Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
James (Jimmy) Ryan
Castlemarket, Ballinakill, Laois / Ballyouskill, Kilkenny
James died, unexpectedly, at The Mater Hospital, Dublin. Pre-deceased by his brothers Kieran and John. Deeply regretted by his brother Mike, sisters Judy and Catherine, brothers in law Tom (Somers) and Con (Sheehan), sisters in law Mary (Healy) and Mary (Hennessey), nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Barnhill, Durrow, Laois
Peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny. Husband of the late Shiela. Deeply regretted by his loving children Marie,Michael, Patrick, Ann, Shiela, John and Martin, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Phelan’s funeral home Durrow from 3.00pm on Tuesday afternoon with Rosary at 7.00pm. Removal to Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Wednesday morning for Requiem Mass at 12.00 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
The Funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger
Pauline Hughes (née O’Connor)
Birr, Offaly / Portarlington, Laois
Late of Station Road, Portarlington, County Laois and Emo, County Laois. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Predeceased by her husband Mick, grandsons Stephen McHugh and baby Sean Murray. Deeply regretted by her loving family Maureen (McHugh) Dundrum, County Tipperary, Brenda (Murray) Birr, County Offaly and Michael, Lisnagry, County Limerick, sister Mae (Lewis), sons-in-law Bernard and Jim, daughter-in-law Sharon, grandchildren Marie, Liam, Seamus, Áine Úna, Adam, Daniel and Callum, nieces, relatives and friends.
Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Tuesday evening from 5:30pm with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 11:20am arriving St Paul’s Church, Emo County Laois (eircode R32 RY16) for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to the New Cemetery Emo.
Killeaney, Mountrath, Laois
Kevin Bergin, Killeaney, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 17th March 2023 (peacefully), predeceased by his beloved son Mark, sister Lillie, brothers Joe, Frank and Seamus. Kevin will be greatly missed by his loving wife Anne, brother Charlie, sisters Pat, Gretta, Maura, Kathleen and Philomena, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Prayers on Sunday evening at 7pm in St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, March 20, 2023