Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Josephine (Jo) Bracken (née Egan)
Capparogan, Clonaslee, Laois / Durrow, Laois / Ballinasloe, Galway / Navan Road, Dublin
Joesphine (Jo) Bracken (nee Egan), Capparogan, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Formerly of Durrow, Co. Laois, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway and Navan Road, Dublin 7. Died on the 25th of April 2021, peacefully at home in the loving care of her family, after a short illness. Predeceased by her brother Tom and his wife Anna. Deeply regretted by loving husband Jeremiah and family Colum, Tricia, Ann, Enda and Diarmaid, daughters-in-law Cathy, Cheryl and Kathy, son-in-law Don, grandchildren Orla, Aoibhinn, Daniel, Shane, Keeva, Ronan, Eamon, Fintan, Siobhán and Rossa, sister Maura and brother-in-law Flan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and her many dear neighbours and friends.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and by adhering to government guidelines, a private family Funeral Mass will take place for Jo’s family members only. (Maximum 25 people in the Church). Her remains will arrive to St. Manman’s Church, Clonaslee, on Tuesday evening at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman’s Cemetery, Clonaslee.
House Strictly Private Please at all times. No flowers, by request, Donation, if desired, to Laois Palliative Care.
Jo’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on www.churchmedia.tv by selecting county Laois.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 26, 2021