Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
32 The Green, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois
Pre deceased by his parents Phylis and Dave. Beloved husband of Jean and much loved brother of Ger, Dathí, sisters Marie and Olive, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
A private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass at 12 noon Friday in St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise with interment afterwards in St Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. Mass can be viewed on www.portlaoiseparish.ie. Those wishing to leave condolences can do so on the link below or send on in the traditional manner.
Patrick (Pat) Kirwan
Formerly of Station Road, Portarlington, County Laois. Late of Administration Division, Crumlin Children’s Hospital. Suddenly at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin. Son of the late Jack and Maureen Kirwan Station Road and dear brother of the late Eugene and Gerry. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Ursula (Weymes), his brothers Peter, Michael and John, his sisters Lucy, Roisin, Margaret and Josephine, aunt Carmel, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Wednesday at 9:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church, in the Churchyard and in the Cemetery with Strict 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.
Family Flowers Only Please. Pat’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
38 New Oak Estate, Carlow Town, Carlow/Maganey, Laois
Charlie Dempsey of 38 New Oak Estate, Carlow and formerly of Killeen, Maganey, Co Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on February 20th, 2021, at his home.
Beloved husband of the late Bernedette (Ber), much loved father of Keith, Brian, Mark and Enda, adored grandfather of Aaron, Lorcan, Nancy, Jack and Ella, and cherished brother of Maura, Liam and the late Carmel.
He will be sadly missed by his loving sons, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, brother, sister, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousin, relatives and friends.
Due to government advice regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family in The Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow, on Wednesday at 11am and will be followed by burial in St Mary’s Cemetery, Carlow.
Charlie’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on The Cathedral of the Assumptions, online streaming service by using the following link: http://carlowcathedral.ie/webcam/
If neighbours wish to show their support to the family, they could stand outside their houses (while adhering to social distancing guidelines) as the funeral cortége leaves his residence on the way to the church at 10.30am approx.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Carlow/Kilkenny Homecare Team. Please use the following link to donate; https://www.carlowkilkennyhomecareteam.ie/donations/