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Deaths in Laois – Friday, May 26, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Donal (Donie) Bergin
St. Martin’s Avenue, Naas, Kildare/Abbeyleix, Laois

Formerly of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. In the tender care of the staff of Naas Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Mary, father of Donal, James (Jim), Liz, Mary and Ann. Sadly missed by his loving wife and family, brothers John and Joe, sisters Sarah and Claire, daughters-in-law Jean and Anne, sons-in-law Jim and Leslie, Liz’s partner Mike, grandchildren Tamara, Luke, Keith, Rebecca, Rachel and Matthew, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at The George Mullins Funeral Home, Kilcullen Road, Naas (eircode W91 CD0K) on Sunday from 3pm to 6pm with prayers at 5.30pm. Funeral on Monday with Requiem Mass at 10am in The Church of Our Lady and St. David, Naas and afterwards to St. Corban’s Cemetery, Dublin Road, Naas. The Mass will be streamed from the parish website on: Naas Church Webcam.

Aoife Tobin
Portlaoise, Laois/Bray, Wicklow

Aoife Tobin of Ballycarnan, Co. Laois and formerly of Bray, Co. Wicklow, passed away peacefully at home, after a courageous battle, on Wednesday 24th May 2023, to the inexpressible grief of her partner Matt and her loving family. Beloved daughter of John and the late Pauline. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her loving partner Matt, by John and Laura, cherished sisters Ashley, Emma, Shaunee and Laura, brother Seán, brothers-in-law Ciarán, Cameron and Chris, sister-in-law Elana, nephew Callum, niece Hollie, by Orla and Monica Thornton and her extended family and friends.

We will celebrate Aoife’s life on Saturday, 27th May, at 10.30am in Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray with burial afterwards in Shanganagh Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Laois Hospice or Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin. For those who are unable to attend, the service may also be viewed on the following LINK.

Sarah (Babs) Doody (née Carroll)
Ridge Rd., Portlaoise, Laois

Doody. Sarah (Babs) Ridge Rd., Portlaoise. 24th May 2023. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the exceptional and tender care of her second family at St Vincents Hosp. Mountmellick.Predeceased by her husband Andy. Dearly loved mother to Carol and Gerard. Cherished grandmother to Eimhin, Eoghan, Aisling. Phillip, Elaine and Eimear. Great-grandmother to Robyn and Ada.. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Kathleen Moore, son in law Michael, daughter in law Bernie, cousins, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Keegans funeral home on Thursday evening from 6.30pm till 8pm. With rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Friday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem mass. it may be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise.

Paraic Cummins
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.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise (R32 Y368) on Friday evening from 6.30 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Saturday morning to The Church of the Assumption, The Heath (R32 TN88) To arrive for 10 am mass. It may be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/the-heath-webcam/. Interment will follow afterwards in Allen Cemetery, Co. Kildare.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Thursday, May 25, 2023

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