Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Ballyduff, Stradbally, Laois
Christy passed away, peacefully, in the Hermitage Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his parents Peggy and Chris, his brothers Johnny and Mick and sister Rita. Sadly missed by his son John Paul, daughter Deirdre, brother Willie, sisters Esther, Mary, Noeline and Ann, his nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
May Christy Rest In Peace
Covid 19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. Private family funeral. Memorial Mass to be organised at a later date.
The Rowe family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this sensitive and difficult time.
Sr. Celine McMahon
Presentation Sisters, Mountmellick, Laois / Lisdoonvarna, Clare
McMahon, Sr. Celine, Presentation Sisters, Mountmellick, Co Laois and formally Laghtmurreda, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare June 18th 2020 peacefully in the tender care of the Sisters and staff Shalom Nursing Home, Kilcock, Co. Kildare.Predeceased by her parents Jack and Katy, her brothers J.J., George and John.Deeply regretted by her sisters Bridget (Dilly) Whittle (Donard) and Catherine McMahon –Moughtin (Nottingham) , sisters-in-law Mary McMahon and Helga Perlwitz-McMahon, brothers-in-law Tom Whittle and John Cliff Moughtin, nieces Mary Whittle, Mary and Barbara McMahon, nephews Fachtna, Cathal, and Declan Whittle, John and George McMahon, grandnieces, grandnephews, Presentation Community; extended family and friends.
Rest in Peace.
Due to Government and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings a private Funeral for immediate family and Presentation Community only will take place. Sr Celine’s Requiem Mass can be viewed live on the Mountmellick Parish Webcam on Saturday 20th June at 11a.m.
Br. Bernard Kelly
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois / Moate, Offaly
Br. Bernard Kelly, De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, and late of Serboy, Tubber, Moate, Co. Offaly. June 18th. 2020. Predeceased by his sisters Mollie (Seery), Annie (Coughlan), his brothers Paddy and Jimmy, Greatly missed by his nieces, nephews,, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, confreres in religion, staff in Miguel House, relatives and friends.
May He Rest In Peace
In accordances with Government and HSE recommendations regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family and close friends only. The family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support at this sad and difficult time.
Noreen Coss (née Doyle)
Grattan St., Portlaoise, Laois
Coss, Noreen (nee Doyle), Grattan St., Portlaoise, 17th June 2020. Peacefully at Louise’s home. Surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Matt, sons John Paul and Matthew. daughters Louise, Pamela, Stephanie, and Mary, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, her 14 grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
Given the exceptional climate and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place, at 12 noon on Friday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam. http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Those who would have liked to attend her funeral, but due to these restrictions cannot, please leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.
Rosemary (Ro) Antoinette Brennan (née O’Connor)
Templeogue, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois
The death has occurred of Rosemary (Ro) Antoinette Brennan (nee O’Connor), Templeogue, Dublin and formerly of Portlaoise. Rosemary passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross on the 13th of June 2020. Beloved wife of Martin Brennan and wonderful mother to cherished sons Ian and Clive. Rosemary will be forever loved by daughters-in-law Dara and Jennifer and her adoring grandchildren Lily, Grace, Scarlett, Chloe and Alexander.
She will be dearly missed by her sisters Maeve, Carol and Bernadette, sisters-in-law Kathleen, Frances, Mary and Anne and brothers-in-law Sean and Alexander. Rosemary will be fondly remembered by her nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff in St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.
May her soul rest in peace.
Due to government guidelines, a private funeral will take place for Rosemary for close family and friends only. Those who would have liked to attend but cannot due to current restrictions can view the funeral service on St. Colmcille’s Church webcam (www.knocklyonparish.ie).
Please remember Rosemary at 11am on Wednesday morning. Family flowers only please and donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society.
Bernadette O’Connell White
Carnamadra, Kinvara, Galway / Castletown, Laois
Bernadette O’Connell White, Carnamadra, Kinvara, Co. Galway, (formerly of Castletown, Co. Laois). June 15th, 2020. Bernadette passed away surrounded by family in her home and garden on Monday, June 15th following a long and brave battle with illness. Daughter of the late Michael O’Connell and Patricia O’Neill O’Connell and sister of Andrew, Kieran, Anne, Jack and Nora. Sadly missed by her loving husband Paul, children Hannah, Oisin and Tessa, daughter-in-law Ruth and beloved granddaughter Freya Bea.
May Bernadette rest in peace.
In compliance with current Government guidelines, Ber’s funeral Mass will be for immediate family only and will take place at 12 noon, June 16th at St. Coman’s Church, Kinvara. House strictly private please.
The Square, Ballinakill, Laois
Late of Derry .Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Marjorie. Deeply regretted by his son Christopher, daughter Sue, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great grandson, carers Pauline and Eileen, relatives and friends.
“At Rest ”
A Memorial Service for Raymond will take place at a later date.
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