Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Ashbrook, Clonaslee, Laois
Native of Charleville Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family and friends. Predeceased by her daughter Helena (Conroy), her brother Michéal (O’Connor) and her sister Lil (Sheils). Deeply regretted by her son Aidan (Conroy) and her daughter Donna (Conroy), her two grandsons Christopher and Mark (Conroy), her brothers Paudge, Eamonn and John Joe, her sisters Netty, Nancy (Fox) and Marge (Rigney), her friend Margaret and the Delaney family of Graigue, Mountmellick, cousins, nieces, nephews. Former work colleagues (HSE Tullamore), friends and relatives.
A strictly private cremation will take place on Tuesday 27th of April. A funeral Mass will be held at a later date when all Covid19 restrictions are lifted and all family members can attend.
No flowers please. All donations if desired to The Irish Cancer Society (www.cancer.ie)
Síle’s family understand people would like to pay their respects, however, due to the current situation the house is strictly private. Cards and letters of sympathy can be sent to Moloney Funeral Directors Mountmelick, Co. Laois.
Derryvilla, Portarlington, Laois / Ballybrittas, Laois
Formerly of The Lake Road, Ballybrittas, County Laois. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Oghill Nursing Home, Monasterevin. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Anne, sisters Carmel Fennelly and Phil Mason, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions a private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Sunday at 1:20pm (travelling via the Station Road) arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. 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.
Michael’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://laoisfuneralslive.com/johnmaherfuneraldirector
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
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, April 24, 2021