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Deaths in Laois – Friday, April 30, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Canice ‘Ken’ Doheny
Ballinalacken, Ballinakill, Laois/Kilkenny

Following an accident. Ken will be greatly missed by his loving brothers Michael and Séan, sisters Mary and Nora, sisters-in-law Patricia and Jacqueline.

Also, his adoring and adored nieces and nephew Suzi, Noeleen, Jennie, Zoe, John and Shonagh, along with his much loved grandnieces and grandnephew Amelia, Liadh, Sloane, Lucy and Rian. Also, his extended family, many relations, great neighbours and friends from both Lisnagry, Limerick & Castlecomer GC.

In accordance with the current recommendations, Ken’s funeral will take place privately. Family Flowers only please.

Donations if desired to the Red Cross India Covid Appeal

Martin Brophy
Portlaoise, Laois/Dublin

Brophy (Laois and Dublin) April 27th, 2021. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at St. James’s Hospital, Martin, late of Well Road, Portlaoise and formerly of Montpelier Park and An Post, Sheriff Street.

Beloved son of the late Richard and Kathleen and much loved father of Mark, Siobhán and Sarah. Sadly missed by his loving family, his brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law Lisa and Sarah, grandchildren Jacob and Abigail, relatives, neighbours and friends.

In line with Government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings a small private funeral will take place.

For those who would have like to attend the service but due to the restrictions cannot, the funeral service can be viewed this Saturday (May 1st) at 12.40pm by clicking on the following link https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/newslands-cross-cemetery-crematorium.

No flowers please, donations, if desired, to St. James’ Hospital, Dublin 8.All enquires to Massey Bros Inchicore 01 4532751.

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.

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 Saturday, 1st May, 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.

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.

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