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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, March 10, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Betty O’Kelly (née Byrne)
Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Stradbally, Laois

Betty O’Kelly (nee Byrne) Ballickmoyler, Carlowand formerly Stradbally, Co. Laois passed away peacefully in Hillveiw Nursing Home, Carlow on Saturday March 9th 2024.

Beloved wife of Tony and much-loved mother of Ray.

Predeceased by her brother Ned and sisters Frances and Bridie.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Tony, son Ray, daughter-in-law Clodagh, grandchild Jude, her sisters Judy and Nora, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Maryborough Street, Graiguecullen (R93 ET80), on Sunday, 10th March, from 4pm concluding with prayers at 7pm.

Removal from there on Monday morning 11th March at 9.30 am to The Church of The Sacred Heart, Arles, for Funeral Mass at 10am.
Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Emma Byrne
Rathsaran, Rathdowney, Laois

Pre deceased by her mother Jean and father Kieron, brother Ceiron. Deeply regretted by her sister Karen, brother Garry, sister-in-law Sharon, nephews Emmet, Dean, Jack, nieces Hannah and Emily, grand-nieces Connie and Lottie, and her dearest friends, Caroline, Leah, Abbie, and Aaron, and a large circle of friends.

Funeral arriving for 3pm. to Newlands Cross Crematorium Dublin on Monday, the 11th of March. House Private by request.

Anne Kelly
St Margarets Road, Charlestown, Dublin/Portarlington, Laois

Anne Kelly St Margarets Road, Charlestown, Dublin 11 and formerly of St Michael’s Park, Portarlington, County Laois. Loving daughter of the late Martin (Jock). Sadly missed by her loving partner Mark O’Connor, mother Camilla (Millis), brother Martin (Jock), sister-in-law Leona, aunts, The O’Connor family, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Saturday evening (March 9th) from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm.

Removal on Sunday morning (March 10th) at 11:30am arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12:15pm. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.

Anne’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on


Michael (Mick) Behan
Bellegrove, Ballybrittas, Laois

Michael (Mick) Behan, Bellegrove, Ballybrittas, (r32n2n0). Died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.

Predeceased by his parents Tom and Lucy, brothers Frank and Jack, sister Frances. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Colette, his adoring children Sarah, Damien, Laura, Elizabeth, Michelle and Colette, his brothers Tony, Mark, Pat, Jim and Joe, his sisters Betty, Mary, Mena, Lucy, Norah, sons-in-law, Eugene, John, Stephen and Ryan, daughter-in-law May, treasured grandchildren Saoirse, Roisin, Michael, Emily, Poppy, Donnacha, Fiadh, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins, great neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing in his home on Friday from 3pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 11.30am to The Church of The Sacred Heart Rath for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial after in The New Cemetery Emo.

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