Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at Crumlin Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by his grandparents Eilish and Joe and his uncle Fintan (Dooley). Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents William and Anne-Marie, his cherished brother Liam, grandparents Joe and Lil , grand-aunts, grand-uncles, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.
House Strictly Private. Family Flowers only.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Garrymore, Geashill, Offaly / Geashill, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St Vincent’s Community Nursing Home, Mountmellick. Predeceased by her parents Jim and Elizabeth and sister Bridie. Deeply regretted by her loving relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal on Wednesday (travelling via her residence) arriving St Mary’s Church, Clonaghadoo for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Christine Maher (née Molloy)
28 Oakleaf Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Beloved wife of Joseph. Deeply regretted by her sons & daughters, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sister, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives & friends.
Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12:00 noon in St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, interment afterwards in Ratheniska Cemetery. Mass may be viewed on the parish website www.portlaoiseparish.ie
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so as the cortege travels to the church via Main Street.
Seamus (Jim) Fahy
Fr. O’Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Laois
Seamus (Jim) Fahy, Fr. O Connor Crescent, Mountrath, Co. Laois. – Died 10th April 2021 at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, (peacefully), after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Eileen, sadly missed by his children Mary, Siobhan, Jack, Lourda and Martin, grandchildren James, Maeve, Laura, Patrick, Shane, Jake and David, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Lisa, brother Stephen, sister Rita, brother-in-law, partner Patricia, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral Mass will take place for family (maximum 10 persons) on Tuesday morning in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, at 10 o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Seamus’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Parish Website: –www.mountrathparish.ie – link to Webcam on Home Page.
The family would like to thank you for your help, support and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Mary (Jo) Young (née Garry)
Clonminch, Tullamore, Offaly/Mountmellick, Laois
Formerly of Clonaghadoo, Co. Laois. Died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Eamon, her son Nathan, her daughters Charlotte, Wendy and Amanda, her daughter-in-law Siobhan, her son-in-law Nico, grandchildren Abigale, Kian, Margot, Alex and Charlie, her brother Jimmy, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Mary, a private family Funeral Service, will take place at 11am on Tuesday, 13th of April, in St Mary’s Church, Clonaghadoo. Burial will follow in St Mary’s cemetery, Clonaghadoo.
The funeral cortège will travel from Moloney’s Funeral Home on Tuesday morning at 10.15am to St Mary’s Church, Clonaghdoo . Those who wish to come out to pay their respects can do so along the route, maintaining a safe social distance.
Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 12, 2021