Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Skerries, Dublin / Ballacolla, Laois
Bowe, Skerries Co. Dublin, (late of Ballacolla Co. Laois) 14th September 2020, peacefully at Beaumont Hospital after a short illness surrounded by family. Tony sadly missed by his loving wife and best friend Ann, sons Conor and Killian and their partners Cecilie and Emma, brothers Martin, Ger and Canice, sisters Angela and Trish, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family and a large circle of friends.
Rest In Peace Tony.
A private family funeral will be held for Tony. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. Francis hospice Raheny. Or c/o of lannons funeral directors.
Anna Margaret Joan Bradley
Kevin Street, Dublin 8, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois
Formerly of Ballycoolan, Stradbally, Co.Laois. Peacefully, predeceased by her brothers Desmond, Gordon and Donald. She will be sadly missed by her sister Hazel (Mercier), sisters-in-law Vivienne and Helen, brother-in-law David, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral Service on Thursday, 17th September, at 11 am in Presbyterian Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin followed by burial in St. Mogue’s Church, Timogue, Co. Laois arriving 2pm aprox. Family flowers only.
Due to Government advice and current restrictions regarding funerals a family funeral will take place.
James (Patrick) Connolly
“The Auld Shop House”, Ballintubbert, Stradbally, Laois
(Peacfully) at Tullamore General Hospital on 15th September 2020. Sadly missed by his dad Tommy, brother, John, nephew, Dillon his niece Freya, cousin Pauline, close friends Mark, Peter and Eamon, extended family and his many many friends
Removal from Ballintubbert on Friday, the 18th of September, at approx, 3o’c to arrive at Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally to be laid to rest.
All are welcome to James (Patrick’s) Funeral at Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally, but please adhere to social distancing and face masks must be worn.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society.
Ellen Dennison (née Roberts)
Cuan Bhride, Rathdowney, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Pattersons Nursing Home, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary and formerly Cuan Bhrìde, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. In her 75th year, predeceased by her husband John. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son Dominic, daughter Àine and partner Gary, granddaughters Dannan her husband Dan, Sìofra, sisters Mary, Sr. Sheila, Sr. Kathleen, Pat and Dolores, grandnieces and grandnephews and a large circle of friends.
Rest in Peace
Requiem Mass on Friday, 18th September 2020, in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow at 11am. Removal to Newlands Cross Crematorium arriving for 1.30pm cremation
Bridget Phelan (née Bowe)
Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois
Bridget Phelan (nee Bowe), Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. September 14th 2020. Peacefully at her home. Deeply regretted by her partner George and her family, Christy, Stephen, Kevin, Valerie, Veronica and Pierce, grandchildren Danny, Dylan, Christopher, Stephen Jnr., Melissa, Alex, Charlotte, Killian and Tori, her brothers and sisters, Peter, Paddy, Catsy, Teresa, Maggie, Lizzy and Nancy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, her special friends Noreen and Maggie, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Due to the COVID-19 Directive the funeral is restricted to family and close relatives only. Funeral Mass in the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 11am on Thursday followed by private cremation. The funeral will be live streamed on (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney. No flowers by request. Donations can be made to Laois Hospice on line (laoishospice.ie/donate).
Christina (Chriss) Hewitt (née Rock)
Court Square, Stradbally, Laois
HEWITT, Christina (Chriss) (NEE ROCK) Court Square, Stradbally, Co. Laois. Peacefully. 14th September 2020. after a short illness bravely borne surrounded by her husband Seamie and family. Predeceased by her loving son Declan (Gazza). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed and forever loved by her sorrowing family. Dearly loved and devoted husband Seamie, daughter, Cathy, Sons, Jimmy and Daithí, her adored grandchildren, nephews, nieces, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, very kind neighbours and her many friends.
‘May her gentle soul Rest In Peace’
Reposing at her home from 6’oc on Monday with prayers and recital of the Rosary on Monday and Tuesday evening at 8’oc. Funeral Mass for Chriss will take place in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally, at 12 noon on Wednesday 16th and afterwards Chriss will be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery. House Private on Wednesday morning please
Due to Government advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral will take place for family and close friends. Please adhere to social distancing. The family would like to thank you all for your understanding at this time.
Aughafan, Castletown, Laois
John O’Connor, Aughafan, Castletown, Co. Laois and Oxford, England. Sept. 1st. 2020, after a long illness. Predeceased by his father Joe and brother David. Beloved partner of Mary and the O’Byrne family. Sadly missed by his mother Anne, and much loved brother of Mary, Anne, Kathleen, Patricia, Liam, Jacqueline, Paddy, Brian, Paul and Mark, aunts, uncles, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
May John Rest In Peace.
A private family funeral Mass will take place in St, Edmund’s Church, Castletown this Wednesday (Sept. 16th.) at 12 o’c noon with burial immediately afterwards in Churchtown Cemetery, Castletown.
Due to Covid 19 Directives only 50 people can enter the church, but other people by observing social distancing and wearing face masks, can attend outside the church or in the cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Mass can be viewed live on the St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown Facebook page.
Esker Hills, Portlaoise, Laois
Jan Seweryn, Esker Hills, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, September 12th 2020. Deeply regretted by his wife Magdalena, his loving children Zuzanna and Adam, brothers Stanislaw, Sebastian, Bogdan, parents, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Rest in Peace
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 Wednesday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Cremation will follow.
Dublin / Stradbally, Laois
Harris (Dublin and Laois) September 13th, 2020, peacefully but unexpectedly at Tallaght Hospital , Patrick (Pat/Paddy) late of Kilrory, Stradbally. Beloved husband of the late Bernie and loving father of Karl and Shauna. Sadly missed by his loving family, brother Tommy, sister Gretta, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren Ryan and Cara, relatives and friends.
May he rest in peace
In line with Government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings a small private funeral will be held. For those who cannot attend the funeral service due to the current restrictions the service can be viewed on Wednesday, 16th September, 2020, at 3.15pm by clicking on the following link https://vimeo.com/event/153499 or if you would like to leave a message of sympathy on our condolence section please click https://www.masseybrosfuneralshomes.com/funeral-notices/. All enquires to Massey Bros., The Haven, Crumlin Road, 01 4541666.