Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Pauline Magee (née Maher)
4 Corrig Lodge, Portarlington, Laois
Suddenly. Sadly missed by her loving daughters Sarah and her partner John, Rebecca and her partner Niall, grandchildren Robin, Piper and Ivy, brothers, sisters, extended family and many friends.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, To The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust: https://www.idonate.ie/1471_kevin-bell-repatriation-trust.html
The Glebe, Clonaslee, Laois
Tom Flynn, The Glebe, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Passed away on the 31st of March 2021, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the nursing staff and medical team at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Survived by his wife Brigid (Bridie), daughter Sinéad, son-in-law Niall, grandchildren Andrew and Niamh, sisters, brother and wider family.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and by adhering to government guidelines, a private family Funeral Mass will take place for Tom’s family members only. (Maximum 10 people in the church), on Sunday, 4th of April 2021 in St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee, at 12 noon, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.
House Strictly Private Please at all times. No flowers, by request.
Tom’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on www.mcnmedia.tv under Clonaslee Parish.
Vera Moynan (née Cantwell)
Capponellan, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully in her 90th year at her daughter’s home. Beloved wife of the late Bert; sadly missed by her daughter Elizabeth, sons Leslie and Albert, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and their spouses, great grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing privately at her daughter’s home. In accordance with HSE guidelines a private Burial Service will take place in Killermogh Churchyard on Monday at 2.00pm.
Due to the increased risk of infection, you are asked not to congregate in the churchyard or it’s surrounds in the interest of public safety and in compliance with the current guidelines of 10 people only in the Church or Churchyard. The family thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
Philomena Cahill (née Cass)
Monkton Row, Wicklow Town, Wicklow / Ballinakill, Laois
The death has taken place of Philomena Cahill (nee Cass), Monkton Row, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow and late of Aughnacross, Ballinakill, Co. Laois.
She died peacefully at St. Vincents Hospital Dublin on Friday 2nd April 2021.
Predeceased by her beloved husband Patrick. Phil will be sadly missed by her daughters Breda Newsome (Wicklow) and Ann-Marie McNamee (Mullingar), Sons-in-Law Liam and Jim, Grandchildren Laura, Joseph, Helen, Sean and Emma, Brothers Willie and Joe, Sister Mary and late sister Peggy, Sisters-in-Law, Nephews, Nieces, relatives , neighbours and friends.
Remains leaving Coadys Funeral Home Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny at 1.15pm on Sunday for a private family funeral In St. Laserians Church Knock, Ballinakill Co. Laois followed by burial in Ballinakill cemetry.
Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Irish Cancer Society.
Sr. Magdalen O’Neill
Knock, Mayo / Enniscorthy, Wexford / Portlaoise, Laois
O’Neill, Sr Magdalen (Bride) D.C. late of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford and Portlaoise, Co. Laois – March 31, 2021 peacefully after a short illness at her residence St Louise’s Carramore, Knock, Co. Mayo. Predeceased by her parents Jeremiah and Mary, her brother Tim and sister Maureen (Farrell). Deeply regrated by her Community of the Daughters of Charity, brother Joe (Portarlington), sister Nora Ward (Ballinasloe), nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, great-grand nieces and nephews, her extended family, relatives, and her many friends in Dublin, Drogheda, Belfast and Knock.
In accordance with current government guidance a private family funeral Mass will take place on Monday, April 5, at 1.00pm in the parish Church of St John the Baptist, Knock.
The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on: www.knockshrine.ie/watchlive or http://www.facebook.com/murphyobrienfuneraldirectors
Monica Phelan (née Hogan)
Landgrove Bungalow, Ballinla, Ballaghmore, Laois / Tipperary / Moneygall, Offaly
Monica Phelan (nee Hogan), Landgrove Bungalow, Ballinla, Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois. Peacefully at the University Hospital Limerick. Very deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving husband Timmy, son Tadgh and Partner Ciara, daughters Cathy and Partner Steve, Jennifer (Dunne), grandchild Clodagh, brothers, sisters, son-in-law Niall, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
House Strictly Private Please.
Due to Government & HSE advice and to insure the safety of all a Private Funeral will take place (Max 10 people) your are asked not to congregate in the church yard or the cemetery to ensure the safety of all.
Monica’s Funeral Mass will take place on Sunday, 4th April (Easter Sunday) in St Molua’s Church, Ballaghmore at 12.30 pm followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Mass can be viewed on Ballaghmore Church Online Facebook page.
Christopher (Christy) Connolly
The Pines, Forest Park, Borris Road, Portlaoise, Laois / Newbridge, Kildare
Formerly of the Grange, Newbridge.
Sadly missed by his loving children Shane, Annabel and Amanda, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, brothers and sister, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at St. Conleth’s Parish Church, Newbridge, for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Newbridge. Christy’s Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the Newbridge Parish website: www.newbridgeparish.ie/parish-church
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, April 2, 2021