Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Sr. Elizabeth Delaney
Navan Road, Dublin / Laois
Delaney, Sr. Elizabeth, (Navan Road, Dublin and formerly of St. Mary’s, Cabra, Muckross Park, Lisbon, and Ballyfermot) (6th May 2023); in the loving care of her Dominican sisters and the staff of Santa Sabina House. Much loved and deeply regretted by her sister Bridie Hourigan, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews, her cousins, close friends, and her Dominican Sisters. Daughter of the late Michael and Mary Delaney, Upper Forest, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, she was predeceased by her brothers Martin and Pat, her sisters Kathleen, Peig Ryan, Sara O’Loughlin and Maureen Rochford.
Sr. Elizabeth donated her body to medical science. Mass will be celebrated for her in the Dominican Convent Chapel Cabra Campus DO7 Y2E7 on Tuesday, 9th May, at 2pm. Mass can be viewed live via https://www.churchservices.tv/cabradominican.
Main Street, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois / Dublin
Agnes Geoghegan, Main Street, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois, May 6th, 2023 (peacefully) in the loving care of the Staff in the Villa Marie Nursing Home, Roscrea. Predeceased by her sister Lucy (Gantly). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving sisters, Eilleen ( Sr. Catherine, Mountrath), Marie and Rena, nephews Mike, Pat, Oisin and Cathal, grandnephew, grandnieces, cousins, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Kathleen McEvoy (née Parkinson)
Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Laois
The death has occurred of Kathleen McEvoy (née Parkinson) Clonaheen, Rosenallis, Co. Laois (R32WD86), peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Joe, brothers and sister. Much loved mother of Louise, Joseph, John, Patrick, Micheal, Catríona, Fergal and Yvonne.
Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Mary Duffy, Anne Lennon and Teresa Colgan, brother Joe, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Bay Road, Mountmellick, Laois/Mountrath, Laois
Paddy Lee, Bay Road, Mountmellick, died May 6th, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore, surrounded by his loving family.
Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Ellen, son Joseph and grandsons Jack and Callum. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Delaney) Cardtown Camross.
Treasured Dad of Patrick, Tommy, Mary, George, Sylvia, Lorraine and Marcie. Best Grandad to Curtis, Chelsea, Aleesha, Torrie, Billy, Kevin, Dan, Jay, Leah, Moira, Chloe, Jake, Lexi, Karrie, Alex, TJ, Tommy and Maci. Deeply regretted by his extended family and friends.
Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Sunday from 4pm with recital of the rosary at 5.30pm. Funeral arriving to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 11am, via Bay Road. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Paddy’s family would like to express their deep gratitude to those who cared for their beloved Dad. A special Thank You to Eddie, Eleanor and Jim who went above and beyond for Paddy “Rest Easy, Dad”.
Mass will be streamed live on www.mountmellickparish.ie
Alice Carleton (née Dowling)
Sutton, Dublin/Ballylinan, Laois
Carleton (née Dowling) Alice, Sutton, Dublin 13 and formerly of Ballylehane Lower, Ballylinan, Co. Laois. 5th May 2023. Peacefully, in her 100th year, in the wonderful care of the staff in TLC Santry. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas and predeceased by her infant daughter, son Kevin, brother Pat and sister Bridie. Very sadly missed by her loving daughter-in-law Trish, her adored grandchildren Jenny, Cathy and Gary, nephews, niece, extended family, friends and neighbours.
Reposing in Staffords Funeral Home, Golf Links Road, Portmarnock on Wednesday, 10th May, from 3pm to 5pm. Removal to St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Baldoyle on Thursday morning for 10am Funeral Mass followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton.
A live stream of Alice’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on the following link:
Denis Patrick Connolly
Vesey Close, Abbeyleix, Laois/Dundalk, Louth
Formerly of Dundalk. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Portlaoise General Hospital. Beloved husband of Anne, and cherished father of Barry, Siobhain and Denis. Sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife, children, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all of the extended Connolly family.
Removal to the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Monday the 8th of May for 11am. Requiem Mass. Cremation will take place afterwards in Glasnevin Crematorium at 1.30pm. Flowers only. Contributions in lieu to charity.
The Mass can be viewed on https://abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam/
Kathleen (Kit) Brown (née Fitzgerald)
Garryheather, Clonaslee, Laois
Kathleen (Kit) Brown nee Fitzgerald, Kilburn London and formerly of Garryheather, Clonaslee, Co. Laois. Died on the 14th of April 2023, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family.
Predeceased by her parents James and Anne Fitzgerald, and her husband Gordon.
Kathleen will be sadly missed by her daughter Cynthia, her son Mark, son-in-law Alex, brothers Jimmy (Coventry) and Joe (Garryheather), sisters-in-law Bridie and Josie, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Kathleen’s Funeral will take place on the 10th of May at 14:30pm in Golders Green Crematorium. The funeral can be viewed at https://watch.obitus.com/
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Kathleen’s family would like to thank everyone for their kindness and support at this difficult time.
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