Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Katie Dowling (née Delaney)
Sentry Hill, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
Katie Dowling (nee Delaney, Barney, Errill) Villa Marie Nursing Home, Roscrea and formerly Sentry Hill, Borris-in Ossory and Bordwell Ballacolla. February 28th 2021. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Villa Marie Nursing Home, in her 103rd year. Predeceased by her husband Maurice. Sadly mourned by her family Mary, Andy and John-Joe, grandchildren Paul, James, Frankie, Aoife, Jacques, Dean, Chloe and Ava, son-in-law Frank, daughter-in-law Tina, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.
As per the COVID-19 Directive a private funeral has been arranged. Due to the increased risk of infection and in the interest of public safety you are asked not to congregate in the churchyard or in the cemetery. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11o’clock in St. Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossory followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on (borrisinossoryparishonline) Facebook page or on Borris-in-Ossory community blog.
Kathleen (Kitty) Cashin (née Doherty)
Kilmacow, Kilkenny / Kilmacow, Waterford / Durrow, Laois
Known fondly as Kitty, in her 98th year, she passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late Connie and mother of the late John. Sadly missed by her sons Naois and Martin, daughters Jane, Mary and Anne, daughter-in-law Margaret, son-in-law Eamonn, grandchildren Brian, Karen, Rachel, Conor and Alan, sisters-in-law Breda and Bridget, nieces, nephews, relatives, great neighbours and many friends.
In line with current restrictions and in the interest of health and safety, Kitty’s remains will arrive on Wednesday at St. Senan’s Church, Kilmacow for private Requiem Mass at 11.00 am. Burial after in Durrow cemetery. House private please. Kitty’s funeral mass will be live streamed on the following link: https://youtu.be/CNd-hTDHzd0
Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois/Roscrea, Tipperary
O`Brien, Gerard, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Feb 26th 2021, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his infant son James. Dearly loved husband to Mary. Cherished father to Mark and his partner Céire. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Elaine, brothers Pat, Matthew, and Frances, brothers in law, sisters in law, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces, former colleagues in Cólaisté Phobal Roscrea, 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 on Monday at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Private cremation will follow afterwards.
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