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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 4, 2023

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Theresa Whelan (née Sweeney)
23 Coote Street, Portlaoise, Laois, R32 V56F

Peacefully at her home, after a long illness. Sadly missed by her loving husband Paddy, brothers Nicky and Tony, sisters Angela and Olive, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces and friends.

Reposing at her home, R32 V56F on Sunday evening (June 4th) from 7pm to 9pm. House private at all other times, please. Requiem Mass at 2pm on Monday afternoon (June 5th) in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, the mass will be livestreamed, see link https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Burial afterwards in Ss. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

Mary Catherine (Maura) Connell (née Duffy)
Ballycullane, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her parents Joe and Peg, brothers Michael and Joe. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Tony (ex Garda Síochána), sons Paul (Australia), Brian(Dublin) and Alan (Brussels), daughters Jean (Ballycullane Portarlington) and Louise (Maynooth), sons-in-law John and Dermot, daughters-in-law Paula, Reg and Aida, her beloved grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Removal on Saturday evening, 3rd June, arriving St Paul’s Church, Emo (eircode R32 RY16) at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday morning, 4th June, at 11am. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Maura’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on: https://laoisfuneralslive.com/johnmaherfuneraldirector

Frank (Frankie) Kealey
Sheffield, Portlaoise, Laois, R32 YR6T

Who passed peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Carmel. Sadly missed by his loving family Pauline (Aughavas, Leitrim), Carmel, Fran and Breda (Tinnakill, Portarlington), sons in law Sean, Stephen, Tommy, grandchildren Colin, Ciara, Katie, Roisin, Orla, Niamh, Edel, Clodagh, Tomas, Aoife and Lucy. Pre deceased by sisters Esther, Elizabeth, Mary and brother Ned. Deeply missed by his loving sister Bridie, brother Paddy, brother in law, sisters in law, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at home on Saturday with rosary recital at 8pm. Removal on Sunday at 5.45pm to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 6.30pm. Requiem Mass on Monday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in St Peter & Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

James Kevin O’Connor
The Swan, Wolfhill, Laois / Banteer, Cork

The Swan, Wolfhill, Laois and Dromagh, Banteer, Cork. Peacefully. Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary and son-in-law Hugh Mc Bride. Deeply regretted by his loving family Kathleen, Pauline, Tom, Eamonn and Maria, daughters-in-law Louise and Gill, cherished grandchildren Aodhín, Séamus, Tomás,Ben and Zack, grandson-in-law Matt and great-grandchildren Fiadh and Aoife, much loved nieces, nephews relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his daughter’s residence, Vesey Close, Abbeyleix, from 3pm on Saturday with prayers at 8.30pm. Removal to St. Mary’s Church Wolfhill, for 2pm Requiem Mass on Sunday, via the Swan. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

The Mass can be can be viewed on see link https://www.facebook.com/ballyadamsparish

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