Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Old Borris, Castletown, Laois/Doolin, Clare
John Scales, Old Borris, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Doolin, Co. Clare. November 27th. 2022 (Suddenly) at his home. Predeceased by his brother Thomas and sister Cathleen.
Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his loving wife Joan, sons Michael, John, Anthony and Patrick, daughters Joanna, Mary, Jacqueline and Claire, sisters Mary, Helen and Jane, sister in law Margaret, grandaughter Caitlin, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown, Eircode R32 TN84 this Wednesday evening (Nov. 30th.) from 6 o’c with rosary in the funeral home at 8 o’c. Funeral Mass this Thursday (Dec. 1st.) at 12 noon in St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown followed by interment in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.
House Private Please. John’s funeral Mass can be viewed using the following link: https://m.facebook.com/100070379212113/
Family flowers only please.
Fernbridge, Monasterevin, Kildare/Portlaoise, Laois
KALETKA. JOANNA. Fernsbridge Monasterevin Co. Kildare. And formerly Krakow Poland. Nov 27th 2022. At Tallaght Hospital. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family.
Loving mother to Monika and Agnieszka. Cherished grandmother to Olivia. Deeply regretted by her loving family and their partners. Nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral home Portlaoise ( R32 Y368) on Tuesday evening from 7 pm until 8 pm. Removal on Wed to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls church for 12 noon requiem mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Interment will follow in SS Peter and Pauls Cemetery, Portlaoise.
George Keyes (Snr)
St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois
Keyes, George, St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, 27th November 2022, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Christine. Dearly loved father to Richard, Geoge (Jnr), Catherine, Christine, Julie, Brenda, Diane, Georgina and Ashling. Cherished grandfather to his large number grandchildren and great-grandchilden. Nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.
Reposing at his residence from 2pm on Tuesday. Removal on Wednesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2pm requiem Mass https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Private cremation will follow afterwards. Family flowers only. If you wish to make a donation to the Irish Cancer Society it will be appreciated by the family.
Patrick (Pauric, Paddy) Cahill
Westfield, Castletown, Laois/Ballacolla, Laois
Patrick (Pauric/Paddy) Cahill, Westfield, Castletown and Mountrath and formerly of Ballacolla Co. Laois.
Reunited on the 26th of November with his recently deceased wife. Paddy passed away peacefully in the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore surrounded by his loving family.
Predeceased in April by his wife Mary (nee Guilfoyle) also Predeceased by his sons Pat and Ronnie, his sisters Katie (Henry, Ballacolla), Cecilia (Beesley, Dublin) and brother Son (Cashin, Ballacolla).
Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, sons Ken and Vivian, daughters Mary and Cathleen (Catherine), brother Tom (Cashin, Ballacolla), sisters Maureen (Hayes, Tramore); Breda (Fitzpatrick, London); daughter-in-law Martina and sons-in-law Steve and Sham; grandchildren Patrick, Blayne, Niamh and Ronan; adored great -grandson Connell, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore, for the outstanding and exceptional care shown to Paddy, over the last four weeks and for the support given to the family.
Reposing in his home at Westfield, Castletown (EirCode R32 F2X5) this Tuesday evening (Nov.29th) from 5 o’clock with rosary in the house at 8 o’clock. Funeral Mass this Wednesday (Nov.30th) at 12 noon in St. Edmund’s Church Castletown, followed by interment in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath. House Private at all other times, please. Paddy’s funeral Mass can be viewed using the following link: https://www.facebook.com/stedmundschurchcastletown/live
Ballintogher House, Ballybrittas, Laois
Owen passed away peacefully in the Regional Hospital Portlaoise in his 94th year, in the company of his loving family. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary, son John, daughter Maria and her partner Patrick. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Ned, Fr. John, Norah and Kathleen, Owen’s brother in law Fr. Billy Behan. Sadly missed by his nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at his residence on Monday from 5 o’clock to 8 o’clock with recital of the Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal by Whelehan Funeral Director’s on Tuesday morning at 11.20am to arrive at the Sacred Heart Church Rath for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment to follow in the new cemetery Emo. Owen’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on https://youtu.be/lloiRc9X2Dc Family flowers only. House private on Tuesday morning please.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, November 29, 2022