Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
2 Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Laois
Cooney, Jill – Peacefully at St. James Hospital Dublin in the loving arms of her family. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing husband Noel, sons Darren, Colin and Brendan and their respective partners, brother, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in Funeral Home, Durrow on Thursday, 4th November, from 2pm with Rosary at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday, 5th November, at 11am in The Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow, removal afterwards to Newlands Cross Crematorium.
Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Irish Cancer Society.
Please observe all Covid regulations.
Margaret (Peggy) Daly (née Dunne)
Shaen, Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of Grange, Upper Stradbally. Beloved wife of the late Oliver and much loved mother of Richard, Ann, Margaret, Olive, Paul, Séan, Claire, Una and Miriam. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sister, brother in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her home on Thursday with rosary recital at 8pm. Removal on Friday to The Church of the Assumption, The Heath, for 12 noon requiem Mass. Mass can be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/the-heath-webcam/.Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Please adhere to current government guidelines regarding social distancing.
Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Concern.
Mary McEvoy (née Delaney)
Ridge rd, Portlaoise, Laois
McEvoy (nee Delaney), Ridge Road, Portlaoise, November 2nd, 2021.(Suddenly). Mary, beloved wife of the late Michael. Dearly loved mother to Michael and Bernadette. Cherished grandmother to Daisy. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Sheila and brother Dick, son in law Greg, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.
May she rest in peace
Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home on Thursday evening from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass on Friday. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery. Government Covid rules still apply. Please observe social distancing and wear face masks inside of church.
Banagher, Offaly/Portarlington, Laois
Late of Bracklone Street, Portarlington, County Laois and ex Irish Army Q.M.S. Peacefully, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Kathleen, son Nigel and his wife Nichola, daughter Michelle and her partner Eddie, grandchildren Michaela, Devan, William and Conor, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington, on Sunday (7th November) from 4pm with rosary at 6pm (please wear face coverings and adhere to Social Distancing guidelines).
Removal on Monday (8th November, travelling via Bracklone Street) at 11:20am arriving at St John’s Church, Killenard, Portarlington, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers, please.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.