Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Canterbury, England and late of Timahoe, Co. Laois
Peacefully on Saturday 27th June 2020, the beloved husband of Suzanne, and dear brother of Richard and Desmond. Sadly, missed by his loving wife, brothers, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Sr. Sheila DC LALOR
Parknahown, Cullohill, Laois / Dunmanway, Cork / Dublin
Lalor, Sr Sheila D.C. (late of Parknahown, Cullohill, Co. Laois, 10 Henrietta St., St Catherine’s, Killinarden, St. Louise’s, Ballyfermot and St. Mary’s Dunmanway, Co Cork) 29th June, 2020, peacefully at Highfield Healthcare Centre, Whitehall, Dublin 9. Deeply regretted by her sisters Breeda, Marie, Stella, Dolie, and Carmella, brothers-in-law Martin and Seán, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, her community of the Daughters of Charity, relatives and many loyal friends.
Rest in Peace.
A private funeral will take place due to Government guidelines regarding public gatherings.
Burial afterwards in Glasnevin Cemetery. The Funeral Mass may be viewed from St. Peter’s Church Phibsboro on Wednesday 1st July at 11.30am on this link www.churchservices.tv/phibsboro
A Memorial Mass to celebrate Sr. Sheila’s long life of devoted service will take place at a later date.
Grangebeg, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Martin Delaney, Grangebeg, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. (Ex. CIE) June 29, 2020. Peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Delaney). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his loving sons Joe, Ger and Ned, his wounderful sister Mary (Fitzpatrick), daughter in law Bernie, grandsons Dean and Darragh, granddaughters Niamh, Leah and Anne, nieces Ann, Mary, Bernie, Kathleen, Helen and Sall, nephews Martin and Jimmy, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Martin Rest In Peace
Martin will be reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home Castletown (EirCode R32 TN84) this Tuesday evening (June 30th), sympathisers are welcome to file through from 5 o’c until 8 o’c while observing social distancing at all times. A private family Funeral Mass will take place in Knockaroo Church (EirCode R32 F886) this Wednesday morning (July 1st) at 11 o’c, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Due to Covid 19 directives, only 50 people can enter the church, but other people, by observing social distancing, can attend outside or in the cemetery. Martin’s family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support at this difficult time.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 29, 2020