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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, May 15, 2022

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Mary Dunne (née Doherty)
Hillcrest, Clonaghadoo, Mountmellick, Laois, R35 DT68/Newbridge, Kildare

Mary died peacefully at The Regional Hospital, Portlaois. Loving wife of Manus and dear sister-in-law of the late Peter.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Manus and family, Ian and his partner Irene, Rhona, Manus and his wife Helena, Aaron and his wife Annette, grandchildren and great-grandchild Aida, sister-in-law Stella, brothers-in-law Brendan, Desmond and Vincent, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and her many friends.

Reposing in her home on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday to St. Mary’s Church for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial after in St. Mary’s Cemetery. House private on Monday morning.

Nancy Gorman (née Carroll)
Moate, Ballinakill, Laois, R32 PX52

Nancy died in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Paddy, son in law Ger, twin brother Seamus and sister Mary.

Sadly missed by her sons Martin and Tommy, daughters Mary Ann Bowe, Patsy Warren and Margaret Daly, her brother Michael, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters in law, sons in law, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home on Saturday and Sunday with prayers on Sunday evening at 8pm. Removal on Monday to St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon.

Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Ballinakill. Nancy’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on www.ballinakillknockparish.com.

Margaret (Peggy) Brennan (née Nicholson)
Doonane, Crettyard, Laois/Crettyard, Carlow

Margaret (Peggy) Brennan (née Nicholson) of “St. Joseph’s”, Doonane, Crettyard, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, Surrounded by her loving family, on May 13th, 2022, at Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.

Beloved wife of the late Tom, much loved mother of Mary, John and the late Catherine, adored grandmother of Margaret, Kathleen, Keith, Veronica, Laura, Eugenie, Rachel and Sophie, cherished sister of Sean (Oxford), Collette Lavery (Limerick) and the late Kathleen Brennan (Danesford) and son-in-law Eugene.

She will be sadly missed by her loving daughter, son, grandchildren, her 8 great-grandchildren, son-in-law, brother, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her home (Eircode R93 Y0F2) from 2p.m on Saturday with removal at 6.45p.m. to St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, arriving at 7.20p.m for Funeral Prayers. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Peggy’s Funeral Mass can be viewed by using the following link: https://laoisfuneralslive.com/F

Eamon Hughes
Newcastle, Dublin/Mountmellick, Laois

Hughes (Newcastle and formerly of Mountmellick, Co Laois) – May 12, 2022, (peacefully), surrounded by his loving family, at home, Eamon, beloved husband of Eileen and dear father of Neil, Emma, Rory and Enda; Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, brother Joe, sisters Kathleen and Esther, son-in-law Christian, daughters-in-law Paula, Karen and Nora, brother-in-law Jimmy, sister-in-law Ann, grandchildren Karl, Chloe, Jack, Faye, Arran, Danny, Cillian, Ruby, Katie, Evie, Billy, Conor and Harry, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his home on Sunday from 2pm to 8pm. Removal on Monday to St. Finian’s Church, Newcastle arriving for 10am Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Newcastle Cemetery. Enquiries to Murphy Brothers Funeral Directors Church Lane, Naas Ph: 045 897397.

Evelyn Kehoe (née Swan)
Main Street, Stradbally, Laois/Carlow/Dundalk, Louth

Evelyn Kehoe, née Swan (Publican) Main Street, Stradbally, Laois & formerly Carlow and Dundalk. Peacefully, on the 11th of May 2022 at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, surrounded by her loving and devoted family. Predeceased, by her husband, Clement and her Parents, Garda Daniel and Mary Swan, brother, Daniel and her sister Anne.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered, by her sons, Paul, Niall, Mark and Clem, daughters, Nessa and Nicola, sister, Josephine, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law Damien, daughters-in-law, Genevieve and Frances, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and her many friends.

Reposing at her home, Main Street, Stradbally on Friday, May 13th. House Strictly Private for family only. Requiem Mass on Saturday, May 14th, at 2pm in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally and afterwards Evelyn will be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery.

Requiem Mass & Interment, will be live streamed on:


Eileen Kelly (née Maher)
Kylebeg Estate, Stradbally, Laois

Eileen Kelly (nee Maher), Kylebeg Estate, Stradbally, Co Laois.Passed away peacefully at home on the 11th of May, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her parents Elsie and Jimmy, brothers Joe and Jim, sister Betty and granddaughter Aoibhnait. Deeply missed and loved by her adored husband Ted, daughter Mary and Son Niall, grandchildren Chloe, Enda, Deavon and Rhianna, son in law Paul, daughter in law Annette, brothers Paddy, Liam and John, sister Mary, sisters in law Nan, Mary, Betty and Helen, beloved nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence from 4pm today, (Thursday) with recital of the rosary on Thursday and Friday at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally, at 12 noon. Eileen will then be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 14, 2022

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