Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Derek William Young
‘Tatahi’, Ballyconnigar Upper, Blackwater, Wexford / Enniscorthy, Wexford / Dublin 18, Dublin / Rosenallis, Laois
Dearly loved and loving husband of Suzanne McKenzie Young, adoring father of India, Xavier and Pixie, beloved son of the late Liam and the late Margaret and much loved brother of Eugene, Edel, Melissa and Cyril.
Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife, son, daughters, his brothers and sisters and their partners and spouses Gabi, Mathias, Cathal and Ciara, his nephews and nieces Severine, Amelie, Alessia, Opehlia, Jude and Boden, father-in-law Ray McKenzie, mother-in-law Bev and her husband Alan, brother-in-law Brent, family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home on Friday evening from 5 o’ clock to 7 o’ clock for family and close friends.
Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11 o’ clock in St. Brigid’s Church, Blackwater with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Those unable to attend funeral may view the Mass online by logging onto Derek’s Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11 o’ clock.
Mountmellick, Laois / Clondalkin, Dublin
Formerly of Neilstown. Died peacefully at home, 1 Silverglen, Mountmellick, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Reposing in his home. Sadly missed by his wife Marie, daughters, Rachael and Elaine. Grandchildren Gemma, Stephen and, Craig. relatives, and his many friends in Mountmellick and Neilstown.
Rosary at 8pm at Wednesday. Prayers leaving the house at 12 noon on Thursday to Newlands Cross crematorium arriving for 2pm. Please adhere to all Covid-19 guidelines. Sympathisers can express their sympathy on the online section below.
Everyone welcome to The Glue Pot after The Cremation Service for 3.30pm for light refreshments Also known as The CPM Club.
Kenneth David Henderson
30 Grenville, Portlaoise, Laois / Roscrea, Tipperary
Peacefully at Regional Tullamore Hospital. Pre-deceased by his brother Gordon.
Deeply regretted by his loving wife Jo, daughters Tracy and Andrea, sons-in-law Ciarán and Paul, grand-daughter Trieu, brother Ramsay, sister-in-law Miriam, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and many friends.
Reposing in Tierney’s Funeral Home, Roscrea, on Thursday evening from 5pm to 7pm (face masks to be worn at all times and there will be no condolence book in use at the funeral home). Private removal on Friday morning at 10.30am arriving in St.Cronan’s Church of Ireland for Funeral Service at 11am. Cremation to take place afterwards in Shannon Crematorium, Co. Clare.
Rushin, Mountrath, Laois
The death has occurred of Martin Fitzpatrick, Rushin, Mountrath, Laois. Died peacefully in Portlaoise Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Dearly beloved husband of the late Annie, much loved father to Paul, Aidan, Maurice, Brian, Julie, Declan, Noel and Deirdre. Sadly missed by his loving grand children Adam, Matthew, Andre, Ruairi, Donnacha, Mark, Ruth, Lisa, Annie, Emma, Jack, Dan, Sadie, Abby, Ruby, Finn, Sarah and Molly Rose, his sister Bernie brother Paddy, daughters in law, son in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Removal from his residence on Wednesday at 6.30pm to arrive in Castletown Church at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11.00am followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. Due to Covid 19 restrictions and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him the house will be strictly private.
Martins Requiem Mass will be live streamed on the St.Edmunds Church, Castletown Facebook page.
Patrick (Patsy) O’Connor
Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Laois
Patrick (Patsy) O’Connor, 51 Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died 29th November 2021 (unexpectedly), but peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family and close friends. Predeceased by his parents Joe and Margaret, his partner Phillis.
Deeply regretted by his daughters Nicola and Patricia, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.
Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath on Wednesday evening from 7.0’clock, with Rosary at 8.0’clock. (to keep everyone safe, please continue to adhere to social distancing, wear a face covering and refrain from handshaking and hugging). Removal on Thursday morning at 11.30 a.m. to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Patsy’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on the www.mountrathparish.ie