Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Mountmellick, Laois/Blanchardstown, Dublin
Brian Santry, Regional Manager Probation Service, Mountmellick, Co.Laois and Blanchardstown, Dublin. Died peacefully, May 21st 2021. Beloved son of the late Joe and Mary.
Predeceased by his dear brother Jerome and sister-in-law Maureen. Deeply regretted by his brother Joe, nephews and nieces, uncles and aunts, relatives and his many friends.
Giving the exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Brian, a private family funeral Mass will take place on Monday at 11am in St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. 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. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to St. Francis Hospice Blanchardstown.
Church St, Ballinakill, Laois
Christy passed away peacefully on Saturday 22nd May, at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Pre-deceased by his loving wife Elsie, and deeply regretted by son’s Billy, Kevin and Paul, daughters Anne and Susan, son’s-in-law Gerard and Eric, daughter’s-in-law Sheila and Carina, grandchildren Roisin, Padraig, Eimear, Robyn, Emma, William, Chris, Ciara, Sam, and Lauren and by all his neighbours and friends.
Arriving at St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill at 8pm on Monday May 24th for Rosary.
In compliance with Government and HSE Guidelines a family Funeral Mass for Christy take place on Tuesday 25th May at 12pm followed by Interment afterward in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, with adherence to social distancing. Those who are unable to attend the Mass can take part in the ceremony on the church live stream service which can be viewed on this link … www.ballinakillknockparish.com
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.
Giving the exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Sean, a private family Funeral Mass will take place on Sunday at 3 o’clock in St. Fergal’s Church, Camross. Burial afterwards in St. Fergal’s Cemetery. Sean’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed. The Funeral cortége will travel from Sean’s home, friends and neighbours are welcomed along the route. House strictly private.
20 St Brigid’s Square, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise and previously in the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Loving husband of the late Janie. Deeply regretted by his loving sons Billy, Ger, John and James, daughter Maria, sister Breda, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Private Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Sunday at 1:20pm arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church, in the Churchyard and in the Cemetery with Strict Social Distancing being observed at all times.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Liam’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 22, 2021