Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Alan J. Murphy
The Downs, Portlaoise, Laois / Kilkenny City, Kilkenny
The untimely death has occurred of Alan Murphy, 4 The Downs, Portlaoise and late of Hebron Rd. Kilkenny, leaving behind his loving and heartbroken wife, Ange, children, Réidín, Niall, Aran and her Guide Dog, Buttons. Precious grandchildren, Aoileann and Myles. His much-loved family, Bobby, Maria, Jean, Rosanna and Kira. Beloved Aunts Hannah, Rosie and Uncle Jack. Nieces, nephews, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins and many friends in Portlaoise and Kilkenny.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral home on Thursday evening from 6 pm to 7 pm. Cremation will take place in Mount Jerome on Friday.
The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.
Family flowers only , donations if desired to the Irish Guide dogs for the blind.
Barbara Lawlor (née Breen)
Kilnamanagh, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois
Lawlor (née Breen), Barbara (Kilnamanagh, Dublin 24 and late of Portlaoise, Co. Laois), August 23rd, 2021 peacefully at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved wife of John and loving mam to Darren, Ken, Aidan and Ciaran. Sadly missed by her heartbroken family, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
A private family funeral will take place due to Government advice regarding public gatherings. In compliance with the current HSE guidelines, the funeral will be limited to 50 people.
Barbara’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on Thursday, morning, August 26th, 2021, at 11am on the following link https://churchmedia.tv/camera/st-kevins-church-kilnamanagh followed by cremation at 12:40pm on https://www.dctrust.ie/location/newlands-cross/chapel-webstream.html.
Family flowers only please. All enquiries to Fanagans Funeral Directors, Tallaght Village – 01 451 6701.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 26, 2021