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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Thomas (Tommy) Carolan
Woodview, Stradbally, Laois, R32 NP20

Tommy passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, in The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Adie, brother Paddy, sisters Pauline and Mary.

Sadly missed by his sons Richard and Thomas, daughters Kathleen and Adeline, daughters in law Josephine and Sheila, sons in law Gabriel and Noel and his brother Charlie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Tommy will be reposing at his residence (R32 NP20) on Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm with recital of the Rosary at 8pm.

Removal from his residence by Whelehan Funeral Directors on Thursday morning to arrive at the Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally (R32 WRH9) for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery. Family flowers only please.

Donations in lieu to Cancer Research Ireland. Donation box will be in the church. House private on Thursday morning please. Tommy’s Requiem Mass will be streamed on https://svtparish.ie

Maura Dunne
The Fields, Deerpark, Ballyfin, Laois

Maura Dunne The Fields, Deerpark, Ballyfin Co.Laois. Died March 10th 2024 in the tender loving care of her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim ,her dear son John (Davitt Road) and her infant son.

She will be dearly missed and forever loved by her children Majella, Pat, Breda and Seamus, her dear brother John Joe and dear sister Bernie (Kirwan), sister-in-law Ciss Sutherland (Clonaslee), sons-in-law and daughters-in-law.

Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to all her dear grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Much loved Aunt to all her nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all their families, neighbours and friends.

Maura will repose in her daughter Breda’s home in Clonagh, Ballyfin (R32 NY 61) on Tuesday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday at 10.30am to St.Fintans Church, Ballyfin for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial after in St Fintan’s Cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Support for Daffodil day on March 22nd in lieu of flowers, if desired. May her gentle and faithful soul rest in heavenly peace.

The Mass will be live streamed on https://mountrathparish.ie/Profile/ballyfin

Christy Cahill
St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise, Laois/Timahoe, Laois

Christy Cahill, St Brigid’s Place, Portlaoise and late of Orchard, Timahoe, March 9th 2024. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Lily. Loving father to Geraldine Lynam, Christy, Tony and Liz Traynor.

Cherished grandfather to Jenna, Stephanie, Christopher and Paraig. Great-grandchildren Sadie and Florence. Sons in law Colm and John, daughter in law Christine. Brothers in law and sisters in law. Nephews and nieces, great neighbours and friends, and former colleagues in Shaws & Eircom.

Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home on Monday from 6.30pm until 8pm, with rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Tuesday morning from his home at 11.30am to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. House private, please.

Shane O’Loughlin
Newtown, Ballyroan, Laois

Shane O’Loughlin, Newtown, Ballyroan, March 9th 2024. Passed away peacefully in the Heart and Lung transplant unit of the Mater Hospital. Beloved husband to his heartbroken wife Sarah. Adored father to Carly, Kate, Kyle and sister-in-law Jenah. Loving son to Louise and Noel.

Cherished son in law to Liam and Mary Bergin. Brother to Stephen and partner Janine, Stacey and her husband John. Brother in law to Derek and his wife Sara. Deeply regretted by his loving family. Uncles, aunts, nephew, nieces and friends. Former colleagues in WMO Healthcare.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6pm till 8pm. Funeral arriving at St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyroan for 11am requiem mass on Wednesday morning. Cremation will follow in Newlands cross crematorium. Family flowers only donations if desired to the Mater Hospital foundation Trust.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, March 12, 2024