Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Seamus (Shay) Bergin
Church street, Mountrath, Laois / Castletown, Laois
At home in the company of his sons . Predeceased by his parents Fintan and Eileen Bergin. Sadly missed by his sons Fintan, Ciaran and Colm, his brothers Michael, Fintan and Sean, his aunts Mairead (Cork), Ablina and Noreen (New York), sisters-in law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his brother Sean’s residence, Gort Na Noir Abbeyleix for family and relations only. Removal to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath for Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. Interment afterwards in St . Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. Funeral Mass will be live streamed via webcam https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-fintans
Sympathisers are welcome to gather outside the house or on route to the Church or Cemetery, or in the Churchyard while observing social distancing.
Rest In Peace
Mary (Molly) Delaney (née LEAHY)
Derrynaserra, Coolrain, Laois
Mary (Molly) Delaney (neé Leahy), Derrynaserra, Coolrain, Portlaoise, Co.Laois. Died 16th November 2020, (peacefully), surrounded by her loving family, and in the tender loving care of the staff at the Villa Marie Nursing Home Roscrea. Predeceased by her husband Timmy and brother Bill. Sadly missed by her loving son Neilus and daughter Marguerite, grandchildren Danial, Craig, Cian, Caoimhe and Erin, son-in-law David, daughter-in-law Geraldine, sister-in-law, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
May Molly Rest in Peace
Removal from her daughter Marguerite’s home on Thursday morning to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross, arriving for a family Funeral Mass at 11.0’clock, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. People are welcome to stand along the route, in the vicinity of the church grounds, and in the cemetery, observing good social distancing.
Molly’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the Camross Community Pastoral Council facebook page.
Síle Graham (née Conroy)
Ballinagall, Ballickmoyler, Carlow / Ballickmoyler, Laois
Deeply regretted by her husband Noel, children Damien and Concepta, brothers, sisters, daughter-in-law Breda, grandchildren Katie and Laura, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
Rest in Peace
Due to government restrictions a private family Requiem Mass will be held at 2pm on Thursday afternoon in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles (restricted to 25 people). Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Broughla, Clonaslee, Laois
Sandymount, Dublin / Rathdowney, Laois
O’Meara, Irene (Sandymount, Dublin and late of Rathdowney, Co. Laois) 15 November 2020. Very sadly missed by her loving family, nieces Virginia and Angela, nephew Donal, grandnieces (especially Ciara who cared for Irene for many years), grandnephews, relatives, carers Helen and Michelle, neighbours and friends.
Rest in Peace
Due to current restrictions, a private funeral will take place. Irene’s funeral cortège will depart from her home on Thursday morning (19 November) at 9.30am. Those who would have liked to attend but cannot may view the Funeral Mass at this link https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-star-of-the-sea-sandymount on Thursday at 10am.
Anthony (Tony) O’Connell
Sallynoggin, Dublin / Rathdowney, Laois
O’CONNELL (Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin and formerly of Rathdowney, Co. Laois) – November 14th 2020 (peacefully) at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Anthony (Tony); dearly beloved husband and best friend of Ellen. Sadly missed by his loving wife, brothers Bobby and Billy, sister Monica, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of friends.
May he rest in peace
Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral will take place on Friday (Nov 20th) at 10am at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin followed by interment at Shanganagh Cemetery, Shankill. To live stream the service click on this link https://www.sallynogginandglenagearyparish.com/. For those who would have liked to attend the funeral but cannot due to Covid-19 restrictions can leave a personal message on Tony’s Obituary Notice by clicking on Recent Deaths at https://www.patrickodonovanandsonfunerals.ie
Odlum – Loftus, November 12th, 2020. Late of Portarlington, Co Laois. In the loving care of the staff of St James Hospital and Orwell Nursing Home, in his 92nd year; loving husband of the late Dorothy, and sadly missed by his children Philip, Stephen and Melanie, daughters-in-law Kristina and Julie, son-in-law Karsten, grandchildren Nicholas, Emily (and their spouses, Sophie and Michael) Rachel and Rebekah, great-grandchildren Sam, Beau and Cara and extended family.
In keeping with Government guidelines, a private funeral Service will take place on Wednesday 18th November at 10 am and can be viewed on line at: https://vimeo.com/event/153499. No flowers please; donations, if desired, to Simon Community.