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Deaths in Laois – Friday, August 6, 2021

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Maurice Hennessy
The Grove, Weir View, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny / Crettyard, Laois

Maurice Hennessy (The Grove, Weir View, Kilkenny and late of Crettyard, Co. Laois) August 5th 2021. Beloved husband of the late Margaret and uncle of Larry (Hennessy), grand uncle of Lizzie and Katie (Hennessy). Predeceased by his siblings Thomas, Margaret, Elizabeth, Mary and John. He will be sadly missed by his nephews and nieces, Mary, Patrick, Ita, Larry and Anne, grand nieces and grand nephews Molly, Caitlin, Annemajella, Lizzie, Katie, Peig, Ruaidhri, Tomas and John, his neighbours and friends.

Due to current government guidelines a private Requiem Mass for Maurice will be celebrated Saturday (August 7th) at 11a.m. in the Church of the most Holy Trinity, Dunmore (max. 50 people in the Church) followed by private cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Dublin.

The family would like to thank the public health care nurse and all the wonderful carers who have been so kind to Maurice, especially Agnes with whom he shared many a laugh over the last twelve months.

Jimmy McGrath
Temperance St. Abbeyleix / Rathmoyle, Abbeyleix, Laois

McGrath Jimmy, Temperance St. Abbeyleix and formerly Rathmoyle, Died August 3rd unexpectedly.

Predeceased by his parents Joe and Margaret, brothers Mick, Joseph & Bobby, sister Peggy Dempsey and his recently deceased sister Maura Goode.

Deeply regretted by his loving sister Cecilia Victory, brother in law Tom , Nephews, Nieces, Grandnephews, Grandnieces, extended family and friends.

Jimmy’s remains will repose at Keegan’s Funeral Home Portlaoise on Friday from 7pm to 8pm with funeral prayers at 8pm. A private family cremation will take place on Saturday.

Sympathisers are welcome to the funeral home maintaining a safe and social distance. Jimmy’s family thank you for your co operation and understanding at this time.

Linda Menizes (née Cummins)
Bracklone Street, Portarlington, Laois

Formerly of Ottessh, Surrey, England. Unexpectedly at her residence. Sadly missed by her loving husband Colm, son Adam, brother Peter, sister Jackie, the extended family and friends.

A Family Cremation Service to take place on Saturday.

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Seamus John Colgan
Clondolusk, Portarlington, Offaly / Portarlington, Laois

Suddenly at his residence. Sadly missed by his heartbroken partner Ciara, parents Jim and Ann, brother Niall and his partner Becky Magee, sister Philomena and her husband Darren Whelan, his adoring nieces, Ciara’s dad and mam Martin and Marian Fagan, aunts, uncles, extended family, neighbours and his many friends in Ireland and Australia.

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Family Funeral will take place. Removal from his residence on Saturday at 1pm arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. People are welcome to stand along the route to the Church, in the Churchyard and in the Cemetery with Strict Social Distancing being observed at all times.

Seamus’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington

Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland https://www.cfireland.ie/

James Daly
13 Hillside, Clonaslee, Laois

Died peacefully at home in the care of his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Nancy. Deeply regretted by his loving family Patricia, Theresa, Celine, Lorraine, Maria, Daniel, Willie, James, Carlos, Jason, Cornelius , grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and many friends. Rest In Peace.

Prayers in Moloney’s Funeral Home Mountmellick on Friday morning at 10.30am. Removal at 11.10am to St. Manmans Church for Requiem Mass at 12noon. Burial after in The New Cemetery Clonaslee. Due to the current COVID-19 guidelines James funeral mass is for family members only. Sympathizers are welcome along the route maiming a safe and social distance.

Audrey Canavan (née Morris)
Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, Laois

Canavan (nee Morris) Portlaoise. July 30th 2021 Peacefully with her family at Tallaght University Hospital. Audrey Jean beloved wife of Tony and darling mother of Karl. Cherished grandma of Eric, Ross, and Scott. Greatly loved by her daughter in law Denise, Sister in law, Brother in law. Relatives and a large circle of friends. “Audrey touched everybody who came into contact with her, she will be sorely missed” Funeral service at 11 am on Friday morning is St Peters church in the Market Sq. Portlaoise. Followed by cremation. “ Your light shone brightly Audrey, you will always be with us

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