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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, July 21, 2022

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Peacefully in the presence of her family at St. James’s Hospital Dublin.

Teresa Breen (née Holohan)
Thornberry, Abbeyleix, Laois

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Tommy, children Sharon, Joseph, Jenny and Tracy, grandchildren Lauren, Thomas, Evan, Ryan, Haleigh, Jake, Noah,Sam and Kate, sons-in-law Joe, Alan and Anthony, daughter-in-law Amanda, brothers, sister, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements Later

John Bowe
Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Laois

John Bowe, Lisheen, Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. July 19th 2022. Peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Sadly mourned by his wife Maureen and his family, Veronica (White), Rosemary (Bowe Vard), Teresa (Cleere), Kate (Lehane), Diarmuid and Eamon, sons-in-law Tommy, Dave, Michael and Christopher, daughter-in-law Marie, grandchildren Eoghan and Niamh (White), Vincent, Shane and Arlene (Cleere), Christopher (Lehane), Daniel, Matthew and David (Bowe), great-grandchildren William and Thomas (White), Lorcan (Shaw), Jake (Cleere), his sister Chrissie Kelly, brother-in-law Michéal Curtis, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Maureen and family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care that John received at the Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick and at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

Reposing at his daughter Teresa (Cleere’s) residence (R32 YX84) Rathdowney Road, Errill on Thursday evening from 2pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral mass in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 11am on Friday (parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney) followed by interment in Bealady Cemetery Rathdowney.

John Delahunty
Harristown, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny / The Rower, Kilkenny / Mountrath, Laois

Harristown, Graiguenamanagh, and late of Ballavarra, The Rower, Co. Kilkenny and Mountrath, Co. Laois.

Pre-deceased by his loving parents Theresa and Richard and sisters Statia and Mary. Sadly missed by his loving son Steven, daughter Jean, his beloved grandchildren Faye, Noah, Aaron and Dylan, daughter-in-law Noelle, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Cooney’s Funeral Home, New Ross, (Y34N677) on Friday (July 22nd) from 4pm concluding at 8pm with Rosary at 6pm.

Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, (July 23rd) at 11am in Church of The Assumption, The Rower, followed by private cremation.

John’s Mass can be viewed on Saturday, July 23rd, at 11am on the following link http://inistiogeparish.ie/webcam/

David (Dave) Smith
Church View, Portarlington, Offaly / Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Loving husband of the late Mary and dear son of the late Christy (Brophy) Smith. Sadly missed by his loving daughter Carol, son David, partner Elaine, dear mother Chrissy, brothers Tom, Chris and Brian, sister Liz, granddaughters Muireann, Saoirse and Caoimhe, sons-in-law Garrett and Stephen, Elaine’s family, aunt, uncle, in-laws, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 AP59) on Thursday afternoon from 2pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday morning at 10:40am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.

Dave’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on:


Michael Timmons
Dr Murphy Place, Portlaoise, Laois

Timmons, Michael, Dr Murphy Place, Portlaoise. (Tragically) 16th July 2022. Predeceased by his father Joseph, brothers Jo-Jo, Patrick and Jackie and sister Frances. Deeply regretted by his loving mother Frances, adoring sisters Anna, and Joan, Marian, Linda and Fionnuala, brothers Liam, Noel and Declan, daughters Cori and Ann, grandchildren, Zach, Haley and Lily, great-grandchildren, brother in law Michael, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 6.30 with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Friday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem mass. Webcam – Portlaoise Parish. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Please observe Covid precautions.

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.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Wednesday evening from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 11:15am (travelling via Station Road) arriving St John’s Church Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Jimmy’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://laoisfuneralslive.com/johnmaherfuneraldirector

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

House Private, Please.

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