Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Bridget Hooban (née Tobin)
St. Patrick’s Tce., Castletown, Laois
Bridget Hooban (nee Tobin), St. Patrick’s Tce., Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, September 6th, 2021, peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, in her 103rd. year. Predeceased by her husband James (Jim) and son Francis.
Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving children, Dan, Michael, Alice, Eithne, Seamus, Gerard and Annette, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her home in St Patricks Terrace this Tuesday evening from 4 o’c until 7 o’c with removal at 7.15o’c to St Edmund’s Church Castletown arriving at 7.30 o’c. Eircode (R32 KT22.)
Funeral Mass this Wednesday morning (8th Sept) at 11 o’c followed by burial in Churchtown Cemetry Castletown.
Bridget’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the St Edmunds Church Castletown facebook page.
(Those attending the house or at the church please respect distancing guidelines at all times the capacity of the church is limited to 50%).
Larry Keenan Senior
Main Street, Stradbally, Laois
Larry Keenan (Senior), Main Street, Stradbally, Co Laois. Peacefully on the 4th September 2021 at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, surrounded by his devoted family. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his beloved wife Marie, daughters, Katherine and Audrey, son Larry (Jnr) and his partner Áine, grandchildren, Emma, David, James, Sean, Anna, Alison, Barry, Lucy and OisÍn, great grandson Tommy, sons-in-law Murt and Tom, sister, Peggy and his brother John Joe. Sisters-in-law Kay, Alice and her partner Danny and brother-in-law John, extended family, kind neighbours and his many friends.
Reposing at his home from 2pm on Monday (6th Sept) with recital of the rosary at 8pm Monday evening. Funeral Mass will take place at 12 noon in the Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally on Tuesday (7th Sept) and afterwards Larry will be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery.
Due to current COVID-19 Restrictions Mass & funeral will be private for family members and close friends. For those who wish to show their support for the family along the route from the Church to the Cemetery, you are asked to do so in a Socially Distanced and Safe Manner. The family would like to thank you all for your understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Derrykeran, Abbeyleix, Laois
Tom Moore, Derrykearn, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Died 4th September 2021, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, (peacefully), surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Kathleen, dear father to Joan, Claire and Barry. Sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, son, grandchildren Isabella, Aaliyah, Lillian, Aiden, Tom and Luka, sisters Anne and Mary, sons-in-law Fintan and Will, daughter-in-law Gillian, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Burkes Funeral Home Mountrath on Monday evening from 6.0’clock, with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Tuesday morning to St. Fintan’s Church Raheen, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, followed by Burial in the adjoining Cemetery.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, September 6, 2021