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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, February 13, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Florence (Florrie) Pearson (née Holmes)
Oldtown, Errill, Laois

Florence (Florrie) Pearson (nee Holmes), Oldtown, Errill, Co. Laois. February 10th 2021 in her 95th year. Predeceased by her husband Harry. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of St. Vincent’s Community Nursing Unit, Mountmellick. Sadly mourned by her son Ken and her grandson Charlie, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Due to the current restrictions a private cremation has been arranged. A memorial service celebrating Florrie’s life will be arranged in the future when restrictions have eased.

Sr Aloysius Tighe
St John of God Convent Sallyville House, Newtown Road, Wexford Town, Wexford / Errill, Laois

Formerly of Kylemalawn, Errill, Laois. Deeply regretted by her community, her sisters Sr Mary, and Anne (Kieran), nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, and friends.

Predeceased by her sisters Maura Breda, Teresa, Angela, Sr Agatha, Sr Dympna, and brother Paddy.

Due to COVID restrictions, Funeral Mass will take place privately, burial will take place in Foulkstown Cemetery. If you would like to view Sr Aloysius’ Requiem Mass at 11 o’clock on Saturday please click onto the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekmXkaqBdFU&feature=youtu.be

Sean Ryan
Mannin, Pike of Rushall, Laois

Sean Ryan, Mannin, Pike of Rushall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. February 11. 2021 (peacefully at his residence) in the loving care of his family. Predeceased by his brother Michael, sisters Kathleen, and Mai (Gannon).

Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his loving sisters Eileen (Durnin), Bridie (Kennedy), Anne (Hurley) and Sr. Teresa (Little Company of Mary), sister in law, brother in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

In line with Government & HSE advice and to insure the safety of all a Private family funeral will take place (limited to 10 people), your are asked not to congregate in the church yard or the cemetery to ensure the safety of all.

Sean’s family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support at this sad and difficult time.

Sean’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Saturday the February 13 at 11am on the Pike of Rushall Church Facebook page.

Terry O Connell
Vicarstown, Laois

Terry passed away peacefully at his residence in his 91st year surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his daughter Mary Teresa, son-in-law John Kent, brother Dan and sisters Phyllis Dowling and Sr. Mary Ursula.

Sadly missed by his wife Julia, Daughter Catherine, grand-daughter Julie Anne, sister Tess Marren, nephews, niece, brothers-in-laws, sisters-in-law, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends

Reposing at his residence until the removal Saturday at 1.40pm to arrive at the Church of the Assumption Vicarstown for Requiem Mass at 2 o’clock. Interment to follow in Moyanna cemetery.

Terry’s Requiem Mass and interment will be live streamed on https://www.whelehanfunerals.com/terry-oconnell

Due to Covid 19 restrictions a private family funeral will take place. Sympathisers are welcome to stand along the route to the church and cemetery and in the precincts of the cemetery grounds. Social distancing to be observed at all times please. The O’Connell family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this sensitive and difficult time.

Brendan (Benny) McHale
Ashgrove, Ballybrittas, Laois/Monasterevin, Kildare

Formerly of St Evin’s Park, Monasterevin, County Kildare. Suddenly. Sadly missed by his loving parents Colm and Christina, brothers Brian, Colm (jnr), David and Thomas, sister Jennifer, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from his residence on Saturday at 11:20am arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. 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 times.

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

Brendan’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://laoisfuneralslive.com/johnmaherfuneraldirector

Noel Ryan
Factory Street, Mountrath, Laois

Noel Ryan, Factory Street, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 16th January 2021, (unexpectedly), in Bedford, England. Beloved son of Noel and Helen, and dear brother to Donal and Kelly, deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents, brother and sister, nephew Thomas, niece and godfather to Fayé, uncles, aunts, extended family, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral Mass will take place for family (maximum 10 persons). On Sunday morning in St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, at 11.30am, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath, Noel’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Parish Website :- www.mountrathparish.ie

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 12, 2021

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