Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Kylebrook, Portlaoise, Laois
Brophy, Michael, Kylebrook, Portlaoise, 15th September 2022. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his father John. Dearly loved husband to Nuala. Loving father to Finn, Owen and Sarah. Deeply regretted by his mother Rita, brothers Ger and Edward, sisters Catherine, Lorraine, and Philomena, loving parents in law John and Agnes, dear sisters in law Breda, Sheila, Rhona and Martha, brother in law Joe, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Friday evening from 5 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Saturday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.
Borris Court, Portlaoise, Laois
Marum, John, Borris Court, Portlaoise, 15th September 2022. Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Former member of the Defence forces. Dearly loved husband to Cora. Loving father to Kevin, Johnny and Marci. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brother Martin, sisters Philomena and Christine, daughter in law, son in law, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Friday evening from 6.30 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Saturday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2 pm Mass.. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Please observe Covid precautions.
17 Yellowmeadows Park, Clondalkin, Dublin / Wolfhill, Laois
Retired member of An Garda Siochana. 7 Yellowmeadows Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. Formerly of The Laurels, The Swan, Wolfhill, Co. Laois. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family under the kind care of the wonderful staff at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Predeceased by his beloved wife Ann Marie (nee Brennan), parents Gerald and Kathleen, sisters Josie and Margaret and brother Gerry (recently deceased in England). Sadly missed by his loving sons Aidan and Gearóid, his brothers Cyril, Eddie, Paddy, Kieran, Dessie and Derek, his sisters Anne, Rose, Celia and Pauline, his grandchildren Conlan, Anne-Marie, Evan and Odhran, daughters-in-law Laura and Ciara, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Friday,, the 16th of September, from 4pm to 8pm. Removal to the Church of the Presentation, Knockmitten, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, for Requiem Mass at 11am on Saturday, the 17th of September. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Ballyadams, Co. Laois. Those who wish to do so may view the Mass on the following link https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-presentation.
Arlington Estate, Portarlington, Laois
Late of E.S.B. Peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family while in the loving and wonderful care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home Portarlington. Deeply regretted by his devoted wife Dolores, family Eileen, Thomas, Joseph and Dolores son-in-law JohnJoe, daughters-in-law Joanne and Claire, grandchildren Ciara, Amy, Ava, Ellie, Hannah, Finn, Freya, Molly, Ruairí and Eryn, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Friday evening from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 10:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.
Tom Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
Family Flowers Only Please. Donations, If Desired, To The Children Health Foundation, Crumlin Hospital: https://www.childrenshealth.ie/
Sheila Allchin (née Bergin)
Late of, Castletown, Laois
Sheila Allchin (nee Bergin), Slough, England and late of Castletown, Co. Laois. Passed away on September 10th. 2022 in Slough, England.
Predeceased by her parents Jimmy and Nan, sister Marie and brothers Anthony and Fintan. Sheila is survived by her husband David, sons Paul and Darren and daughter Lisa, Deeply regretted by her brothers Jack, James, Michael, Peter and Marty, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Sheila’s ashes will be interred in Castletown at a later date.
Mamaroneck, New York & Coolagh, Clonaslee, Laois
Enda passed away suddenly in his home in New York. He is predeceased by his father John and brothers, William & Sean. Enda will be sadly missed by his heartbroken family, wife Noreen, son Ronan, his mother Marie, sisters Rita & Rose, mother-in-law Maura, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Enda’s funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, the 15th of September, at 10am (3pm – Irish time) in Saints John & Paul Church, Larchmont, New York and can be viewed on the following link (found here). Enda’s family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to all whom have contacted them at this very difficult time, your prayers and thoughts are much appreciated.