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Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 25, 2022

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Jackie Leavy
St Brigid’s Square, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Tallaght Hospital. Loving grandad of the late Stephen. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Maura, family Rosaleen, John, Raymond and Donal, brothers, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Family Flowers Only Please. Donations, If Desired, To The Friends of St Luke’s Hospital Dublin – https://www.friendsofstlukes.ie/

Funeral Arrangements Later

Michael McKenna
Ballybrittas, Laois / Naas, Kildare / Shinrone, Offaly

Suddenly but peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Beloved husband of Marie, much loved dad of Joanne, Gráinne and Kerrie and devoted grandad of Ava, Sarah, Evie and Lucy. Michael will be sadly missed by his loving family sons-in-law John, Niall and Richard, brother Joe, sisters Margaret and Anne, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Friday evening from 3pm until 5pm. Requiem Mass in St Paul’s Church, Emo, County Laois (eircode R32RY16) on Saturday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to the New Cemetery, Emo.

John Joe Maher
Clonad, Portlaoise, Laois / Ballyroan, Laois

Maher John Joe, February 22nd 2022 Clonad, Portlaoise and formerly of Chapel Street, Ballyroan in the care of his daughter Mary at home.John Joe, peacefully after a short illness. Dearly beloved dad to Mary son-in-law John and granddaughter Eimear. Predeceased by his wife Eileen and sister Breda, Newtown, Ballyroan .Deeply regretted by Mary, John, Eimear, niece Marie and sister-in-law Teresa.

Mary wishes to acknowledge the support of Ann Marie, Monica and Stephanie from C.O.P.D. Outreach for their assistance with the care of her Dad at home.

Reposing in St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen from 3pm to 5pm on Thursday with rosary at 5pm. Funeral mass in St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen on Friday at 12 noon followed by interment in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.

William Seale
Clonagown, Ballyfin, Laois

The death has occurred of William (Willie) Seale late of Clonagown, Ballyfin on 23rd February 2022 after a long illness borne bravely, in the tender care of the owners and staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Sadly missed by his sister Catherine, brother Peter, his aunt Chris, nephew, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces, extended family and friends.

Reposing in Keegan’s Funeral Home, 1 Dublin Road, Portlaoise from 6pm to 7pm on Friday, 25th February. Removal on Saturday morning arriving at St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin for 11am Mass and burial immediately afterwards in the New Cemetery, Ballyfin. House private. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society.

Kevin O’Neill
Kilnacourt Woods, Portarlington, Laois

Suddenly. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Alison, family Fintan, Johnaton, Marian, Christopher, Casey, Jessie and Karlymae, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

Reposing at his residence on Thursday from 4pm (for family and close friends) with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday at 9am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.

Kevin’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington

Maura Loughlin (née Keenan)
St. Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois

Loughlin Maura, St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise. Died February 21st, peacefully at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by her son Paul and granddaughter Ciara. Deeply regretted by her loving husband John, sons John, Ken and Alan, daughter Yvonne, grandchildren, daughters in law, son in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her residence on Thursday, February 24th, from 4pm with rosary recital at 8pm. Removal on Friday at 11.30am to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetary, Portlaoise. May be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, February 24, 2022

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