Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Heathfields, Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois
Brown David. Heathfields, Dublin Rd, Portlaoise. Died tragically following an accident on Easter Sunday. (Aged 15).
Deeply regretted by his devastated and heartbroken parents, James and Carmel (nee Maloney, Vicarstown). Big brother Conor, and little sister Princess Sarah. Uncles, aunts, cousins.
And his many friends in Portlaoise GAA, Laois GAA, St Mary’s CBS and The Heath National School.
Reposing at his residence, 5 Heathfields, Dublin Road, Portlaoise R32 KN9F Wednesday and Thursday from 3 pm to 8 pm. Recital of the Rosary on Thursday at 8 pm. Removal to Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise on Friday morning at 11.15 am for 12 pm Requiem Mass. May be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Burial afterwards in Ss Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Tullynally, Castlepollard, Westmeath, N91 H393 / Durrow, Laois
It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Martin Moore of Tullynally, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, and formerly of Tubberboe, Durrow, Co. Laois, who passed peacefully at his home on Sunday, April 9th. Predeceased by his parents Tom and Margaret Moore. Much loved brother of Ailish, Geraldine and Annmarie. Sadly missed by his nieces and nephew, brothers in law, aunts, cousins, and those in the wider community. Martin will be fondly remembered by all those that knew him and worked with him over the years.
Martin will be reposing at his home in Tullynally, Castlepollard (N91 H393) on Thursday, April 13th from 4pm until 8pm. Removal to the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow, Co. Laois (R32 CK11) on Friday, April 14th, arriving for 1pm Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Friday morning please.
Mary Howard (née Guilfoyle)
Kildoon, Nurney, Kildare, R56 ET99 / Portlaoise, Laois
Formerly of Pallas, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at CloverLodge Nursing Home, Athy, surrounded by her loving family.
Sadly missed by her loving husband Matthew, son Paul, daughter Jane, son-in-law Kevin, daughter-in-law Sheila, grandchildren Cliona, Lorna, Sinead , Claire, Caoimhe, Anne and James, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her family home (R56 ET99) from 3pm on Wednesday with Rosary at 7pm. Removal by Glennons Funeral Directors on Thursday to arrive at The Church of The Sacred Heart, Nurney for Requiem Mass at 2:30pm. Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Nurney. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland. To make a donation click on this link https://alzheimer.ie
Drummin Village & Lisboney, Nenagh, Tipperary / Portlaoise, Laois
Late of Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise. Suddenly at home on April 9th 2023. Will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Chloe and parents Clement & Suzan, sisters Debbie & Samantha and brothers Damien, Carl & Colin, aunts, uncles, nephews & nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at Ryans Funeral Home, Nenagh this Thursday from 6 o’c to 7 o’c. Her remains will arrive at St.Mary’s of the Rosary Church, Nenagh on Friday for her Requiem mass at 11 o’c. livestream of this mass can be viewed on nenaghparish.ie followed by private Cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to the Simba Charity on https://www.simbacharity.org.
Maureen Linehan (née Kirwan)
Maureen Linehan (nee Kirwan), Canada and formerly of Shanahoe, Co. Laois. 10th. March 2023 in Canada.
Predeceased by her parents William and Elizabeth, nephew Enda.
Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her son Eamonn, daughter Deirdre, sister Betty (Cashin), brother Liam, aunt Annie kirwan, son in law, daughter in law, two grandchildren, brother in law Tom, sister in law Vivienne, niece, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Maureen’s memorial Mass will be on Sunday (16th. April) at 12 noon in St. Brigid’s Church Shanahoe, Co. Laois. (Eircode R32 AH90).
The Glen, Kilnacourt Wood, Portarlington, Laois/The Curragh, Kildare
Nicholl James (The Glen, Kilnacourt Wood, Portarlington, Co. Laois & late of Brownstown, The Curragh, Co Kildare) – 7th April 2023. Sadly missed by his loving family.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Ballydavis North, Portlaoise, Laois
Fitzpatrick Daniel . Ballydavis North Portlaoise. April 6th 2023 . Suddenly at his residence. In his 97 year. Deeply regretted by his Nephews, nieces, cousins. Great neighbours and friends . May he rest in peace. Reposing at David and Laura Cookes residence (R32WC53) .Old Ballydavis rd on Wednesday evening from 5 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at The Church Of the Assumption Heath for 11 am requiem mass. It may be viewed on . https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/the-heath-webcam/ Burial will take place afterwards in the adjoining cemetery in the family plot.
Gortnalee, Donaghmore, Laois
Brendan Rogers, Whitebeam Lodge, Gortnalee, Donaghmore, Co. Laois. April 9th 2023. Peacefully in the tender care of the nurses and staff at Tullamore Hospital. Predeceased by his beloved wife Marie and sister Ann. Sadly missed by his loving children Samantha, Alex and Murray, brothers Michael and Dermot, sister Ina, sister-in-law Hillary, brother-in-law Livo, nephews, nieces and many wonderful friends.
Reposing on Tuesday evening from 6 to 9pm at his home Whitebeam Lodge R32 F5X6. Funeral Mass on Wednesday the 12th April at 11am in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney (www.parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney) followed by burial in Bealady cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 11, 2023