Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully, at Brookhaven Nursing Hom, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny.
Predeceased by his parents William & Mary, twin brother Tony, brother Patrick (Abbeyleix), sisters Ethel Browne (Ashbourne), Philomena Jacob (Durrow) & Mary Campion (Killarney.
Deeply regretted by his sorrowing sisters Anne Kealy (Castlecomer) & Margeret Hennessy (Castledermot), nieces, nephews, grandneices, grandnephews, cousins and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at Phelan’s Funeral Home, Durrow, Co. Laois on Monday, 29th November 2021, from 2pm with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Tuesday, 30th November 2021, arriving at the Church of the Assumption Ballyouskill, Co. Kilkenny for 11am Requiem Mass. Cremation will take place at Newlands Cross Crematorium at 2pm.
Pond Lane, Mountmellick, Laois
We regret to announce the passing of Michael Doyle (ex Bord na Mona) Pond Lane, Mountmellick. Born January 19th 1932. Pre- deceased by his son Danny and wife Frances. Michael ‘Mick’ passed away peacefully at Portlaoise hospital surrounded by his close family. Survived by his sons Brendan and Jim, granddaughter Jane, grandsons Neil, Alan and Mark, daughters in-law Dolores and Patricia, great-grandchildren and extended family.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home on Saturday from 7pm. Recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Requiem Mass on Monday in St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick.
If attending, please follow all Covid19 protocols and observe social distancing. The funeral Mass can be lived streamed on: https://www.mountmellickparish.ie
Oliver (Ollie) Payne
Regretted by his wife Olive, daughters Barbara and Suzanne, sons Mark, Keith and Jeffrey, daughters-in-law Sarah, Orla, Catherine, son-in-law Aidan, granddaughters Sadhbh, Faye, Aileen, Aisling, Connie and Hollie, grandsons Sean, Danny, Eoghan and Rory, sister Maureen, brothers Sean, Paul, Lar and PJ, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of the Rosary at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday in St Joseph’s Church Mountmellick at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick.
If attending, please follow all Covid19 protocols and observe social distancing. The funeral Mass can be lived streamed on https://www.mountmellickparish.ie
Tony de Barra (Barry)
Emer Terrace, Dundalk, Louth / Mountrath, Laois / Dublin
Formerly of Mountrath, died suddenly on the 23rd of November. Formerly a teacher at St. Joseph’s CBS, Fairview. Tony was involved in theatre in both Dublin and Dundalk. He is survived by his seven children and their mother, his grandchildren, his sister, his brother-in-law and his cousins.
Resting in Fanagan’s Funeral Home, Lower Kimmage Road (opposite Mount Argus) from 3:30pm – 5:30 pm on Friday, the 26th of November for family and close friends only. Cremation in Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross at 10:00am on Saturday, the 27th of November. COVID restrictions apply. No flowers please.
To keep everyone safe, please continue to adhere to social distancing, wear a face covering and refrain from handshaking and hugging.
Noelle Kelly (née Barry)
Emmet, Mountmellick, Laois
Formerly of Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Died, suddenly, at her residence. Missed by her partner William Bracken, sons Steven, Dj, David and daughters Anne Marie and Niamh.
Funeral arrangements later.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, November 26, 2021