Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Agnes Walsh (née Coss)
Barnashrone, Mountmellick, Laois
Walsh (nee Coss) Barnashrone, Mountmellick. October 6th 2021. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Agnes, beloved wife of the late Tom. Dearly loved mother to Tony, Matt, Anne, Valerie, Larry, and Brian. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Thursday evening from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Requiem Mass at 11 am on Friday followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Mass will be streamed on Parish webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/.
Roskeen, Geashill, Offaly / Mountmellick, Laois
Beloved son of the late Paddy and Rose. Deeply regretted by his family Frank, Thady, Mary, Ray and his wife Lina, nieces Sandra, Edel and Nicola, nephews Daniel, Robert and Martin, cousins Mary Horan and her husband Ted Tralee, neighbours, relatives and his many friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home Mountmellick, Thursday from 6.30pm Recital of The Rosary at 8.30pm. Removal from The Funeral Home on Friday Morning at 10.30am to St Mary’s Church Clonaghadoo for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial after in Castlebrack Cemetery. Family flower only. Donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society.
Patrick (Pat) Dowling
Ballycarroll, Portlaoise, Laois / Athy, Kildare
Formerly of Levitstown, Maganey and Athy. Retired farmer, has been living in the loving care of St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy, Co. Kildare, where he died peacefully. Predeceased by all his known blood relatives including his father (John Dowling 1889 to 1962, Hallohoise, Castledermot) and his mother (Mary Ann Byrne, born 1893 in Mountbrook, Barrowhouse, died 1973 in Ballycarroll). Mourned and sadly missed by the members of the extended Dunne and Doyle families and all his friends and caring neighbours.
Reposing at Rigney’s funeral home, Athy from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday, 6th October, with Rosary at 7pm. Please wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing. Removal at 11am on Thursday morning to arrive at The Church of the Assumption, The Heath, Portlaoise for Requiem Mass at 12 noon (church is limited to 50% capacity).The mass will be livestreamed, see link, https://www.portlaoiseparish.
Burial afterwards in Barrowhouse Cemetery, Athy. Family wreaths only, please.
Thomas (Tom) Hopkins
Late of Ruane, Knock, Mayo / Laois
Thomas (Tom) Hopkins; Littleover Derby, England and late of Knock, Co.Mayo. Wednesday 15th September 2021, after a short illness borne with courage and dignity.
Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Lily, his children Orla, Nuala and John, his grandchildren Niamh, Jack, Joseph and Nora, his sons-in-law James and Dan, his seven sisters and brother Bride, Theresa, Nancy, Vera, Sean (deceased), Bernie, Florrie, and Carmel; the extended Hopkins and Dwyer families, colleagues from McLoughlin Pipelines, neighbours and many friends.
Funeral Mass on Thursday 7th October at 1pm at St Mary’s Catholic Church,Darley Lane, Derby, followed by interment in Borrowash Cemetry, Derby.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, October 6, 2021