Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Died unexpectedly at home.
Pre-deceased by his parents Paddy and Freddie, Clonduff, Rosenallis.
Deeply regretted by his wife Maria, Pamela and Niall, son-in-law David, grandchildren Scott, Aaron, Lee and Saoirse. Brothers Joe and Pauric, sisters Freda and Noelle, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Godsons Oisin and Derek, Aunts, uncles, neighbours and many friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Margaret Carroll (née Lalor)
Emmett Terrace, Mountmellick, Laois / Emo, Laois
Margaret Carroll (née Lawlor) Newry Co.Down, and formerly Killimy, Emo, and Emmett Tce, Mountmellick. Died May 18th 2021 at Daisy Hill Hospital Newry. Beloved daughter of the late Timmy and Ester Lawlor, Emmett Tce Mountmellick. Predeceased by her daughter Valerie. Deeply regretted by her loving family Terry, Martain, Caroline, Rosie, Imedla, Regina, Edwinda, Edmund, and Anthony, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sisters Kathleen O’Neill (Mountmellick), Phil Dwane (Portlaoise), her brother Paddy Lawlor (Mountmellick), sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives, and many friends. Rest In Peace.
Giving the exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Margaret, a private family Funeral Mass will take place on Friday morning at 11am in St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick. Burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington, arriving for approximately 12.30pm. The Funeral cortège will travel from Moloney’s Funeral Home at 10.45am to St. Joseph’s Church. Those who wish to come out to pay their respects can do so along the route, maintaining a safe social distance.
May Hamilton (née Roe)
Carraigaun, Ballaghmore, Laois
May died peacefully at the University Hospital, Limerick. Beloved wife of the late Roland. Loving mother to Stewart, Jane (predeceased), Scott, Sarah, Walter, Flora and Ruth. She will be sadly missed by her sons, daughters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, relatives and many friends.
A private family funeral will take place. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to MS Ireland or the Irish Kidney Association.
Portarlington, Laois / Walkinstown, Dublin
Gaffney, Joe, 16th May 2021 (Portarlington, Co. Laois and formerly of Walkinstown) (unexpectedly), at home; brother of Peter and the late Dermot and loving son of the late Peadar and Christina. Joe will be very sadly missed by his brother, niece, nephews, extended family and his many good friends in Newlands Golf Club.
In line with Government and H.S.E advice regarding public gatherings, a small private funeral will be held.
To view Joe’s Cremation Service on Friday at 12 noon please click on the following link; https://www.dctrust.ie/location/newlands-cross/chapel-webstream.html
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, May 20, 2021