Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Frances Mary Lodge (née Lyons)
Derbyshire England /Spa Street, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully at her brother Brendan’s residence Spa Street, Portarlington. Loving wife of the late Jim and dear mother of the late Claire. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Tony, Michael and Alan, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions a private family funeral will take place. Removal from her brother Brendan’s residence Spa Street, Portarlington on Saturday at 10:30am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Mount Jerome Crematorium.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Frances Mary’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
Cremation Service to take place at 1:45pm in the Victorian Chapel and will be streamed live on https://vimeo.com/event/153499
Paddock, Mountrath, Laois
Margaret Riordan, Paddock, Mountrath, Co. Laois, April 20, 2021 (peacefully) in the loving care of the Matron and staff at the Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Predeceased by her brothers Dan, Jim and Johonny, sister Babs (Phelan). Deeply regretted by her loving sister Lily, brother in law Paddy, sister in law Una, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
In line with Government and HSE advice and to insure the safety of all a Private Family funeral will take place (Max 10 people).Margaret’s Funeral Mass will take place this Friday morning (April 23rd) at 10am in St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.
Elizabeth (Lillie) Oxley (née Kirwan)
Coolnabacca, Stradbally, Laois
Elizabeth (Lillie) Oxley, (neé Kirwan), Coolnabacca, Stradbally, Co.Laois, formerly Ringstown, Mountrath. – Died 20th April 2021, (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Beloved wife of the late Johnie, and sister Mary (Dunne), Lillie will be sadly missed by her loving children Willo, Con, John, Fionnuala (Walsh), Tim and Brian, sisters Chrissie (Halpin) and Josie (Clooney), brothers Willie, Paul, Timmy, Eddie and Tommy, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from her residence on Friday morning, arriving at St Michael’s Church Timahoe, for Requiem Mass at 12. noon, followed by Burial in Timahoe Cemetery.
Lillie’s Funeral Mass will be streamed on the link
People are welcome to stand along the route to the church, in the vicinity of the church and in the cemetery with Strict Social Distancing being observed at all times.
Anne Girvin (née Scully)
Garronbawn, Camross, Laois
Anne Girvin, (neé Scully), Cleator, Cumbria, England, and late of Garronbawn, Camross, Co.Laois. – Died 16th April 2021 at home in the loving care of her family, predeceased by her husband Michael (Girvin), parents Edward and Katie, sister Mary (Brereton), brothers Tom, Staff, Billy and Ned (Scully). Beloved mother of Trisha (Quinn) and Jane (Steele), sons-in-law Geoff and Mark, beloved grandmother of Catrina, Sam, Alice, Oliver and Emily, great grandmother of Zach, nieces, nephews, friends in England and Ireland.
Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church Cleator, on Friday 23rd April 2021, at 1.0’clock, followed by cremation. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on link: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-church
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, April 22, 2021