Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Brittas, Clonaslee, Laois / Tullamore, Offaly
Late of Spollanstown, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Died 4th June 2021 in his 92nd year. Pre-deceased by his daughter Ethna. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife Anne, son Mark, daughter-in-law Noeleen, adored grandchildren Ellen,Matthew, Freia, Harriet and Toby, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Removal from Lawless’ Funeral Home, Mucklagh on Monday morning at 10:45 am to The Church of the Assumption, Tullamore via Spollanstown to arrive for Private Funeral Mass at 11:15 am. Burial afterwards in Clonminch Cemetery, Tullamore.
In accordance with current Government restrictions. Peadars Mass will be private. The numbers in the Church are restricted to 50 people. Those who would have liked to attend are welcome to stand along the route from the Funeral Home to the Church and from the Church to the Cemetery while adhering social distancing.
Private messages can be left for the family on the Lawless Funerals Website.
Note – the address is: https://www.tullamorefunerals.ie/notices/obituaries or below.
The ceremony can be viewed live on the Tullamore Parish Webcam: https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-assumption-tullamore
Betty Phelan (née Bradley)
Cashel, Ballyroan, Laois
The peaceful death has occurred of Betty (Elizabeth) Phelan (nee Bradley) on Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, of Cashel, Ballyroan, Co Laois. Leaving behind a loving husband Michael, her children Daire, Trevor, Donna, Micheal Anthony, Leighanne, Lavine, Shona, Shalane, Nicole, Bradley, Dale, her beautiful grandchildren and her pet dog gizmo. Pre-deceased by her devoted daughter Aoife and her close relatives. Betty will be sorely missed by her family, dearest friends, neighbours and close relatives.
Betty’s funeral cortege will arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan, for requiem Mass at 1pm on Friday, 4th June, with burial immediately afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
James Alexander (Alec) Dann
Ballykelly, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
James Alexander (Alec) Dann, Corby, England and formerly Ballykelly, Borris-In-Ossory, Co. Laois. May 14th 2021. Predeceased by his wife Pamela and sister Emily. Peacefully following a long illness. Deeply regretted by his stepson Eugene, grandchildren, Lisa and Leo, great-grandchildren, Lewis, Chloe and Esme, brothers Tom and Albert, sisters-in-law, Margaret, and Florence, nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends.
Alec’s funeral service will be streamed from the Church Of St. Mary The Virgin, Titchmarsh on Friday, June 4th, at 11:30am (https://vimeo.com/event/1042815/880c766140) followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. A special word of thanks to the doctors and nurses at Kettering General Hospital and also to all who cared for Alec at Clanfield Residential Care Home.
Jimmy (Bronson) Farrell
St. Jude’s, Ballylinan, Laois
Predeceased by his loving father Tom and brother Kieran. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Marie, daughters Tara and Kelly, sons Cieran, Jamie and Alan, son-in-law Ian, partners Claire, Ciara and Becca, grandchildren Matthew, Emma and Tom, his mother Kit, brothers Ted and Michael, sister Annmarie, family and friends.
A family repose will take place at his residence on Thursday 3rd of June. Removal from his residence at 11:30 am Saturday morning (5th June) to arrive at St. Anne’s Church, Ballylinan for Requiem mass at 12pm (limited to 50 people). Burial afterwards in St. Anne’s cemetery, Ballylinan.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, June 5, 2021