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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Deaths in Laois

Anita Burtenshaw
Ballyroan, Portlaoise, Laois

We would like to remember Anita who has sadly passed away. A very special young woman that was adored by so many including all her family, mother & father Frances & Edward, her sisters Laura & Alison, brothers Kevin, Eamonn & Urs, sisters in law Ciara & Samantha, brothers in law Michael & Kevin, all 10 nieces & nephews and husband James.

There will be another angel around the throne tonight, Your love lives on inside of me and I will hold on tight, it’s not my place to question only God knows why, I am jealous of the angels around the throne tonight.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Paddy Sheridan
Emo Park, Emo, Laois

Died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving wife Betty and family. Deeply regretted by Betty and family Audrey, Roy and Alison, daughter -in-law Laura, sons-in-law Brian and Aidan, grandchildren Chloe, Tara and Ellie, brother Tom, brothers and sisters-in-law, neighbours relatives and many friend.

Rest in Peace

Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday in St. Paul’s Church, Emo, followed by cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium. Due to Covid restrictions, Paddy’s funeral will be for family members. People are welcome in the precincts of the family home on Tuesday and en route to the church on Wednesday and in the precincts of St. Paul’s Church during the Requiem Mass. Social distancing must be observed at all times.

William (Murt) Treacy
The Heath, Portlaoise, Laois

Retired teacher Portlaoise Vocational School. Beloved husband and best friend of Kathleen. Dearly loved dad to Fionán, Sinéad, Billy and Karen. Cherished grandfather to Holly, Hazel, Clodagh, Aoibhinn, Isabelle and Oliver. Predeceased by his brother Séan and sister Nuala. He will be sadly missed by his sister Anne, brothers Pat and Tom, son-in-law Colin, daughters-in-law Caroline and Hilary, Karens partner James, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and his very wide circle of friends.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew William, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at The Heath Church at 12 noon on Friday the 13th of November. The funeral Mass will be streamed live via webcam by clicking on the link below from 11:30am on Friday:


Burial will follow in adjoining cemetery.

The funeral cortège will travel from the crossroads at The Heath, along the Heath Road, to the Heath Church. Those who wish to come out to pay their respects can do so along the route, maintaining a safe social distance.

Helen O’Rourke
Upper, Ballyfin, Laois

In the loving care of The Staff at St.Vincent’s Community Nursing Home Mountmellick surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Michael, Infant son Tommy and her recently deceased daughter Ann (Dunne).

Deeply regretted by her son David, daughters Geraldine Hooban and Eileen Wheeler, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother Sean, sisters Geraldine, Eilish, Pauline and Sadie, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces and nephews, neighbours relatives and many friends.

Removal from her home (R32R2K6) on Wednesday morning at 10.15am to St.Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin for Requiem Mass at 11am. (Streamed live on Ballyfinparish.ie). Burial after in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.

Helen’s funeral can only be attended by family members due COVID restrictions Mourners are welcome along the route to the church and cemetery and in the precincts of the church and cemetery Condolences can be placed on line.

Teresa Mahoney (née Duggan)
Barton Road east, Dundrum, Dublin/Dun Laoghaire, Dublin/Cullohill, Laois

Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Jim, brothers Ned, Peader, Bill and Jim, sisters Maire and Nancy. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter Elaine, sons Aidan, Paschal, Enda and Barry, sister Nora, brother Martin, son-in-law Conor, daughters-in-law Rachael, Tina, Anette and Lisa, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Daniel, Caitlin, Cathal, Grace, Fionn, Aisling, Rowan, Callum, Caoilinn and Lauren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Due to Government recommendations a private funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday in Holy Cross Church, Dundrum at 10.30am, followed by removal to Mount Jerome Crematorium for cremation at 12.15pm. The funeral Mass will be live streamed on the following link


Messages of sympathy can be made below. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Blackrock Hospice.

Paddy Boylan
Spa Street, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Loving husband of the late Bridie. Deeply regretted by his loving daughters Kathleen, Geraldine and Caroline, sons-in-law Michael, David and Sean, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Due to the Covid restrictions, a Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from his daughter Caroline’s residence Ballymorris Portarlington on Wednesday at 11:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon.

Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church, in the Churchyard and in the Cemetery while observing social distancing.

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

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

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