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Deaths in Laois – Monday, August 1, 2022

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Catherine Bergin
Liogard, Portlaoise, Laois

Bergin Catherine (nee Miller) of Liogard, Portlaoise, died peacefully on 30th July 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Jimmy and dearly loved mother to Claire, Mark and Deirdre.

Cherished grandmother to Lily, Sam, Emme, Lauren and Josh. Loving sister to Yvonne, mother in law to Chris and Kerry. Brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews and nieces. She is deeply regretted by her loving family and a large number of relatives and friends.

She is reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Monday, 1st of August, from 6.30pm, with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Tuesday, 2nd of August, to arrive at St Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, for 12 noon requiem Mass. Live webcam at https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.

Cremation will follow in Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium, Dublin 24 afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations (if desired) to Friends of Tullamore Hospital. Please observe Covid precautions.

Mary Olive Conroy (née O’Sullivan)
Mountmellick, Laois/Portarlington, Laois

The death has occurred of Mary Olive Conroy (nee O’Sullivan) peacefully in TLC Nursing Home, Maynooth, previously of Mountmellick and Killinard, Co. Laois.

Predeceased by her loving husband Gerry. Will be sadly missed by her brothers Bernard and Gerard, sisters Mona, Teresa, Carmel, Virginia, Dolores, brothers and sisters in law and many nephews, nieces and relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements to follow.

Tom Phelan
Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Laois

Tom (Thomas) Phelan, Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, after an illness he faced with great strength, determination and courage in the Mater Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Bridget and James, brothers John and Paul and sister Martina formally from Ballinakill.

Deeply regretted by his heartbroken children Andrea, Ruairi, Ciara and Tomas, and their mother Marie, daughter-in-law Carol, sons-in-law Brian and Paul and his adored and cherished grandchildren Alex, Emma, Oisín, Rebecca, Sarah, Tommy and Jim. Sadly missed by his uncle Kieran, brothers Paddy, Jimmy and Kevin, sisters Ann and Nora, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, many friends and customers.

Funeral arrangements later.

Michael Brophy PC
Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Clonsilla, Dublin/Mountrath, Laois

Formerly of Roskelton, Raheen, Mountrath, Co Laois. Michael died peacefully in the excellent care of the management and staff of St Francis Hospice on 29th July, 2022.

Beloved husband of Anna (nee Crowe) and much loved father of Richard and James, father in law of Karen, devoted grandfather of Áine, dearly loved by his brother and sisters, John, Frances (Duff), Sinclair (Foster), Helena, Brigid (Cuffe) and the late Mary and Sr Catherine (Kit).

Will be sadly missed by his family, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, friends, musicians and former colleagues in the insurance industry.

John Delaney
Laurel Villa, Main Street, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

John Delaney, Laurel Villa, Main Street, Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois. July 30th 2022. Peacefully at home in the presence of his loving family following a long illness borne with great determination, courage and dignity. Predeceased by his parents Joe and Elizabeth and his sisters Ann and Mary.

Sadly mourned by his beloved wife Laurie and his adoring family Ursula, Lorraine, Karen, Joe, Audrey, Aíne and John, sons-in-law P.J., Paul, Jonathan and David, daughters-in-law Natasha and Sarah and his sixteen grandchildren, his brothers Joe and Pat, sisters Betty and Josie, nephews, nieces, kind neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his home this Sunday evening from 4pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday in St. Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossory, at 11am (borrisinossoryparishonlinefacebookpage) streaming will be live at funeral time.

Interment in Derrinsallagh Cemetery Borris-in-Ossory. House private on Monday morning, please. Family flowers only by request. Donations in lieu to the Irish Cancer Society.

Mary Bergin (née Lalor)
Rathmakelly, Ballacolla, Laois

Mary Bergin (nee Lalor) Rathmakelly, Ballacolla, Co.Laois and formerly of Boley, Abbeyleix, Co.Laois. Peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by her husband William (Billy), parents Daniel and Alice Lalor (Boley), sisters Kathleen Wall (Boley), Teresa Cleere (Garryduff, Clough), Bridget Dunne (Woodbrook, Mountrath), Alice Lalor (Boley) and brother Paddy Lalor (Boley).

Deeply regretted by her daughter Fiona and sons Martin, Fergus and Liam, daughters-in-law Claire and Martina, sister Anne Kirwan (Boley), brothers Tom (Portlaoise Rd., Mountrath) and Donal (Boley), grandchildren, Ciara, Sarah, Emily, Rachel and Oisin Fogarty, sister-in-law Peg, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and many friends.

Reposing at her home at Rathmakelly, Ballacolla, R32R6F7 this Friday evening from 8pm.

Reposing on Saturday from 12 noon. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving at The Church of The Immaculate Conception, Ballacolla on Sunday for 1pm Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House Private on Sunday morning.

Mandy White
Coote St., Portlaoise, Laois

Beloved wife of Joe (Dunne). Pre-deceased by her parents Jeff & Cathy. Much loved mother of Stacy, Steven, Kristen and Kristian.

Sadly missed by her mother in law Kay, her father in law Joe, her sister Debbie and brother in law Kes, her childrens’ partners, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

Loretta Moran (née O’Hara)
Ballinagar, Ballylinan, Laois, R14 K579/Carlow/Athy, Kildare

(Formerly of 79 St. Killian’s Crescent, Carlow). Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Sadly missed by her loving husband John, children Aisling, Caragh, Georgina, Robert and Marc, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Reposing at her residence from 5pm on Friday evening (July 29th) with Rosary at 8pm. Removal at 10.30am on Saturday morning to arrive at St. Abban’s Church, Killeen for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Florence (Florrie) Phelan (née Coffey)
St. Fintan’s Terrace, Mountrath, Laois

Florence (Florrie) Phelan, (née Coffey). St. Fintan’s Terrace, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 28th July 2022, in the loving care of the staff of St. Vincent’s Nursing Unit Mountmellick, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Paddy. Sadly missed by her children Josephine, Michael, Morris, Martin, Bernard, Hilary, Caroline, Paul and Gearoid, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath this Friday evening from 6.0’clock with Rosary at 8.0′ clock. Removal on Saturday morning to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath for Requiem Mass at 11.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

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