Home Deaths Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

Joseph Meehan
Portarlington, Laois/Dublin

Formerly of Dublin. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of St Vincent’s Community Nursing Unit, Mountmellick after a long illness bravely borne.

Sadly missed by his loving niece Marese, nephews John, Liam and Paul, nieces-in-law Fiona and Ann Marie, grandnephews, grandnieces, great-grandnephews, great-grandnieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Maher’s Chapel of Rest Portarlington (R32 X5XV) on Tuesday evening from 6pm with Removal at 7pm arriving St Michael’s Church Portarlington at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning at 10am. Funeral afterwards to Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin. (St Paul’s Section).

Joseph’s Evening Reception Prayers and Requiem Mass will be streamed live on.


Family Flowers Only Please. Donations If Desired To The Friends of St Vincent’s Community Nursing Unit Mountmellick.

Patrick (Sharkey) Kirwan
Foxcroft Avenue, Portarlington, Laois/Emo, Laois

Formerly of Emo, County Laois. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his parents Paddy and Eileen, father-in-law Sean and brother-in-law Martin (recently deceased).

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Caroline, his adoring girls Emily and Anna, siblings Helen, Pauline, Louise, Rosaleen, John, Brian, Deirdre, Barry, Michael, Paul and Colm, mother-in-law Ailish, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours, friends and his four legged companion Coby.

Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 X853) on Monday evening from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 11:10am (travelling via Main Street) arriving St Michael’s Church, Portarlington, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery, Portarlington.

Patrick’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on this link. 

House Private on Tuesday Morning, Please.

Family Flowers Only, Please. Donations, if desired, to The Irish Heart Foundation. The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Catherine (Kitty) Morrin (née Butler)
Aughafan, Castletown, Laois

Catherine (Kitty) Morrin (nee Butler), Aughafan, Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, June 29th, 2024 (peacefully) after a short illness, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.

Pre-deceased by her husband Joseph, brother P.J. and sister Sally.

Deeply regretted by her loving children son Diarmuid, daughters Elizabeth and Ann Marie, brother Willie, son in law Oliver, Margaret, grand-daughter Ayla, sisters in law Elizabeth, Kay, Kathleen and Phyllis, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in Guilfoyle’s Funeral Home, Castletown (R32 TN84), this Monday evening (July 1st) from 6 o’c with Prayers in the Funeral Home at 8 o’c.

Catherine’s Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning (July 2nd) at 11 o’c in St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown, with burial immediately afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Vincent De Paul.

House Private Please. Catherine’s funeral Mass can be viewed using the link below.

Frank Feehan
Ballickmoyler, Carlow/Ballickmoyler, Laois

Frank Feehan of Ballickmoyler, Carlow, passed away, peacefully, on June 29th, 2024, in the exceptional and compassionate care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Carlow District Hospital, The Carlow/Kilkenny Homecare Team, under the spiritual support and council of his Clergy friends and surrounded by his sister and friends.

Deeply regretted by his loving sister Betty, sister-in-law Joyce, nieces, nephew, Frank’s wonderful friend and carer Stephanie, devoted cares, great neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Graiguecullen, (Eircode R93 ET80) from 4pm on Monday, July 1st, concluding with prayers at 7.30pm that evening.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon in The Church of the Sacred Heart, Arles, and will be followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Friends of the District Hospital, Carlow.

Frances Kavanagh (née Rochford)
Wolf Tone Street, Mountmellick, Laois

The death has occurred of Frances Kavanagh (nee Rochford), Monument House, Wolfe stone Street, Mountmellick, Co Laois R32C525 and formerly of Fairview House, Kildare Town, Co Kildare. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at home.

Predeceased by her husband Bernard (Bernie) daughter Siobhan, brother Denis Rochford and sister Mary Rochford, her very close cousins Dell Ward and Anne Whitty.

Very sadly missed by her sons Bernard Justin & Conleth, her daughters Rosario and Denise, her grandchildren Bernard, Tristan, Eva, Caelyn, and Conleth, her sister Elizabeth Duggan, Kildare, her daughters-in-law Michelle, Mairead and Siobhan, her sons-in-law Ken & Damien, her brother-in-law Peter Duggan, her sisters-in-law Josephine Kavanagh and Patricia Gorman, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours.

Reposing in her home on Monday from 5pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Removal from her home on Tuesday morning at 10.30am to St. Joseph’s Church for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial after in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

The funeral Mass can be live streamed on the following link: https://www.mountmellickparish.ie/web-cam/

SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 2, 2024