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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, September 16, 2023

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Pat Doorley
Kilminchy, Portlaoise, Laois / Roscrea, Tipperary

Patrick (Pat) Doorley, Kilminchy, Portlaoise and late of Shinrone, Co. Tipperary died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on 14th September 2023. Beloved husband of Carmel. Loving father to Derina, Caragh, Edel and Pearce. Cherished grandfather (Pops) to Sophie, Cillian, Max, Ethan, Daniel, Finn and Eliza. Sadly missed by sons in law Marc and Jonathan and daughter in law Máire. Deeply regretted by his brothers Noel, Michael and Frank (Rip). Sadly missed by brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces nephews, all his former colleagues in International Screen Print, relatives, golf partners and friends.

Reposing at Keegans funeral home on Sunday evening from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal from funeral home on Monday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2 pm requiem mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Pauls cemetery, Portlaoise.

Mass may be viewed on webcam www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.

Katie Donnelly
Oakwood View, Portumna, Galway / Portarlington, Laois

Katie passed from this life, suddenly, on Wednesday 13th of September 2023.

Katie will be sadly missed and always remembered by her heartbroken and devoted Mam, Anne, her uncles and aunties, cousins, members of the extended family, her friends and her work colleagues caring for the elderly.

Katie’s funeral cortege will arrive to The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Tiernascragh, Ballinasloe (H53 W822) at 1.45pm for Requiem Mass at 2.00pm on Sunday, 17th September.

Katie will be laid to rest immediately after Mass in Tiernascragh Cemetery.

Family flowers only by request.

If you would like to make a donation in Katie’s memory, please donate to ‘One in Four’ using the following  link:

In Memory of Katie

Patrick (Pat) Gill
Harp Road, Rathdowney, Laois, R32 E6C2 / Dublin

Patrick (Pat) Gill, Harp Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, formerly Deans Grange/Whitechurch Hill, Ballyboden, Dublin16, September 14th. 2023, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his son David, his parents May and Andy, his sister Margaret, his brothers-in-law Peter and Franko and his nephew Deano. Deeply regretted by his love wife Pauline, adoring children Andrew, Padraig, Sinead, Lorna and Martin, daughter-in-law Samantha, grandchildren Ciarán, Oisín, Diarmuid and Aideen, sisters Catherine, Ann and Dolores, brother John, sister-in-law Cathy, brothers-in-law, Seán, Matt, Noel and Mike, uncle Henry, aunts Pat and Dolores, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at his residence (Eircode R32 E6C2) on Friday afternoon from 4 o’clock until 8 o’clock. Removal on Saturday afternoon to the Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney arriving for Requiem mass at 2 o’clock followed by burial in the local cemetery, Rathdowney. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Laois Palliative Care and the Irish Cancer Society (night nurses).

Margaret Duggan (née McEvoy)
Dublin rd., Portlaoise, Laois / Ballybrophy, Laois

Margaret (Maggie) Duggan (née McEvoy) Dublin Road, Portlaoise and formerly of Kilcoke, Ballybrophy, Co. Laois. Died peacefully on 13th September 2023 in the loving presence of her family and in the care of the staff of The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Dearly loved wife of Dan.Cherished mam to Ann, John (R.I.P), Liam, Cyril and Noeleen. Lovingly missed by sons-in-law Eamonn and Barry, daughters in law Anna, Marie and Angela, her beloved grandchildren; Eoghan, Kevin, Shane, Darragh, Erica, Ronan, Emma, Cian, Caoimhe, Ríona, Cathal, Róisín, Sinéad and great grandchild Arthur. Also sadly missed by her brother and sister in law Fintan and Mary, nieces, nephews, cousins, her former colleagues in St. Fintan’s Hospital and her many friends.

Predeceased by her loving son John, her brothers Billy and Seán, sisters Mollie, Judy and Bridie.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise on this Friday evening from 5.30pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal from her residence at 11.30 a.m. Saturday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls Church for 12 noon requiem mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Pauls cemetery, Portlaoise.

House private on Saturday morning.

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