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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 20, 2022

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Breda O’Toole
Glendowns, Portlaoise, Laois/Inverin, Galway

The death has occurred of Breda O’Toole of Glendowns, Portlaoise and formerly Inverin, Co. Galway.

Breda passed away, peacefully at home, on November 18th, 2022, in the presence of loving family. Predeceased by parents, Edward and Barbara, brothers Coley and Pat, and sister Mary.

Breda will be sadly missed by her sisters, Theresa and Barbara, brothers, Jimmy and Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cherished grandnieces and grandnephews, as well as the many relatives, friends, neighbours and wider community, at home and abroad, whose lives she touched.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Sunday, November 20th, 4:30pm – 6:00pm. Breda’s funeral service will take place on Monday at 12 noon at Portlaoise Life Church, (eircode R32 HA21) followed by interment afterwards at SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery in Portlaoise.

The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and the many other supportive staff who so wonderfully cared for Breda through out her illness.

Joseph Duncan
Inch Cross, Stradbally, Laois/Kingswood, Dublin

The death has occurred of Joseph Duncan, Inch Cross, Stradbally, Co Laois, formerly of Kingswood Heights, Tallaght, Dublin, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family on Friday 18th November 2022.

Joseph will be deeply missed by his heart broken family, his loving wife Pauline, his daughters Michelle, Melissa, Jennifer and his son Jason, his six grandchildren, sons-in-law, relatives and friends.

Removal from his home on Monday 21st November 2022 by Comerford Lynch Funeral Directors to arrive at Newlands Cross Crematorium for cremation at 1:40pm for family and friends.

Christina Doyle (née Kinsella)
Raheendoran, Carlow/Laois

Christina Doyle (née Kinsella), of Raheendoran, Carlow and formerly of Ballyhide, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on November 18th, 2022, at Beechwood Nursing Home, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow.

Beloved wife of John, much loved mother of Mark and Caroline and adored grandmother of Robyn.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, son, daughter, grandchild, daughter-in-law Michelle, brothers, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Graiguecullen., from 3pm on Sunday with Prayers at 7pm. Removal on Monday at 10.15a.m (via her residence) to St Fintan’s Church, Ballinabranna, arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Christina’s Funeral Mass can be viewed by using the following link.


Family flowers only please, Donations, if desired, to Carlow/Kilkenny Homecare Team.

Bill Mangan
Orchard, Timahoe, Laois, R32 X9H0

Bill passed away suddenly but peacefully at his residence in the company of his loving family.

Sadly missed by his family. his wife Margaret, sons Brian, Colm, Willie and David, his four adored grandchildren Rachel, Jack, Ally and Sophie also his daughters in law Lesley and Fiona. Predeceased by his brothers Peter, Jim, Benny and Mick.

Deeply regretted by his brothers and sisters Pat, Joe, Bridge, Mary, Christy and Eugene, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Bill will be Reposing at his residence (R32X9H0) on Saturday from 3pm with recital of the Rosary at 8 pm. Removal by Whelehan Funeral Directors on Sunday morning at 11.30am to arrive at Saint Michael’s Church, Timahoe for 12 noon Requiem Mass, followed by Interment in Saint Michael’s Cemetery.

Margaret (Peg) Cruite (née Dunne)
The Rock, Ballyroan, Laois

Peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Mick, brother Sean, sisters Nano, Maureen and Kathleen. Deeply regretted by her sister Nuala (Beale) sister-in-law Joan Dunne, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at the Nun’s Chapel adjacent to the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Friday, 18th November, from 4.30pm with rosary at 6.30pm.

Requiem Mass on Saturday in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan at 11am. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. The Family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Aileen Hennessy (née Clarke)
Bishopswood Road, Portarlington, Offaly/Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Loving wife of the late Noel. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Darran, Adrian, Morgan and Declan, sister Maura, brothers Paddy and John, daughters-in-law Catriona, Joan, Rachel and Teresa, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her residence (eircode R32 X9H7) on Thursday and Friday from 2pm with Rosary on both evenings at 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 10:10am arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington, for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington. House Private on Saturday morning, please.

Aileen’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-michaels-church-portarlington

Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Portarlington Meals on Wheels.

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