Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Coonbeg, Laois / Carlow
John Conway ofCoonbeg, Via Athy, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on November 15th, 2022, at his home.
Beloved husband of Betty, much loved father of John Patrick, Brendan and Sarah (Sadie), adored grandfather of John, Anna, Aidan, Emma, Ben, James, Kate, Beth and Peter, cherished brother of Maura, JJ, Patricia, Willie, Sadie, and Connie and father-in-law of Colette, Suzanne and Paul.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home (Eircode R14 Y230) from 4pm on Wednesday concluding with Prayers at 9.30pm. Removal on Thursday at 1.15pm to The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles, arriving for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
John’s Funeral Mass can be viewed via live stream on: https://arlesparish.ie/webcam/
Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Poor Clare Sisters Graiguecullen.
Shankill, Dublin / Mountrath, Laois
Tom Donlan of Shankill, Co. Dublin, formerly of Mountrath, Co. Laois and the ESB, died on Sunday, 13th November, 2022 at the Beacon Hospital, Dublin. Loving husband of Pam and father of Peter and the late Jude. He will be sadly missed by his wife, son, sister Mary Daly, brother Noel and by his extended family and friends. Reposing at Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray on Thursday (Nov.17) from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, with Prayers at 6.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday (Nov.18) at 11.00am in St. Anne’s Church, Shankill, followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery. The mass may also be viewed live online at www.churchservices.tv/shankill .
Theresa O’Connell (née Scully)
Kilminchy Close, Portlaoise, Laois
O’CONNELL (nee Scully) Theresa, Kilminchy Close, Portlaoise. November 14th 2022. Peacefully at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved wife of Larry. Dearly loved mother to Brian. Cherished grandmother to Autumn. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers Louis and Joe, sisters Clare, Agnes and Bernie, Brian’s partner Linda, Autumn’s mam Siobhan, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 6.30 pm. with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 12 noon requiem mass. portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam Private cremation will follow.
John (Jack) Dunphy
Oldtown, Cullohill, Laois
John (Jack) Dunphy, Oldtown, Cullohill, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. At his home in the presence of his loving family. Predeceased by his beloved Ann and son-in-law Paul. Deeply regretted by his devoted family; daughters Breda, Kathleen and Agnes, sons Larry and Sean also daughters-in-law Ann and Maggie, sons-in-law Michael and Andrew, grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.
Reposing at his residence on Tuesday from 2pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal to St. Tighearnach’s Church, Cullohill for 11am requiem mass on Wednesday followed by interment in Durrow Cemetery. House Private on Wednesday morning please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, November 15, 2022