Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.
Kathleen Conroy (née O’Neill)
St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois / Ballinakill, Laois
Kathleen died in the loving care of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her daughter Mary, sons Noel,Ger and Seanie, sister Elizabeth, brother-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral Mass will be streamed live on ballinakillknockparish.com at 12 oc on Wednesday from St.Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill. Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery.
Anthony (Tony ) Keyes
Lalors Mills, Portlaoise, Laois
Keyes Lalors Mills . Ballycarnan Portlaoise . January 12th 2021 In the loving care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Tony beloved husband of Theresa and loving father to Peter and Mark. Deeply regretted by his loving family. Brother Paddy. Sisters Elsie and Mary. Nephews , nieces, relatives and friends . May he rest in peace.
Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church on Thursday day at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.
Dunmasc, Portlaoise, Laois/Athlone, Westmeath
O`Farrell, Dunmasc, Portlaoise, January 11th 2021. Peacefully at Portincula Hospital Ballinasloe. Dean. Dearly loved son to Derek and Fiona. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Anita, sisters Shauna and Katie, grandmother Nanny Mary, grandfather Eamon and Clioda, aunties, uncles, niece Hollie, nephew Jamie, colleagues in the Defence Forces, 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 Paul’s Church, Portlaoise on Friday at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Cremation will follow afterwards in Newlands Cross Crematorium.
Ann Dempsey (née Maher)
Ballyhagen, Carbury, Kildare/Durrow, Laois
Mother of the late Derrick. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Paul, sadly missed by her sons Ray, Paul and Robert, daughter Bridget, brothers Dan, Bill and Mike, daughters-in-law Caroline, Tina and Caroline, grandchildren Damien, Jack, Molly, Owen, Aidan, Finn, Noah and Callie, great grandchild Arlo, sisters in law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak there will be a family funeral on Wednesday in The Holy Trinity Church, Derrinturn, at 1.30pm, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. You can take part in Ann’s Funeral Mass on the Church Webcam via the following link: https://www.carburyparish.ie/our-parish/webcam-derrinturn/
Mary O’Leary (née Barnes)
Killenure, Ballybrittas, Laois
Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of the Regional Hospital Portaoise. Beloved wife of Hugh and Devoted mother of Bernadette (McDermott), Marie (O ‘Connor), Anne (McGlynn) and Hugh (jnr). Sadly missed by her loving husband, family, sisters Sheila (Fitzpatrick) and Alice (Holohan), sons-in-law Michael, Seamus and John, daughter-in-law Carol, grandchildren Eoin and his wife Aoife, Kevin, Lorna, Ciara, Sean, Áine and Órla, and dear cousin Maureen Flanagan, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Predeceased by her brother Tom and sister Eileen.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place.
Cappagh South, Mountrath, Laois
John Connor, Cappagh South, Mountrath, Co.Laois. John passed away peacefully on 11th January 2021. Sadly missed by his brother Charley, sisters Mary (Kenna), Queenie (Daly), Sadie (Hughes) and especially by his heart broken niece and best friend Mairead, brothers-in-law Paddy Hughes, Jack Kenna, and sister-in-law Hilda, devoted and adoring nieces and nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, loyal neighbours and friends
‘In Iothlann Dé go gcastar sinn’
A private family Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday morning (13th January 2021), at 10.0’clock in St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath, John’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on the link : https://www.watchmcnmedia.tv/camera/stfintans
Due to Government advice regarding public gatherings and In compliance with the current HSE guidelines, the funeral will be limited to 10 people.
20 O`Moore Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Beloved father of Tanya, Tírna, Taylor, and Jake. Predeceased by his son Jamie-Lee. Deeply regretted by his loving family, mother Margaret, father William, grandaughter Kyra-Mae, brothers Paul, William, John and Patrick, sister Caroline, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. Mass can be viewed on the parish website.
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