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Deaths in Laois – Friday, August 20, 2021

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Jane Reynolds (née Kavanagh)
St. Fintan’s Tce., Mountrath, Laois / Kilberry, Kildare

Jane Reynolds (nee Kavanagh), St. Fintan’s Tce., Mountrath, Co. Laois and formerly of Kilberry, Athy, August 18, 2021 (peacefully) at her residence. Predeceased by her mother Elizabeth and father Arthur. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her heartbroken family, her husband Patrick, daughter Jessica, sons Mark, Michael and Sean, her adored grandchildren Sophia and Alix, son in law Eoin and Michael’s partner Saoirse, brothers, sisters, extended family, relatives and friends.

Due to current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place with a maximum of 50 people to attend the church. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, please feel free to leave a message in the condolence page below.

Removal from her home this Friday morning (August 20th) travelling via Athy and Kilberry, to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Broadford, Kildare, for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by removal to Newlands Cross Crematorium, Dublin, arriving 1.30 pm.

Jane’s family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this sad and difficult time.

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Cuisle Cancer Centre Portlaoise.

Jane’s funeral mass can be viewed using the following link : https://youtu.be/DZrxiyBSR4o

Patrick Burke
Bristol, England and formerly Ballyknocken, Portlaoise, Laois

In loving memory of Patrick Joseph Burke, Bristol, England and formerly Ballyknocken, Portlaoise, who passed away on July 22nd 2021, peacefully, following a short illness in his 92nd year.

Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his sister Eileen (Burke) Lucas, USA and his brother John Burke Snr. and sister in law Brigid, nieces and nephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews, relatives and friends worldwide.

Patrick is predeceased by his loving partner Annette, his adored parents, Johanna and Patrick, caring step-mother Mary, darling sister Bridie (Burke) Lambe, Liverpool, treasured brother Michael Burke, Ballyknocken, brothers in law Gene Lucas, USA and Arthur Lambe, Liverpool.

Remembered and highly respected by his engineering colleagues at Rolls-Royce, Bristol, the Irish Aircorp and Aer Lingus, Dublin.

In keeping with current government guidelines, a private burial will take place in Portlaoise on Saturday. House strictly private please.

Glenn Earley
Castlelea View, Portarlington, Laois

Suddenly. Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents Joan and Pat, siblings Megan, Amy, twin brother Christian, P.J., Kian, Ellie, Alex, Rachel and Craig, grandparents Frank, Marie, Eddie, Martha and Padraig, extended family and many friends.

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions a Family Funeral will take place. Removal from Mahers Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Friday at 11:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. 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.

Glenn’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 Pieta House https://www.pieta.ie/

Hugh Rochford
Roselawn, Portlaoise, Laois

Rochford, Hugh, Roselawn, Portlaoise, 15th August 2021. Suddenly at his residence. Predeceased by his wife Marian. Loving father to Janet, Debbie, Hughie, Emma, Niall, Colin, and Eoin. Deeply regretted by all their partners, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends, former colleagues in Eircom.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, the funeral, with limited family, will take place at 12 noon on Thursday in SS. 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

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 19, 2021

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