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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Donal Bergin
Clonagoodan, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

Donal Bergin, Clonagoodan, Borris-in-Ossary, Co. Laois. June 22. 2020 (unexpectedly) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise.( Ex. Young’s Oil Templemore Road, Roscrea). Deeply regretted by his loving cousins, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

May Donal Rest In Peace.

A private family Funeral Mass will take place in St Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossary this Thursday, June 25th, at 11 o’c, with burial immediately afterwards in Skirke Cemetery.

Due to Covid 19 directive only 25 people can enter the church but other people, observing social distancing can attend outside or in the Cemetery. Reposing at his home in Clonagoodan this Wednesday evening from 5 o’c until 8 o’c for those who wish to call the house as an expression of sympathy can do so.

David Stormont Gibbs
Bellmount, Cullohill, Laois

Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Kilminchy Nursing Home Portlaoise and with his beloved wife Sally by his side, dearest father to Lucinda, William and Alexander.

Deeply regretted by his loving family son-in-law Pradip, daughters-in-law Sally, Patricia and Elena, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Due to current government guidlines a private funeral will take place. A memorial ceremony to celebrate David’s life will be held at a later date.

Thomas Grattan
The Heath, Portlaoise, Laois / Portarlington, Laois

Formerly Rathleash, Portarlington. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at St James Hospital Dublin after a short illness. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Lucy, son Martin and his wife Elaine, daughter Lorna and her husband P.J.,son Thomás and his fiancee Yvonne, brother, sisters, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace.

A Private Family Funeral Mass will take place in the Church of the Assumption The Heath on Thursday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive only 25 people can enter the Church but other people observing social distancing can attend outside or in the cemetery.

The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.

Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To The Irish Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.ie/

Tom Delaney
Mountrath, Laois

Tom Delaney (Publican, Main Street, Mountrath), “Delton Lodge” Glenbower, Mountrath, Co. Laois, passed away suddenly on Sunday 21st June 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife and very best friend Anne, his cherished sons Thomas, Padraig and Darragh. Tom was predeceased by his loving parents Tom and Bridie. Loving brother to Paddy, Michael and Denis. Tom will be sadly missed by his adoring parents-in-law Mary and Pat, his loving sisters-in-law Helen and Deirdre, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, his uncle Phil (Quinlan), cousins, work family, local G.A.A. family, customers, neighbours and many friends.

May Tom Rest In Peace

House Strictly Private Please

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath this Tuesday evenig from 7.0’clock with Rosary at 9.0’clock, also with social distancing in place. A Private Family Funeral Mass will take place in St. Edmund’s Church Castletown on Thursday afternoon at 2.0’clock, followed by Interment in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath. (Tom’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on St.Edmund’s Church, Castletown facebook page). The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.

Brian McIlkenny
Portlaoise, Laois / Raheny, Dublin

McIlkenny (Portlaoise and formerly of St. Anne’s, Raheny) – June 19, 2020, (peacefully), at The Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, Brian, beloved father of Sinéad; Sadly missed by his loving daughter, father Tommy, brothers Gerry, Robert and Shane, son-in-law Richie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandson Eoin, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Due to current Government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a Private Funeral will take place.

“May He Rest In Peace”

Declan Noone
St Mary’s Drumcar, Dunleer, Louth/Portarlington, Laois

Formerly of Ballycarroll, Portarlington County Laois. Unexpectedly. Loving son of the late Frank and Una. Sadly missed by his loving brother Brian, sister Denise, nephews Conor and Ross, brother-in-law Seamus, aunts, uncle, relatives, the staff and fellow residents of St Mary’s.

Requiem Mass in St John’s Church, Killenard, Portarlington on Wednesday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive only 25 people can enter the Church but other people observing social distancing can attend outside or in the cemetery.

The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.

We Brian and Denise would like to extend our most grateful appreciation to the wonderful staff in St Marys who cared for Declan with such Love, Kindness, Dignity and Respect for the last 45 years. Those at Broomfield Gardens, you were all Declan’s family and we extend our sympathies to you all from the bottom of our hearts.

Thank you.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.