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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 1, 2021

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Patrick (Pat) McEvoy
Bray, Wicklow / Ballinakill, Laois

Patrick (Pat) McEvoy, late of Bray, Co. Wicklow and formerly of Ballinakill, Co. Laois, died peacefully on 30th April, 2021, surrounded by his loving family and in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Joseph’s Shankill. Beloved husband of Úna, dearly loved father of Paul and Angela. Fondly remembered by his daughter-in-law Deborah, son-in-law Gerry, his adoring grandchildren Senan, Sam, Sarah and Kate, sisters Eileen, Kathleen, Anne, Mary, brothers Martin and Michael, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Predeceased by his sisters Theresa and Julie.

Due to current restrictions, a private family Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday (4th May) at 10.30am in the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Bray. This may be viewed online at churchservices.tv/brayqueenofpeace. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Joseph’s Shankill.

Elizabeth (Lilly) Moore (née Fitzpatrick)
Cardtown, Camross, Laois

Died in her 90th year peacefully at home. Predeceased by her husband Kieran, her parents Mary-Ellen and Daniel, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law Chris Murphy and Sean Ni Laighin, and great grandson Christopher Murphy. Deeply regretted by her children Marie, Noreen, Pat, Susan and Ann, sons-in-law Finbarr Moore, Mick Phelan and Les O Donovan, daughter -in-law Anne Moore, her sister Phil Leahy, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers -in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, neighbours, relatives and a large circle of friends.

The Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am in St Fergal’s Church, Camross, will be streamed (link will be published later). Burial after in St. Fergal’s Cemetery. In order to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Lilly, her funeral will be private with immediate family only. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.

No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to Cuisle Centre Portlaoise.

Br. Oliver (Tom) Deane
De La Salle Brothers Miguel House, Castletown, Laois / Castlegregory, Kerry

Br. Oliver (Tom) Deane, De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and late of Goulane, Castlegregory, Co. Kerry. May 1st, 2021. Predeceased by his parents Mary and Patrick, sisters May and Sr. Mary Immaculata (Poor Clares), brothers Br. Timothy O.H., Fr. Patrick (Salesian), Jack, Mickey, sisters in law Mary and Eileen. Sadly missed by his sister Eillen, brother Fr. Joe (Texas), niece Mary, nephew Pat, nephew in law John, grandnieces, relatives, friends, past pupils, staff in Miguel House and especially his confreres in religion.

In line with Government & HSE advice and to ensure the safety of all a private family funeral will take place. Br. Oliver’s funeral Mass will take place on Monday (3rd May) at 2 pm in the Monastery Chapel, Castletown followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Br. Oliver’s family and the De La Salle Brothers would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this sad and difficult time.

John Hickey
Kyle, Rathdowney, Laois/Galmoy, Kilkenny

John Hickey, Kyle, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. April 30th 2021. Peacefully at home. Predeceased by his parents Margaret and George and his brothers Tommy, Georgie and Paddy. Deeply regretted by his brothers Noel, Michael and Peter, sisters Marie, Joan, Breda and Margaret, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Due to the COVID-19 Directive and in line with current guidelines a private funeral has been arranged for immediate family only. The funeral mass will be live streamed from Galmoy Church on Sunday at 10.15 am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. (churchcamlive.ie/galmoy-parish). No flowers by request. Donations can be made in lieu to the Laois Palliative Care Team. (http://laoishospice.ie/donate).

Michael Moore
Monavea, Crettyard, Carlow/Crettyard, Laois

Michael Moore of Monavea, Crettyard and formerly of Tolerton, Co. Laois, passed away unexpectedly, on April 29th, 2021.

Beloved husband of Hannah, much loved father of Michele, Adrienne, Micheál, Siobhán and the late Mary and adored grandfather of Ciara, Tara, Órla, Darragh, Niall, Shane and Colm.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughters, grandchildren, sons-in-law Kevin and Ciarán, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May Michael’s Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.

Due to continued restrictions on public gatherings, Michael’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the presence of his family on Sunday, at 11am, in The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mayo, Co Laois and will be followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

If neighbours wish to show their support to the family, they could stand outside their houses (while adhering to social distancing guidelines) as the funeral cortége leaves his residence on the way to the church at 10.30am approx.

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