Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
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Árd Bhaile, Mayfield, Cork/Errill, Laois
Kennedy (Árd Bhaile, Mayfield, Cork and formerly Rossmore, Errill, Co. Laois), on December 10th 2020, unexpectedly following an accident; Eileen (Punk), beloved daughter of Sally and the late Joe and loving sister of Michael, Ann, Catherine and Josephine. Sadly missed by her heartbroken mother and siblings, her partner Martin, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law John, Josephine’s partner Robbie, Michael’s partner Bernie, Ann’s partner Noel, aunts, uncles, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Cork Penny Dinners.
7 Birchgrove, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her father George and her mother Lettitia May, sister Rene, brothers Leslie, Willie and Ivan. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken daughter Edel and her partner Mark, sister Joan, brother Robert, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Requiem Mass in St Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise on Saturday at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. People are welcome to stand in the Churchyard and in the cemetery with social distancing being observed.
Eileen’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/
31 St Michael’s Park, Portarlington, Laois
Suddenly at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by his father Charlie and sister Catherine (Gallagher). Deeply regretted by his loving mother (Bunty), his children Sean and Grainne and their mother Catherine, his brothers and sisters, his partner Vivian and their daughter Mary-Ann, aunt, uncle, cousins, extended family and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, a private family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Saturday at 1:20pm arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 2pm. 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.
Michael’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
Patrick (Patsy) O’Malley
Clanmalire Crescent, Portarlington, Laois/Dromkeen, Limerick
Formerly of Dromkeen, County Limerick. Peacefully at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Angela, family Tracie, Tina, Patrick, Eileen and Martin, brothers, sister, grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Saturday at 10:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St John’s Cemetery, Killenard. People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church, in the Churchyard and in the Cemetery with Social Distancing being observed.
Patsy’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
Boughlone, Portlaoise, Laois
Beloved daughter of Andrew and Maria and much loved sister of Jim. Deeply regretted by her loving family, uncles, aunts, cousins, extended family, relatives and friends.
Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings a private family funeral will take place for family only in St Peter and Pauls church on Saturday at 12noon. The mass can be viewed on the parish webcam. Interment afterwards in St Peter and Pauls cemetery.
Friends and neighbours are very welcome to line the route to the cemetery in a safe and socially distanced manner as a mark of respect.
The family appreciate your co operation and understanding at this time.
Donations if desired to Pieta house.
Joseph (Joe) Dowling
“San Clemente”, Castletown, Laois/Mountrath, Laois
Joseph (Joe) Dowling, “San Clemente”, Castletown, Portlaoise and formerly of Killanure, Mountrath, Co. Laois. December 9th. 2020 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff in the Oak Dale Nursing Home, Portarlington in his 92nd. year. Former principal of Paddock National School. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Cathleen (nee Marnell), nephew, nieces, past pupils of Paddock NS, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to Covid 19 Directives, a Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from the Nursing Home this Friday morning (Dec. 11th.) via Ballyfin to arrive at St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown for Requiem Mass at 11 o’c and will be live streamed on the St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown Facebook page, with burial immediately afterwards in Churchtown Cemetery, Castletown.
People are welcome to stand along the route to the church, in the churchyard and in the cemetery with social distancing been observed at all times. Joe’s family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support at this sad and difficult time.
Margaret (Madge) Carroll (née Drennan)
Cork Road, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully in the care of the nurses and staff of Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved wife of the late Donal. She will be sadly missed by her loving children Anne, Maree, Monica and Donal, sister Ette, brothers Denis & Tony, son-in-law John, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Sarah Jane, Mark, Conor, Jack, Daniel, Jayden, Ross, Hugh and Abbey, great-grandchildren Monty & Coco, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours & friends.
Due to the current government guidelines a private Funeral Mass will take place this Friday in Holy Trinity Church, Durrow at 11.00am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. This mass will be streamed live. See link below.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, December 11, 2020