Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Sean (John) Bonham
Balladine, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at The Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Former member of the Prison Service. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Marian, son Jonathan, sisters Rose, Agnes, and Nellie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Due to Covid-19 directive a private family funeral will take place at 11am on Thursday morning in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix and can be viewed on www.abbeyleixparish.ie/web-cam. Interment will take place immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary Cleere (née McGrath)
Harristown, Rathdowney, Laois
Mary Cleere (nee McGrath), Harristown, Rathdowney and formerly Wolfhill, Co. Laois. August 18th 2020, peacefully in the wonderful care of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Predeceased by her husband Vincent and her sisters Josie, Margaret, Phil and Claire. Sadly mourned by her family, Eddie, Vincent, Martina, Michael, Paddy and Paula, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, her beloved thirteen grandchildren and her two great-grandchildren, her sisters Kay, Teresa and Nora, brother-in-law Peter, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Due to the current COVID-19 directive the funeral is restricted to family and close relatives only. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 22nd, at 12 noon in the Church of The Holy, Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney/). Please note due to the current directive the Church and Cemetery are restricted to 25 persons.
Eileen Miller (née Everard)
Riverstown, Kildangan, Kildare / Ratoath, Meath / Laois
Formerly of Ratoath, Co. Meath. Beloved wife of Jim (Shay) and much loved mother of Ann Marie and John. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son-in-law Liam, sadly missed by her adoring grandchildren Séamus, Ella, Séan, Páidí and Méabh, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.
May She Rest In Peace
Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11:00am in Our Lady of Victories Church, Kildangan. Interment afterwards in Ballybracken Cemetery.
House Private on Thursday Please
A private funeral will take place.
Philip (Phil) Quinlan
Ballinla, Ballaghmore, Laois / Tipperary
Philip (Phil) Quinlan, Ballinla, Ballaghmore, Borris in Ossary, Co. Laois, August 17,2020, peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Nora (nee Farrell) and sister Bridie (Delaney). Deeply regretted by his daughter Mary (O’Sullivan, Newport), sons Michael, Jim and Gerard, daughter in law Mary, son in law Liam, grandchildren Eóin, Conor, Lisa and Aishling, great-granddaughter Emma, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
May Philip Rest In Peace
Private Funeral Mass will take place for family only in St Molua’s Church Ballaghmore (Eircode R32 AE86) this Thursday (Aug 20th) at 12 noon, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Due to Covid 19 Directive only 25 can enter the Church.
Teresa Rigney (née Burke)
Ballintlea, Timahoe, Laois
Teresa Rigney (neé Burke) Ballintlea, Timahoe, Co. Laois, died 16th August 2020, in the loving care of staff at Sacred Heart Nursing Home Crosspatrick, Johnstown. Beloved wife of the late Martin, deeply regretted by her cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May Teresa Rest In Peace
Given the exceptional climate and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with family and close friends only, will take place, at 12 noon on Tuesday in St. Michael’s Church Timahoe, followed by Burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery Timahoe.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, August 18, 2020