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.
Helen Woods (née O’Sullivan)
Carrigan St, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully at her residence. Predeceased by her husband John and sister Peggy. Deeply regretted by her loving children Brian, Anne, Dermot, Tracey and Sean, sisters Kitty and Joan, brother Michael, son in law, daughter in law, sisters in law, brothers in law, grandchildren Sarah, Emma, James, Marie, Conn and Cillian, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 2.00pm to 7.00pm on Monday with Rosary ay 7.00pm. Requiem Mass in Holy Trinity Church Durrow on Tuesday morning at 11.00am. Removal immediately afterwards to the Island Crematorium Cork for service at 3.00pm.
The Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger
Offers of condolence can be made below. Please observe government Covid guidelines and observe social distancing at all times. House private on Tuesday morning please. The family wish to thank you for your understanding at this very difficult time.
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.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Saturday evening from 5:30pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday at 11:30am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12:15pm. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.
Mark’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
Peg Dollard (née Power)
Ballyedmond, Rathdowney, Laois
Peg Dollard (Neè Power), Ballyedmond, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. March 11th 2022. Peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Sean and her adored children, John, Breda, Allison, Christine, Lorraine, Michael and Eamon, loving daughter-in-law Melissa, sons-in-law Ray, Kevin and Brendan and John’s partner Michelle, beloved grandchildren Shane and his wife Eileen, Emma and her partner Lisa, Rebecca, Greta, Eddie, Roisin, Isobel, Finbarr, Milly and Patrick. Great-grandchildren Annie, Tommy and Teddy. All Pegs brothers and sisters and all her family in Co. Waterford and her wonderful circle of friends and neighbours and the special people she met on her journey.
Peg’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, Saturday, March 12th, at 12 noon followed by interment in Rathdowney Local Cemetery. (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney). Family flowers only, Donations, if desired, to Laois Hospice.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, March 12, 2022