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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 12, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

John Dawson
St. Patrick’s Park, Kill, Kildare / Wolfhill, Laois

Formerly of Wolfhill, Co. Laois. Sadly missed by his loving wife June, son David, daughters Shirley, Mary and Bernadette, sister Mary, brother Eddie, son-in-law Michael, Mary’s partner Michael, grandchildren, great-granddaughter, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Due to current Government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. The cortege will leave from John’s home to St. Brigid’s Church, Kill for a Funeral Mass at 11am on Friday morning. Those who would like to join the funeral service remotely by webcam can do so by clicking on https://www.killparish.ie. John will be laid to rest in St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas.

Patrick (Pat) Knowles
Kellystown Road, Wolfhill, Laois

Peacefully, in the loving care of the nurses and staff of The Holy Family Ward, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy. Brother of the late Joe, Tommy, Margaret and Moira. Deeply regretted by his loving brother Michael, sisters Ann and Lily, brother-in-law Peter, sister-in-law Mary, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Removal form his brother Michael’s residence (Kellystown Road) at 10.30am on Friday morning (August 13th) to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Wolfhill for Requiem Mass at 11am, limited to 50 people. The Mass will be livestreamed on the Ballyadams Facebook page. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Josephine Scully (née Drennan)
Garri Ard, Banagher, Offaly / Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

Josephine Scully (nee Drennan) Garrai Ard, Banagher Co. Offaly and formerly Borris–in–Ossory, Co. Laois. Predeceased by her husband Billy, Sadly missed by her daughter Claire, Brother John and son in-law Eamon, her grandchildren, John, Callum, Niall, Ronan, Louise and Enda, nephews, Jason and Derek, niece Karen, sister in law Mary, extended family neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass on Wednesday in St. Rynaghs Church Banagher at 1 o’clock followed by burial in Knockaroo cemetery.

St. Rynagh Parish Church broadcast all funerals live on www.cloghanbanagherparish.ie and on Church Radio 106.6 FM

Due to Covid-19 strict protocols are in place. Churches are limited as to the number of persons in attendance at funerals, with no shaking of hands or physical contact of any kind.

The family will arrange a memorial Mass in the future for all your intentions.

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