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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 21, 2020

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Seán (Sonny) Bowe
Moore Street, Rathdowney, Laois

Seán (Sonny) Bowe, Moore Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. June 17th 2020. Sadly mourned by his brother Joe, sisters Biddy, Teresa, Mary and Nancy, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Due to the COVID-19 Directive on public gatherings funeral strictly private, because of these restrictions you can view the funeral mass live streamed on Monday June 22nd from the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 11am (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney).

The family thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.

Tom Major
Portlaoise, Laois

The death has occurred of Thomas (Tom) Major, Rathevan, Portlaoise, Laois and London, England, formerly of Bushey, Herts, U.K. Died 19th June 2020.

Tom passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, after an illness borne with patience, courage, faith and dignity.

Devoted husband and best friend of Mary (nee Flanagan) and loving father to Sarah, Ellen, Kate, Nora and Thomas. Beloved son of Nora and the late Thomas. Deeply regretted by his loving family, mother-in-law, Maura, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunt, uncle, cousins and a large circle of friends.

Requiem Mass for Tom in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, on Sunday at 1pm. Due to Covid restrictions, only 25 people can enter the church, however, others are welcome to attend outside the church or at SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to The Cuisle Centre, Portlaoise.

Mary and family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Those who would have liked to attend can view the Requiem Mass on http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/.

Anne Goodwin (née O’Sullivan)
Kilbride, Portarlington, Laois

Anne Goodwin (née O’Sullivan) Kilbride, Portarlington, Co. Laois. Passed away, peacefully, June 19th 2020, at home, in the loving care of her much loved family, her husband Rodney and her daughters Alice and Martha. Anne will be much missed by her mother Nora, sister Gráinne, brother Eamonn, and her extended family, mother-in-law Shirley, Lyle, Neil, Velma, Hugo, Mike and her nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service on Monday at 2.30pm in The Methodist Church Portlaoise. Due to COVID 19 restrictions only 25 people (family members) can attend in the church.

Burial afterwards in The Friends Burial Ground, Rosenallis, at 4pm approx. Sympathisers can attend outside the church or at the burial ground.

For those who wish to pass through the church as an expression of sympathy they can do so on Monday from 10am to 12 noon.

Christy Rowe
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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