Home Deaths Deaths in Laois – Saturday, April 14, 2024

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, April 14, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Mary Carroll (née Moore)
Knapton, Abbeyleix, Laois

Peacefully at home in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by her son Fabian and grandaughter Clodagh. Deeply regretted by her beloved husband Paddy , mother to Padraigh (Pat), Mary, Clive and Patrice, her much loved grandchildren, and great grandchild, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her residence from 2pm. on Sunday with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Monday morning to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary Abbeyleix for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Denis (Dinny) Whitney
9 Chapel St., Graiguecullen, Carlow, R93 XW52 / Graiguecullen, Laois

Denis (Dinny) Whitney of 9 Chapel St, Graiguecullen, Carlow, passed away peacefully on April 11th, 2024, surrounded by his loving family and in the loving care of the staff of St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

Beloved father of Sandra, Kenneth, Mark and Stuart, cherished brother of Mary, Eddie, Michael, Ber and the late Tom.

Dinny will be sadly missed by his daughter and sons, their mother Joan, siblings, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reposing at his home, 9 Chapel St., Graiguecullen, Carlow (Eircode R93 XW52) on Saturday, April 13th, from 4pm, concluding with Prayers at 7pm that evening. Removal from there on Sunday at 1.45pm to St Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen, arriving for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Carlow.

Elizabeth (Betty) Poole (née Boland)
Drumnabehy, Rosenallis, Laois / Tyrrellspass, Westmeath

Elizabeth (Betty) Poole (nee Boland) Drumnabehy, Rosenallis, Laois and formerly Tyrrellspass, Westmeath passed peacefully in the loving care of the staff of the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, surrounded by her loving family and formerly cared for by the wonderful staff of Riada House Nursing Home, Tullamore. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Sheelagh Boland (Tyrrellspass), sisters Kathleen (Quinn), Deirdre (Casey), Eileen (Cullen) and her brothers-in-law Peter Quinn, Vincent Casey, Johnny Egan and Jimmy Murphy.

Beloved wife of John Joe, loving mother of Susan (Lee) and Olive (Brennan). Sadly missed by her sons-in-law John Lee and Christian Brennan, her adored grandchildren Alison, Conor, Elsie, Jack and Emma, her sisters Maura Sullivan, Breege Coyne, Anne Murphy, Eithne Egan, Phyllis Barry, Noeleen Carey and her brothers-in-law John Joe Coyne, Peter Sullivan, Gerard Barry, Gerry Carey , Bob Cullen and Pat Poole, sisters-in-law Maureen Poole and Ann Poole, nieces and nephews, neighbours and dear friends.

Reposing at Moloney’s Funeral Home on Friday, April 12th, from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 7pm. Funeral arriving for 11 am Requiem Mass on Saturday, April 13th, in St. Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis. Burial afterwards in St.Brigid’s Cemetery.