Below are the recent deaths in Laois.
May they rest in peace.
Clonreher, Portlaoise, Laois
Dunne Clonreher and late of Clonad Portlaoise January 24th 2021 Peacefully in the loving care of Deirdre and the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Michael beloved husband of the late Sadie. Dearly loved father to Joe, Paul and Enda. Cherished grandfather to Michael, Adrian, Emily. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers Leo and Christopher, daughters in law Gail, Caroline and Nicola, sister in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends, former colleagues in the Worsted Mills and the Midland Health Board.
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 Tuesday 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.
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.
William (Billy) Lynch
Kileen, Mountmellick, Laois
Died, peacefully, at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved husband of Anne. Predeceased by his sisters Elizabeth and Kathleen. Sadly missed by his loving wife Anne (nee Dalton), his sons Liam and Declan, daughters-in-law Edel and Karen, his brothers Jimmy and Joe, sister-in-law Mai, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a larger circle of friends.
Requiem Mass for Billy will be celebrated on Monday at 12 noon in St Paul’s Church Emo. Burial after in St. Paul’s new Cemetery. Due COVID19 restrictions the funeral will be private. Sympathisers are welcome along the route and in the church and cemetery yard. Billy’s family very much appreciate your kind understanding at this difficult and sad time.
The family would like to thank all the nurses and staff in The Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. House strictly private please.
Emo Park, Ballybrittas, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home Ballyragget County Kilkenny. Sadly missed by Bridie, the family circle and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Tuesday at 1:20pm arriving The Church of the Ascension Rathdaire Ballybrittas for Service at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard. People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church and in the churchyard with Strict Social Distancing being observed.
Ballyglishen, Ballyroan, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Mountmellick Nursing Unit. Predeceased by her father Michael, mother Winifred. Deeply regretted by her loving brother Sean, his partner Edi, niece Ciara, nephew David, cousins, neighbours and friends.
Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society.
Due to Covid 19 Directive a private family funeral will take place in The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, on Tuesday. Esther’s Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon and will be live streamed on https://abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam/ Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Fiona Murphy (née Dunne)
Drumcorrabaun, Breaffy, Castlebar, Mayo/Portlaoise, Laois
Fiona Murphy (nee Dunne), 23rd January 2021, Drumcorrabaun, Breaffy, Castlebar and late of Portlaoise, peacefully at Mayo University Hospital. Predeceased by her father Brendan Dunne. Very deeply regretted by her loving family, husband Brendan, sons Killian and Caimin, daughter Roisin, mother Breda Dunne (Westport Road, Castlebar), brother Fergal Dunne (Castlebar), father-in-law Michael Murphy, mother-in-law Maura Murphy, sister-in-law Emer, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Removal from her residence this Monday morning at 10:30am for funeral Mass at 11:30am in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar with burial afterwards in Breaffy Cemetery.
Due to Government guidelines the funeral at all stages will be private for family only. Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Castlebar Parish Webcam http://www.castlebarparish.ie/web-cam/ or listened to in Castlebar on the Parish Radio Channel 105.3FM.
Susan Greene (née Hedges)
74 O`Moore Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband, Johnny, mother, father and sister. Loving mother of her 7 sons and 3 daughters, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, sons in law, daughters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in Ss Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
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