Below are the recent local deaths.
May they rest in peace.
Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois/Lullymore, Kildare
Cummins, Paraic, Limetree Ave., Kilminchy, Portlaoise. 20th May 2023. Peacefully at St James Hospital. After a short illness. Son of the recently deceased Margaret Cummins. Predeceased by his sister Maddie. Dearly loved husband to Linda. Cherished father to Sarah and Conor. Deeply regretted by his father John, brother Sean, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, cousins and a large circle of friends and neighbours.
Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to St James Hospital Foundation for the End of Life Initiative.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Newtown Bog, Crettyard, Laois
Passed away peacefully at home in the company of his loving family.
Father of the late James. Michael will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his beloved wife Patricia, daughters Bernadette, Karen, Ann and Deirdre, sisters Helena and Julia, sons-in-law Peter, James, Eamonn and Frank, brother-in-law Sammy, his adored grandchildren Mike, Callum, Matthew, Evana, Noel, Jim, Luke and Ava, Mike’s wife Kat and Callum’s wife Georgia, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at his home (Eircode R93 XP48) on Tuesday (23rd May) from 4pm with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 8pm. Funeral cortege arriving at St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, on Wednesday for Requiem Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning, please.
Please use the online condolence link to offer the family your sympathies and share memories of Michael.
William (Will) Sherlock
Eyne, Portlaoise, Laois
The death has occurred of William (Will) Sherlock, Eyne, Portlaoise, Laois (R32WNR1). Will Sherlock, Eyne, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, died peacefully on 22nd May 2023, in the loving care of the staff at St Brigid’s Hospice The Curragh surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his father Mick, Uncle Billy and sister-in-law Brenda.
Beloved husband of Helen and devoted father of Ella, Billy, and Leah. Much loved son of Ann, Brother of John, Patrick, Michael, Roseann and Mark. He will be sadly missed by his Aunt Bridie, sisters-in-law Louise, Miriam, Roisin & Una, brothers-in-law Gearóid, Des & Seamus, father and mother in law, Michael and Teresa, nieces & nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends including those in Portlaoise Rugby Club & The Irish Prison Service.
Funeral Arrangements Later
Sr. Bridget (Bridie) Bolger
Loreto Convent, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny/Cullohill, Laois
Sr. Bridget (Bridie) Bolger (Loreto Convent, Kilkenny and late of Cullohill, Co. Laois) May 20th 2023 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at Brookhaven Nursing Home. Predeceased by her parents Michael John and Kathleen, brother Eddie. Deeply regretted by her Loreto Community, brothers and sisters Sheila, Kieran, Mary, Kathleen, Michael, Geraldine and Pat, aunt Maureen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and friends.
Reposing at St. Canice’s Church from 6p.m. on Monday concluding with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 7.30p.m. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon followed by interment in the Convent Cemetery.
Sr. Bridie’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on www.stcanicesparish.ie
SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Monday, May 22, 2023