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Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Michael McDonnell
Norwood Park, Rushbrooke, Cobh

Retired Garda Sergeant & formerly of Spink, Abbeyleix.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family & in the loving care of Dr. Harry Kelleher & all at Oaklodge Nursing Home, Cloyne. Beloved husband of the late Regina & much – loved father of Frank, Clodagh & Aoife, dear brother of Betty & the late Pauline, Dympna, Mona & Evelyn.

Sadly, missed & lovingly remembered by his son, daughters, sister, daughter-in-law Deirdre, son-in-law Roy, grandchildren Camille, Luke & Hannah, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours & a wide circle of friends.

Michael will repose at Cahill’s Funeral Home, Newtown Rd., Cobh P24Y383, on Tuesday, August 9th, from 5.30pm with rosary at 7pm. Removal on Wednesday, August 10th, at 10.30am to St. Colman’s Cathedral for 11am Requiem Mass, followed by burial in St. Colman’s Cemetery.

Michael’s Requiem Mass will be livestreamed on www.cobhcathedralparish.ie

Darren Horan
Graigue Tullamore Road, Mountmellick

Unexpectedly, on August 2nd 2022. Deeply regretted by his loving parents David and Olive brothers Jack and David, grandparents, uncles and aunts, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing in his home on Tuesday from 2pm. Rosary at 8.30pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.15am to St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick. Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Paul’s Cemetery, Emo, arriving approx 12.30pm.

Virginia Doyle (née O’Rourke)
Lake Glen, Portlaoise, Laois

Beloved wife of the late Patrick and much-loved mother of Lisa, Thomas and Patrick (P).

Deeply regretted by her loving family, son in law, daughter in law, grandchildren Jane, Brian, Barry, Jack and Joe, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home, Portlaoise, on Monday from 7pm to 9:30pm with rosary recital at 9:30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12:00 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in St SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.

Noel Bracken
Beladd, Portlaoise, Laois

Bracken Noel. Beladd, Portlaoise, August 5th 2022, suddenly, at his residence. Deeply missed by his heartbroken wife Elsie (nee Langton). Adored father to Brendan, Fintan and Noelle Dooley. Deeply regretted by his wife and family.

Predeceased by his brothers Jim and Hugh. Cherished grandfather to Hannah, Cormac, Conan, Cahir, Eoin, Cian, and Aidan.

Sadly missed by his daughters in law Janice and Jenny, son in law Mick, brother Donal and sisters Majorie (Costigan) and Mary (Cooke), and Anne Costigan , brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and former colleagues in the ESB.

Richard (Dickie) Dempsey
Swan Road, Durrow, Laois

Predeceased by by his beloved wife Joan, father Richard, mother Sarah and brother Joe. Survived and dearly missed by his sister Monica, sons Ken, Kieran, Patrick and Finian. daughters Muriel and Sarah, grandchildren Lina, Shane, Grace, Caitriona, Conal, Jack, Joe, Orlaith, Oisín, Eoghan and Finian, great grandchildren Josh and Leah, sister in law Muriel, brother in law Pat, daughters in law Simone, Rosarii, Jinnie and Niamh, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at the family home (eircode above) from 4.00pm to 8.00pm on Tuesday evening with Rosary at 8.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Wednesday morning for Requiem Mass at 11am.

Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning please. The Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger.

Maura Lawlor (née Nolan)
Ballycarroll, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Loving wife of the late Pat. Deeply regretted by her loving son Jim, daughters Liz and Mai, sisters Margaret, Rose, Breda and Anne, brother Eugene, sons-in-law Jerome and Ken, sister-in-law Nancy, grandchildren Diarmuid, Lucy, Elise and Joe, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her residence (eircode R32 YW77) on Sunday afternoon from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning at 11:20am arriving St John’s Church, Killenard for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Maura’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on this link.

Family Flowers Only, Please. Donations If Desired To Laois Palliative Care. House Private on Monday Morning Please.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, August 8, 2022

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