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Deaths in Laois – Saturday, March 23, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

John (Jackie) Behan
Tierernane, Ballickmoyler, Carlow, R93 T380/Laois

Predeceased by his parents Jack and Molly, sister Frances and beloved daughter Mary.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Carmel, children John, Joe, Anne, Maurice, Michael, Brede and Helen, brothers Paddy, Jim and Tim, sisters Betty, Maureen and Noreen, son-in-law Mario, daughters-in-law Paula, Theresa, Siobhán and Sheila, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

Lorenzo Puddu
Esker Hills, Portlaoise, Laois, P32DKN7

To the inexpressible grief of his parents, Jessica and Paolo. The passing occurred on Tuesday of their baby son Lorenzo (age 2). Lovingly mourned by his parents, twin brother Tommaso, grandparents Carla, Ezio and Tina, all his uncles and aunts, cousins and playmates.

Reposing at his parents’ house at 76 Hawthorn Way, Esker Hills, Portlaoise, Eircode R32DKN7, on Friday. Cremation will take place at Newlands Cross on Saturday at 11.30am which may be viewed on webcam. https://www.dctrust.ie/location/newlands-cross/chapel-webstream.html Visitors are welcome to the house on Friday.

Br. Kevin Leonard Treacy
Baldoyle, Dublin/Laois

Treacy (Christian Brothers) Cowper Care, St. Patrick’s Centre, Baldoyle – 18th March 2024. Br. Kevin Leonard, formerly of Chicago, Ballinrobe and Zambia.

Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Cecilia, sister Madeleine, brothers Sean and Br. Paddy, and niece Denise. Deeply regretted by his sister Detta Reynolds, nieces Anne, Lorraine and Helen, nephew David, nieces and nephews in the United States, grand nieces and nephews, great grand nieces and nephews, extended family, friends, fellow residents, and Brothers in Religion.

Reposing in Kirwans Funeral Home, Fairview Strand on Friday (22nd March) from 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday (23rd March) in Ss. Peter and Paul Parish Church, Main St, Baldoyle at 11.00am. Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath, Co. Laois arriving for approx 2.00pm.

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.

Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy (R14 TX26) on Wednesday evening (March 20th) from 6pm until the conclusion of the Rosary at 8pm.

Removal at 10.15am on Thursday morning to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

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.

Reposing in Tierney’s Funeral Home, Roscrea (E53NY70) on Thursday evening from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Private removal from his residence on Friday morning at 12.30 arriving in St. Canice’s Church, Borris-in-Ossory for Funeral Mass at 1.00pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Derrinsallagh Cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Enable Ireland (Nenagh).

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

14 Whitehall, Tullamore and formerly of Summerhill, Portlaoise.

Unexpectedly on the 16th of March. Pre deceased by his wife Joan, grandson Jordan (Murphy), brothers Joe and Oliver and his parents Denis and Annie.

John will be sadly missed by his loving daughters Maria (Dunican) and Siobhaín (Arnold), son David, sons in law Peter and John, daughter in law Marie, his adored grandchildren Paul, Patrick, Ian, Joanne, Jonathan and Rebecca, great grandchildren Cillian, Ciarán and Tommy, brothers Peter, Michael, Tommy and Chris, sister Mary, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home, Harbour Street, Tullamore (R35 FC84) on Thursday from 5pm until Rosary at 8pm. Removal from the home of his daughter Sionhaín in Killurin on Friday morning, arriving to the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, for 10am Funeral Mass. Burial after Mass in Clonminch Cemetery, Tullamore.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on this link. 

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Friday, March 22, 2024