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Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Anne Camon (née Fox)
Belmont, Offaly/Portlaoise, Laois

Late of Cois na hAbhainn, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, formerly of Belmont, Offaly.

Anne died on March 18th 2024, peacefully with her family, at her brother John’s home, Cuba Avenue, Banagher.

She was predeceased by her beloved parents, Jim and Ellen Fox, sisters Eunice and Baby Avril and nephew Raymond.

Anne will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving daughters, Lorraine, Jackie and Meria, grandchildren, brothers, Frank, Ollie, Gaybo and John, sisters Siobhán and Michelle, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family and friends.

Mary Brigid (Affectionately known as Bish) Casey (née Dunne)
Cush, Clonaslee, Laois

Mary Brigid (Affectionately known as Bish) Casey (née Dunne) Cush, Clonaslee, Co. Laois.

Beloved wife of the late Tommy and loving aunt of the late Nickey and Damien.

Deeply regretted by her sons James and Thomas and daughters-in-law Michelle and Catherina, grandchildren Oisin, Thomas, Sarah, and Tommy, sisters Lizzie Lawlor (UK), Eileen Hibbitts (Mountmellick), Annamay Crossan (Mountmellick), brothers Nickey and Peter, sister-in-law Clare, brothers-in-law Alo and Billy, nieces, nephews, neighbours and her many friends.

Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Tuesday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 7.30pm. Removal from her home on Wednesday morning at 11.30am to St.Manman’s Church, Clonaslee for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial after in St. Manman’s Cemetery.

The funeral mass can be viewed on the following link: https://churchmedia.tv/st-manmans-church

Josephine (Mary Jo) Grehan (née Higginbotham)
Derrylusk, Mountrath, Laois/Wexford

Josephine (Mary Jo) Grehan, (née Higginbotham), Derrylusk, Mountrath, Co, Laois, formerly of Lambstown, Glynn, Co.Wexford. Died 17th March 2024, peacefully, after a sudden illness, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Daniel, sons Danny and Gerry, grandchildren Siobhan, Michael, Michelle and Daniel, her father James, mother Catherine, brothers Paddy, Liam and Michael, and sister Dolly.

Deeply regretted by her loving sons Patrick, Michael, Martin, Noel, Jimmy and Tony, daughters Margaret, Mary, Lisa and Tina, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening (March 20th) from 5.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Thursday morning (March 21st) from her home at Derrylusk to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 10.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

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

Family Flowers only please, donations if desired to the C.C.U. Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise.

Alan Langton
Barrowhouse, Athy, Kildare/Laois

Unexpectedly. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Linda, sons Fergus, Cillian and Hugh, parents Christy and Marie, brothers Gary, Adrian, Paul and Leon, sister Catherine, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

Gerry Sheedy
Green Roads Ballybrophy, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois/Roscrea, Tipperary

And also Leeds, England. Gerry passed away suddenly in Midlands Hospital, Portlaoise aged 65.

Pre-deceased by his parents John (Jack) and Mary, sisters Margaret and Elizabeth and brothers Tony, John and Mickey.

Survived by his loving wife Bernie, daughters Margaret and Siobhan, son-in-law Darren and cherished granddaughter Croíadh.Gerry will be sadly missed by his brothers Martin and Liam, sisters Mary and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, his many nieces and nephews whom he had great time for, his extended relatives, neighbours and wide circle of friends.

Patricia (Pat) Sweeney (née Grattan)
Arlington Estate, Portarlington, Laois

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Loving mother of the late Declan and dear sister of the late Thomas and Christina.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Joey, daughter Denise, sons David and Joe, brother Christy, sisters Marie, Pauline, Margaret and Catherine, grandchildren Cian, Megan, Rachel, John, Adam and Conor, son-in-law Darren, daughters-in-law Maura and Roisin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Monday evening from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 9:20am arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington.

Pat’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on.


Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Friends of the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore.

Anne Teresa Sharples
Rathmakelly Cross, Ballacolla, Laois

Anne Teresa Sharples, Rathmakelly Cross, Ballacolla. Peacefully at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin. Deeply regretted by her brothers Richard and Daniel, sister in law Sue, nieces Zoe and Emma, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Anne Rest In Peace. Funeral Arrangements Later.

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.

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