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Deaths in Laois – Monday, March 18, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Christina (Chris) Drennan (née Seale)
Cashel Downs, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny, R95C8YK/Borris-in-Ossory, Laois

Chris passed away on 17th March 2024, peacefully at her home after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband Michael. Chris will be dearly missed by her loving children Anne, Mary and Billy, daughter-in-law Orla, sons-in-law Ed and Barry, her beloved grandchildren Edward, Christine, Mike, Cian, Conor, Oisín, Finn, Darragh and Adam, sister-in-law Celia, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home (R95C8YK) on Monday (18th March) from 4pm with Rosary and Vigil Prayers at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon in St. Joseph’s Church, Foulkstown, Kilkenny (R95A891).

A private cremation will take place on Wednesday.

John Molloy
14 Whitehall, Tullamore, Offaly/Portlaoise, Laois

14 Whitehall, Tullamore and formerly of Summerhill, Portlaoise.

Unexpectedly on the 16th of March. May he rest in peace. Funeral details to follow.

Mai Mulvihill (née Whelan)
Church Street, Rathdowney, Laois/Tullamore, Offaly

Mai Mulvihill (née Whelan), Church Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Tullamore, Co. Offaly March 14th. 2024, peacefully in her 93rd. year.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Martin and brothers Michael, Jim and Joe. Sadly missed by her loving sons Pat and Brian, daughters-in-law Anne-Marie and Màire, grandchildren Ronan, Susan, Dara, Kevin, Róisín and Brian, her carer for many years Breda, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at O’Sullinan’s funeral home, Rathdowney (Eircode R32 NY24) on Sunday evening March 17th. from 6 o’clock pausing for prayers at 7.30.

Removal on Monday morning to the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Rathdowney arriving for Requiem mass at 11. o’clock. Interment will take place at Clonminch Cemetery, Tullamore at 1.15pm approximately.

Frances Dowling (née Delaney)
Ballon, Carlow/Timahoe, Laois

Barrack St., Carlow. Ph. (059) 9131237 / 9143049.

Frances Dowling (nee Delaney) of 8 Ballon Hill, Ballon, Carlow and formerly of Timahoe, Co. Laois, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, on Thursday, March 14th 2024.

Beloved wife of John, adored mother of JJ, Carmel and Matty and cherished grandmother of Craig, Amy, Leah, Ella, Aaron, James, kitty, Liam and John.

Pre-deceased by her parents Ted and Josie and brother Paddy.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, sons, daughter, grandchildren, great-granddaughter Evie, son-ln-law Mick, daughters-in-law Caitriona and Vanessa, granddaughter-in-law Aoife, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours, her wide circle of wonderful friends and her faithful companion Dusty.

Frances will repose at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Shamrock Square, Carlow, (Eircode R93 C8630) on Saturday, March 16th, from 2pm, concluding with Prayers at 8pm that evening. Frances’ will repose privately at home on Sunday (St Patrick’s Day) and her Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, March 18th, at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Rathoe, Co. Carlow and will be followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, March 17, 2024