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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Deaths in Laois

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Moira Bolger (née Conroy)
Rockpark Avenue, Tralee, Kerry/Newbridge, Kildare/Laois

Moira Bolger nee Conroy of Rockpark Avenue, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly Laois, Southampton and Newbridge died peacefully on 22nd January 2024.

Beloved wife of the late Michael and dear mother of Mary, Michael, Christopher, Sarah Mark & Anthony. Pre-deceased by her grandparents Mary and Denis Conroy and her mother Molly.

Sadly missed by her loving family, her grandchildren Karl, Emmet, Emer, Clodagh, Orla, Ruiari, Ellie, Aidan, Jack, Tadhg, Matilda & Joe, great grandchildren Hannah & Tom, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, son-in-law Greg, daughters-in-law Tina, Michelle & Amy, relatives and many friends.

Reposing at her residence 33 Rockpark Avenue, Tralee on Wednesday from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Funeral arriving to Our Lady & St. Brendan’s Church, Tralee on Thursday at 12.30 p.m. where the Requiem Mass for Moira will be celebrated at 1.00 p.m. (streamed on www.stbrendansparishtralee.net). Private cremation will follow.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired, to The Alzheimer Society (www.alzheimer.ie), or care of the Gleasure Funeral Home, Tralee.

Nora Fitzpatrick (née McGrath)
The Swan, Wolfhill, Laois

Died suddenly and peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her husband Paddy and sisters. Sadly missed by her sister Kay, her loving family- Ann, Catherine, Pat, Carmel and Noreen, sons-in-law Michael and Paul, her grand-children Emma, Lauren, Kate, Seán, Róisín, Ruairi, Fionn, Aoibh, Ellen and Naoise, her great-grandchildren Rowan, Evan and Alice, nieces, nephews, her many friends and neighbours.

Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy, on Friday evening (Jan 26th) from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Wolfhill, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Doonane Cemetery.

Eddie (Stan) Kennedy
Clanmalire Crescent, Portarlington, Laois/Portarlington, Offaly

Formerly of Gracefield, Portarlington County Offaly. Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by his father Thomas and mother Margaret, brothers and sisters.

Deeply regretted by his loving brother Paddy, sister Rose, brother-in-law John, sister-in-law Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

Michael (Mick) Stynes
Arles, Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois

Michael (Mick) Stynes, Arles, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, January 22nd 2024 suddenly at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny in his 87th year. Beloved husband of Brigid and much loved father of Brendan, Michael, Eamon, Christopher and John.

Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, brother Jim, daughters-in-law Barbara, Clare, Kate, Abigail and Nina, his 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, sister Bridie and brother Nicholas.

Reposing in R. Healy & Son Funeral Home, Pollerton Castle, Carlow on Friday evening from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to the Friends of the Sacred Heart Hospital.

Breda Dolan (née Mulhare)
Navan Road, Dublin/Stradbally, Laois

Dolan, Breda (née Mulhare) (Late of Slemish Road, Dublin 7 and formerly of Stradbally, Co. Laois) – 21st of January, 2024, peacefully surrounded by her loving family and in the wonderful care of all the doctors and nurses in St Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. Predeceased by her brothers Michael and Brendan, sister Nina.

Beloved wife and soul mate of Con and cherished mother to Ciara, James, and Ana. Sadly missed by her loving family, Ciara’s partner John, sisters Toni, Margaret and Elizabeth, brothers Joe and David, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass to Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Navan Road, Dublin 7 on Friday, 26th of January to arrive at 9.55 am for 10 am Requiem Mass. Cremation thereafter to Glasnevin Crematorium for service at 12.30 pm.

To view Breda’s funeral Mass, please click here. To view Breda’s cremation service, please click here.

Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired to St Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. To donate in memory of Breda, please click here.

Lila Lynch (née Nolan)
Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Laois

Lila Lynch (née Nolan), Kiln Lane, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 22nd January 2024, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise surrounded by her loving by her family. Predeceased by her brother Peter.

Deeply regretted by her husband Bernie, sons Ray, Turlough and Darren, daughter Michelle, grandchildren Dylan and Chloe, nephews, nieces, brothers Ollie, Tim, Noel and John, sister Ann (Tobin), extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath on Tuesday evening (January 23rd) from 6.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Wednesday morning (January 24th) to St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath (eircode R32X338), for Requiem Mass at 10.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fergal’s Cemetery, Camross.

Lila’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on the Mountrath parish website.

David McDonald
Derrydavy, Mountmellick, Laois

David McDonald Derrydavy, Mountmellick, Co. Laois, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the care of the nurses and doctors in Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.

Sadly missed by his loving partner Flavio Villani and his devastated parents Peter and Elsie. Adored by his sisters Anna, Lizzie and Orla.

