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Deaths in Laois – Friday, November 20, 2020

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Florence Burke
Bridge Cottage, Abbeyleix, Laois

Peacefully in Epsom Hospital, England aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Burke Abbeylex. Deeply regretted by her loving children Don, Kathleen, Michael, Brenda, Seamus, Irene, Eamonn, John and Pam, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, eighteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends. Florence can now be reunited with her husband Bill in Abbeyleix.

Rest In Peace

Due to current restrictions a private family Funeral will take place in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Saturday, 21st November, with Requiem Mass at 11 am.and can viewed https://abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Sympathisers are welcome to gather outside the Church or in the Cemetery while observing social distancing.

Patrick (Paddy) Corcoran
Gortnaclea House, Laois / Tipperary

Formerly of Aughnagomaun, Horse and Jockey, Co. Tipperary. He died peacefully at the Midlands Hospital Portlaoise, husband of the late Maria (Moira). Predeceased by his daughter Frances. Deeply regretted by his loving daughters Susan and Marie, son Pat, sons-in-law, sister-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Due to current Government guidelines a private Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday at 12.00 noon in St. Canice’s Church Clough, followed by burial in Aghaboe cemetery.

Nancy Boran (née Delany)
The Downs, Portlaoise, Laois

Boran (nee Delany) Nancy, The Downs, Portlaoise and late of Main Street, Portlaoise. November 18th 2020, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas. Dearly loved mother to Margaret, Peter, Mary, Pat and Michael. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son in law Pat, daughters in law Raffaela and Anita, brother in law Fr Anthony Boran, grandchildren Kirk and April, David, Kate, Sarah, Aoife, Lee and Luca, neighbours, relatives and friends.

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 Friday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise

Mona Curry (née Gleeson)
Camross, Laois

Mona Curry (neé Gleeson), formally of Camross, Co.Laois. Died on 13th November 2020, in Huntsville Alabama, USA.

Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Margaret, sister Eileen, brothers Matt and Dinny.

Mona will be sadly missed and always loved by her husband Gordon, and her daughter Amy, brothers P.J. and Gerry, sisters Kit, Madge and Sheila, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May her gentle soul rest in peace. Mona’s Funeral will take place in Alabama

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

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, November 19, 2020

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