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Deaths in Laois – Thursday, November 30, 2023

Death notices in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Kathleen Malone (née Kearney)
Rosecourt, Portarlington, Laois / Ballybrittas, Laois

Formerly of Ballybrittas, County Laois. Suddenly, at her residence. Loving daughter of the late Jim and Kathleen (Kit). Deeply regretted by her loving husband Michael, sisters Anne, Mary and Deirdre, brothers Tim, Noel and James, aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Family Flowers Only, Please. Donations, if desired, to Portarlington Meals On Wheels (Donation box at Chapel of Rest and in the Church.)

Funeral Arrangements Later

Phyllis Bennett (née Crowe)
Merrymount, Vicarstown, Laois / Newbridge, Kildare

Formerly of Clongorey, Newbridge County Kildare. Suddenly at her residence. Predeceased by her loving husband William, parents Tom and Mary, brother Mick, sisters Mary, Teresa, Annie and Kathleen and good friend Bill Delaney. Deeply regretted by her loving son Michael, daughter-in-law Sinéad, sister Eileen, brothers Tom and Sean, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. ​​​​​​

Reposing at the Presentation Chapel, Stradbally on Friday evening from 5pm with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 10:20am arriving The Church of The Assumption, Vicarstown for Requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery.

House Private, Please.

Sonya Brannigan Campion
Rushin, Mountrath, Laois / Clare

Sonya Brannigan Campion, Rushin, Mountrath, Co. Laois, and formerly of Co. Clare & London. On the 27th November 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Beloved wife of Damien, mother to her adoring girls Bailey and Willow. Sadly missed by her family, mother Yvonne, father Jimmy, sister Ashling and her partner Noel, nephews Alfie and J.J., nieces Jessica, Robyn, Lexie and Bonnie, mother-in-law Breda, father-in-law Gerry, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home in Rushin (eircode R32X4W2) on Thursday 30th November from 2.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Friday afternoon to St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown (eircode R32KT22), for Requiem Mass at 2.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.

Sonya’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on this link: –   https://www.facebook.com/stedmundschurchcastletown/

House strictly private on Friday morning please. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society. Donation Box will be in the Church.

Seamus O’Riordan
David Rd, Mountmellick, Laois

Seamus O’Riordan Davitt Road, Mountmellick, died November 27th, following an accident. Predeceased by his beloved parents Dan and Mary and his dear brother Sean. Deeply regretted by his siblings Margaret Gorman (Mountmellick), Donal (Ballybunnion), Mary (Spain), Tom (Camira, Mountmellick), Ger (Garoon, Mountmellick), nieces, nephews, sisters -in-law Ann, Mary and Bubbles, brother -in-law Seamus, neighbours, relatives, friends and former work colleagues at Fennelly’s Mountmellick, Intel Leixlip and An Post Portlaoise.

Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Wednesday evening from 7.30pm. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Removal from The funeral Home on Thursday at 1.45pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick, for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial after in St.Joseph’s Cemetery.

The funeral Mass can be lived streamed on the following link: https://www.mountmellickparish.ie/web-cam/

Regina (Gina) Smith
6 Esker Gate, Mountmellick, Laois

Regina (Gina) Smith 6 Esker Gate Mountmellick died unexpectedly at home in the company of her loving partner Noel and her daughter Ciara.

Gina is survived by her loving Mother Joan Kenna (Derrymore Portarlington), aunt Theresa Sweeney (Mullingar), uncle Tom (Mullingar), neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Reposing Moloneys Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Wednesday from 5pm untill 7pm. Recital of the Rosary at 6.30pm. Removal from Moloney’s at 10.45am on Thursday to St.Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick arriving for Requiem Mass at 11 am. Cremation Service at 2pm in Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Regina’s funeral mass can be lived streamed on the following link: https://www.mountmellickparish.ie/web-cam/

Teresa Shortall (née Nevin)
Springmount, Shanahoe, Laois

The death has occurred of Teresa Shortall, (née Nevin), Springmount, Shanahoe, Co. Laois (eircode R32X499). Teresa passed away peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise on Monday 27th November 2023, in the presence of her family. Predeceased by her husband William, son Charles, brothers Jack, James, Colm, Padraig, Josie, sisters Mary, Ellie, Bernadette and Bridgie. Much loved mother of John, Billy, Padraig, Sally, Thomas and Tony. Adored grandmother of Odhran, Meabh, Senan, Eithne, Eoghan, Manus, Vangelis, Cillian, Aaron, Niamh, Aoife, Emily, Orla, Oscar and Charlie, great-grandmother to Ruan, Nora, Hilma and Emer, sadly missed by her brothers Michael and Tony, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and wonderful neighbours and friends.

Teresa will repose at her home (R32X499) on Wedneday afternoon from 3.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 7.0’clock. Requiem Mass on Thursday morning at 11.0’clock in St. Brigid’s Church, Shanahoe, followed by Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

House private on Thursday morning please.