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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Nora O’Sullivan (née Ryan)
Hillview House, Clonking, Abbeyleix, Laois

Peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband John J, daughters Mary and Ann. Deeply regretted by her loving son Eamonn, daughter Grainne, sons in law Mike, Rodney and Hugo, grandchildren Katie, Sean, Damien, Ellen, Catherine, Alice, Martha, Kevin, Niamh and Éadaoin, great-grandchild Lilly, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her residence. Requiem Mass will take place in St Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, for family and friends (max 50 people) at 12 noon on Thursday, followed by burial in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix. The family would like to thank everybody for their cooperation, understanding and support at this difficult time.

Deirdre Kelly
Portlaoise, Portlaoise, Laois

Kelly, Deirdre, St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her parents Angela and Gérard, her sister Angela, her son Wayne. Deeply regretted by her loving family Shauna, Stacey and Jake. Loving sister to Paula, Ann-Marie and Mary-Ann. Nanny to Wayne, Paraic, AJ and Fionn. Nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church on Thursday at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Friends of the family are welcome to pay their respects outdoors on the way to the cemetery.

Denis (Dor) O’Connor
Kilmurry, Stradbally, Laois

Denis passed away, peacefully, in the company of his loving family and friends, at his residence. Predeceased by his parents and brother Liam. Sadly missed by his brothers Michael and Andy, sister Kathleen, sister in law Anne, nephew John and his wife Ciara and grandnephew Eoin. The family would like to thank their neighbours Patrick, Louise and Austin, also Sister Ann Devine, public health nurses and Dr. Lawlor for their generosity, support and help, especially during his illness.

Reposing at his residence from 7 o’clock on Monday the 14th and Tuesday 15th from 12 noon. Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, a private family funeral will take place with up to 50 attending in the church. Removal on Wednesday morning at 11.20 am to arrive at The Church of the Assumption, The Heath, for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment to follow in adjoining cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning, please. Requiem Mass will be livestreamed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/the-heath-webcam/ Sympathisers are welcome to stand along the route to the church and in the precincts of the cemetery grounds. Social distancing to be observed at all times please.

Martin Dowling
Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois

Martin died, peacefully, on June 14th 2021, in his 94th year, surrounded by his daughters and in the care of the staff in St. Brigid’s Hospital, Shaen. Martin is predeceased by his beloved wife Bess, brother Paddy (Colt), sisters Nora Delaney (Roskelton), Bride McDonald (Ballyroan), Sr. Stanislaus Joseph and Sr. Stanislaus Gertrude, Little Sisters of the Poor (Dublin & Bristol).

Deeply regretted by his loving daughters Martina Comerford, Mary Flynn, Anna Byrne and Claire Chambers, sons-in law John, Pat, Mike and Bill, grandchildren Gavin, Jake, Helen, Kieran, Claire, Killian, Luke and Aoibheann, brother-in-law Bill, sisters-in-law Eileen and Claire Carroll, nieces and nephews, relatives and his large circle of friends.

Due to COVID restrictions and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private family funeral, limited to immediate family and friends, will take place on Wednesday, June 16th, at 12 noon in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, and will be streamed on the parish webcam: http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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