Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
John Patrick (Pat) Byrne
Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise, Laois / Arbour Hill, Dublin
John Patrick Byrne (Pat), Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise and formerly of Viking Road, Arbour Hill, Dublin, on Tuesday, 11th January 2022, peacefully, at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Predeceased by his parents John & Dinah, his sisters Agnes & Bernadette and his brother Tony. Deeply regretted by his sisters Muriel, June, Betty and Olive, his brothers James and Brian, nieces and nephews and extended family.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Anne (Nancy) O’Neill (née Sydes)
Huntsgrove, Ashbourne, Meath / Portlaoise, Laois
Nancy, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Dunboyne Nursing Home, in her 98th year. Predeceased by her husband Patrick and her son Jimmy. Loving mother of Claire. Sadly missed by her family, grandchildren Louise, Sarah and Christopher, great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Kathy, son-in-law Sean, Louise`s partner Ashley, sister Betty, nieces, nephews, relatives and her many dear neighbours and good friends.
Funeral Mass on Friday morning in The Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Ashbourne at 11;30 am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Strict Covid Restrictions will be adhered to at all times.
Nancy’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on; https://www.churchservices.tv/ashbourne
Robin (Robert) Kennedy
Aylesbury, Dublin 24, Dublin / Mountrath, Laois
KENNEDY, Robin (Robert), 9th January, 2022, Aylesbury, Dublin 24, formerly of Mountrath, Co. Laois. Peacefully, at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved husband of Phil and much loved dad of Jillian and James. Robin will be forever loved and sadly missed by his loving family; son in law Aidan, daughter in law Ali, his adored grandchildren Holly, Aoife, Bobby and Róisìn, sisters Emily and Gay, brother Seamus, sisters-in- law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Removal on Friday morning to St Anne’s Church, Bohernabreena, for Requiem Mass 10am (https://www.churchservices.tv/bohernabreena) followed by cremation service at The Victorian Chapel, Mt. Jerome Crematorium.
Family flowers only, please, donations, if desired, to Parkinson’s Association Ireland (https://www.parkinsons.ie/).
Andrew O Reilly
Connolly Street, Mountmellick, Laois
Andrew passed away unexpectedly in Portlaoise General Hospital on the 8th of January. Predeceased by his late father, Andrew. Sadly missed by his loving mother Sarah, her partner Matt, beloved aunt Mary, brothers and sisters, Adrian, Sinéad, Brendan, Lisa and Brian, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Liam, Nuala, Stacey, Bernard and Dawn, nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, extended family, neighbours and his many friends.
Reposing at Moloneys Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 6.30pm. Funeral arriving to St. Joseph’s Church Mountmellick on Wednesday for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Mass can be live streamed on https://www.mountmellickparish.ie/
Mary Roche (née Whelan)
Mountrath rd, Portlaoise, Laois
Roche Mary, Mountrath rd., Portlaoise, January 9th 2022, in her 87th year. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband John and son John (Jnr). She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family; Mary, June, Pascal, Jacinta, Peter and Christy. Sadly missed by all her family, sons in law, daughters in law, sisters in law, brothers in law, much loved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephew, nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends, especially life long friends Babs and Julie.
Mary’s family thanks you for your understanding and support at this difficult time. Funeral arrives at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, on Wednesday for 12 noon requiem Mass. May be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Those attending funeral are requested to wear masks and refrain from handshaking.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 11, 2022