Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
92 Kirwan Park, Mountmellick, Laois
Died December 15th 2021. Deeply regretted by his wife Elizabeth and children Sophie and her partner Eoin, Joseph, Michael and Alesha, grandchild Tadhg, sisters, aunt Crissie, father-in-law, mother-in-law, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and his many friends.
Anthony will repose in Moloney’s funeral home on Friday from 6pm. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Removal from his home on Saturday morning at 10.20am to St. Joseph’s Church, arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Due to Covid-19 guidelines, social distancing must apply and face coverings must be worn.
O Moore Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Michael (Gilpin), sons Eugene Tommy and Christopher. Dearly loved mother to Michael, Eddie, Andrew, Paul, Jimmy and Thresea. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Due to current Government guidelines, social distancing will be in place both in the church and cemetery. Anyone wishing to leave condolences can do so on the link below or in the traditional manner.
Reposing at her residence. Rosary at 8pm on Wednesday evening. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church, may be viewed on the following link http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Interment afterwards in Ss Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.
Thomas John McClean
Rossmore, Errill, Laois
Thomas John McClean, Rossmore, Errill, Co. Laois. December 14th 2021. Peacefully in the wonderful care of Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea. Sadly missed by his loving wife Gladys, daughter Margaret, son William, son-in-law Tommy, daughter-in-law Johanna, grandchildren Linda, Philip, Garry, Jonathan, Robert, Thomas and Will, great-grandson Matthew, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at his residence on Wednesday from 2pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral service on Thursday at 2pm in St. Andrew’s Church, Rathdowney at 2pm followed by interment in Rathdowney local cemetery. House private on Thursday morning. You can express your condolences on the condolence page below.
John Stanley Raison
Somerset, England. Husband of late Anne (Nancy) Bergin, Clough, Ballacolla, Laois
Raison. John Stanley of Street, Somerset, passed away peacefully at Brunelcare’s Glastonbury Care Home on 8th December 2021, aged 93 years. Devoted husband (of late Anne (Nancy) Bergin of Cuffsboro, Clough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois), brother, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Now reunited with his beloved Nancy.
Funeral service to be held at Our Lady St. Mary’s Church, Glastonbury on Thursday, 6th January 2022, at 11am. Family flowers only. Donations (in lieu) made payable to St. Margaret’s (Somerset) Hospice can be made online via funeral-notices.co.uk or forwarded to Forsey and Son Funeral Directors, Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Glastonbury. BA6 9GY.