Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Fort George House, Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois, R32 FD25
Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Pre-deceased by his sisters Ann (O’Doherty), Maureen (Campion) and Theresa (Campion), son-in-law PJ Curran.
Deeply regretted by his loving wife Matilda, sons Dan, Patrick, Michael and Joseph, daughters Eilís and Frances, son-in-law John, daughters-in-law Catherine, Monica and Breda, grandchildren Paula, Paddy, David, Cora, Oisín, Aoife, and Áine, brother-in-law Jerry Quinlan, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and many friends.
Reposing at his residence (R32 FD25) on Sunday afternoon from 3pm to 7pm. Private removal on Monday morning at 11.30am arriving in St. Moula’s Church, Ballaghmore (R32 RC53) for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Please adhere to public guidelines on safe practice with Covid.
(Due to limited parking at his residence, Funeral Parking will be available in Ballaghmore village).
Vera Thompson (née Bennett)
Rathview Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois
In the presence of her family at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. In her 97th. year.Predeceased by her beloved George. Sadly missed by her sons and daughters Audrey, Betty, Noel, Georgie, Valerie, Hilary and Ron, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, her 22 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, sister-in-law Vera, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.
Funeral arriving to St. Michael And All Angles Church, Abbeyleix, on Sunday for 2.30pm. Service. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard.
The service can be viewed on Go Live Stream Facebook Page.
Bill (William) Fitzpatrick
Doonane Hill, Crettyard, Carlow / Crettyard, Laois
Pre-deceased by his parents John and Julia, brothers Martin, Jim, Ned, Paddy, Bob, sister Nancy and stepson Wayne.
Sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen, son William, daughter Juliann, William’s partner Paula, grandchildren Kayla, Nicole, Rose, Layla, and John, brothers Joe, Tom, Michael, Christie, and sister Sheila, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer on Saturday (5th November) from 3pm concluding with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 8.30pm. Funeral cortege arriving at St. Abban’s Church, Doonane for Funeral Mass on Sunday at 2pm, (via Fairymount), followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
John (Johnny) Conroy
Mountrath, Laois / Castletown, Laois
John (Johnny) Conroy, Crannagh, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Nov 2nd 2022. Peacefully in the loving care of the matron and staff at the Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Nellie, brothers P.J, Seamus and Fintan, aunt Tess (nee Lalor), extended family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.
Reposing at Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown this Friday evening (Nov 4th) from 6 o’c with rosary in the Funeral Home at 8.30pm. Funeral Mass this Saturday morning (Nov 5th) in St Edmund’s Church, Castletown at 12 noon, with interment immediately afterwards in St Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
Family Flowers only please donations in lieu, if desired, to the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise.
Christina Mary (Mollie) Staplyton
Stapylton, Christina Mary (Mollie), formerly of Ballybrophy, Co. Laois, late of Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Passed away peacefully at Oaktree Lodge Care Home on 24th October 2022, aged 97 years with her loving family at her side.
Reunited with her loving husband George, a much loved Mum of Margaret and Vincent and a treasured Grandma of JP.
Mollie will be received into St Gregory’s Church, Swarcliffe, Leeds 14, on the evening of Monday 14th November at 6:30pm, where Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday 15th November at 10:30am prior to burial in Killingbeck Cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu can be given to St Gemma’s Hospice.
Mollies Requiem Mass will be live streamed, please follow the link below: https://topcelebrant.com/221115-christina-stapylton/
Daniel (Dan) Williams
Clonmore, Errill, Laois, R32 HN76
Daniel (Dan) Williams, Clonmore, Errill, Co. Laois. Tuesday November 1st 2022. Sadly missed by his loving family. His Mam and Dad Brian and Joanne, sister Amy, adoring grandparents George, Iris and Pat, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his home on Friday (R32 HN76) from 3pm with prayers at 7.30pm. Funeral service in St. Andrew’s Church Rathdowney (R32 XA52) at 11am on Saturday followed by burial in Castlefleming Churchyard (R32 XK57).
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