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Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Anthony Egan
New Road, Portlaoise, Laois

Anthony Egan. Paulville New Road, Portlaoise. Died 30th April peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Jim and Betty, brothers Jimmy and Noel.

Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Paul, John and Ger, sisters Mary, Eilish and Siobhan. Sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, gran nieces, gran nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence on Tuesday from 4pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 12 noon Requiem Mass.

It may be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Mary (Molly) Scully (née Bergin)
Knocklyon, Dublin/Milltown, Dublin/Abbeyleix, Laois

Peacefully in the company of her loving family while in the tender care of the nurses and staff at Sally Park Nursing Home. Predeceased by her beloved husband Daniel, son Patrick and daughter-in-law Evelyn.

Sadly missed and deeply regretted by her family, sons Gerard and Michael, daughters Anne, Mary and Jean, daughter-in-law Marian, sons-in-law Robbie, Harry and Paul, her many treasured grandchildren and great grandchildren, her brothers Donie, John and Joe, sisters Claire and Sarah, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Molly will repose at Fanagans Funeral Home, Rathfarnham on Tuesday, 2nd. May, 2023 from 3pm to 5pm. Funeral Mass will take place at 10am in the Church of Sts. Columbanus and Gall, Milltown at 10am on Wednesday 3rd. May 2023 followed by burial at Bohernabreena Cemetery.

Marion Meagher (née Mahon)
Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Laois

Meagher (nee Mahon) Marion, Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. April 30th 2023. Peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving and devoted family. Predeceased by her daughter Anne and her brother John. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Nicholas and her children Nick, Felicity, Graham, Douglas, Greg and Jane. Also by her daughters-in-law Sue, Angela, Margaret and Fiona, sons-in-law Jim, Chris and Neil, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law and her many neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home on Monday evening (1st May) from 6pm with prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12pm in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, Co. Laois (www.parishwebsites.ie/rathdowney) followed by interment in Bealady Cemetery. House Private on Tuesday morning.

No flowers by request, family flowers only, donations can be made to Cuisle Centre, Portlaoise.

There will be no 10 o’clock mass on Tuesday morning.

Mary Hill
Old Forge Crescent, Mountrath, Laois

Mary Hill, 30 Old Forge Crescent, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 27th April 2023, suddenly at her home. Predeceased by her daughter Majella, and her parents Tommy and Annie.

Sadly missed by her children Aaron, Lydia and Ryan, her grandchildren Llyana and Harriet, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, friends, neighbours and her beloved pet friend Freddie.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath on Sunday evening (30th April) from 7 o’clock, concluding with a celebration of Mary’s life at 8 o’clock. Removal on Monday morning from the funeral home at 11 o’clock, for a private cremation.

Seán (John) Fallon
Lea Road, Portarlington, Laois/Athlone, Roscommon

Formerly of Cornafulla, Athlone County Roscommon. Peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents John and Mary, brother Pat and nephew Damian.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, daughter Éilis, sons Ciarán and Cathal, daughter-in-law Kayleigh, adoring grandchildren Teagan, Senach and Liadán, brother Tommy, sisters Sr Joseph, Josephine, Rose, Brigid and Teresa, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Sunday evening from 3pm with Removal at 6:15pm arriving St John’s Church Killenard Portarlington (eircode R32 VW77) at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Monday afternoon at 2pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society.


Mary Langford (née Travers)
Emo, Laois/Dromahair, Leitrim

Mary Langford (nee Travers) Emo Village, Portlaoise and formerly of Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Predeceased by her loving husband Frank and dear son Francis and dear grandson Darren and loving daughter-in-law Betty.

Sadly missed by her loving sons and daughters Michael, Margaret, Bernie, John, Brian, Colette, Patrick and her sons-in-law Johnny, Jimmy and Rod, daughters-in-law Marie, Margaret, Carmella, Treasa, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchild, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Public Repose in her home on Saturday from 8pm until 10pm. Public Repose on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal from her home on Monday morning arriving to St. Paul’s Church, Emo for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial after in the New Cemetery Emo.

House Private on Monday morning.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, May 1, 2023

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