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Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 24, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Margaret Brophy
Fairymount, Crettyard, Laois / Crettyard, Carlow / Avoca, Wicklow

Margaret Brophy (née Byrne) (Former NS Teacher at Ardough National School, Bilboa, Co Carlow) Fairymount, Crettyard, Co Laois and formerly of Rosebank, Avoca, Co Wicklow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, after a short illness, on June 22nd, 2024, under the wonderful care of the Nurses and Staff at Aut Even Hospital, Co Kilkenny.

Beloved wife of Martin, much loved mother of Teresa, Carmel, Patrick and Martina, adored grandmother of Saoirse, Aoibhinn, Caoimhe, Síofra and Ellen and cherished sister of Ann, Peter, Michael and Esther and the late Bridget, John and Mary.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, son, daughters, grandchildren, sons-in-law Paul and Colin, Martina’s partner Ross, daughter-in-law Daiva, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing in Carpenter’s Bros Funeral Home, Shamrock Sq., Carlow (Eircode R93 C863) from 3pm on Tuesday, June 25th, concluding with Prayers at 7pm that evening. Removal on Wednesday at 10.15am to St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, Crettyard, Co. Laois, arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Nora Lalor (née McNamara)
Coole, Raheen, Laois

The death has occurred of Nora Lalor (née McNamara), Coole, Raheen, Abbeyleix, and formerly of Oldtown, Clonkeen, Co. Laois. Died 22nd June 2024, unexpectedly, surrounded by her children at Portlaoise Midlands Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Peter, brothers and sister. Loving mother to Mary, John, Patricia, Betty, Noreen, Kathleen, Michael and Peadar, brother Dan, sons in laws, daughter in law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home, Mountrath on Sunday evening (June 23rd) from 5.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Monday morning (June 24th) to St. Fintan’s Church, Raheen, for Requiem Mass at 12. noon, followed by Burial in the adjoining Cemetery.

Bernie Keegan (née Conroy)
Main St., Portlaoise, Laois

Bernie Keegan, Main St., Portlaoise, Co. Laois. June 21st 2024. Peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Ashley Lodge Nursing Home, Kildare. Surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Charlie. Dearly loved mother to Cathal. Cherished grandmother to Aoibheann, Sorcha, and Clodagh. Mother in law to Ciara. Loved sister to Phil, Vincent, Francie and Anna May. Predeceased by Patricia, Mary, and Seamus. Deeply regretted by her brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and her many former customers and friends.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 6.30 pm until 8 pm with rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Monday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Family flowers only.

Mary Healy
Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Laois / Ballinahown, Offaly

Mary died on June 19th 2024, peacefully, in the loving care of her exceptional carers at Serenity Lodge. She was a native of Lackaghbeg, Ballinahown, and was predeceased by her parents Kieran and Catherine Healy and brother Kieran.

Mary will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her brothers John and Andrew, her wonderful and dedicated carers, who were like family to her, cousins, and extended family.

Mary’s funeral has taken place.

After the Celebration of her Requiem Mass, Mary was laid to rest in her family plot in Clonmacnois.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 23, 2024