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Deaths in Laois – Monday January 23, 2023

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Br. Stephen (Padraig) Deignan
De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Laois/Geevagh, Sligo

Br. Stephen (Padraig) Deignan De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and late of Doongeela, Geevagh, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and John, sister Mary, brothers Gerry and Tommy and sister in law Beatrice. Deeply regretted by his brother Bertie, sisters in law Eileen and Kathleen, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relations, friends and especially by his confreres in religion and the staff in Miguel House.

Reposing in Miguel House this Monday (23rd. Jan.) from 2.00 pm with Evening Prayer and Rosary at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday (24th. Jan.) at 2.00pm. in the Parish Church Castletown. Burial immediately afterwards in the Monastery cemetery, Castletown. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam uasal.

Br. Stephen’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on this link: https://www.facebook.com/stedmundschurchcastletown/

Pascal Conroy
Borris Little, Portlaoise, Laois

Pascal Conroy, Borris Little, Portlaoise, January 20th 2023. Peacefully, at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Son of the late Joe and Bridget Conroy. Deeply regretted by his sister Mera, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighours and many friends. May He Rest in Peace.

Funeral arrangements later.

Dermot Golden
Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix, Laois/Dublin

Dublin and formerly of Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix . Peacefully at Carechoice Nursing Home Finglas, Dublin. Predeceased by his wife Maureen . Deeply regretted by his family relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Carmel O’Donnell (née Tobin)
St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois/Newbridge, Kildare

O`Donnell Carmel. St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise. January 21st 2023. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her son Rory. Dearly loved mother to Morgan, Jamie, Denis and Christine, her 12 cherished grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, her sisters Mary, Eillen and Pauline and brother David, daughter in law Ann-Marie and Leonnie, son in law Errol, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Carmel will be reposing privately. Cremation will take place on Tuesday 24th January in Newlands Cross at 11.30.

Harry Dempsey
Patrick Street, Portarlington, Offaly/Portarlington, Laois

Unexpectedly at his residence. Sadly missed by his loving wife Sadie, daughter Shirley, sons Richard and Roy, brothers Wesley and Robert, sisters Sheila and Edith, son-in-law Andrew, daughter-in-law Elaine, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 C393) on Sunday afternoon from 2pm until 6pm. Removal on Monday at 1:40pm arriving St Paul’s Church, Portarlington for Funeral Service at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Churchyard.

House Private on Saturday and Monday morning , Please. Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To The Irish Parkinson’s Association: https://www.parkinsons.ie/

Sr Regina (Rita) Keyes
Presentation Convent, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny/Wolfhill, Laois

Sr. Regina (Rita) Keyes (Presentation Convent, Parnell Street, Kilkenny and late of Moyadd, Wolfhill, Co. Laois) January 19th (peacefully) at Gowran Abbey Nursing Home.

Predeceased by her parents Laurence and Margaret, brothers Paddy, Henry, John and Frank, sisters Elizabeth, Ellen (Sr. Bernard), Bridie (Sr. Ignatius) and Kathleen.

Deeply regretted by her sister Carmel (O’Dwyer), brother Brian, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, her Presentation Community, extended family and friends.

Reposing at the Convent Chapel from 3p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 21st) concluding with Evening Prayer at 5.30p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12.30p.m. followed by interment in St Kieran’s Cemetery, Kilkenny.

Sr. Regina’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on www.stmaryscathedral.ie. 

Thomas (Tommy) Dunne
Main Street, Portarlington, Laois/Ballybrittas, Laois

Formerly of Coolroe, Ballybrittas, County Laois. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the Mater Private, Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Ellen, brother Paddy and sister Emmy. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Sheila, son Tommy, daughter Sheila and her partner Darren, brothers Martin and Johnny, sisters Molly, Ellen(Nellie), Julia, Kathleen, Ann, Frances and Bride, grandchildren Alex, Ashton, Abby and Cian, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington on Saturday evening from 5pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday at 1:15pm arriving The Sacred Heart Church, Rath for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery (travelling via Coolroe).

Frances Kennedy (née Dooley)
Blanchardstown, Dublin/Abbeyleix, Laois

Kennedy (née Dooley), (Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and formerly of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois) January 18th, 2023 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown, Frances, beloved wife of Paddy and dear mother of Patrick. Sadly missed by her loving husband, son, sister, brothers, grandson Cillian, daughter-in-law Lonneke, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Blanchardstown on Sunday evening (January 22nd) between 6pm and 8pm. Removal on Monday morning (January 23rd) to St. Brigid’s Church, Blanchardstown arriving for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by Cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, January 22, 2023

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