Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Kate Stapleton (née Maher)
Dunmore, Durrow, Laois, R32 D7D4
Peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her family, wife of the late John (Son). Predeceased by her sister Mary, brothers Bill, Jimmy and John.
Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Mary, Sally and Catherine, sister Nancy, sister in law Kathleen, grandchildren Rosemary, Finnuala, Damien, Adrian, Glen, Jan and Simone, her 13 great grandchildren, sons in law PJ and Paddy, cousin Áine, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 3.00pm on Sunday with Rosary at 6.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow, on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Palliative Care Unit Laois Hospice.
The Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger.
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.
Ina will repose in her home (R32EV88) Sunday and Monday from 4pm. Recital of The Rosary on both evenings at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday at 6.20pm to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Burial after in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, please.
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:
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.