Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Baby Charlie Ray Cooper
The Square, Durrow, Laois
Born sleeping at Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in their wonderful care and to whom we will be eternally grateful.
Forever loved by his parents George Cooper & Claire Seale & gravely missed by his loving grandparents Ray & Pam Seale and George & Jane Cooper, aunts, Paula, Jackie, Gail, Ailish & Kathryn, uncles, Adrian, Robin, Dermot, Daire & Colm, cousins Holly, Mia, Dylan, Noah, Dan & Ellie.
Funeral will take place in St Jude’s Church, Anatrim, Coolrain, Co. Laois at 4.00pm on Wednesday followed by burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard.
“You have loved us for all your life and we will love you for all of ours”
Rinuccini Court, Portlaoise, Laois / Whitehall, Dublin
The death has occurred of Ray, after a long illness borne with dignity and courage. He is deeply regretted by his loving wife and best friend Marian, all his relatives, his many friends in Portlaoise and Swords rd. Whitehall, Dublin. Cremation will take place at 11.40am in Glasnevin Crematorium on Wednesday morning. Due to Covid Government guidelines, limited numbers of relatives and friends can attend. The family want to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
Joe (Josie) Doyle
Kyle, Rathdowney, Laois / Galmoy, Kilkenny
Joe Doyle, Kyle, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. July 12th 2021. Peacefully at his residence following a brief illness bravely borne. In the presence of his loving family. Predeceased by his brother Eddie and his sister Noreen (Coss), also remembering at this time his parents Joe and Norah. Sadly mourned by his heartbroken wife Breda and his family Michelle and her partner Jason, Aishling and Kate, his beloved grandchildren Joey and Beth, his brother Johnny and his sisters Bridget Walsh (Clonad) and Marie Russell (Kyle), brothers and sisters in law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Due to the COVID-19 Directive a private funeral has been arranged. Funeral mass will be live streamed on Wednesday at 12 noon from the Church of The Immaculate Conception Galmoy (churchcamlive.ie/galmoy) followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations in lieu can be made on line to Laois Hospice (Laoishospice.ie/donate). Please adhere to the current COVID-19 restrictions.
The funeral cortege will leave Kyle on Wednesday morning at 11.30 o’clock approx. via Rathpatrick which will present an opportunity to pay your respects en route. House Private.
Tennisrath, Ballickmoyler, Carlow / Laois
Michael Kane, Tennisrath, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, passed away, at his home, on 11th July 2021. Beloved husband of Teresa, much loved father of Lisa, Mary and Michelle. He will be sadly missed by his wife Teresa, daughters Lisa, Mary and Michelle, grandchildren Ciara, Mikey, Megan, Gabriel,Caoimhe, Aoife, Niamh, Oisin, Cillian, Mai and Evie. His sons-in-law Pat, Gabriel and Tommy, Mary’s partner Billy and Michelle’s partner David, sister-in-law Joy, brothers-in-law John, Peter and Andrew, predeceased by his brother-in-law Bernard, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later.
Florence (Florrie) Kavanagh (née Hyland)
Ballaghmore, Laois / Arklow, Wicklow
Florence (Florrie) Kavanagh (nee Hyland), Ballaghmore, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois and formerly of Arklow, Co. Wicklow. July 12th. 2021 (unexpectedly) at her residence. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving daughters Annamarie and Bernadette, sister Mary, son in law Mark, grandchildren Jake and Niall, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, a Private Family Funeral Mass will take place (Max 50 people in the Church). Florrie’s Funeral Mass will be on Thursday morning (15th. July ) at 10.30 o’c in St. Molua’s Church Ballaghmore (Eircode R32 AE86) and can be viewed on Ballaghmore Church Online facebook page or @ ballaghmorechurch, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church, in the Church yard or in the cemetery, (with strict social distancing being observed at all times).
Florrie’s family would like to thank you for your understanding and consideration at this sad and difficult time.
Hannah Delaney (née Keaveny)
Knockbrack, Pike of Rushall, Laois / Moate, Offaly
Hannah Delaney (nee Keaveny), Knockbrack, Pike of Rushall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Parkvilla, Moate, Co. Offaly. July 10, 2021, at St. James’s Hospital Dublin in the loving care of the Matron and staff.
Predeceased by her husband William (Bill) and her father Malachy. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving children, William,Grainne and Niamh, mother Kathleen, sisters Eilish and Dympna, brothers Vincent, Noel and John, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, a private family funeral Mass will take place (max 50 people in the church). Funeral leaving her residence this Wednesday morning (14th July) at 10.30am, arriving at St Edmund’s Church, Castletown (Eircode R32 KT22) for funeral Mass at 11am. Hannah’s funeral Mass will be lived streamed on the St Edmund’s Church Castletown facebook page, with burial immediately afterwards in Churchtown Cemetery, Castletown. People are welcome to stand along the route to the church, in the church yard and in the cemetery, (with strict social distancing being observed at all times). The Delaney and Keaveny families would like to thank you for your understanding and consideration at this sad and difficult time.
St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois
The death has occurred in Glasgow, Scotland, of Gerry Brennan, after a short and sudden illness. His funeral arrangements will be announced later. Funeral will take place in Scotland. Deeply regretted by his mam Mena and all his loving family.
Service for Gerry is at Parkhead Congregational Church at 11 o Clock on Thursday the 22nd of July with burial afterwards in Dalbeth cemetery London Rd, Glasgow.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 12, 2021