Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Limetree, Woodbrook, Portarlington, Laois
Unexpectedly. Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents Sean and Mary, adoring brother Eoin, grandparents Sean and Annetta Conway, Paddy and Patricia Montague, great-grandmother Mary, Godparents, aunts, uncles, relatives and a large circle of friends.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Family Flowers Only Please. Donations, If Desired, To The Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin.
Reposing at the family home (eircode R32D3A0) on Sunday afternoon from 2pm until 7pm (Please wear face coverings and adhere to Social Distancing). Removal from his residence on Monday at 11:15am (travelling via Carn Bridge) arriving St Paul’s Church Emo for Requiem Mass at 12 noon (Church limited to 50% capacity). Funeral afterwards to the New Cemetery Emo.
House Private On Monday Morning Please.
Conor’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://laoisfuneralslive.com/johnmaherfuneraldirector
Late of Palmerstown and Ballymore Eustace. In the loving care of the staff of St.Brigid’s Hospice, Curragh Co. Kildare after a long illness bravely borne with great courage. Predeceased by her mother Concepta. Daughter of Michael. Deeply regretted by family and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix from 5pm. on Sunday with Recital of the Rosary at 7 pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary followed by Cremation in Newlands Cross at 2pm.
The Funeral Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam/
Donations instead of Flowers to St. Brigid’s Hospice, Curragh, Co. Kildare
Mountany, Mountrath, Laois
Michael Ryan, Mountainy Mountrath and late of Ballygeehan, Ballacolla, Co. Laois. Died 13th October 2021, (unexpectedly) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Sadly missed by his cousins the Ryan, Vousden and Alexander families.
Reposing in Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath, on Friday evening from 7pm with Rosary at 8pm (all those attending are asked to please respect social distancing guidelines). Removal on Saturday morning to The Church of Immaculate Conception, Ballacolla, (eircode R32VY49), (via Ballygeehan) for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, (under new government guidelines the capacity of the Church is limited to 50%). followed by Burial in Aghaboe Cemetery.
Patrick (Paddy) McDonald
Chatsworth, Clogh, Castlecomer, Kilkenny / Timahoe, Laois
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family and staff at Castlecomer District Hospital.
Pre-deceased by his parents Mary and Jack, daughter Denise, and brother Billy. Paddy will be sadly missed by his partner Magaret, sons and daughters, brothers and sister, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family and a wide circle of neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer, from 3pm on Friday (15th October) concluding with rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Clogh, for Requiem Mass at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
The Funeral Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://cloghparish.ie/
Due to the present government and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings, the capacity of the funeral home/church is 50%. All those attending are asked to please respect social distancing guidelines.
Sr Kieran (Anne) Delahunty
Raheenleigh, Cullohill, Laois
Died peacefully in her 98th year at Villa Assumpta, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Predeceased by her sisters, May, Julie, Sadie, and brothers Jim, Mick, Martin, Peadar, Watt and Fr Tom.
Deeply regretted by her nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
All services will take place in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Funeral mass will take place at 9:30am Irish time, at Villa Assumpta on Sat 16th Oct. This mass will be streamed live.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, October 15, 2021