His beloved nephews Billy and Jack and niece Lucy. Sadly missed by his bothers-in-laws John Ryan, John Kirwan and Gary Guilfoyle, his aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, neighbours and vast circle of friends.

David will repose in his home (Derrydavy, Mountmellick R32 HD36) on Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th from 2pm with recital of The Rosary at 8pm.

Removal on Friday 26th at 10.15am to St Joseph’s Church Mountmellick via The Rock arriving for 11 o’clock Requiem Mass followed by cremation at 2pm in Newlands Cross Crematorium Dublin D24 EP83.

Anyone who wishes to attend the crematorium is more than welcome.

House strictly private except when David is reposing please. Family flowers only.

Anthony Reddin
Triogue Place, Portlaoise, Laois/Mountmellick, Laois

Anthony Reddin, Triogue Place, Portlaoise. Died 21st January 2024. Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise surrounded by his loving family.

Predeceased by his parents Anthony and Christina and sister Martina Sadler. Deeply regretted by his sons Pierce and Cole and their mother Elizabeth. His partner Margaret, grandchild Emily Rose, godchild Keelan, brothers, sister, uncle, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Tuesday evening from 6:30pm, until 8pm with rosary recital at 7:30pm.

Removal on Wednesday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 12 noon requiem mass followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to the friends of the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise.

James Redmond
Borris Road, Portlaoise, Laois

James Redmond Borris Road, Portlaoise. Died 20th January suddenly at home. Deeply regretted by his wife Orla, son Martin, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Wednesday from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 12 noon requiem mass followed by cremation to Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Ann Holohan (née Kane)
Springfield, Ballyfin, Laois

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Tallagh University Hospital Dublin.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband P.J., her sons Patrick, Damien, Paul and Martin and her daughter Sharon. Sadly missed by her daughters-in-law, son-in-law, brothers, sisters, her adoring grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick, on Tuesday, 23rd, from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal from her home on Wednesday 24th at 10.40am to St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery.

Br. Gabriel (George) Whyte
De La Salle Brothers, Castletown, Laois/Dundalk, Louth

Br. Gabriel (George) Whyte, De La Salle Brothers, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and late of Castletown Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth, January 21st. 2024, peacefully in the loving care of the Community and staff of Miguel House.

Predeceased by his parents John and Alice, sisters Kitty (Cumiskey), Mave and Bredge, brother in law Harry, sister in law Brighid (McLoone). Sadly missed by his brother Paddy, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnephews, many relations and friends, his confreres and the staff in Miguel House Care Home.

Reposing in Miguel House Castletown (R32 NX40) this Tuesday (Jan. 23rd) from 11.00am with Prayer and Rosary at 7.00pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday (Jan. 24th) at 2.15pm. Burial immediately afterwards in the Monastery Cemetery, Castletown.

Anthony Dunne
Ballincur, Kinnitty, Offaly/Clonaslee, Laois

Anthony Dunne, Ballincur, Kinnitty, Birr Co. Offaly and formerly of Glenkeen, Upper Clonaslee, Co Laois. Died 21st January 2024, peacefully, in Birr Community Nursing Unit, aged 96.

Predeceased by his brothers Joseph and Denis, his sisters Mary, Nora, Bridget, Angela and Eileen.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridget, sons Tony and Tommy, his daughters Josephine, Charlotte, Denise, Kathy and Jacqueline, sons in law Tom, Rob and John, daughters in law Annette and Mary, grandchildren Noelle, Daniel, Gareth, Kieran, Thomas, Denise, Sean, Katherine, Olivia, Anthony, Michael, Tara and Emily, sisters in law Peg Kiss (UK) and Josie O’Brien (Cadamstown), nieces and nephews and large circle of friends and neighbours.

Reposing at his daughter Charlotte Connor’s residence, Breaghmore, Clareen, Birr, Co Offaly. R42 YH79, on Tuesday, 23rd January, from 4pm until 6pm. House strictly private after 6pm, please. To arrive for 7pm at St Flannan’s Church, Kinnitty, Birr, Co. Offaly, 37X H+8F.

Requiem Mass Wednesday 24th at 12 noon, followed by burial in St Flannan’s Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Birr Community Nursing Unit.

Kathleen Holland (née Murray)
Trumera, Mountrath, Laois

Kathleen Holland (née Murray), Trumera, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 19th January 2024, peacefully at the Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick, Co. Kilkenny.

Predeceased by her beloved husband John. Loving mother to Debbie, Kevin and John. Sadly missed by her family, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, brother, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home on Monday evening (22nd January) from 7 o’clock concluding with Rosary at 8 o’clock. Removal on Tuesday morning (23rd January) to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath (eircode R32X338), for Requiem Mass at 10o’clock, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

Kathleen’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on www.mountrathparish.ie

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