Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Carmel Murphy (née Ward)
Erkinville House, The Square, Durrow, Laois
Carmel Murphy (nee Ward), The Square, Durrow, Co. Laois (formerly Rahaval House, Redcross, Co. Wicklow) – 15th May 2021 in her 91st year peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family.
Predeceased by her parents William and Catherine Ward, her brothers Malachy and John and her beloved husband Joseph. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing family. Sons Tomàs, Seosamh, Sean, Òisìn, Durrow, Pascal, New York, daughters Catriona, Los Angeles, Carmel, Ethiopia, Orla, Waterford, daughters in law Bernie, Joan, Rosezita & Gabriela, sons in law Todd, Sione & Paul, sisters, Maire, Eilis, Kay, Therese & Rosaleen her 23 grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements to follow
Liam Anthony Walsh
The Old Rectory, Rathdowney, Laois
Died 13th May 2021 Peacefully in his 96th year surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of Catherine who pre-deceased him on the 19th February 2021. Loving father to Kevin, Edward, Seamus (Died 1979) and Lena. Adored grandfather of Catherine, Lydia, Alasdair, James, Evlin, Elanor, Harry, Kate, Constance, Jane, John and Edward. and great-grandson David. Sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Berny and Constance, son-in-law Tony Servis and his extended family and friends.
Due to current restrictions, a family funeral will take place on Monday 17th May 2021 in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, Co. Laois at 11:00 am. Burial thereafter in Killasmeestia Cemetery.
He is now in heaven with his adored wife Catherine and son Seamus.
In accordance with government guidelines, the numbers in the church is restricted to 50 people.
Messages of Condolence can be left for the family on Lawless Funerals Website. Note – address: https://www.tullamorefunerals.ie/notices/obituaries.
The ceremony may be viewed live https://www.rathdowneyparish.ie/webcam
Kathleen Wheatley (née McDonald)
Sister of the late Hannah. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Patsy, children Bernard, Siobhan, Sadie and James, sisters Lil and Bridie, sons-in-law Conor and Luke, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Ann, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Lauren, Bernard, Michelle, Tara, Kate, Eoin, Seóna and Davin, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Due to government restrictions Requiem Mass will take place at 2pm on Sunday afternoon (16th May) in St. Mary’s Church, Wolfhill, limited to 50 people. The Mass will be livestreamed on the Ballyadams Facebook page. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 16, 2021