Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Joan Hayes (née Carroll)
Main Street, Rathdowney, Laois
Joan Hayes (nee Carroll), Main Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. October 4th 2022. Peacefully in the loving care of her family. Sadly missed and deeply mourned by her adoring family Catherine, Siobhan, Mary, Martina, Claire, Anne, Eithne and Rachel, Eddie, Willie, John, Gerry and Dominic, brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing in O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney today, Wednesday, from 6pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 1pm in Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by interment in Bealady Cemetery. Family flowers only by request. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society and Laois/Offaly Palliative Support Team.
James (Jimmy) O’Neill
Crow Lane, Portarlington, Laois / Portarlington, Offaly
Formerly of Gracefield, Portarlington County Offaly. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family while in the loving care of the staff of the Oncology Unit at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Predeceased by his loving parents John and Brigid, sister Mollie, brother Owen. Deeply regretted by his loving loving partner Mary, sisters Vera and Brigid, brother Harry, brothers-in-law,sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) IS on Thursday evening from 6:30pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday morning at 9:20am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.
Jimmy’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington
Portlaoise, Laois / Tallaght, Dublin
GREIG, Danny, 3rd October 2022, (Portlaoise, formerly of Tallaght, Dublin and Hawick, Scotland) peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in the kind care of the staff of the Palliative Unit at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his parents Martha and Laurie, and his brother Michael. Beloved husband and best friend of Beth and adored dad of Katie; he will be sadly missed by his loving wife, daughter, her partner Mick, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at the Brian McElroy Home, Crumlin Village on Thursday, 6th October, from 5pm to 7pm. A service to celebrate Danny’s life will take place on Friday at 10am in The Temple at Newlands Cross followed by cremation.
To View Danny’s Service on Friday at 10am please click on the following link: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/newslands-cross-cemetery-crematorium
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society: Donate | Irish Cancer Society or register to become a Blood Donor.
The Greig family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Tullamore and Portlaoise Hospitals for their compassionate and dedicated attention given to Danny during his time in their care. The family would also like to give special thanks to their neighbours, their help and support will never be forgotten.
Formerly Clonbrock, Crettyard, Laois
Bernadette (Ber) Hughes, Pinner, Middlesex and formerly Clonbrock, Crettyard, Co. Laois. Peacefully in Northwick Park Hospital on 22nd September 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her mother Annie, father Jim, brother Michael and sister-in-law Anne. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sisters Anna, Margaret, Mary, Kathleen and Liz, her brother Martin, aunt Elizabeth, uncle Paddy, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Funeral Mass on Friday, 7th October in St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, Crettyard, Co. Laois, R93 AT86 at 12 noon, see livestream link https://laoisfuneralslive.com/8XHxXW. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Heart Foundation (Irishheart.ie).
Imelia Geraghty (née Bernes)
The Glebe, Rathdowney, Laois
Imelia Geraghty (Bernes) No. 3 The Glebe, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. September 29th 2022. In the loving care of the nurses and staff of St. Vincent’s Care Unit, Mountmellick. Sadly missed by her husband Denis and family Deborah and Declan, her brothers and sisters, grandchildren Morgan, Mia, Luca, Keira, Ryan and Aiden.
Funeral mass on Friday, October 7th, at 2pm in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by interment in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, October 4, 2022