Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Stradbally Rd., Portlaoise, Laois / Tullamore, Offaly
Bracken Tom. Block Rd. Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly of Tullamore, Co. Offaly. May 9th 2023. Peacefully at Portlaoise General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his infant son Vincent and recently predeceased by his son Declan. Dearly loved husband to Nancy. Loving father to Phil, Enda, Sean, Kevin, Ann, Michael and Feargal. Cherished grandfather to his 23 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Deeply regretted by his sons-in-law Tom and Tony, daughters-in-law Lisa, Nicola, Lisa, Maeve, Kirstin and Maureen, his sisters in law, Joan, Helen, Betty and Kitty, his nephews, nieces, relatives and his many friends, neighbours and customers.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Thursday from 6.30 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal from his residence on Friday at 1.15pm to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2pm requiem mass. Mass may be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow afterwards in the Heath Cemetery.
Mary (Mai) Kavanagh (née Storey)
Ballylehane, Wolfhill, Laois
Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Cloverlodge Nursing Home, Athy. Wife of the late Tim. Deeply regretted by her loving son Paddy, daughters Margaret, Betty, Mary, Katherine and Brigid, brother Michael, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at her daughter Mary’s residence, Slatt, Wolfhill (R14 ED26) from 4pm on Friday afternoon (May 12th) until the conclusion of the Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday afternoon to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Wolfhill for Requiem Mass at 4.30pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Mary’s Street, Durrow, Laois
Cherished son of Michael and Trish, dearly loved brother of Sarah, father of Killian, Michael Jnr, Saoirse and Grace and Uncle of Leon. Sadly missed by his Uncles, John & Seamus, Aunts Anne & Annette, relatives and a large circle of friends.
Reposing in Durrow Funeral Home, Chapel Street, Durrow, from 2pm on Wednesday, 10th May, with Rosary at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday, 11th May, in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow, at 12pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, May 10, 2023