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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Mary Foley
Beechfield Manor Nursing Home, Shankill, Dublin / Laois / Athy, Kildare

Formerly of Barrowhouse, Athy. Deeply regretted by her loving family and friends.

Rest in Peace

Removal by Rigney’s Funeral Director’s on Wednesday evening to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse for prayers at 7pm. Private requiem Mass at 2pm on Thursday afternoon (limited to 37 people) followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Anna (Nana) O’Connor (née Buggy)
Courtwood, Ballybrittas, Laois

Died in the loving care of the staff of Portlaoise General Hospital. Deeply regretted by her sons Edward, Michael, Noel and Enda, daughters Ann, Tina, Siobhán and Denise, sons-in-law PJ, Shaun, Leo and the late Felix, daughters-in-law Helen, Andrea, Janet and the late Mary, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

May Anna Rest In Peace

Reposing at her daughter and son-in-law’s residence, Siobhán and Shaun Foley, at Kilrory, Stradbally, Portlaoise (R32 V8D3) this Wednesday from 3pm with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning for Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Rath at 12 noon. Restricted to 50 people in the church. Burial immediately afterwards in the new cemetery, Emo.

House private on Thursday morning please.

Sr. Dorothy Bennett
Portadown, Armagh / Mountmellick, Laois

Bennett, Sr. Dorothy R.I.P. (Portadown and formerly Mountmellick, Co. Laois), 27th September 2020. Sr. Dorothy will repose in Quinn Bros. Funeral Home, 138 Obins Street, Portadown BT62 1BP today Monday from 1.00pm until removal at 6.40pm to St. Patrick’s Church, William Street arriving at 6.50pm.

Requiem mass tomorrow Tuesday at 10.00am followed by Cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.

Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on her soul.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, Presentation Sisters and friends.

Restricted numbers will be allowed in to Funeral Home at a time, face coverings/masks will be required.

House and funeral strictly private due to the ongoing pandemic.

Sr. Dorothy’s Requiem Mass can be viewed on Drumcree Parish YouTube Channel from Tuesday afternoon.

Patrick Nolan
The Heath, Portlaoise, Laois

Nolan, Raheen, The Heath, Co. Laois, Sept 26th 2020, peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Drominin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Patrick, beloved husband of the late Bridget and predeceased by his son Michael. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Bridget Kavanagh, and Peg O’Keefe, brother Frank (USA), his carer Maureen Ryan, Peggy Kavanagh and Joan Ryan, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May He 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 11 am in the Church of the Assumption, The Heath, on Tuesday. Interment will take place afterwards in the Heath Cemetery.

Ethnea Costello (née Casey)
The Green, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois

Costello (nee Casey) The Green, Kilminchy, Guileen, Stradbally. Sept 27th, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Ethnea, beloved wife of the late John Christopher Costello. Dearly loved mother to Kevin, Joseph, Paul, Shane, Mary and Anne. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, former colleagues at The Ethnea Casey Clinic, Portlaoise.

May She Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, 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 SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portaoise.

The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

Teresa Conroy (née Sawyer)
Ballydavis, Portlaoise, Laois/Clonaslee, Laois

Conroy (nee Sawyer) Ballydavis, Portlaoise and late of Clonaslee. Sept. 26th 2020, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Teresa, beloved wife of the late Sean. Predeceased by her son John and grandson Darren. Dearly loved mother to Mary and Brendan. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son-in-law Joe Campbell and daughter-in-law Anne, grandchildren, Mark, David, Brendan and Chloe, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Former Nursing staff colleagues at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

Removal on Monday morning from Keegan’s Funeral Home. Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Monday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Pauls Cemetery, Portlaoise.

The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 29, 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.