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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 10, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Joe Shortall
Birmingham England/Portarlington, Laois

Formerly of 23 St Michael’s Park, Portarlington County Laois. Peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

Loving son of the late Edward (Ned) and Maisie and dear brother of the late Dessie, Eamonn and Phyllis. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Sis, son Eamonn, daughters Jacqueline and Hayley, sisters Bernie, Marie, Carmel and Jean, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law Gez and Joey, daughter-in-law Lynn, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Mary Ellen (Ina) Wisely (née Hanlon)
Nutgrove, Rosenallis, Laois / Portarlington, Laois

Mary Ellen (Better known as Ina) Wisely (nee Hanlon) Nutgrove, Rosenallis, Co. Laois and formerly Gracefield, Portarlington died September 8th peacefully at The Regional Hospital Tullamore.

Deeply regretted by her husband Sean, son John, grandchildren, Sinead, Aoife & Sean, her brother Donald, daughter – in – law Mary, nieces, nephews, sisters in law, neighbours, relatives & friends.

Sympathisers can express their condolences on the online section below.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Mary Kate (Cathleen) Dowling (née Marnell)
”San Clemente”, Castletown, Laois

Mary Kate (Cathleen) Dowling (nee Marnell), “San Clemente”, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. September 9th. 2022 (peacefully) in the loving care of staff and patients in the Oak Dale Nursing Home, Portarlington in her 94th. year. Former principal of Castletown Girl’s National School. Predeceased by her husband Joseph (Joe) and her brother Eddie. Deeply regretted by her loving nephew, nieces, her many past pupils of Castletown N.S., relatives, neighbours and her many friends.

Reposing at her home in Castletown (EirCode R32 X2A2) this Saturday evening (Sept. 10th.) from 2 pm with rosary in the house at 8.30pm.

Removal from her home this Sunday afternoon at 1.50 pm to St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown (EirCode R32 KT22) for Requiem Mass at 2 pm with burial immediately afterwards in Churchtown Cemetery, Castletown.

Cathleen’s Mass will be live streamed on the St. Edmund’s Church Facebook page using the following link:


Frances Sheeran
Late of, Coolrain, Laois

Mougins, France: Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her heartbroken family, Frances will lie in repose on Friday, 9th September, from 3pm (French time) at Salon Saint-Honorat, 223 Avenue de Grasse, Cannes 06400.

Her funeral will take place on Wednesday, 14th September, at 2.30pm at l’Eglise Saint Jacques le Majeur, de Mougins Village (Place de l’Eglise 06250).

From 3.30pm to 4pm will be held the burial of the most extraordinary woman on Earth, at the Mougins Village Cemetery, Avenue Paul Robert 06250.

As she would have wished, you are all welcome to celebrate her life with us on Wednesday 14th and Thursday, 15th September, at the following address: 375/2 Chemin du Camp Lauvas 06250.

A Book of Condolence will be open at the offices of CJ Sheeran Mountrath R32RRX8, Ballinrobe F32A564 and Coolrain Sawmills R32D298 until Wednesday, 14th September.

Peg Hughes (née Guidera)
Ballyspellan, Johnstown, Kilkenny, E41 K762/Clough, Laois

Formerly Kyledellig, Clough, Ballacolla, Co. Laois. In her 103rd year. Predeceased by her husband Danny.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son Donal, daughter Helen (Cullinane), grandchildren Daniel, Marion (Lawlor), Jack, Niamh, Maria and Cillian, great-grandaughter Róisín, daughter in law Maura (Purcell), son in law Eddie, Marion’s husband Johnny, Daniels partner Patricia, her son Logan, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at her residence from 2pm on Friday, with rosary at 9pm. Requiem mass in St. Kieran’s Church on Saturday at 11am, followed by burial in Johnstown Cemetery. House private on Saturday morning please.

Constantino (Tino) Del-Rio
Abbeyleix, Laois/Sutton, Dublin

Late of Sutton, Co Dublin

2nd September, 2022 at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Tino will be sadly missed by his daughter Daniela, son Robert, grandchildren Jordan, Kieran, Olivia, Ryan, Sophie and Lexi, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Tino’s Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, 9th September at 10.00a.m. in St. Fintan’s Church, Sutton, followed by cremation at Dardistown Crematorium.

The Funeral Mass on Friday at 10.00a.m. can be viewed on the following link: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-fintans-parish-church-sutton-dublin

The cremation service at 11.40a.m. can be viewed on: https://www.dctrust.ie/location/dardistown/dardistown-chapel-webstreaming.html

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, September 8, 2022

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