Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Michael (Mick) Scully
The Strand, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois
Michael (Mick) Scully, The Strand, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, June 5th 2022 (peacefully) at home surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his sons Pat and Mick and by his daughter Kay. Sadly missed by his loving wife Maggie, son Raymond, daughters Carmel and Pauline, brothers Tom and Oliver, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing on Tuesday in R. Healy & Son Funeral Home Pollerton Castle, Carlow from 4pm concluding with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to Holy Cross Church, Killeshin to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Family flowers only, please, donations, if desired, to Éist Carlow
The Island, Abbeyleix, Laois
Formerly of Ballaghmore Laois. Peacefully, in the presence of his family in Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Predeceased by his brother Joe. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Frances, sons Stephen, Andrew and William, daughter-in-law Denise and Andrew’s partner Hazel, grandchildren Cillian, Aoife, Ollie and Alfie, brothers Paddy and Peter, sisters Mary, Nancy, Aggie and Helen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 3pm on Saturday with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Sunday morning at 10.40am to the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary Abbeyleix for 11am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
House private for family until 3pm on Saturday and on Sunday morning, by request.
Coote st. and Ratheniska, Portlaoise, Laois
Drennan. James. Formerly Coote St., Portlaoise and Ratheniska. June 2nd 2022. Peacefully in the devoted care of the staff of St Vincents Hosp. Mountmellick. Predeceased by his parents John and Maureen. And sister Pauline Brohpy. Dearly loved brother to Lillian, Rena, Marie-Therese. Peter and Antoinette. Deeply regretted by his Brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his brother Peter’s residence at 43 Liogard, Mountmellick Rd., Portlaoise on Friday from 2 pm. With rosary at 8 pm. Requiem mass at 12 noon on Saturday in the Church of the Holy Family, Ratheniska. Cremation will follow afterwards . Mass may be viewed on: https://laoisfuneralslive.com/matthewkeeganfuneraldirector
Portarlington, Offaly/Portarlington, Laois
Suddenly. Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents Mick and Carmel, siblings his twin sister Claire, Dermot, Ciara and Mary Jo, grandmother Kate, aunts, uncles, cousins, a wide circle of friends, work colleagues and neighbours.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Reposin at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Sunday evening from 5pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning at 11:20am (travelling via Killenard school) arriving St John’s Church, Killenard (eircode R32 VW77) for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Maureen Kavanagh (née Dunne)
St. Fergals Park, Ballacolla, Laois
Unexpectedly at Tullamore Regional Hospital in the presence of her family, predeceased by her grandson Gavin Joseph. Deeply regretted by her loving husband P.J., mother Mary, son Noel, daughters Ann-Marie, Josephine and Noreen, sons-in-law Daniel, Seamus and Gary, ever loving grandchildren James, Kayleigh, Padraig and Thomas, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at her residence from 3pm. on Friday with recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 11.50 to the Church of Immaculate Conception Ballacolla for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 5, 2022