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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 13, 2020

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Mary Brady (née Graham)
Ash Trees, Stradbally, Laois

Formerly Ballydavis, The Heath Portlaoise. Mary passed away peacefully at her residence in the company of her loving and devoted family. Predeceased by her husband James (Squeak). Greatly and sadly missed by her daughter’s Mary and Susan, sons Seamus, Richard, Paul and Conor. Sadly missed by her daughter’s in-law Ann, Marie, Denise and Catherine, son’s in-law Peter and Tom, grandchildren, brothers Peter, Jim, Donal, Johnny and Paddy, sisters Pauline, Susan, Christina, Ann and Joan, brothers in-law, sisters in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, Neighbours and friends. Predeceased by her brothers Richard and Kevin.

May Mary Rest In Peace. Private family funeral. Covid 19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. Memorial mass will be organised at a later date. Requiem mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by Interment in Oakvale cemetery. Requiem mass will be live streamed on Whelehan Funeral Director’s Facebook page.

Sean Kenna
Formerly The Swan Road, Durrow, Laois

Kenna, Chicago, Illinois, USA (formerly The Swan Road, Durrow, Co. Laois. Sean in his 85th year passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was predeceased by his brothers Seamus, Tom and Michael and sister in law Ellie. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Esther, sons Dan, John, Tommy and Stephen, sisters Carmel and Bonnie, brothers in law John and Brendan, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, cousins and a large circle of friends RIP.

Funeral will take place in Chicago, Illinois, USA. A memorial Mass will be offered in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow in the forthcoming weeks.

Sean was a proud Durrow man who loved to come home to his native town to spend time with his family and friends.

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Kathleen Casey (née Bentley)
Mountrath, Laois / Arklow, Wicklow

Kathleen Casey, (née Bentley), S.R.N. S.C.M. Mountrath, Co.Laois, formerly of Arklow, Co.Wicklow, August 10th 2020 (peacefully). Dear wife of the late Joseph and mother of the late Michael. Much loved mother of Esther, Richard, Dominic, Joseph and Timothy, loving grandmother of Siobhán, Seosaimhín, Dáire, Kate, Eoin, Niamh, Shane and Calum. Sadly missed by her extended family, daughters-in-law Peigí, Siobhán, Fiona, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May Kathleen Rest In Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstance and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 11am on Thursday morning in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath and can be viewed via the following link – https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-fintans followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

Kathleen’s family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and support during this difficult time.

William George Hastings
Grennan House, Attanagh, Laois

Peacefully in the exemplary care of Miriam, Bernadette, Dr. Kennedy, Nursing and Care Staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Beloved husband of the late Mabel (nee Rountree), much loved father of William, Shirley, Audrey, Randal and Geoffrey; sadly missed by daughters-in-law Wendy and Linda, son-in-law Jim, grandchildren Rowena and husband James, Naomi, Aubrey, Alyssa and Estelle, great-grandson George, loving sister Betty and by a wide circle of relatives and friends. Predeceased by brothers Samuel and Percy.

Due to current government guidelines a private Service will take place on Tuesday in St. Fintan’s Churchyard Durrow.

“Today Thou Shalt Be With Me in Paradise”

John Kennedy
Dunmasc, Portlaoise, Laois

Kennedy, John, Dunmasc, Portlaoise and formerly Kennedys Chemist, Main St., Portlaoise, August 8th 2020. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the tender care of the staff of St Brigid’s Hospital, Shaen. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ita, daughters Jean, Anne, Grainne and Fionnuala, sons Paul and Enda, daughter in law Helen, sons in law Frank, Philip and Alain, grandchildren Jean, Sean, Ellen, Liam, Aine, John, Aidan and Ciara, relatives and friends.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Tuesday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/.

Burial afterwards in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society.

Danny Kinahan
Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney, Laois

Danny Kinahan, Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney and formerly Lyrogue, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. August 5th 2020. Unexpectedly at his home. Deeply regretted by his brother John, Sister-in-law Margaret and his brother Pat and sister-in-law Una, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Due to the current renewed COVID-19 restrictions for Co. Laois, Danny’s funeral will be restricted to family and close relatives only. Danny’s family thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time. For the purposes of the streaming facility at the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney the funeral day and mass time will be announced later.

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