Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Joe Bosco Gleeson
Redwood, Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Laois, R32 F9NA / Nenagh, Tipperary
Joe Bosco Gleeson, retired Detective Garda. Redwood, Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32F9NA formerly of Redwood, Lorrha, Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Passed away after a short illness bravely borne in the care of the staff at the Mater Private. Sadly missed by his beloved wife Anna, daughters Carol and Ruth, son Joe, sons in law Nicholas and Stefan, daughter-in-law Emma, grandchildren Harry, Kate and Lucy, brothers, sister, nieces,nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at his residence on Saturday evening from 4pm to 6pm. Removal on Sunday to St Ruadhan’s Church, Lorrha arriving at 1.15 pm for funeral mass at 1.30 pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Margaret Mullins (née Cummins)
Coolnariska, Killeshin, Carlow / Bagenalstown, Carlow / Killeshin, Laois
Margaret Mullins (née Cummins) of Coolnariska, Killeshin, Co. Carlow, and formerly of Kilree, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow, passed away peacefully, on October 20th, 2022, in her son Brian’s House, surrounded by her loving family.
Beloved wife of the late Pat, much loved mother of Michael, Brian and Patrick, cherished sister of John, Brenda, Tommy, Jim, Joe, Willie, Helen, Kathleen, Patricia and the late Nance, Lilly and Jean and adored daughter of the late Tom and Bridie.
She will be sadly missed by her sons, grandchildren Aaron, Ciara, Aoife, Shane, Nicole and Daniel, daughters-in-law Deirdre, Olivia and Debbie, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Barrack St, from 4pm on Saturday, concluding with Prayers at 8pm that evening. Removal on Sunday at 12.30pm to The Holy Cross Church, Killeshin, arriving for Funeral Mass at 1p.m.
Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Connolly Street, Mountmellick, Laois
Andrew Geoghegan, Leeds, United Kingdom & formerly of Connolly Street, Mountmellick, Co.Laois. Died peacefully on the 6th of October 2022.
Pre deceased by his parents Tom and Mae, brother Reuben, nephew John. Sadly missed by his brothers Bosco and Tommy, sister in laws Pauline and Claire, nephews Sean, James and Michael, nieces Elaine and Edwina, family & friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Saturday from 4pm. Recital of the Rosary at 6pm. Funeral arriving to St Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, on Monday for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joseph’s Cemetery.
The Mass will be live streamed on www.mountmellickparish.ie
Breda Quigley (née Nolan)
Corrigeen North, Timahoe, Laois
Breda passed away peacefully on October 19th, surrounded by her loving family. Breda was the adored Wife of Joe, cherished Mother of Ann Marie, Brendan, Helen, Sarah and Joe and wonderful Nana and Grandma to Chloe, Ella, Joe, Hugh, Conor, Aoibheann and Shay. Beloved Sister of Marie, John and Eilish. Breda will be sadly missed by her Brothers-in-law, Sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, Daughter-in-law Amanda, Sons-in-Law Niall and Joe, Sarah’s partner Dan and Joe’s partner Hanaka, and her wide circle of friends and neighbours.
Reposing at her home (R32Y9H7) on Friday the 21st from 2pm with rosary at 8pm. Family home private at all other times please. Breda’s Requiem Mass will take place on Saturday the 22nd in St. Michael’s Church, Timahoe at 12 noon followed by interment in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Timahoe.
Family flowers only please. In lieu of flowers, if you are in a position to do so, please consider making a blood donation, or a donation to cancer research in Breda’s memory.
Lisbigney, Attanagh, Laois, R32 YE22
Patrick died at The Regional Hospital Portlaois after a long illness. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Breda, daughters Mairead and Elaine, sons Padraig and Nicholas, sister Mary, brothers Michael, Nicholas and William, grandchildren Darragh, Clodagh, Conor and Kieran, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 4pm on Friday evening with Rosary at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in St.Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill which can be viewed on the link https://www.ballinakillknockparish.com/. Interment afterwards in St.Brigid’s Cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, October 21, 2022