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Deaths in Laois – Friday, July 22, 2022

Deaths 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 Keane
Mulberry House, Kildare / Station Road, Portarlington, Laois

John passed away peacefully in the loving and dedicated care of staff in Muiriosa (Moore Abbey). John, dear brother to Muriel, Angela, Richard, Carmel, Barbara and David. Predeceased by his parents Con and Betty and his brother in law Brian. Deeply regretted by his sister in law Marie, brothers in law Michael, Brian and John, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends especially the devoted staff of Mulberry House.

John will be reposing at his sister Muriel’s residence, Killenard on Sunday evening at 6pm until 9pm. Removal by Whelehan Funeral Directors on Monday morning at 11.45am to arrive at Saint John’s Church, Killenard for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.

Therese Kinsella (née Mulhall)
Skerries, Athy, Kildare / Stradbally, Laois

Therese Kinsella (nee Mulhall), Skerries, Athy. Co. Kildare and late of Stradbally, Co. Laois passed away peacefully in Naas General Hospital on Wednesday, 20th July. Sadly, missed by her beloved husband Tommy, much loved mother of Ciaran, Padraig and Annmarie, grandchildren Aaron, Niamh and Danny, daughter-in-law Lindy, brothers and sisters Pat (deceased), Tony, Linda, Frances, Carmel (deceased), Martina, Brian and Irene, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Therese will repose at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Mount Hawkins, Athy, Eircode: R14 NX80 on Friday, 22nd July, from 5pm to 7pm. Removal by Thompson’s Funeral Directors on Saturday morning, 23rd July, at 11.45 am, to arrive at St. Michael’s Parish Church, Athy, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Michael’s (New) Cemetery, Athy.

The Funeral Mass will be live streamed and can be viewed by clicking on the following link Athy Parish Webcam.

Catherine Hamm (née Butler)
Monaclear, Ballinakill, Laois / Ballyragget, Kilkenny

Catherine died peacefully at her home surrounded by her beloved family after an illness bravely borne with great strength, courage and determination. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Kathleen, brothers Billy and Jim. Deeply regretted by her husband Peter, son Nigel, daughters Ingrid and Selina, brothers Martin, Paddy and Tom, sister Maggie, her adored grandchildren, uncle, sisters in law, sons in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at her residence on Friday afternoon from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 11.30 to St.Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill for Requiem Mass at 12 oc.Burial afterwards in St.Finnan’s Cemetery, Ballyragget.

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.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, July 21, 2022

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