Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Bernadette Bonar (née Hyland)
Quinsboro, Monasterevin, Kildare / Portarlington, Laois
Formerly of Kilmullen, Portarlington County Laois. Unexpectedly at her residence. Predeceased by her husband Hugh, baby son Hugo, father Joe and sister Noreen. Deeply regretted by her loving family Declan, Lavina, Kerina and Olivia, mother Ita, brothers, sisters, the extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence on Sunday from 3pm until 8pm. Removal on Monday at 1:50pm arriving St Peter and Paul’s Church, Monasterevin for Requiem Mass at 2:30pm (Church limited to 50%capacity). Funeral afterwards to St Evin’s Cemetery, Monasterevin.
People are asked to ensure social and public health guidelines are adhered to.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Bernadette’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: http://www.monasterevinparish.ie/
Betty McNally (née McEvoy)
5 St.Brigid’s, Portlaoise, Laois, R32 W5WN
Predeceased by her parents, brothers Joe, Christy, and Paddy, sisters Nancy and Trush. Beloved wife of Francis. Deeply regretted by her husband, daughters Deirdre and Imelda, sons Frank and Tom, grandchildren, Rachel, Nicole, Frank, Harry, Amy, Joe, Cathal, and Finn. Great-grandchildren Chris, Eimear, Jake and Scott. Daughters-in-law Siobhan and Sinead. Sons-in-law Bibo, Joe, Gary and Adam, brothers, Sean, Jimmy and Peter, sisters, Christina, Kitty, Mary, neighbours and extended family, relatives and many friends.
Betty will repose in her home on Friday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal from her home on Saturday morning at 10am arriving SS Peter and Paul’s Church for Requiem Mass 10:45am. Burial after in S.S. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Family time on Saturday morning.
Clonad, Portlaoise, Laois
Peter Coss, The Hill, Clonad, Portlaoise, Co.Laois. Died September 21st 2021 peacefully, at home surrounded by his loving family.
Deeply regretted by his loving wife Margaret, and much loved by Orlaith, Conor, Maedhbh and Ellen, brothers ,sisters ,nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Thursday evening from 6 pm with rosary recital at 8 pm. Funeral arriving to St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe for 11am Requiem mass on Friday followed by interment in St.Fintan’s Cemetery, Ballyfin.
Family flowers only please
Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix, Laois / Shanahoe, Laois
Tony died at The Regional Hospital Portlaoise after a brief illness. Predeceased by his son Malcolm. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Patty, sons Gregory, Gordon, Derek, Brian and Niall, daughter Jenny, brothers Michael and Ben, sisters Rosie, Pauline and Geraldine, brother in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Reposing at The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Thursday evening from 6.30 with Rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Friday to St Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe for Funeral Mass at 3pm. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix.
Elizabeth (Eilish) Mc Mahon (née Dunne)
Rockbrook, Ballyroan, Laois
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St. James’ Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by her husband Laurence and son John. Deeply regretted by her sons Patrick, Tom and Peter, daughter Rita, brother Eddie, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, sister-in-law , grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
A private reposal will take place at her son Tom’s residence. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan for 1pm. Requiem Mass on Friday. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.