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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, April 29, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

John Duggan
Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Laois

The death has occurred of John Duggan, Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, tragically on April 27th 2021.

Beloved husband of Anna and sadly missed by his parents Dan and Margaret, brothers Liam and Cyril, sisters Ann and Noeleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and all of his extended family, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

House strictly private in line with government guidelines. Funeral arrangements later.

Stephen O’Brien
Green Mill Lane, Portlaoise, Laois

O’Brien, Stephen, Horsham, Essex, England and formerly Green Mill Lane, Portlaoise, March 21st 2020. Peacefully. Deeply regretted by his loving family, Caroline, Coleen, Alexis, Bernadette, Stephen and Gerard, his loving sister Bernadette O`Neill (Portlaoise), his many relatives and friends in Portlaoise and England.

Funeral prayers in Keegans Funeral Home, at 2 pm on this Friday, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Funeral will be conducted in line with government guidelines regarding Covid. Many thanks.

Paddy Byrne
DeVesci Court, Portlaoise, Laois/Donnybrook, Dublin

Byrne Paddy (DeVesci Court, Portlaoise) and formerly Donnybrook and Dundrum. Died April 27th 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Breda.

Dearly loved father to Ger, Karl and Paul. Cherished grandfather to Vayda, Killian, Cameron, Willow, Luke, Leah and Sean. Deeply regretted by his daughters in-law Siobhan, Claire and Nicola. Sisters. Sisters in-law and brothers in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family and friends, May he rest in Peace.Family flowers only , donations if desired to the Oncology unit at St James Hospital.

Funeral prayers will take place at Keegans Funeral home Portlaoise at 6 pm on Thursday evening.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Friday in Newlands Crematorium. https://www.dctrust.ie/location/newlands-cross/chapel-webstream.html

The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

Bridie Mannion (née Corcoran)
Lakeside Park, Loughrea, Galway/Ballyroan, Laois

Bridie passed suddenly from this life on Monday 26th of April in Galway University Hospital. She is deeply and deservedly missed by her loving husband Paddy, sons John and Padraic, grandchildren Rory, Cormac and Lucy, sister Moira, brother Pat, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family, neighbours and many friends.

In keeping with HSE, NPHET and Public Health guidelines, attendance at funerals is limited. Please respect the privacy of the family during this difficult time. A private Mass will be celebrated for the repose of Bridie’s soul with immediate family only on Thursday, 29th April, at 12:30pm in St. Brendan’s Cathedral, Loughrea. For those who would have liked to attend the Mass but can’t due to current restrictions Bridie’s Mass will be on the following link BRIDIE’S FUNERAL. Bridie will be laid to rest in Mount Pleasant Cemetery immediately afterwards.

Bridie’s cortège will leave her home to make its way to St. Brendan’s Cathedral at 11:45am, travelling via Barrack Street. Family and friends are invited if they wish to stand at their homes or line the route as a mark of support to the family.

Please maintain the respect of social distance for each other as directed by HSE and Public Health. House strictly private please.

Christopher O’Brien
Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Laois

O`Brien, Christopher, Cherrygrove, Knockmay Est., Portlaoise. 27th April 2021. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Paddy and Frances and wife Patricia. Dearly loved father to Yvonne, Damien, and Sandra. Deeply regretted by is brothers and sisters. Ann, Carmel, Kathleen, Pat, Tina, Martin, Paddy, Kenneth, Shane, and Alan, Cherished grandfather to Gordon, Evan, Teagan and Grace, son-in-law John and Sonny, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nepews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him , a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Thursday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Friends are welcome to attend the cemetery for burial.

The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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.

Síle O’Connor
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.

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