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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Johnny Bowe
Link Road, Mountrath, Laois

Johnny Bowe, Link Road, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 24th June 2024, at The Residence Portlaoise. Deeply and sadly missed by his partner Liz (Phelan), his loving brothers, sisters, nephews, brother-in-law, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home Mountrath on Thursday evening (June 27th) from 7.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Friday morning (June 28th) to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 10.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.

Johnny’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on www.mountrathparish.ie

Marie Keegan (née Keegan)
Newcastle, Dublin / Mountmellick, Laois

Keegan (née Keegan), (Newcastle, Co. Dublin and formerly of Mountmellick, Co. Laois) Marie, June 22nd, 2024 (peacefully) in the care of the staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park. Beloved wife of John and cherished mother of Conor, Ciara and Patrice. Sadly missed by her loving husband, son, daughters, grandson Evan, son-in-law John, daughter-in-law Jackie, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Celbridge on Wednesday evening (June 26th) between 5 pm and 7 pm. Removal on Thursday afternoon (June 27th) to St. Finian’s Church, Newcastle arriving for Funeral Mass at 1pm followed by burial in Newcastle Cemetery.

Patrick (Pat) Scully
Cherryhill, Ballyhyland, Portlaoise, Laois, R32 D1FN / Portarlington, Laois

Patrick (Pat) Scully, Cherryhill, Ballyhyland, Portlaoise, Co.Laois and late of Coolaghy, Portarlington, Co.Laois. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 24th,2024 under the wonderful care of the staff at Beacon Hospital, Co.Dublin.

Beloved husband of Kathleen (neé McDonald) much loved father of Donald and Lisa (Kenny), adored grandfather of Colin, Niamh & Gráinne Scully, Maeve, Lauren & Edmond Kenny, son-in-law Lar, daughter-in-law Miriam, cherished brother of Tom and Peter, sisters-in-law Frances and Margaret, brother-in-law Jim, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.

Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Norah, siblings Bernie and Margaret.

Reposing at his residence on Wednesday, 26th June, from 3pm to 8pm with rosary at 7pm. Removal on Thursday 27th to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Claire Buckley (née O’Brien)
9 Tihilly, Tullamore, Offaly/Clara, Offaly/Laois

Late of Kilmucklin, Tullamore, Co. Offaly and Capenlug, Clonaghadoo, Co. Laois.

Claire passed away peacefully on June 23th, 2024, in her 86th year at Tullamore Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, leaving us with beautiful memories and love to last a lifetime.

She will be sadly missed by her husband Joseph, her children Vincent, Paddy, Eilis and Mary, son-in-law Cairain Woods and, daughters-in-law Bernie Bolger, Emily Nolan and her adored grandchildren Patrick, Emily, Sofie, Rebecca, Stanley, Alfred and Edward, sister Josie Delahunty, sister in law Sr Carmel Buckley, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at O’Reilly’s Funeral Home, Harbour St, Tullamore (R35 FC84) on Wednesday from 4pm until Removal at 6.30pm to the Church of Assumption, Tullamore. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 10am followed by burial in the New Cemetery, Kilcoursey, Clara.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Friends of Tullamore, Hospital. Funeral Mass can be viewed on this link. 

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.

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 25, 2024