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Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 9, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Breda O’Reilly (née Delaney)
Cappalug, Killeshin, Carlow, R93 PC91/Killeshin, Laois

Breda O’Reilly, (née Delaney) of Cappalug, Killeshin, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on June 8th, 2023, at her daughter-in-law Kathleen’s home.

Beloved wife of the late Martin, much loved mother of the late Eamon, adored grandmother of Martin, Niamh and Katelyn and treasured mother-in-law of Kathleen.

She will be sadly missed by her loving grandchildren, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her daughter-in-law Kathleen’s home (Eircode R93 PC91) on Friday from 4pm and all day on Saturday, concluding with Prayers at 7.30p.m on Saturday Evening. Removal on Sunday at 12.30pm, via her residence, to The Holy Cross Church, Killeshin, arriving for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Breda’s funeral Mass can be viewed by using the following link


Eric Abraham
Derrin, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

Eric Abraham, Derrin, Borris-in-Ossory, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Died 6th June 2023 at St. James’s Hospital Dublin, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Bridie, loving father to Jason, Darran, Niall, Eric and Oonagh, grandchildren Lauren, Scott, Kyle, Ellie, Reece, Jacob and Tom, daughters-in-law, partners, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath on Thursday evening the 8th June from 6.0’clock, concluding with Funeral Prayers at 8.0’clock. Funeral arriving to Lacca Church, (eircode R32VW57) on Friday the 9th June, for Funeral Service at 12 noon, followed by private Cremation.

Gabriel Ennis
Portlaoise, Laois/Walkinstown, Dublin

ENNIS, GABRIEL, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, (formerly of Walkinstown, Dublin 12), 6th June, 2023, unexpectedly at home. Predeceased by his dear parents Thomas and Kitty Ennis and his dearest sister Mary (Carr). Gabriel will be deeply missed by his loving brothers Micheál (MacAonghusa), Paul and Thomas, sisters-in-law Breda and Audrey, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and friends.

Gabriel’s Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday morning, 10th June, 2023 at 11am at Terenure College Chapel, Terenure College, Templeogue Road, Dublin 6W (D6W DK72), followed by burial at Glasnevin Cemetery (St. Patrick’s Graveyard), Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 (D11 XA32).

Patricia Lambe (née Lanham)
Ballydavis, Portlaoise, Laois, R32 H30F

Lambe Patrica (Pat) Ballydavis, Portlaoise, 6th June 2023, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Micheal. Dearly loved mother to Joseph, Michael, Elaine, Christine and Brendan.

Cherished grandmother to Molly, Emelia, Jonah, Matthew, Ben, Ada and Evan. Deeply regretted by her loving family; brothers George, Austin and Joe, sisters Mary, Breda and Catherine, sons in law Donal and Sam, daughters in law Karen, Claire and Lucy, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Thursday evening from 6 pm, with rosary at 8 pm. Funeral arriving at The Church of the Assumpion, The Heath on Friday at 10 am.

Live stream on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/the-heath-webcam/. Interment will follow in the adjoining churchyard. Please observe covid precautions.

Derek Ryan
Kilnacourt, Portarlington, Laois/Dublin

Unexpectedly at his residence. Loving son of the late William and Thora Ryan. Sadly missed by his loving sister Thora, brothers Alan, Barry and Gregory, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Friday evening (9th June) from 7pm with Rosary at 8pm. Funeral taking place in Dublin on Saturday (10th June).

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 7, 2023