Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Margaret Tedders (née Maher)
Knocknacarra, Galway / Oranmore, Galway / Rosenallis, Laois
On Saturday evening, 5th March, Margaret passed away peacefully in the care of the staff at Brampton Care Home, Oranmore.
Pre-deceased by her much loved husband Vincent and Vincent’s son Dr. Seán and by her recently deceased sister Norah Grant (Tipperary).
Margaret will always be remembered fondly and sadly missed by her loving sister Ann, brother-in-law Edward, by her much loved nieces Mary, Helen, Margaret and Claire, her nephew Liam, grandnephew Lochlan, grandnieces Lia, Summer and Nicole, by Áine and Pat Patten and their much-loved children David, Jessica and Rebecca, by Liam Tedders and his wife Marta and their children Michael and Pablo in Spain, by extended Grant, Tedders and Maher familes and friends.
Reposing at St. Anthony’s Room within the Church of St. John the Apostle, Knocknacarra on Tuesday morning from 11.45 a.m. Requiem Mass in the Church at 1 p.m.
Livestream Link for Mass: https://www.churchtv.ie/knocknacarra/
Funeral after Mass to the cemetery of St Joseph’s the Worker Church, Moyglass, Fethard, Co. Tipperary.
Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired to NCBI or the Red Cross.
Rachel Frances Gee (née Kenny)
Patrick Street, Portarlington, Offaly/Portarlington, Laois
Rachel died surrounded by her loving family while in the wonderful care of the staff of the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Predeceased by her brother Robert. Sadly missed by her loving husband Sam, beloved daughter Sarah, sister May, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours.
Reposing at her residence on Sunday afternoon from 3pm until 6pm. Removal on Monday afternoon at 2:30pm (travelling via Foxcroft Street and Main Street) arriving St Paul’s Church for Service at 3pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.
No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society https://www.cancer.ie/
Sr. M. Dorothy Kealy
Sisters of Mercy, Eblana Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin/Crettyard, Laois
KEALY, Sr. M. Dorothy (March 4, 2022) (formerly of Kilgorey, Crettyard, Co. Laois, and Sisters of Mercy, Eblana Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin). Predeceased by her parents John & Anne, brothers Patrick, Thomas, Jim and Michael, her sisters, Sr. M. Brigid (St. Leo’s, Carlow), Margaret, Kathleen and Bridie. Deeply regretted by her dear sister Sr. Hilda, her many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family, her Mercy Community and a large circle of friends.
Sr. Dorothy’s Funeral Mass will take place on Monday (7th March) in St. Joseph’s Parish Church, Glasthule at 11.30am and can be viewed online at www.churchservices.tv/glasthule followed by burial in the Community Cemetery, Inchicore.
Boley, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family. Cherished mother of Francis (Boley) and Christina (Lally) UK. Predeceased by her parents Daniel and Alice, sisters Kathleen Wall (Boley), Teresa Cleere (Garryduff Clough), Brigid Dunne (Woodbrook Mountrath), and brother Paddy (Boley). Deeply regretted by her son Francis, daughter Christina, daughter-in-law Martha, sisters Anne Kirwan, (Boley) and Mary Bergin (Rathmakelly Ballacolla), brothers Tom, (Portlaoise Rd. Mountrath) and Donal, (Boley),grandchildren Francis Jnr. Matthew and James, sister-in-law Peg, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.
Public reposal on Sunday in St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe from 6pm. with Prayers at 7pm. Funeral arriving to St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe on Monday for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in Shanahoe Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, March 6, 2022