Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
James (Jimmy) O’Leary
Ballintogher, Ballybrittas, Laois
Suddenly at his residence. Beloved husband of the late Eileen. Deeply regretted by his loving family Hubert, Annette, John and Caroline, brother Hugh, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Caroline Tobin (née Tynan)
Rushin Road, Mountrath, Laois
Caroline Tobin (née Tynan), Rushin Road, Mountrath, Co. Laois, on July 16th 2022 at Tallaght University Hospital. Unexpectedly, but peacefully, after an illness borne with great determination, courage and dignity. Daughter of the late James and Kathleen and sister of the late Jim. Cherished wife of Seamus and devoted mother to James, Glen and Dáire. Caroline was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and sister in law. She will be forever remembered and greatly missed by the Tynan and Tobin families and by her many good friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Watercastle, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully at the Sacred Heart Nursing Home Crosspatrick. Deeply regretted by her brother Liam, sister-in-law Mary, niece Emma, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing in the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary Abbeyleix from 6pm. on Monday with prayers at 7 pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards In St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
Mass can be viewed on https:// abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam
Brigid (Breda) O’ Keeffe (née Wilson)
Clogheen, Monasterevin, Kildare / Ballybrittas, Laois
Formerly of Coolroe, Ballybrittas, County Laois. Peacefully, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Tom. Deeply regretted by her loving son Lar, daughters Breda, Patricia, Elaine, Orla and Tomasina, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence on Sunday afternoon from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning at 10:20am arriving St Peter and Paul’s Church Monasterevin for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Evin’s Cemetery Monasterevin.
Breda’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: http://www.monasterevinparish.ie/
Pallas Little, Portlaoise, Laois
Dunne, Barney (Bernard), Pallas Little, Portlaoise, July 16th 2022, peacefully, at St James’ Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Jer and Kathleen. Deeply regretted by his brothers Tony, Jer and Pat, sisters Mary and Ann, sisters in law Mary, Teresa and Mary, nephews and nieces, Catherine, James, Padraig, Brian, Aoife, Diarmuid and Cathal, grandnieces and grandnephews, Kate, Joe, Daniel, Ciara, Fiadh, Alex and Caragh, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Sunday from 6.30pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral to arrive at St Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin, for 11am Mass on Monday. Interment afterwards in Ballyfin Cemetery. House strictly private, family flowers only.
Drumcondra, Dublin/Portlaoise, Laois
Holohan, Stephen (Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra and formerly Portlaoise) – July 13, 2022, peacefully at home, beloved husband of Marian and much loved father of Kate; lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife and daughter, son-in-law John, his adored grandchildren John Jnr and Kora, his brothers Willie, Eamonn and Enda, sisters Brigid and Ann, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, kind neighbours and his many friends.
Reposing at the Kirwan Funeral Home, Fairview Strand on Monday afternoon with family in attendance from 5 o’clock until 7 o’clock. Requiem Mass on Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock in Corpus Christi Church, Homefarm Road. Funeral thereafter to Glasnevin Cemetery.
Patricia (Trish) Finnegan (née Conroy)
Crumlin, Dublin/Rosenallis, Laois
The death of Patricia (Trish) Finnegan (née Conroy) has occurred.
Finnegan (née Conroy) Patricia (Trish), Crumlin and formerly of Rosenallis, Co. Laois – July 12th 2022, peacefully, at home. Beloved mother of Damien, Seamus, Thomas and Anne. Sadly missed by her loving sons, daughter, brother Vin, sisters Francie, Phil, Bernie and Anna-May, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at the Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 177 Crumlin Road, Dublin 12 on Tuesday from 4 o’clock to 7 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10 o’clock in St Agnes Church,Crumlin (if you wish to view the funeral mass, please click here), followed by burial to Newland’s Cross Cemetery.
Ballybeg House Barrowhouse, Athy, Kildare / Laois
Peacefully after a short illness. Predeceased by his brothers Patsy and Oweny, sisters Patricia and Philomena. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Phyllis, daughter Aisling, son in law David, grandson Gerard, family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy from 6pm to 8pm on Sunday (July 17th). Requiem mass on Monday (July 18th) in St Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse at 11am. A private cremation will take place afterwards.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, July 17, 2022