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Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 1, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Denis Francis Breen
Cooleshall, Roscrea, Tipperary/Laois

Denis Francis Breen, Cooleshall, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. Died suddenly 29th March 2024.

Predeceased by his father Phil and his granddaughter Rubyleigh.

Deeply regretted by his heartbroken mother Geraldine, his children Keith, Edel and Shane, his grandchildren Sophie, Ruben and Jodimai, his loving partner Mary and her daughters Andrea, Lorraine and Jennifer, Mary’s grandchildren Caitlyn, Érin and Aoibhe, daughter in law, brothers, sister, sisters in law, brother in law, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Patrick (Paddy) Hennessy
14 Hollands Park, Athy, Kildare/Crettyard, Laois/Crettyard, Carlow

Patrick (Paddy) Hennessy, Holland Park, Athy, Co. Kildare and formerly Clonbrock, Crettyard, Co. Laois – March 27th 2024 peacefully at Naas General Hospital.

Predeceased by his loving parents Anne and John. Dearly beloved husband of Mo. Much loved father of Annemajella, and her partner Mick. Adored brother of Mary, Ita, Larry and Anne Sadly missed by his brother in law of Paul, sister in law May, nieces Molly, Caitlín, Lizzie, Katie, Peig, nephews Ruaidhrí, Tomás and John, aunts Ita, Sheila and the late Betty, Margaret, Elizabeth, Mary and uncles Larry and Maurice, father in law Pa and wide circle of adoring friends.

Reposing at Moran’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer (R95PD82) on Sunday from 5pm concluding with vigil prayers and rosary at 7pm.

Funeral Mass on Monday, 1st April, at 11am St Abban’s Church, Doonane, (R93AT86). Interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Donkey Sanctuary Ireland. Donation box in Church.

Anna O’Mahony
Ballinlough, Cork/Drimoleague, Cork/Laois

O’Mahony (Ballinlough, Cork City and formerly of Drimoleague) On March 29th 2024, peacefully at the residence of her sister Kay O’Sullivan, Monavea, Co. Laois.

Anna, beloved daughter of the late John and Mary O’Mahony (nee Daly) Gurranes South, Drimoleague, sister of the late Pat-Joe, Eileen and John recently deceased, sadly missed by her loving sisters, Mary and Kay, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Lying in repose at her sister Kay’s residence on Sunday, March 31st, with visitation from 4pm to 6pm, followed by prayers. Requiem Mass on Monday, April 1st at 2pm in All Saints Church, Drimoleague, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Fresh Flowers Only. Anna’s Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on https://www.churchservices.tv/drimoleague

Clement Rice
Lisboney, Nenagh, Tipperary/Portlaoise, Laois

Late of the Abbeyleix Road Portlaoise. At Limerick University Hospital on March 28th 2024. Predeceased by his beloved daughter Jo and brothers Peter & Paul.

Will be sadly missed by his loving wife Suzan and cherished family Colin, Samantha & Debbie, grandchildren Chloe, Lilly & Shane, sister Gretta, nieces & nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Ryans Funeral Home Nenagh this Sunday from 4 o’c to 5 o’c. His remains will arrive at St. Marys of the Rosary Church Nenagh on Monday for Requiem mass at 11 o’c.

Livestream of this mass can be viewed on Nenaghparish.ie Followed by burial in St. Peters & Paul’s Cemetery Portlaoise at Approx 1.30 o’c.

PJ Bowden
Barrowhouse, Athy, Kildare/Laois

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Gerald and Maureen.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Elizabeth, daughters Emma and Katie, brother Gerry, sisters Ethel and Denise, Emma’s partner Shane, Katie’s partner Darragh, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Aliyha, Mason and P.J., nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Rigney’s Funeral Home, Athy (R14 TX26) on Saturday evening (March 30th) from 6pm until the conclusion of the Rosary at 8pm.

Removal on Monday morning to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Removal afterwards to Mount Jerome Crematorium for Service at 3.15pm.

House private please.

Pilar Delaney (née Lujan-Gabaldon)
43 Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Laois, R32 C5F6

Pilar passed away peacefully in her 88th year in Castlecomer District Hospital, Co. Kilkenny surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband Victor. Deeply regretted by her son John, daughters Michelle and Marycarmen, her sisters Maricruz and Amparo, daughter in law Audrey, sons in law Nicky and Gay, her adoring 11 grandchildren and her 6 great grandchildren, her extended family and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at her residence, 43 Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Co Laois (R32 C5F6) on Saturday 30th March 2024 from 4pm – 8pm and on Sunday 31st March 2024 from 3pm concluding with recital of Rosary at 7.30pm.

Requiem Mass on Monday 1st April 2024 in The Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow, Co. Laois (R32 CK11) at 3pm with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

House PRIVATE for family on Monday please.

Family flowers only donations in lieu to Dementia Ireland.

Evelyn Connor (née Read)
Maryborough Village, Portlaoise, Laois/Raheny, Dublin

Evelyn Connor (nee Read), Maryborough Village, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, formerly of Tonlegee Road, Dublin 5. Evelyn passed away peacefully after an illness bravely borne on March 27th, 2024 surrounded by her children in the loving care of the wonderful staff in Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Richard (Ritchie) Connor. Beloved Mother to Lyndsey, Richard, and Stacey and cherished Na-na to Abbie, Lucy, Jessica, and Dylan.

Evelyn will be sorely missed by her sons in law, Brendan and Robert, her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and extended family along with her cherished steadfast friends and her many wonderful neighbours.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, 1 Dublin Road (R32Y368) on Friday, 29th March, from 6.30 pm until 8 pm with Rosary at 7.30 pm. On Saturday, Funeral arriving to St Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 10.30 am funeral prayers. lf you own something yellow, please wear it to reflect Evelyns’ favourite colour and her zest for life! Resomation after mass in Pure Reflections, Abbeylands, Navan, Co. Meath (C15 X9FK) at 3 pm.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, March 31, 2024