Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois/Enniscorthy, Wexford
BRENNAN Aidan. late of Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Co Laois and formerly of Davidstown, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, ex Bank of Ireland. Died suddenly on the 3rd November 2022 in his 93rd year. Predeceased by his beloved wife and best friend Peggy Loving father to David, Alan, Carol, Aidan and Gill and brother to his special sister Doreen.
Aidan will be sadly missed by his doting grandchildren Peter, Karl, Cillian, Ailbhe, Saoirse, and Megan and his sisters in law, daughters in law, son in law, partners, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and wide circle of friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise, Wednesday, 9th November, from 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm. Funeral Mass Thursday, 10th November, at 12.00 noon in St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ followed by interment in St Peter and St Paul’s Cemetery.
Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Alzheimer’s Society. Please observe Covid precautions.
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.
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/