Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Clash, Clonin, Mountrath, Laois
Eileen Delaney, Clash, Clonin, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 1st August 2020 at The Ballard Lodge Nursing Home Portlaoise, at 97 years of age. Predeceased by her husband Andrew and her twin grandchildren Donal and Declan, loving mother to Patrick, Fintan, Tommy and Kathleen. Sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren, brother Bill, son-in-law Michael Maher, daughters-in-law Breda and Kathryn, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her son Tommy’s home Rushin Road, Mountrath (eircode R32 VF 64) on Sunday from 12 noon till 5.0’clock. Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath from 6 o’clock, with Rosary at 8 o’clock (please adhere to the social distancing guidelines in place). Requiem Mass on Monday morning in St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown, at 10 o’clock, for family members only, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Eileen’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on St. Edmund’s Church Castletown facebook page. Eileen’s family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and support during this difficult time.
Mary Maher (née Cuddy)
St Joseph`s Tce, Mountmellick, Laois/Mountrath, Laois
Formerly Killenure Mountrath. Unexpectedly at the Regional Hospital Portaoise. Loving wife of the late Timothy. Deeply regretted by her loving family Gilbert, Marian Dooley, Breda Culleton and Aidan, sisters Kitty and Sheila, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Friday from 7pm with Rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving St Edmund’s Church, Castletown on Saturday for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in St Fergals Cemetery, Camross.
Due to the Covid 19 Directive Social Distancing will be in place in the Chapel of Rest, in the Church and at the Cemetery.
Margaret Mc Carthy (née O’Connor)
Ashtrees, Stradbally, Laois, R32 D7X4
Beloved wife of the late John and pre deceased by her grandson Keith. Much loved mother of Séan, Kevin and Niall. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters-in-law, Valerie, Sandra and Cora, Grandchildren, Shauna, Ciara, John, Holly and Tom, sisters Pauline and Kitty, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her home on Friday from 12 noon with Rosary recital later that evening at 8pm. Requiem Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally at 11.30am on Saturday with internment afterwards in Moyanna Cemetery.
Mary Scott (née Byrne)
Coolkerry, Rathdowney, Laois
Mary Scott (nee Byrne), Coolkerry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. July 29th 2020 peacefully at the Beacon Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by her brothers Jimmy and Micheál. Loving wife and best friend of Frank and loving mother to Enda, Aidan and Lourda, sadly mourned by her family, son-in-law Michael, daughters in law Catt and Day, loving grandmother to Dylan, Roslie, Summer, Camilla and Miguel and will be sadly missed by her brother Brendan and her sisters Sheila, Evelyn and Monica, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 1st, at 2pm in the Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Rathdowney Local Cemetery. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed from The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney). As per the COVID-19 directive please comply with social distancing and public health advice. The family thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. No flowers by request.
58 Hillbrook Estate, Tullow, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois
Michael Doyle of 58 Hillbrook Estate, Tullow, Co. Carlow and formerly of Ashfield, Arles, Ballickmoyler, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on July 29th, 2020, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.
Beloved father of Jackie, much loved grandfather of Helen, David and the late Paul and T.J, great-grandfather Thomas, Chelsey, Brandon, Paul and Kyla and cherished brother of the late Christina and Sister Mary Jervase.
He will be sadly missed by his loving daughter, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, relatives, friends, especially his good friend Pat.
Reposing at Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Barrack St., Carlow on Thursday from 5pm until 8p.m.
Funeral Mass for family and close friends, with up to 50 people in attendance, on Friday at 11am, in The Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Tullow, followed by burial in Arles Cemetery, Arles, Co. Laois.
Michael’s Funeral Mass can be viewed from The Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Tullow, online streaming service on Friday, 31st July, 2020, at 11am by using the following link https://tullowparish.com/our-parish/webcam/
Due to Covid restrictions and goverment guidelines, people are welcome to enter the graveyard while observing social distancing.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Tullow Daycare Centre.
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