Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Dominic (Dom) Cooper
Ash Grove, Mountmellick, Laois / Portarlington, Laois
Dominic (Dom) Cooper. Dominic formerly of 28 Emmett Terrace Mountmellick, 56 Clanmalire Portarlington and currently of 9 Ash Grove Mountmellick. Passed on 31st October 2022 peacefully in Portlaoise hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his loving father Ignatius Cooper,mother Mary, stepfather Joe and nephew John. Sadly missed by his daughter Nicolle his grandchildren Amber and Scott Nicolle’s partner Stephen and her mother Veronica, his partner Rona and her children Erin and Daragh, Rona’s parents and grandchildren, his brothers John, Bernard, Ignatius, Jim, Eugene, Patrick, Noel and Damien his sister in laws, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and his extended family and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Shirley Goodwin (née Fossitt)
The Gardener, Killenard, Portarlington, Laois
Beloved wife of the late Billy. Loving mother of Rodney, Velma, Lyle and Neil, granny to Harry, George, Alice, Martha, William, Dorothy, Sadhbh, Ruairí and Áine, great -granny to Daniel and Emily, mother-in-law to Malcolm, Joan, Janice and Anne (deceased). Sadly missed by a wonderful community of neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence (eircode R32 H9Y8) on Wednesday, 2nd November, from 12 noon until 6pm.
Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired to The Irish Cancer Society.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Portlaoise, Laois / Rochfortbridge, Westmeath / Midleton, Cork
Aleesha Adams, Portlaoise, and formerly Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath and Midleton, Co. Cork, passed away (tragically) on 29th October 2022. Predeceased by her grandad Finian. Always cherished and forever loved, Aleehsa will be sadly missed by her heartbroken family, parents Ann (Gavin) and Phil, brother Ryan, nanny Ann and grandad Victor, granny Maureen Gavin , boyfriend Neg, aunts, uncles, cousins, best friends, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at Ann & Victors home, Castlelost, Rochfortbridge (N91 D3AO) on Wednesday from 3pm until prayers at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rochfortbridge with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
House strictly private at all other times please.
Eugene (Hughie) McLoughlin
63 Lakeglen, Portlaoise, Laois / Cloghan, Offaly
McLoughlin. Eugene (Hughie) Lakeglen, Portlaoise and Late of Cloghan, Co. Offaly. 31st Oct 2022 Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. At St James Hospital Dublin. Beloved husband of Patsy and dearly loved father to Eugene, Imelda, Trisha, and Yvonne. Predeceased by his granddaughter April. Cherished grandfather to Danielle, Shane, Aaron, Tamzin, Jack, Amber, Emily Anna, Ava-Jade, Dylan, and Ellie. Deeply regretted by his son in law Danny, Mark, and Jamie. Brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces. relatives and friends.
Reposing at his residence from 2 pm on Wednesday, with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday to arrive at Ss Peter and Paul’s church for 12 noon requiem mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery, Portlaoise.
Noreen Garry (née Brophy)
Ballykeane, Geashill, Offaly / Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of Ballyclider, Portlaoise County Laois. Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband John, sons Niall, Paul, Garrett and William, brother Matt, sisters Ann and Marie, daughters-in-law Ellen, Jennifer, Carol and Mary, grandchildren Hannah, Eva, Jamesey, Muireann, Saoirse, Caoimhe, Seán, Meabh and Conor, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her residence (eircode R35 V189) on Monday evening from 5pm with Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Tuesday evening from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 11:15am arriving St Mary’s Church, Raheen, Geashill for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.
Noreen’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-marys-church-raheen
Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To Offaly Hospice: https://www.offalyhospice.ie/
Ellen (Nellie) Bannon (née McGrath)
Oldtown, Errill, Laois
Ellen (Nellie) Bannon (nee McGrath), Oldtown, Errill, Co. Laois. October 30th 2022. Greatly missed by her son Donal and her sisters Angela (Campion) and Nan (O’Keefe), sister-in-law Ann, brothers-in-law Joe, Michael and John, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney (R32 NY24) on Tuesday evening from 7pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday in The Church of Our Lady Queen of The Universe, Errill at 12 noon, followed by interment in St. Kieran’s Cemetery, Errill.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 1, 2022