Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Laois
Doyle, Clonboyne, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, 15th July 2021. Predeceased by his wife Bridget. Deeply regretted by his loving daughter Veronica. son John, son-in-law Ken, grandchild Bridget, brother Tony, sister-in-law Maureen, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
May he rest in peace. Requiem Mass at 10.30 am on Saturday in St Fintan’s Church, Raheen. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.
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.
Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, Michael’s Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, in Sacred Heart Church Arles, (50 people max) at 11am and will be followed by burial in adjoining cemetery.
Michael’s Funeral Mass can be viewed at 11am on Thursday by clicking on the following link https://arlesparish.ie/webcam/
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.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, July 15, 2021