Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Ann Fitzpatrick (née Morrin)
Shannon Street, Mountrath, Laois
Ann Fitzpatrick (née Morrin), New York and late of Shannon Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died on the 22nd October 2022 in New York. Predeceased by her husband Pat Fitzpatrick, her parents Michael and Elizabeth Morrin, sisters Lily, Mai and Frances, brothers Larry, Joe and Paddy.
Sadly missed by her sons, grandchildren, sisters Phyllis and Kathleen, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Ann’s funeral has taken place in New York.
Orchard, Timahoe, Laois
Noel passed away peacefully in his 90th year at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise in the company of his loving family.
Predeceased by his brothers Sean, Fr. Pat, his sister in-law Mary. Sadly missed by his brother Billy, sister in law Brid, nieces, nephews, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing at his brother Billy’s residence (R32EE30) Garryglass, Timahoe on Saturday at 2 o’clock with recital of the Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal by Whelehan Funeral Directors on Sunday at 9.45am to arrive at Saint Michael’s Church for 10.30am Requiem Mass. Interment to follow in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Timahoe.
House private on Sunday morning, please.
The Ramsbottom family would like to thank you for your Co-operation, understanding and support during this sensitive and difficult time.
John (Séan) Collins
Beechlawn, Portlaoise, Laois/Clane, Kildare
Collins. John Beechlawn. Portlaoise. And formerly Rehins Ballina, and Loughbollard Clane, 27th October 2022 .
Peacefully surrounded by his family. Beloved husband to Carmel. Dearly loved father to Dee, John, Derek, David, James, and Paul. Cherished grandfather to Aaron, Jordan, Jamie, Madison, Callum, Kayden, Clodagh, Brandon, Dylan and Eire.
Deeply regretted by his loving family. Brothers Kevin and Alfie and Pat (RIP) .Sisters Dilly, and Rita. Brothers in law, sisters in law. Sons in law. Daughters in law.
Nephews, Nieces, Relatives and friends. May he rest in peace. Reposing at Keegans Funeral home on Sunday from 5 .30 pm With rosary at 7 pm. Removal on Monday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls Church Portlaoise for 12 noon requiem Mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.
Cremation will follow in Newlands Cross crematorium. Please observe covid precautions. Family flowers only donations if desired to https://www.cancer.ie/ways-to-help/donate.
Bridget Connolly (née O’Hearne)
Ballymaddock, Stradbally, Laois
Bridget Connolly, (née O’Hearne), Ballymaddock, Stradbally, Co. Laois. Peacefully on the 26th of October 2022, surrounded by her loving family in the care of Matron and Staff of St Vincent’s Hospital, Athy, Co. Kildare. Dearly beloved wife of the late, John Connolly. Predeceased by her husband, John, brothers, Paddy, John and her sister, Kitty. A very special aunt missed by all her nephews and nieces.
Bridget will repose at the Presentation Chapel, Stradbally from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm on Friday evening (28th October 2022). Funeral Mass will take place at 12 noon on Saturday (29th October 2022) in the Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally and afterwards Bridget will be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, October 29, 2022