Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Brigid Lynch (née Brennan)
Rathmore, Ballintubbert, Ballyadams, Laois / Athy, Kildare
Peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Patrick and loving mother of Mary, Joe and John. Brigid will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her children, adored grandchild Sam, daughter-in-law Sharon, sisters-in-law Mary & Teresa, nieces (especially Catherine), nephews, relatives (especially Mary), extended family, neighbours and friends.
May She Rest in Peace
A private funeral will take place , due to government advice regarding public gatherings. The funeral mass will be live streamed on the Ballyadams Parish facebook page at 12 noon on Wednesday, the 20th May.
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
ohnny Murphy, Campclone, Kilbricken, Mountrath and Castletown, Co. Laois. May 17th. (peacefully) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his loving sister Peggie (Loyns), nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Johnny Rest In Peace.
In accordances with Government and HSE recommendations regarding public gathering’s a private funeral and burial will take place for family only. A celebration of Johhny’s life will be held at a later date.
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.
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