Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
56 Hillview Drive Knockmay, Portlaoise, Laois
Died peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Bernadette (Bernie) and Patrick.
Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bread, sons Alan and Jamie, daughters Sarah and Claire, brothers James, Paddy, Edward and Lar, his sister Julie, grand children Naomi, Brooke, Mason, Amber, Lucy, Mia and Ellie, daughters-in-law Christine and Amy, aunts, uncles, his close friends P.J and the Smith family, Godsons Lee and James, God daughter Chantelle, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in his home on Friday from 5pm. Recital of the Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday at 1.15pm to St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise arriving for 2pm Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally.
Graigue Tullamore Rd, Mountmellick, Laois
Funeral arrangements later.
Thomas Leo (Tom) Storey
Derryguile, Mountmellick, Laois
Thomas Leo Storey (Better know as Tom) Derryguile, Mountmellick, Co. Laois and late of Cavan & Mullingar (Ex Bord Na Mona). Died peacefully at home in the care of his loving family. Predeceased by his loving wife Dympna and son Noel.
Deeply regretted by his loving daughter Deirdre, sons Leo, Chris and John, son-in-law Denis, daughters-in-law Ann, Collette and Anita, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in his home on Thursday from 2pm. Removal at 5.15pm to St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick via St Vincent’s Hospital arriving for 6pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society
Pamela (Pam) O’Byrne (née Fennell)
Greystones, Wicklow/Newbridge, Kildare/Portlaoise, Laois
Pamela (Pam) O’Byrne née Fennell of Newbridge, Co. Kildare and formerly of 6 Grattan Street, Portlaoise who passed away on Monday, 1st August 2022, peacefully at Greystones Nursing Home.
Dearly loved wife and best friend of Richard for 59 years and much-loved mother of Antoinette, Richelle, Siobhan and the late Peter, mother-in-law of Andy, Barry and Kieron and adored granny of Molly, Bonnie, Harvey, Kitty, Grace and Kelsie. Sadly missed by her siblings Gay, Katherine, Joan and Dolores, sister in law, brother in law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Pam will repose at the William Doyle Funeral Home, Kilcoole from 5pm until 6pm on Thursday. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 10am in the Holy Rosary Church, Greystones followed by committal at the Garden Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium at 12.45pm.
The Funeral Mass can be viewed on https://gkpastoralarea.ie/online/
St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois
O’Loughlin. Daniel (Danny) St Brigids Place Portlaoise August 2nd 2022. Died peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Margaret. Much loved father to Patrick, Michael, Mary, Danny, Brendan, Paul, David, Mairead, Evelyn, Adrian, Raymond, Louise, and Declan.
Sadly missed by his sons in law, daughters in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, and partners. His cherished 29 grandchildren. Brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces. Neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at Keegans funeral home on Thursday from 6.30 pm, with rosary at 8 pm. Removal from his residence on Friday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls church for 12 noon requiem mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Interment will follow in SS Peter and Pauls cemetery.
Glenfield House, Portlaoise, Laois
Ryan, Noel. Glenfield House, Portlaoise. August 2nd 2022. Peacefully surrounded by his family. At the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Olive. Beloved father of Adrian, Jane, Sara and Sheila. Grandfather to Isobel, Juliet, Liam, Ollie, Roan, Séamus and Susanna. Deeply regretted by his devoted family, sister Poppy, brothers-in-law Dick and Wally, sisters-in-law Daisy and Daphne, sons-in-law Marc and Robert, daughter-in-law Jean, nephews, nieces, his dear friends and neighbours.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6.30 pm till 8 pm. Funeral service will take place at 3 pm on Thursday in St Peter’s Church, Portlaoise. Cremation will follow. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to http://laoishospice.ie/support.
Redcastle, Mountrath, Laois, R32 3C4
Billy Bergin, Redcastle, Mountrath, Co. Laois (ex Bord na Mona). Our beloved husband and father, died on 2nd August 2022, (peacefully) at St. Brigid’s Hospital Shaen, in his 91st year. Predeceased by his sister Peggy (Farrell). Beloved husband of Sheila, loving father to Pauline, Donal, Willie, Sheila, Fintie, Antoinette, Martina and Sinéad, grandchildren Jessica, Cian, Aisling, Darragh, Niamh, Kami, Oisin, Ellen, Stephen, Chloe, Daniel, Adam, Sophie, Alison, Doireann and Donnacha, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his home (Redcastle, Mountrath) eircode (R32X3C4), from 4.0’clock on Wednesday evening, with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Thursday morning to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath (eircode R32 EC61), for Requiem Mass at 11.0’clock, followed by Burial in Clonenagh Cemetery.
Billy’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on www.mountrathparish.ie
House Private on Thursday morning please.
The Bergin family would like to thank you for your support and co-operation.
Ballymoyle, Mountmellick, Laois
Nora McEvoy Ballymoyle, Rosenallis, Co. Laois, died August, 1st 2022, in the loving care of the Staff at St. Vincent’s Community Hospital, Mountmellick, in her 96th year. Deeply regretted by her loving family.
Beloved daughter of the late Patrick and Nora. Predeceased by her siblings Minnie, Ger, Nano, Art, and Sarah Frances (McCormack). Deeply regretted by her niece Ann (McCormack) and her nephew Michael McCormack and his wife Kathleen, grandniece Jennifer, cousins, neighbours, her dear friends Michael and Niamh McEvoy and their family.
Reposing Moloneys Funeral Home on Thursday from 7pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8.30pm. Prayers in Moloneys Funeral Home on Friday morning at 11am. Removal at 11.30am to St Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial after in St.Brigid’s Cemetery.
Palmerstown, Dublin/Portlaoise, Laois/Kildare
RYAN, Denis (Donnacha) (Ryevale Nursing Home, Leixlip and formerly of Palmerstown, Dublin 20 and Portlaoise, Co. Laois) August 1st, 2022 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at Ryevale Nursing Home. Beloved husband of Sheila (neé Cleare) and dear father of Catherine, Elizabeth, Denis, Michael, Carmel, Patrick, Joseph, Stephen and Carol. Pre-deceased by his son-in-law Noel, granddaughter Debbie and great-grandson Aidan.
Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Lucan on Thursday evening (4th August) from 6pm to 8pm.
Removal to St. Philomena’s Church, Palmerstown on Friday morning arriving for Requiem Mass at 10am followed by cremation at Newlands Cross Crematorium.
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Irish Kidney Association.
James (Jim) Delaney
Derryguile, Mountmellick, Laois
James (Jim) Delaney, Derryguile, Mountmellick, Co. Laois died August 1st peacefully at The Regional Hospital Tullamore in the company of his loving family.
Predeceased by his dear wife Mary, his parents Paddy and Annie, and his brothers Denis and Eamon.
Deeply regretted by his loving family Anna Marie, James, Tom and Pat, brother Tom (Clonad), sister Mai Brophy (Mountrath) daughters-in-law, cherished grandchildren, brother -in-law sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnephews and grandnieces,cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Reposing in the home of his daughter Anna Marie in Kyletelisha R32FY8V on Wednesday from 2pm with Removal at 6.15pm to St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, August 4, 2022