Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Rathevan Heights, Portlaoise, Laois
Natalia Pilch. Rathevan Heights . Portlaoise. Co. Laois. Feb 23rd 2023 after an illness borne with dignity and courage. Dearly loved and cherished mother to Michal Marczeski. Loving daughter to Ewa and Ryszard Pilch. Sister to Karolina. And aunt to Kacper. Natalia will be sadly missed by her best friend Anna.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Sunday from 4 pm till 5 pm. Removal on Monday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.
Rathmoyle Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
Manchester, England and formerly of Rathmoyle Road, Abbeyleix. Predeceased by his wife Edna. Deeply regretted by his loving son David, daughter-in-law Claire, granddaughter Molly Dunne, grandson Kieran Stewart-Dunne, relatives and friends.
Requiem Mass on Tuesday, 28th of February, at 10am. in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Ballyroan Road, Abbeyleix.
The Mass can be viewed on:
Greenview, Portlaoise, Laois
Brennan Susan, Greenview, Mountmellick Rd., Portlaoise. February 19th 2023. Died suddenly at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved wife of the late James. Precedeased by her son James. Loving sister to Beverly Miles and Eddie. Deeply regretted by her loving, sons Christopher and Patrick, daughter Sally, daughter in law Margaret, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Thursday evening fro 5.30pm until 7 pm. Removal on Friday morning to Newlands Crematorium for 11.30am Service. Service will be streamed live https://www.dctrust.ie/location/newlands-cross/chapel-webstream.html
20 Cherrygarth, Portlaoise, Laois
Pat Hooban, Cherrygarth, Portlaois
Predeceased by his parents Joe and Maureen Hooban, Ballyfin, his brother Peter and his wife Pauline. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Póilín (Pauline) and much cherished daughter Emma, sisters Margie (Scully) Mountmellick, Alice (McEniry) Mountmellick , brothers Dan, Joe and Kevin, Aunt Rose (Meleady) Dublin, Aunt Sheila (Thornhill) London, Uncle Peter (Redmond) Redcastle, Mountrath
Reposing at his residence from 5pm – 8pm on Wednesday 22ndwith Rosary at 8pm.
Removal from his residence on Thursday morning to arrive at St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 12noon Mass. Burial after in local cemetery. House private on Thursday morning.
The funeral mass will be live streamed on www.portlaoiseparish.ie/
Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois
Peacefully surrounded by his family in the loving care of the staff of Oghill Nursing Home. Predeceased by his wife Mary .Mourned by his heartbroken daughters Anne and Patricia, sons-in-law Eamon and Aidan, adored grandchildren Roisin, Tommy, Sean and Conall . Brothers Martin and Joe, sisters-in-law Josie and Lil, brother-in-law Paddy, nieces, nephews, neighbours and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in the Chapel of Rest adjoining The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, on Tuesday from 5.30pm with Rosary at 7pm. Removal from his residence on Ash Wednesday to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, for 1pm. Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.
The Mass can be viewed on https://abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam/
William ( Willie) Lyons
Borris Little, Portlaoise, Laois / Castleisland, Kerry
Lyons William. Borris Little, Portlaoise. Feb 21st 2023. In the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Son of the late Patrick and Catherine Lyons. Deeply regretted by his loving sisters Helen Dowling and Nora Doleman ( UK). Brother in law Francis Dowling . Predeceased by his brothers Thomas, Michael, John and Patrick. Fondly remembered by the residents and staff of Oakdale, his former work colleagues in Dunnes Stores, all his friends and associates in KARE, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Porlaoise from 5 pm till 6.30 pm on Wednesday. Removal on Thursday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 2 pm mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in Donaghcomper Cemetery, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.