Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Patti Donellan (née Deane)
Glenside, Portlaoise, Laois / Birr, Offaly
Donellan, Patricia (Patti), Glenside, Portlaoise and formerly Carrig, Birr, Oct 15th 2022, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Joe and dearly loved mother to Conor, Eoin and Neil. Cherished grandmother to Katie, Ella, Ruby, Joseph, Archie, Josh, Holly and Luca. Dear friend to Maeve. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brother Michael, sister Frances, daughters in law, Diana and Janice, brothers in law, sisters in law, former colleagues at Portlaoise Regional Hospital, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois/Cullohill, Laois
Kathleen Kenny, Quigley Park, Rathdowney and formerly Ballydavin, Cullohill, Co. Laois. October 14th 2022. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Predeceased by her parents Ann and Edward. Sadly mourned by her relatives and all her friends.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Sunday evening from 7 o’clock with prayers at 8 o’clock. Funeral mass in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney on Monday at 2 pm followed by interment in Aughmacart Cemetery.
Betty (Julia) Weston (née Tobin)
Clonaghadoo, Mountmellick, Laois
The death has occurred of Betty (Julia) Weston (née Tobin). Clonaghadoo, Geashill, Co. Offaly, eircode R35 TX93. Peacefully, in her 98th year, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Jimmy, parents William and Margaret Tobin, (Gurteen, Killeigh), brother Paddy Tobin (Donegal) and sister Mary Flynn (Lucan).
Betty will be sadly missed by her loving family, Mary (Behan), Danny, Noel, PJ, Shirley (Bowe) and Fiona (Redmond), daughters-in-law; Anne, Marie and Mary, sons-in-law Tom, Liam and Ray, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence in Clonaghadoo on Saturday 15th from 5pm – 7:30pm and on Sunday 16th from 2pm – 8pm. Rosary at 8pm on Sunday evening. Removal to St Mary’s Church, Clonaghadoo, on Monday 17th October at 10.30am for requiem Mass at 11am. Burial after Mass in St Mary’s Cemetery, Clonaghadoo. House private on Monday morning please.
Sheila Moore (née Kent)
Ballyouskill, Attanagh, Laois/Kilkenny
Peacefully at her residence after a short illness surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Billy. Deeply regretted by her daughter Helen, grand daughter Sinéad, grand son Adrian, great-grandson Nathan, sister Mary, niece, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence from 2.00pm on Sunday with Rosary at 7.30pm. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Ballinakill.
The funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link:
Phyllis Mulholland (née Caffrey)
Ballybeg House, Barrowhouse, Athy, Kildare/Laois
Peacefully, in The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her beloved husband Gerard. Deeply regretted by her daughter Aisling, son-in-law David, grandson Gerard, family, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy from 6pm to 8pm on Sunday (October 16th). Requiem Mass on Monday (October 17th) in St. Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse at 11am. A private cremation will take place afterwards. Family flowers only please.
Jeremiah (Jerry) O’Sullivan
Durrow, Laois/Mallow, Cork
The death has taken place of Jeremiah (Jerry) O’Sullivan, Durrow, Co. Laois and formerly of St. Patrick’s Place, Mallow, Co. Cork. who passed away peacefully on October 14th 2022 at the Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick, Co. Kilkenny, beloved father of Raymond and Valerie and brother of the late Nanette (Kiernan), Michael, Margaret and Vincent. Sadly missed by his loving family Raymond and Valerie, their mother Mary, sister Catherine, brothers Leo and Neil, daughter-in-law Anne, son-in-law Kevin, grandchildren Daniel, Fionn, Liam and Luise, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.
Lying in repose at O’Connell’s Funeral Home, St. James’ Avenue, Mallow on Sunday (October 16th) from 7 pm with Prayers at 8 pm.
Requiem Mass on Monday (October 17th) at 1.30 pm in St. Mary’s Church, Mallow, which may be viewed on www.churchservices.tv/mallow. Cremation will take place at 4pm at The Island Crematorium, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, October 16, 2022