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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, December 24, 2020

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent deaths in Laois.

Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.

Tommy Fitzpatrick
Cloncullen (Ringstown), Ballyfin, Laois

Beloved husband of Bernie and father to Deirdre, John, Sinead , Niamh, Elaine and Brian. Sadly missed by his loving sister Sadie, grandchildren Niamh, Rachel, Eoghan, Ciaran, Eimear, Annie, Emma, Lauren, Eve, Robyn and Isla Rose, sons and daughters in-law, nephews, relatives and friends.

A strictly private family Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, 24th December. You can join in the Funeral Mass at 2pm by logging onto the live streaming link below


Noelle Stanley (née Cantwell)
The Bungalow, Oldtown, Cullohill, Laois

Peacefully in the care of Fennor Hill Care Facility, Urlingford. Predeceased by her husband Richard. Sadly missed by her children, Victor, Ivan, Kay and Stuart, sister Vera, sister-in-law Hilda, daughter-in-law Gwen, son-in-law Robert, Judy, grandchildren, great-granddaughter, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

In accordance with government guidelines a private Funeral Service (max 25 people) will take place in St Tighernagh’s Church, Aughmacart, Cullohill, on Thursday morning followed by burial in St Mary’s Churchyard, Johnstown.

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

Due to government advice regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family and close friends in The Holy Cross Church, Killeshin, on Sunday at 1pm and will be followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Tony’s Funeral Mass can be viewed by using the following link.


Teresa (Winifred) Doyle
Portlaoise, Laois / Artane, Dublin

Doyle Teresa (Winifred), (Portlaoise and Artane) – December 20th, 2020 – (peacefully) at the Mater Hospital, following a long illness; loving mother of Roseanne and cherished gran to Calum. Sadly missed by Roseanne’s partner Richard, sister Roisín, brother Peter, sisters-in-law Dolores and Mary, cousins, nephews, nieces, Chester, relatives and friends.

A private family funeral will take place due to Government advice regarding public gatherings. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society.

“May she Rest in Peace”

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.