Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Patricia Donoher (née Bentley)
The Rock, Mountmellick, Laois
Patrica passed, peacefully, surrounded by her loving children at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by her husband Tommy Donoher. Deeply regretted by her loving son Francis, daughter Siobhan, daughter-in-law Vina and son-in-law Barry, granchildren Faith, Isobel, Hollie, Ellie and Tommy, brother Frank, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Patricia’s funeral will be private for family only.
Beaumont, Dublin / Rathdowney, Laois
Fitzpatrick Tom (of Beaumont, Dublin 9, late of Rathdowney, Co. Laois), passed September 2nd 2021 in the exemplary care of Prof. Peter Conlon and his team at Beaumont Hospital. Predeceased by his sister Bab. Beloved husband of Paula, much loved dad of Eimer, Niamh and Laura, father-in-law of Alan, treasured grandad of Kara and Molly; Tom will be dearly missed by his brothers Timmy, Pat and Jimmy, and all nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
Due to current restrictions, a private funeral will be held for family and close friends only. For those who would have liked to attend the service, it can be viewed on Monday, September 6th, at 11am by visiting http://www.donnycarneyparish.ie/webcam.html. Family flowers only. Donations in Tom’s memory, would be appreciated to the Renal Unit, Beaumont Hospital.
Kathleen (Kay) Hoban (née Heffernan)
Glasnevin, Dublin / Abbeyleix, Laois
Hoban (née Heffernan) Kathleen (Kay) (Glasnevin, Dublin 9 and formerly of Abbeyleix, Co, Laois) September 1st 2021. Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of John, loving mother of Lynda, Karen and Nicole and doting granny of Ellen, Amy, Heather, Rosie, Charlie and Mason. Sadly missed by her family, sisters, brothers, sons-in-law Tom, Dave and Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.
Due to government Covid-19 advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral will take place but the funeral Mass can be viewed online at 11.30am on Saturday, September 4th, at https://olv.ie/webcam/, followed by a private burial. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Irish Cancer Society, 45 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4 or at https://www.cancer.ie/ways-to-help/donate/donate. House strictly private please.
Mary (Mynie) Higgins
Higgins Mary (Mynie) (late of Co. Laois), August 29th 2021, peacefully, at Beechlawn Nursing Home, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. Deeply regretted by a large circle of friends and companions.
In accordance with Government guidelines on public gatherings, a private Funeral will take place for family and close friends.
Denis (Leonard) Wright
Droughill, Portarlington, Laois
Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at his brother Brendan’s residence in Tierhogar, Portarlington. Predeceased by his loving parents John and Kathleen. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Oliver, Leo, Brendan and Noel, sister Maeve, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Due to the Covid 19 restrictions A Family Funeral will take place. Removal from his brother Brendan’s residence in Tierhogar on Friday at 11:10am 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.
Leonard’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington