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Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 8, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths.

May they rest in peace.

PJ (Patrick Joseph) Gorman
Woodview, Stradbally, Laois

The death has occurred of PJ (Patrick Joseph) Gorman, Woodview, Stradbally, Co. Laois, peacefully on the 7th of July at his daughter Colette and Aidan’s residence, Ash Trees, Main Street, Stradbally, Co. Laois, surrounded by his loving family.

Sadly missed by his beloved family daughters Colette, Lorraine, Orla, sons Pat and Derek, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.

May PJ Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the Presentation Chapel, Stradbally on Monday from 6pm to 8pm with Recital of the Rosary at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass will take place in the Chuch of the Sacred Heart, Stradbally at 12 noon on Tuesday (July 9). Interment afterwards in Oakvale Cemetery.

PJ’s Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the Parish Webcam: www.svtparish.ie/webcam

Mary (Una) Howley
Mooreville, Rathdowney, Laois

Mary (Una) Howley, Mooreville, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, July 6th. 2024, peacefully at the Midland’s Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, in her 90th year.

Predeceased by her parents. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sister Rita, nephews, cousin Annie, extended family, neighbours, residents, management and staff at Ballard Nursing Home, Portlaoise and a close circle of friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home, Rathdowney (Eircode R32 NY24), on Monday evening, July 8th, from 6.30pm until 8pm, followed by removal to The Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, arriving at 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am, followed by interment in the local Cemetery, Rathdowney. Messages of condolence can be placed on the page provided below.

Una’s funeral Mass can be viewed on here.

Val McGettrick
Patrick Avenue, Portarlington

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family while in the exceptional care of the staff of the Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore. Predeceased by his parents John and Kathleen, sisters Ann and Phil. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, sons Michael (Mick) and John, sisters Catherine and Breda, brother Cam, grandchildren Rachel, Madison, Chloe and Josh, daughter-in-law Frances, sister-in-law Bridie, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Reposing at his residence (R32 Y893) on Tuesday afternoon from 3:30pm until 6:30pm. Removal to St Michael’s Church Portarlington arriving at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael’s Cemetery Portarlington.

House Private Outside Of Reposing Time, Please.

Val’s Evening Reception Prayers and Requiem Mass will be streamed live here. 

No Flowers Please. Donations If Desired To The Palliative Care Unit, Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore.

Donation Box at his Residence and in the Church.

Patrick (Paddy) Byrne
Navan Road, Dublin / Durrow, Laois

Patrick (Paddy) Byrne, (Late of Ratra Road, Navan Road, Dublin 7 and formerly of Durrow, Co. Laois and Phoenix Park), passed away peacefully on 5th July 2024.

Beloved husband of Kathleen and much loved father of Valerie, Garry, Tommy, Aidan and Ken. Sadly missed by his loving wife, daughter, sons, son in law, daughters in law and adored grandchildren, Graham, Glen, Keith, Edel, Daniel, Leanne, Niamh, Kerri, Abby & Zoe, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and friends.

May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

Reposing in Massey Bros Funeral Home, 88a New Cabra Road, Dublin 7 D07 ET92, on Tuesday 9th July from 5pm – 7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Navan Road, Dublin 7, arriving for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium.

To view Paddy’s Funeral Mass, please click here.

To provide the family with a private condolence message, please click here.

Camillus Dunne
Portlaoise, Laois / Rickmansworth, UK

Camillus passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on the 6th July 2024 in Watford General Hospital. Beloved husband of Veronica and much loved father of Shannon. Sadly missed by his brothers Niall and Eamonn, nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, much loved extended family and friends. Predeceased by his parents Con and Maura, and brothers, Tony and Declan.

May Camillus’ gentle soul rest in peace.

Funeral Arrangements Later.

Kenneth Mooney
Meelick, Rosenallis, Laois

Kenneth Mooney, formerly of Meelick, Rosenallis and of Fleet in Hampshire who died suddenly on the 21st of June, 2024.

Deeply regretted by his wife Samantha, his daughters Imogen and Estelle, his parents Brigid and Seamus Mooney, his sister Colleen and his brothers Sean and Brian, his brother-in-law David and his sister-in-law Nicola, his nieces and nephews and a wide circle of family and friends.

Kenneth will be interned on Thursday, the 11th of July, at 11am at “The Church of our Lady” in Fleet, Hampshire with burial afterwards at St Mary’s Church in Hartley Wintney in the Hart District of Hampshire.

Anne Murphy (née Tobin)
Moyvannion, Kiltoom, Roscommon, N37PN79/Ballacolla, Laois

Anne Murphy (née Tobin), Moyvannion, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, and formerly of Clough, Ballacola, Co. Laois, Friday, July 5th, 2024 peacefully, in the tender and loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff of Tullamore General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Gerard and infant daughter Susan.

Sadly missed by her loving family Catherine (Thomas), Geraldine (Alan), Vincent(Raffa) and David (Karen), granddaughters Grace and Clodagh, grandsons Kevin, Sean, Indie, Francis and Noah, cousin Catherine, relatives, good neighbours and her many great friends.

Reposing at her home in Moyvannion, (N37 PN79) on Monday evening (July 8th) from 5 o’c until 7.30 o’c. Removal on Tuesday morning (July 9th) to the Church of the Risen Christ, Ballybay, Kiltoom, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 11 o’c. Burial afterwards in Kiltoom Cemetery. Mass can be viewed live on www.churchservices.tv/kiltoom

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Mayo/Roscommon Hospice Foundation by clicking on the “Donate” tab below.

Bridie Whelan (née Wade)
Killeshin, Carlow/Killeshin, Laois

Bridie Whelan (nee Wade), Ardenteggle, Killeshin, Carlow, July 6th 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Tom and much loved mother of Doreen, John, Ann Marie, Mary and Michael. Sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, daughter-in-law Joanne, sons-in-law Aiden and Jim, adored grandchildren Shauna, Nicole, Ciara, Mikey and Ava, brother-in-law Jamesy, sister-in-law Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends. Predeceased by her parents John and Annie, brother Jimmie and sister Nancy.

Reposing at her daughter Doreen’s home in Ardenteggle R93 WP71 on Sunday and Monday from 2pm concluding with prayers both evenings at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12noon in Holy Cross Church, Killeshin R93 WT29. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to Friends of the District Hospital or Éist Cancer Support Centre, Carlow.

Michael Behan
Green Roads, Ballybrophy, Laois/Roscrea, Tipperary

And Elaga Lodge Nursing Home/Birr Community Nursing Home.

Peacefully in the care of the Matron and staff of Tullamore Regional Hospital and surrounded by his loving family.

Pre-deceased by his parents Michael and Kathleen, brothers Tommy and William, sisters Catherine and Joanna.

Deeply regretted by his brothers Christy, Paddy and Fintan, his sister Mary, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives, neighbours and wide circle of friends.

Reposing at his brother Christy’s residence, 14 Brophy Terrace, Roscrea (E53PP63) on Monday evening from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 11.20am arriving in St. Cronan’s Church, Roscrea for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Dungar Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Friends of Tullamore Hospital.

Ann Carroll (née Kelly)
Rathmoyle, Abbeyleix, Laois

Peacefully in the care of University Hospital Tallaght, Dublin. Predeceased by her parents John and Hannagh, and her infant brother Patrick.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Tony, daughters Joan and Marian, son Thomas, brother Tom, daughter-in-law Katie, sons-in-law Brian and John, grandchildren Sarah, Olivia,Tommy, Aoife, and Diane, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence on Friday from 5pm. until 8pm.,reposing at The Chapel of Repose adjoining the Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix on Saturday evening from 6.15 pm. with Prayers at 8.pm. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 11am.

in the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix. Interment afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Abbeyleix.

House private on Sunday morning by request.

Family flowers only donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society.

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