Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Pike of Rushall, Laois
Gerard Dollard, Pike of Rushall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Passed away peacefully on the 6th September 2021 at his home, (suddenly). Beloved son of Kevin and Madeline, twin brother to Francis. Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents, brother, sister-in-law Ricka, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandmother Lily Cummins, minder Margaret, extended family, relatives and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Eileen (Nell) Barry (née Guilfoyle)
Dunmore, Durrow, Laois
Suddenly, at her residence. Beloved wife of Billy and loving mother to Kevin and Marian. Sadly missed by her loving family, brothers Pat & Simon, son in law Shane, grandchildren Sean, Lochlan, Alison, Ciara, Rhiann & Dylan, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Phelan’s Funeral Home, Durrow, from 6.00pm on Wednesday evening with rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill, on Thursday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Those wishing to offer their condolences may do so below.The Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger
Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, Laois
McDonald Owen, Colliers Lane, Portlaoise, September 7th 2021. Deeply regretted by his loving parents Mick and Phyllis, wife Anne-Marie, cherished daughter and son, Aoibhe and Conor, sister Tina and brother Brian. Sadly missed by his extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home Portlaoise on Wednesday evening from 8 pm with the rosary at 9 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass with limited numbers. Interment will follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, via Dublin Rd.
Kylebeg, Stradbally, Laois
Delaney, Ted, Kylebeg, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Sept 7th, 2021, peacefully, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his brother Danny. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Carmel, daughters Aileen O’Beirne, Claire O’Neill, Edna Ramsbottom and Gabrielle Goode, sons Brendan and Eamon, brothers John and twin brother Kyrle, sons in law, daughters in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his family residence on Wednesday from 4pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving at The Church of the Sacred Heart, Stradbally, on Thursday evening at 7.30pm for funeral prayers. Requiem Mass at 11am on Friday, with limited capacity, followed by interment in Oakvale Cemetery.
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%).
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 7, 2021