Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Phyllis O’Doherty (née Walsh)
Navan Road, Dublin/Abbeyleix, Laois
Phyllis O’Doherty, Navan Road, Dublin and Dunmore, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Died 24th September peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Des. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Paul and Barry, daughter Grace, daughter-in-law Francy, son-in-law Joe, sister, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and her adored grandchildren Emily and Joseph.
Funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday 28th September at 11am in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois which may be viewed at the following link: https://abbeyleixparish.ie/. Cremation afterwards at Newlands Cross Crematorium, Dublin at 2pm.
Ex Defence Forces, 26 O Moore Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Pre deceased by his wife Sheila, much loved father of William and Marie. Deeply regretted by his loving family, Marie partner Eugene and Williams partner Stephanie, grandchildren, Keiva and Teagan, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces and nephews, extended family, neighbours, relatives and friends.
May William rest in peace.
Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home on Sunday from 3 to 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon in St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. Interment afterwards in St Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Elizabeth (Lil) Lowbridge (née Flynn)
44 Marian Place, Tullamore, Offaly / Clonaslee, Laois
Peacefully, in her 101st year. Predeceased by her husband Stephen. Lil will be sadly missed by her loving son John, daughter Ann-Marie, daughter in law Ann, Ann-Marie’s partner Rose, grandchildren Karen, Emma, Jean, Dawn and Keira, her great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home, Harbour Street, Tullamore, on Sunday evening, from 6.30pm until Rosary at 8pm. Removal from her Home on Monday morning at 10.45 to the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, arriving for Funeral Mass 11.15am. Burial afterwards in Clonminch Cemetery, Tullamore. In keeping with current government guidelines, please adhere to social distancing and wear a face mask in the Funeral Home and Church please. Funeral Mass can be viewed on the following link https://mcnmedia.tv/iframe/253#pills-AdminCamera-0 The family would like to thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.
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.