Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Bernie Wilson (née Dowling)
O’Moores Forest, Mountmellick, Laois/Ballyfin, Laois
Bernie died, peacefully, after a long illness, borne with great dignity, in Chonley Hospital, England. Predeceased by her daughter Siobhan and her brother Michael and sister Patsy. Bernie is survived by her husband Wil, son Sean, daughter-in-law Andrea, her two adored grandchildren, sisters, Margaret, Mary and Dolores and her brother John, relatives and her many friends.
Funeral arrangements later.
Arlington Estate, Portarlington, Laois
Suddenly at his residence. Loving brother of the late Tommy. Sadly missed by his loving parents Tommy and Concepta, brothers Stephen, Kenny and Evin, sisters Carol and Denise, Granny Ryan, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, extended family, friends and neighbours.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Knockanina, Mountrath, Laois/Mountmellick, Laois
Leo Dowling, Knockanina, Mountrath and late of Drinagh, Mountmellick, Co. Laois. March 9th, 2022, Peacefully after a brief illness at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Lawler), sisters Mary (Farrell) and Kathleen (Laois), Loretta Kenny (Mayo), brothers Mikey (Laois), John and Joe (UK). He will be sadly missed by his dedicated carer Jim Dunne and family, and health carer Ellen, his many nieces, nephews in Ireland and the U.K., extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown (Eircode R32 TN84), this Friday evening from 5.30 o’c with prayers in the funeral home at 7 o’c. Removal on Saturday morning (March 12th) at 9.40 o’c to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 10 o’c, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Leo’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on: https://mountrathparish.ie
James (Jim) Moore
James (Jim) Moore, Fairways Lawns, Bettystown, Co. Meath and formerly of Kyle, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 8th March 2020. Peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co. Louth. James, beloved husband of Maureen. Sadly missed by his wife, sons, stepson, stepdaughter, grandchildren, sisters, extended family, relatives and friends. May he Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Townley’s Funeral Home, Crosslanes, Drogheda (A92 XN75) on Friday from 4 o’clock until 5 o’clock.
Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 11 o’ clock in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Laytown. Burial afterwards in the New Cemetery Emo, Portlaoise, Co. Laois arriving at 2 o’ clock (Approximate time)
Wicklow Town, Wicklow/Abbeyleix, Laois
David Galbraithof Wicklow Town and formerly of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois who passed away on Wednesday, 9th March 2022, peacefully at St Colman’s Hospital, Rathdrum. Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Martha Frances and brothers Frank and Winston and sister Ethel. Sadly missed by his loving wife Muriel, daughters Alison and Wendy, son Philip, sons in law George and Trevor, daughter in law Natalie, grandchildren Alex, Ben, Evey, Ian, Lorcan, Ava and Kade, siblings Tommy, Martha, Mary, Abie, Humphrey and Douglas, extended family and friends.
Funeral Service at 11.30am on Friday in St Michael and All Angels, Church of Ireland, Abbeyleix followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
The funeral service can be view on the following link: https://youtu.be/m6orrccLY6E
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, March 11, 2022