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Deaths in Laois – Monday, October 12, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Sally Ward (née Vahey)
Broomville, Portlaoise, Laois

Ward, Sally, Broomville, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Oct 10th 2020, peacefully, in the tender care of the staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Christy Ward and loving mother to Chris. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Jane and Josephine, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

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 2pm on Tuesday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Cremation will follow afterwards in Newlands.

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

Josephine (Jo) Cuddy (née Finlay)
Clonfad, Castletown, Laois

Josephine (Jo) Cuddy, (née Finlay), Clonfad, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 9th October 2020, (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Mattie, and adored mother of Aisling, Sinéad and Michael, sister to Gerard, John and Thomas.Sadly missed by her husband, family, brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

In an effort to follow Government and HSE guidelines, Jo’s Funeral will be for family and close friends. The family would like to thank you for your co-operation and understanding at this difficult time.

Jo’s funeral cortège will arrive on Monday morning to St. Edmund’s Church Castletown, for Requiem Mass at 11.0’clock, which will be live streamed on the St. Edmund’s Church Castletown facebook page, followed by Burial in Churchtown Cemetery.

Peter Dunne
Carlow Road, Ballylinan, Laois

Peacefully, at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Husband of the late Josephine (Josie) and father of the late Breda. Deeply regretted by his loving sons Seamus, Padraig and Joseph, sister Mary, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Due to government guidelines a private requiem Mass will take place at 2pm on Monday afternoon in St. Anne’s Church, Ballylinan. (Limited to 25 people). Mass will be livestreamed, see link https://vimeo.com/466857177 .

Burial afterwards in Ballylinan Cemetery.

Mary Fogarty
Marian Ave. Portlaoise, Laois

Fogarty, Mary, Marian Ave., Portaoise, Co. Laois, Oct. 10th 2020. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved wife of Kevin and deeply regretted by her loving son Michael, grandchildren and her sister Anne Jamieson Brother Billy and sister in law Trisha . Fondly remembered by the Carroll and O`Brien, Parnell and Davis families. Nephews , nieces. Relatives and friends.

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, Portlaoise.

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

Mary Hyland (née McCormack)
10 Station Road, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully, at the Regional Hospital Portaoise. Loving wife of the late Laurence (Sonny). Deeply regretted by her loving son Gerard, daughter Joan, brother Ben, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Due to the Covid 19 directive,a private family funeral will take place. Removal from Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington, on Monday at 9.20am, arriving at St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.

The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this sad time.

Mary’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington

David Winston Watchorn
Ballinakill House, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois

David Winston Watchorn passed away October 8th 2020 unexpectedly but peacefully in the care of the staff of St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Loving only son of Irene and Bertie, cherished brother of Sandra, adored uncle of Kyle and brother-in-law of Nigel. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family, aunt, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Owing to COVID19 restrictions a private funeral will take place for family and close friends. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Cardiac Unit, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin.

Marlene (Mary) Kennedy (née O’Carroll)
Annamoe, Portarlington, Offal /Kilteely, Limerick /Portarlington, Laois

Formerly of Kilteely, County Limerick. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of the Beacon Hospital , following a short illness surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Kevin and loving mother of Eoin, Anne, Darragh, Kevin and Marian. Predeceased by her baby Darragh Joseph and brother Jerry. Sadly missed by her husband, her loving children and their spouses and partners, grandchildren Cormac, Aibhne and Rian, siblings Sibhy and Dick, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, colleagues, neighbours and friends.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Saturday at 10:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Aoibheann’s Pink Tie. Marlene’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington

Mai Gannon (née Ryan)
Grawn, Attanagh, Laois

Peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally, wife of the late Michael and loving mother of Margaret, Joe, and John. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Eileen, Bridie, Anne and Sr. Theresa (Little Company of Mary), brother Sean, daughters-in-law Ashley and Eleanor, son-in-law Seamus, sister-in-law, grandchildren Kathy, Aisling, Eimear, Lily, James, Molly, Michael and Christopher, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

In accordance with current Government guidelines a private Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday at 12.00 noon in the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill.

Gertrude (Gertie) Webb (née Langford)
Scart, Ballinhassig, Cor /Mountmellick, Laois

WEBB (Scart. Ballinhassig, Co. Cork and formerly of Mountmellick,Co.Laois.) On October 6th 2020 peacefully, in the exceptional loving care of all the staff at the Haven Bay Care Centre. Gertrude (Gertie) (née Langford), dearly beloved wife of Willie, much loved mother of Ann (Scanlan) and Olive (Milligan) and dear twin sister of Florrie. Sadly missed by her loving husband, daughters, adored grandchildren, great-grandchild, her sister, sons-in-laws Richard and Bryan, the Langford families, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

A private family funeral will take place, in accordance with current guidelines. We thank you for your co-operation and understanding at this difficult time.

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