family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and support at this sad time.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, can be made to the Irish Cancer Society online at https://www.cancer.ie and the Midlands Hospice Build via relatives or the Undertakers.
Mary (May) McAleenan (née Good)
Corrig, Stradbally, Laois/Dublin
Beloved wife of the late Desmond and much loved mother of Peter, Hilda, Colin, Don, Enid, Raymond and Alex.
Deeply regretted by her loving family, son in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchidren, brother, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.
A Mass to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at a later date. In accordance with goverment guidelines on public gatherings, a private funeral will take place.
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