Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Green Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Roy died suddenly surrounded by his friends in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam . Deeply regretted by his loving wife Alison, sons Thomas and Jamie, sisters Valerie and Jennifer, brother Alan, brothers-in-law Richard and Apsley, sister-in-law Pauline, extended family and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later.
Mary-Anne Cunningham (née Breslin)
Late of Glenkeen, Clonaslee, Laois/Moate, Westmeath
Passed away on the 1st of September, peacefully, at her daughter’s home in Bournemouth, England. Predeceased by her loving husband Francis. Deeply mourned by her children Anne, Stephen and John, daughter-in-law Golda, grandchildren Liam, Elliot and Sam. She will be sadly missed by her brother Bernard, sisters Sr Finbar, Margaret, Ellen and Bridie, extended Cunningham and Breslin families, friends and neighbours.
A Private Family Funeral will take place on the 15th of September in the Chapel at Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground Bournemouth with burial there afterwards.
The family would like to thank you for your support, co-operation and understanding during this difficult time.
Dundrum, Dublin/Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of Rathbrennan, Portlaoise. Beloved sister of Fintan, Gerry and Joan (Sreenan). Deeply regretted by her loving family brothers-in-law, Pat and Jim, sisters-in-law Veronica and Martina, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.
Requiem mass can be viewed on the portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam Due to current goverment guidelines a Private family funeral will take place. Those wishing to leave condolences can do so on the link below or in the traditional manner. Requiem Mass on Monday in SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 12:00 noon followed by burial in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Bridie (Bunty) Connell
The Rock of Dunamaise, Stradbally, Laois
Connell, Bridie (Bunty), The Rock of Dunamaise, Stradbally, September 9th 2020, peacefully, after a short illness. Deeply regretted by her loving family, relatives, neighbours 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 Friday in Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, and will be streamed on the webcam; http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/
Interment will take place afterwards in The Heath Cemetery. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.
Eamon (Ned) O’Flanagan
Cork Rd, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, husband of the late Claire, much loved father of David and Orla. Adored grandfather of Gemma, Millie, Ted and Fiadh. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers Peter and Paddy, sisters Mary and Eileen, daughter-in-law Joanna, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Ned will be removed to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Friday morning. In keeping with government guidelines regarding public gatherings a private Funeral Mass will take place at 11.00 O’c. This Mass can be viewed live on the this link:
Br. John Walsh
Miguel House, Castletown, Laois/Marino, Dublin
Br. John Walsh, Sept. 8. 2020, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Miguel House, Castletown, Co. Laois. Sadly missed by his nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends, and by the Christian Brother’s Communities in Ireland and India.
Removal on Thursday morning (Sept.10th.) to the De La Salle Chapel, Castletown at 10.30 o.c, for Requiem Mass at 11 o’c. Burial immediately afterwards in the Christian Brother’s Cemetery, Marino, Dublin, arriving at 2 o.c approximately.
Due to Covid 19 Directive, social distancing will be in place at all times, in the Church and in the cemetery.
Kilgorey, Crettyard, Carlow/Crettyard, Laois
James Neale of Kilgorey, Crettyard, Carlow, passed away peacefully, on 7th September, 2020, surrounded by his loving family, at Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved husband of Mildred and much loved father of Thomas, Heather, Clive, Wesley, Ivan.
Predeceased by his brothers Leeson and William, sisters Lottie and Ida, sister-in-law Charlotte, daughter-in-law Kate and his very good friend James Fitzgerald.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, grandchildren Mark, Mason, Theo, David and George, daughter-in-law Una, Wesley’s partner Pauline, sisters Emily and Hilda, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and his large circle of good neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his home (R93 NF33) on Wednesday for close family and friends. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday at 2.30p.m in The Church of Ireland Church, Mayo and will be followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard.