Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Christina Ryan (née O’Brien)
Knockanore, Thomastown, Kilkenny/Errill, Laois
The death has taken place of Christina (Ina/Chris) Ryan (nee O’Brien), Knockanore, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny and formerly of Clonmore, Errill, Co. Laois, peacefully, at her home, on Sunday 28th June 2020. Predeceased by her husband Michael (Haul) Ryan. Sadly missed by her children Margaret, Joan, Mary, Kathleen, Martina and Ita, her beloved grandchildren Róisín, Adam, Kevin, Caitlín, Noah, Sorcha, Ruth, Lorcàn, Zoe, Ciara, Oisìn and James, sons in law, Louise, Laura, other nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters Larry, Peg, Jim, Kit, Bill, Patsy, Michael, Sean, Una and Breda.
Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place on Tuesday at 11am in St Brendan’s Church, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny, followed by burial in St Kieran’s Cemetery, Tullaherin, Co. Kilkenny.
Maureen McEvoy (née Flood)
15 Wolf Tone Court & Emmet Street, Mountmellick, Laois/Portlaoise, Laois
The Death has occurred of Maureen McEvoy (Nee Flood) of 15 Wolfe Tone Court/Emmet Street,Mountmellick.
Peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.Much loved and deeply missed by her husband Ben of 59 years.Cherished Mother to Anne, Linda, Sharon and Michelle.
Sadly missed by sons‐in‐law John Joe, Ron and Bernard, grandchildren Ciarán, Eóin, Thomas,Bernard, Siobhan, Tristan, Kate and Éille. Sisters Betty Costello (Portarlington) Kathleen Clancy(Portlaoise) and pre‐deceased by her Brother Tom Flood (Portlaoise & Brighton).
Maureen is also fondly remembered by her Nieces and Nephews, Brothers and Sisters in law, extended family,friends and neighbours.God Grant her eternal rest and peace.
Nuala Gibson (née Carroll)
22 St Michael’s Park, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her residence. Loving wife of the late Michael. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Sharon, sons Declan and Maurice, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Requiem Mass in St Michael’s Church Portarlington on Tuesday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington. Due to the Covid 19 Directive only 50 people can enter the Church but other people observing social distancing can attend outside or in the cemetery.
Nuala’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on on this link.
Old Knockmay rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Kavanagh, Margaret, Old Knockmay Rd., Portlaoise, 27th June 2020, peacefully, in the tender care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her loving sisters Jane and Kathleen Byrne, brother in law, nephews, nieces, 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 Tuedsay 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.
Sean Bernard Delaney
Dysartbeigh, Mountrath, Laois
Sean Bernard Delaney, Dysartbeigh, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 26th June 2020, (unexpectedly). Sadly missed by his loving parents Bernadette and Sean, brother Edward, sisters Sinéad and Roisín, grandmother Maureen, aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.
A private family Funeral Mass will take place in St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, on Monday morning at 11am, followed by interment in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. (Sean’s Funeral Mass will be live steamed on St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath facebook page).
The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.
Beloved wife of the late Terry. Predeceased by her son and daughter, James and Valarie. Much loved mother of Ann, Pat, Brian, Janet and Susan.
Kathleen (Eenie) Redmond (née Clifford)
Parkview, Portlaoise, Laois
Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughter in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brother in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Requiem Mass in SS Peter & Paul’s Church on Monday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Nuala McNamara (née Deevy)
Ross, Ballyfin, Portlaoise, Laois / Ballyfin, Laois
McNamara (née Deevy) Nuala, Ross, Ballyfin, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, died peacefully, June 25th 2020, in the loving care of the staff at Naas General Hospital. Predeceased by her loving parents William and Margaret, her grandaughter baby Grace. Beloved wife of Dan and devoted mother of Mary, Liam, Marguerite (Cahill, Brosna, Co. Kerry), John (Bodyke, Co. Clare) and Pauline (Cawley, Culleens, Co. Sligo), grandchildren Darragh, Sadhbh and Edward, daughter-in-law Una, sons-in-law John and Eddie, sister-in-law Nora, cousins, extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick (R32 PC95) on Saturday afternoon. Sympathisers are welcome to file through from 5pm to 8pm while observing social distancing at all times. Nuala’a Requiem Mass will be streamed live on Sunday on Ballyfin Parish Facebook page at 11am.
Sympathisers are welcome outside the church during the Mass and in the precincts of St. Fintan’s Cemetery.
The Requiem Mass will be for immediate family. Dan and family very much appreciate your kind understanding at this difficult time and they will orgainse a Memorial Mass after the pandemic has cleared.
Christina (Chrissy) Madden (née Keyes)
Turfarney, Rathdowney, Laois
Madden (nee Keyes), Turfarney, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. June 24th 2020. Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Christina (Chrissy) predeceased by her husband Paddy and grandson Kieran. Sadly mourned by her family Larry, Mary, Paddy, Anne, Michael, Margaret, Christopher, Sheila and Dermot, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Sean, sisters-in-law Mary and Noreen, brother-in-law John, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions funeral mass will be streamed from the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney) on Saturday at 2pm followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery. Family flowers only by request.
Brenda Corcoran (née Drea)
Vicarstown Road, Stradbally, Laois
Brenda Corcoran (Nee Drea) Vicarstown Road, Stradbally, and formerly Inch, Stradbally, passed away Peacefully, on 24th June 2020 at The Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in the presence of her husband, daughter and close family.
Predeceased by her daughter Yvonne, sister, Maura and her brother Michael. Sadly missed by her husband Ben, daughter Rianne, grandchildren, son-in-law Gavin, sisters Ann and Kathleen, brother John, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and her many friends.
Due to government advice regarding public gatherings a private funeral for Brenda will take place for family members only. We would please ask that everyone abides by current HSE guidelines.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 28, 2020