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Deaths in Laois – Friday, March 17, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Gertie Gorman
Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Laois

Gertie Gorman Clonaheen, Rosenallis Co Laois died peacefully March 16th at home in the company of her loving family.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Seamus and dear grandaughter Clodagh.

Deeply regretted by her loving family Eugene,Mary, Deirdre ,Grainne and Celine sisters Vera Bernie and Rita,grandchildren, relatives neighbours and her many friends.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Margaret (Gay) O’Sullivan (née Flynn)
Hermitage, Ennis, Clare / Portlaoise, Laois

Margaret (Gay) O’Sullivan (née Flynn), Hermitage, Ennis, Co. Clare and formerly of Portlaoise, Co. Laois. 15th March 2023 (peacefully) at Ennis Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband Joe. Sadly missed by her loving children Joanne, Nuala and John, sons-in-law John and Chris, grandchildren Enda, Ellie, Eoin, Saoirse, Cara, Tadhg, Aoibheann and Caoimhe, sisters Phyllis and Ann, brother Liam, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Arrangements: Reposing at Kennedy’s Funeral Home, Ennis on Saturday (18th March) from 3 pm until 4 pm. Arriving to Ennis Cathedral on Sunday (19th March) for Funeral Mass at 1 pm. Burial afterwards in Drumcliffe Cemetery. Family flowers only, please, donations, if desired to Parkinson’s Association of Ireland.

Live streaming of the Funeral Mass can be viewed live here: https://www.ennisparish.com/our-parish/web-cam/

Monica Moran (née Delaney)
Glasnevin, Dublin / Navan Road, Dublin / Abbeyleix, Laois

Monica Moran (née Delaney) (Glasnevin and late of Navan Road and Abbeyleix) died early on the 14th March, 2023. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Kevin. She will be dearly missed by all her family, relations and beloved friends, especially Imelda.

Reposing at Bourke’s Funeral Home, 71 Queen Street, Dublin 7, on Thursday evening from 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monica’s Funeral Mass will take place Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the Church of Our Lady of Divine Grace, Ballygall Road East, Glasnevin, followed by cremation at Glasnevin Crematorium at 11.30 a.m.

The Funeral Mass can be viewed live (View Here) starting at 10am Saturday and the service at Glasnevin Crematorium can be viewed live (View Here) at approximately 11.30am.

No flowers please, donation in lieu, if desired to Focus Ireland (Donate Here).

Richard (Dick) Gorman
Mulhuddart, Dublin / Ballacolla, Laois

Richard (Dick) Gorman (Whitestown Ave, Dublin 15 and formerly of Ballacolla, Co. Laois) died March 15th peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at Anovocare Nursing Home, Swords.

Beloved husband of Christine (Chris), and superb Dad of John, Angela, Richard and Noelle. Proud grandfather to Ciara, Jamie, Shaun, Eloise and Teagan; and great-grandad to Brodie-Richard.

Sadly missed also by his sons-in-law Brian and Simon, his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his family home (Eircode D15 CX7D) on Friday (17th March) from 4pm to 8pm with prayers at 7pm. Removal from his home at 10.30am approx. on Saturday morning (18th March) to the St. Brigid’s Church, Blanchardstown Village arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by burial in Dardistown cemetery.

Richard’s Funeral Mass may be viewed by following the link below: https://www.blanchardstownparish.ie/our-parish/webcam/

David Gerard (Gerry) Seale
Clonenagh, Mountrath, Laois

David Gerard (Gerry) Seale, Clonenagh, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died on Tuesday 14th March 2023, (peacefully) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore surrounded by his family. Predeceased by his loving wife Kathleen (née Collier) and his sisters Colette Green (England) and Ann Murphy (England). Deeply regretted by his sons Adrian, Colm and David, daughter Kathy and his brother Tony. He will be greatly missed by all his family, his sisters-in-law Eilish and Mairead, brothers-in-law John Joe and Harry, nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at his home (R32 R802) on Thursday afternoon from 2.00 p.m. with Rosary in the house at 8:00 p.m. Removal on Friday afternoon (17th March) to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath for Requiem Mass at 2:00 p.m. followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.

House private Friday morning please.

Family flowers only please and donations, if desired, to either the Irish Cancer Society or Parkinson’s Association of Ireland.

Gerry’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on www.mountrathparish.ie

Annette Gardner (née Fitzgearld)
School Cottage, Barnashrone, Mountmellick, Laois

Annette Gardner nee Fitzgearld , School Cottage, Barnashrone, Mountmellick, Co. Laois.Peacefully at the Midlands Region Hospital Tullamore surrounded by her family after a short illness.Predeceased by her son Kenneth. Annette will be forever loved by her husband Michael, children Barbara, Michael and Debbie. Also by her grandchildren, partners and her extended family.

Reposing in her daughter Debbie’s home, Davitt Road, Mountmellick (R32 YFY5) on Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm. Removal on Thursday to St Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Removal on Saturday morning at 10.45am, from Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, to Newlands Cross Crematorium arriving for 12 noon.

House private on Thursday morning please. The Mass will be live streamed on https://mountrathparish.ie/ballyfin-webcam/

Bridie Maher (née Maher)
New Road, Portlaoise, Laois

Birmingham, UK and formerly New Road, Portlaoise. Peacefully at her home on February 25th, aged 94, in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by her husband John and her daughter Mary. Also predeceased by her brother Johnny and sisters Mary and Nan. Bridie will remain forever in the hearts of her daughters Anne, Breda, Josephine and Margaret, sons-in-law Conor, Martin and Paul, grandchildren Joe, John, Patrick, Ciaran, and Mairead, sisters Eily, Bernie and Josie, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reception into Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Yardley Wood, on Wednesday, 22nd March, at 6.45pm for Mass. Requiem Mass at 10.30am on Thursday, 23rd March, followed by interment at Brandwood End Cemetery. Requiem Mass may be viewed at https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/our-lady-of-lourdes-church-yardley-wood

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to The Sisters of The Immaculate Heart c/o Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Yardley Wood.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, March 16, 2023

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