Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Laois
Beere Fergus. Clonkeen, Portlaoise. 19th November 2022. Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Patsy and brother Paddy. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Ailish.
Deeply regretted by his loving brothers George, Jimmy, Peter and Hughie. Brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces. relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Monday from 2 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Tuesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Cremation will follow in Newlands. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Irish Cancer Society.
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.
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)
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.
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.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 20, 2022