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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, December 19, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Anthony (Tony) Burke
Killeshin, Carlow / Killeshin, Laois

Anthony (Tony) Burke of 33 Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, England and formerly of Killeshin, Ballickmoyler, Laois, passed away peacefully, on December 13th, 2020, at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.

Beloved husband of Pauline, father of Lisa, Toni and Carl, adored grandfather of Aurelia, Lyra, Charles, Harold and Chloe and cherished brother of P.J (New Zealand), Michael (Canada), Martin (Killeshin) and the late Oliver.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughters, grandchildren, son-in-law Mark, daughter-in-law Jessica, brothers, brothers-in-law Joe, Jim, sisters-in-law Teresa, Colette, Bridie, Nora and Mary, nephews, nieces, cousins especially Una Scully, Tommy, Pat and the late Paul Lacey, relatives and friends.

May Tony’s Gentle Soul Rest in Peace

Funeral Arrangements Later

James Fogarty
Lakeview, Dereen, Durrow, Laois

Peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Vera. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters, Elizabeth, Marie, Bridget and Patricia, sons James and Raymond, daughters in law, Kate and Niamh, son in law Richard, brother in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace

Due to the current government guidelines a private funeral Mass will take place in St Tighearnach’s Church, Cullohill, on Friday morning at 11.00am followed by burial in Durrow Cemetery. This Mass will be streamed live. See link https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger 

Jack Murphy
Clontico, Ballyroan, Laois

Beloved husband of the late Maura and Father of Janet, John, Paul and Martin, brother of the late Daniel, Peter and Nora. Sadly missed by daughters-in-law Phyllis and Nora, son-in-law John. Grandchildren Shaun, Michael, Rebecca, Daniel, Maeve and Caoimhe. Greatly missed by loyal friend, neighbour and carer Kathleen, extended family and wide circle of friends.

Rest In Peace

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions house is strictly private and a private family funeral will take place. Removal from his daughters residence on Saturday 19th Dec arriving at 6pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan for prayers. Requiem Mass on Sunday 20th December at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Requiem Mass will be streamed live here. Family flowers only.

People are welcome to stand along the route to the church and in the churchyard with Social Distancing being observed.