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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 19, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Bruce Wilkie
Wolfhill Road, The Swan, Laois

Deeply regretted by his loving mother Theresa, sons Seán and Bruce, daughters Denise and Cora, brothers Alan and Cormac, sisters Stasia and Sheevaun, wife Betty, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Aoife, Shay and Jack, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

A private family repose will take place at 3.30pm on Saturday in Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy. Removal on Saturday evening at 5.30pm to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Wolfhill for 6pm. A private cremation will take place at a later date.

Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but cannot due to current restrictions may leave a personal message in the section marked ‘condolences’ below.

Richard Hetherington
Coote Street, Mountrath, Laois

Richard Hetherington, Coote Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Sept. 17. 2020 (unexpectedly). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his sisters Ann and Madge (Carter), brothers John (Australia) and Tom (Kildare), uncle Tom, brother in law Dominic, sister in law Remy, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Richard Rest In Peace

A private family funeral Mass will take place this Monday morning (Sept. 21st.) at 10.00 o’c in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath (EirCode R32 X338), followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

Due to Covid 19 Directives only 50 people can enter the church, but other people by observing social distancing can attend outside the church or in the cemetery.

For those who wish to leave a personal message for the family, can do so in the section below marked ‘ Condolences’ . Richard’s family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding, and support at this sad and difficult time.

George Selby
Rath, Ballintubber, Roscommon / Lucan, Dublin / Castletown, Laois

GEORGE SELBY Rath, Ballintubber, Co Roscommon and Lucan, Co Dublin and formerly of Castletown, Co Laois. September 17th, 2020; (Peacefully), at his home. He will be very sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen (née Flynn), sisters Maureen Egan (Laois), Eileen Quinn (London) and Catherine Naughton (Dublin), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May George rest in peace.

Please note that in an effort to follow current government guidelines and with the support and agreement of the family, George will repose at his home on Saturday but for family, neighbours and close friends only please. His funeral cortege will depart from his home on Saturday at 12.40 o’c arriving at St Patrick’s Church, Clooneycolgan for Mass of the Resurrection at 1 o’c. Burial afterwards in Oran Cemetery.

Patricia Paddy Ryan
Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

And formerly of Aghagurty, Clareen, Co. Offaly. Peacefully in the care of the Matron and staff of Villa Maire Nursing Home, Roscrea. Predeceased by her sister Carmel. Deeply regretted by her brother Jackie, sisters Aileen (twin), Roma and Nuala, sister-in-law Carmel, brother-in-law John, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and many friends.

Rest in Peace

Removal from her residence on Friday evening at 6.15 (travelling back into Roscrea, travel out by Assumption Park and turn at Ballybritt and down into Clareen village) arriving in Clareen Church at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11.00am followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. (Due to government guidelines Patricia’s Funeral Mass will be strictly for family and relatives only please).

Please observe social distance guidelines and no handshaking. Family flowers only please.

Vincent Reddin
The Green, Lanesboro, Longford / Mountmellick, Laois

Vincent Reddin, 44 The Green, Lanesboro, Co Longford and formerly of Mountmelick, Co Laois, died 16th September 2020, peacefully, in the loving care of Caroline and the staff of Innis Ree Lodge Nursing Home, Ballyleague.

Predeceased by his wife Ellen and his son Niall. Deeply missed by his son Daragh, his sisters Philomena, Henrietta, Betty and Mary Francis, brothers Noel, John, Brendan, Anthony and Michael, extended family, neighbours, friends and former Bord na Mona colleagues.

Rest in Peace

Funeral Mass on Friday 18th September at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Clonbonny Cemetery. Following government guidelines regarding public gatherings, funeral Mass will be restricted to close family and friends.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 18, 2020

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.