Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Raggetstown, Ballinakill, Laois
Deeply regretted by his loving sister Lily, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Predeceased by his brother Paddy. Due to current Government guidelines, a private family funeral will take place. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, Co. Laois, (max 50 people) and can be viewed on the link below. Burial afterwards in St Brigid’s Cemetery. https://www.ballinakillknockparish.com/
May Comerford (née Carroll)
Knockaroo, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois
May Comerford (nee Carroll), Knockaroo, Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois, July 18th, 2021, (peacefully) in the loving of the Matron and Staff at Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea. Predeceased by her husband Michael (Mick). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving children, daughters Betty (Collins) and Doreen (Keaney), sons John and Pat, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 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). May’s funeral leaving Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown, this Wednesday morning (July 21st.) at 10.30 o’c arriving at Knockaroo Church for Funeral Mass at 11 o’c and will be live streamed on the borrisinossoryparishonline Facebook page, followed by burial 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).
St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Lalor, Tom, St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, July 19th 2021. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bernie, daughter Ann-Marie, cherished grandchildren Harley and Bellarose, brothers Joe and Donal, and Eamonn . sisters Claire and Margaret, son in law Blaine, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, all his former colleagues in GAA and Golfing circles.
Removal from his residence on Wednesday morning. Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, his funeral, with limited family, will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Friends are welcome to attend the cemetery for burial.
Esther Dunne (née Greene)
Killimy, Emo, Laois
Suddenly. Loving mother of the late Michael. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Eileen, son Paddy and their father Michael, brother, sisters, grandchildren Claire, Sharon, Denise, Eugene, Nicola, Kevin, Laura, Adrienne, Tim and Josh, great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law Kerry, Eileen’s partner Johnny, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time
Funeral Arrangements Later.
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