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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, December 17, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Gary Lanigan
1 Castlelea view, Portarlington, Laois / Thurles, Tipperary

Formerly Marlstone, Thurles, County Tipperary. Suddenly. Loving brother of the late Josh. Sadly missed by his loving partner Gabrielle and their daughter Madison. Deeply regretted by his loving mother Regina, stepfather Kevin, brothers Cormac and Taylor, sister Kerri, grandparents, aunts, uncles, extended family and many friends.

Rest In Peace

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions a private family funeral will take place. Removal from his residence on Thursday at 11am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. A private family cremation service to take place afterwards. People are welcome to stand along the route to the church and in the churchyard with Social Distancing being observed.

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

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

Family Flowers Only Please.

Donations if desired to Pieta House. https://www.pieta.ie/support-our-work/donate/

Ethna Dunne (née Clooney)
Clonad, Portlaoise, Laois

Dunne (nee Clooney) Ethna, Clonad, Portlaoise and late of Ballytarsna Abbeyleix. 15th December 2020. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family and in the tender care of the staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Ethna, beloved wife of the late Anthony. Dearly loved mother to Mary Dunne (Rathangan), Sean, Nora, Anthony, Deirdre Grehan (Rosenallis) and Eoghan (Ballycommon, Tullamore). Cherished grandmother to her loving grandchildren. Great grandchild, Emma. Brothers, Paddy, Martin and Joe. Sister, Phil. Brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace

Requiem Mass at St Fintan’s Church, Raheen, Co. Laois at 12 noon on Thursday followed by interment in adjoining graveyard. Requiem Mass will be streamed live on Fr. Paddy Byrne’s Facebook page (Abbeyleix Parish Priest). Those who wish are welcome to attend funeral in graveyard and observe social distancing. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

Ann Curtis (née Nolan)
Ballybrittas, Laois / Clondalkin, Dublin

Curtis (née Nolan) Ann, 14th December, 2020, Ballybrittas and formerly of Knockmitten, Clondalkin and Bluebell; peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her home. Beloved wife of the late Charlie, loving mam of Charles, Neil and Graham and adored nanny of Chloe, Caoilainn, Jacob and Ivy.

Sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters-in-law Sinéad and Mary, grandchildren, brothers Ollie and Seán, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, her colleagues in Tesco Portlaoise, her wonderful neighbours and her large circle of friends.

May Ann rest in peace

In line with Government and H.S.E advice regarding public gatherings, a small private funeral will be held. Ann’s family would ask that over the coming days, everyone who knew her would take some time to light a candle or say a prayer in her memory. Family flowers only please. Donations, in lieu, to the Irish Cancer Society, see link – https://www.cancer.ie/ways-to-help/donate/donate

A celebration of Ann’s life will take place after the Covid 19 restrictions have been lifted.

Maura Flanagan (née Phelan)
Patrick Street, Mountmellick, Laois

Maura Flanagan (nee Phelan), Patrick Street, Mountmellick and late of Ballyfin, after a short illness borne with grace and acceptance. Peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family, predeceased by her husband Willie and her son in law Tom Major. Much loved mother of Florence (Fennelly), Mary (Major), Patricia (O’Brien), Frances (Connolly), Olivia (Coughlan) and William. Sadly missed by her loving children, brother Martin, daughter in law, Anne, sons in law, Tom, David, Sean, and Liam, and her adored grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Due to current government legislation regarding public gatherings, the house will remain private. A private funeral will take place for family only in St. Joseph’s Church Mountmellick, on Wednesday at 11am with interment afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. The mass can be viewed on the parish webcam.

Eileen Ryan (née Drennan)
Newtown, Durrow, Laois

Eileen passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Patrick. Sadly missed by her loving family Marian (Holland), Eilish (McDermott), John, Connie (Grogan), Audrey (Ryan), sons in law, Liam, Peter, PJ and Stephen, daughter in law Jane, brother in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, neighbours, and friends.

May she Rest In Peace

In accordance with government guidelines Eileen’s funeral Mass and burial will be private to family only. House strictly private please.

Noel Carroll
Ballykaneen, Clonaslee, Laois

Noel Carroll, Ballykaneen, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Died on the 14th of December 2020, peacefully following a long illness bravely borne. Predeceased by his father Pat. Dearly loved son of Phil. He will be sadly missed by his sorrowing family, Pat, Anne Marie, Evelyn and Edmund, sisters-in-law Anne and Geraldine, brothers-in-law John and James, nieces Emma and Bronagh, nephews Pauric, Declan, Gearóid, James, Sean and Jarleth, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, work colleagues, neighbours and friends.

May Noel Rest in Peace

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and by adhering to government guidelines, a family Funeral Mass will take place for Noel’s family members, on Wednesday in St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee, at 2pm, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.

People are welcome to stand along the route to the church, in the churchyard and in the cemetery with social distancing being observed at all time.

Noel’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on www.mcnmedia.tv under Clonaslee Parish.

Noel’s family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and support at this difficult time. If you wish to offer your condolences to the Carroll family, you may do so in the Condolence Section below.

Agnes Shaw (née Bolger)
5 Bridge St, Graiguecullen, Carlow

Agnes Shaw (nee Bolger) of 5 Bridge St and formerly of 11 Church St, Graiguecullen, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on December 13th, 2020, at The District Hospital, Carlow.

Beloved wife of the late Liam, much loved mother of Ann, Leigh, Anthony, Phil, Maryclare and Sandra.

She will be sadly missed by her loving son, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law,brothers Noel and Joe, sister Annette and Clare, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Due to government advice regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family and close friends in St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen, on Wednesday at 11am and will be followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery, Carlow.

Agnes’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on St Clare’s Church, online streaming service by using the following link.

http://www.graiguecullenkilleshin.com/

Eileen Ryan (née Drennan)
Newtown, Durrow, Laois

Eileen passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Patrick. Sadly missed by her loving family Marian (Holland), Eilish (McDermott), John, Connie (Grogan), Audrey (Ryan), sons in law, Liam, Peter, PJ and Stephen, daughter in law Jane, brother in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, neighbours, and friends.

In accordance with government guidelines Eileen’s funeral Mass and burial will be private to family only. House strictly private please. Offers of condolence can be made below.

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