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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

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Bill McEvoy
Klicoke, Ballybrophy, Laois

William McEvoy, “Bill” (Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éirinn) late of Kilcoke, Ballybrophy, Co. Laois , passed away peacefully at his home in Lake Grove, Long Island, New York on Wednesday, November 25th, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Lily, daughter Marion, brother Seán (Durrow, Co.Laois), sister Julia Dowling (Dublin).

He is survived by his children Patrick, Kieran, Margaret, Billy, Lillian, Joseph, Colleen and Kathleen, 25 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sisters Mollie Stapleton (Leeds, England), Bridie O’Kane (Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow), Margaret Duggan ( Portlaoise). Cousins, nieces, nephews and his many friends in Ireland, England, U.S.A. and Canada.

Reposing at Maloneys Funeral Home, Ronkonkoma, U.S.A on Tuesday, December 1st (5-9pm U.S.A.E.T). Funeral Mass on Wednesday , December 2nd at Assumption Church, Centereach, Long Island, followed by burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Port Jefferson at 1pm.

Betty Mahon
Bauteogue, Stradbally, Laois

Beloved sister of Patricia (Mc Carthy) and John. Deeply regretted by her loving family, nieces and nephews, Sandra, Peter, Olivia, David, Gertrude and Jeannette, extended family, relatives and friends.

A private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon in the church of The Holy Cross Ratheniska, interment after in the adjoining cemetery.

Margaret (Mag) Weldon
Lea, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at the Regional Hospital Portaoise. Predeceased by her partner Johnny. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Mary, son Liam, daughter-in-law Linda, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, a private family funeral will take place. Removal from her daughter Mary’s residence, Lea, Portarlington, on Wednesday at 11am, arriving at 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, in the Churchyard and in the Cemetery with Social Distancing being observed.

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

Kathleen Keenan (née Costello)
Derrylea, Monasterevin, Kildare/Laois/Offaly

Beloved wife of the late Mick and predeceased by her son Mick Jnr. A much loved mother of Dolores, Ber, Geraldine, David and Dermot. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, sister in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

A private family funeral will take place with no more than 25 attending the church. Those wishing to attend but cannot, please leave condolences on the link below or send on in the traditional manner. Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam www.monasterevinparish.ie.

Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am in St Peter and Paul’s Church, Monasterevin, with interment afterwards in St Evin’s Cemetery, Monasterevin.

Moira Doyle (née Knowles)
Turra, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Laois

Wife of the Late Jack. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Tom and Padraig, brothers Pat and Mike, sisters Annie and Lily, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Due to government restrictions a private family repose will take place at her residence on Saturday. Removal on Saturday evening to The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mayo , arriving for prayers at 7pm, (restricted to 25 people). A private family Requiem Mass will take place at 11am on Sunday morning (November 29th), again restricted to 25 people. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Margaret Brennan (née O’Meara)
Pallas Big, Portlaoise, Laois

Brennan (nee O’Meara) Pallas Big, Portlaoise November 25th 2020 Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Margaret. Beloved wife of Paddy. Dearly loved mother to Michael, Mary and Maritna. Cherished grandmother to Cillian, Ciarán Conall, Ellen, Phoebe, Luke, and Zach. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Frances Grant. Brother Matthew. Sons-in-law,Gerard and Paul. Brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, 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 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 the New Cemetery Ballyfin.

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