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Deaths in Laois – Sunday, March 24, 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.

Reposing at his residence (R93T380) on Sunday afternoon (March 24th) from 5pm until 8pm, with prayers at 8pm. Reposing on Monday afternoon (March 25th) from 2pm to 8pm with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday afternoon to arrive at St. Abban’s Church, Killeen for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in tn the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Poor Clare’s Convent, Graiguecullen.

Seán Treacy
Tullamore, Offaly / Killeigh, Offaly / Laois

Seán Treacy, No. 2 Chapel Street, Tullamore and formerly Roskeen, Killeigh and St. Olivers Estate, Geashill (suddenly) March 19th 2024. Beloved son of the late Paddy and Martha and dear brother of Tom, Pat, Ger, Mary and Michael. Deeply regretted by his sister and brothers, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, family circle, neighbours and his many friends.

Reposing Moloney’s Funeral Home, Mountmellick Sunday from 3pm. Recital of The Rosary at 5.30pm. Reposing Monday from 10.30am until Removal at 11.30am to St.Mary’s Church, Clonaghadoo arriving for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial after in the family grave in Castlebrack.

Elizabeth (Lil) O’Connor (née Kelly)
Coolaghy, Portarlington, Laois / Ballybrittas, Laois

Formerly of The Derries, Ballybrittas, County Laois. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jeremiah (Jer) , brothers Sean (recently) and Peter. Deeply regretted by her loving family Anne, Patrick, Noel and Paul, brother Brendan, grandchildren Darrell, Evan, Lauren and Jamie, son-in-law Michael, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Linda, sisters-in-law Jackie, Kay and Una, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest, Portarlington (eircode R32 X5XV) on Sunday evening from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal from her residence on Monday morning at 11:15am arriving St Paul’s Church, Emo for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

House Private on Monday Morning, Please.

Sean Jackson
Killenard, Portarlington, Laois / Ballyfermot, Dublin

Formerly of Ballyfermot, Dublin. Passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving friends and family, at Portlaoise Hospital, after a mighty battle. Predeceased by his parents Paddy and Rosie and sister Renee.

Sadly missed by his loving daughters Karen and Adrienne, brother and sisters Kala, Gemma, Veronica, Fiona and Patrick, his ex and sparring partner Loraine, grandchildren, great-grandson, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and all who knew him will miss his riotous laughter and knack for telling you what you needed to hear whether you liked it or not. Please join us to talk about him and tell stories. Wear something that makes you feel good and bright, he will expect that. Please join us to celebrate his loves and life.

A Celebration of Love for Sean will take place at the Garden Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium on Monday, 25th March, at 2:15pm.

Sean’s Service will be streamed live on: https://www.mountjerome.ie/garden-chapel-service/

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.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Saturday, March 23, 2024