Sean Creagh – Rathdowney
The death took place on Sunday April 3 of Seán Creagh, Church View, Mooreville and formerly Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and Drumcondra, Dublin.
Peacefully at Milford Care Centre, Limerick. Predeceased by his sisters Moira, Anna, Lizzy, Breda and Teresa and his brother Patrick. He is dearly missed by his beloved wife Ann and his sisters Margaret and Kathleen, his sister-in-law Breda, his nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
Rest at home on Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at Holy Trinity Church, Rathdowney at 12 noon followed by interment at the local cemetery in Rathdowney.
Frank Fitzpatrick – Timahoe / Dublin
The death took place on Saturday April 2 of Frank Fitzpatrick of Shankill, Dublin 18 and formerly of Timahoe, Co. Laois.
Passed away peacefully, after a short illness, at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Beloved husband of the late Anna and father of Justin. He will be sadly missed by his beloved granddaughters Patience and Poppy and their mother Sadie, his sister-in-law Irene, his nephews and nieces as well as his extended family and friends, especially Ian and Laun.
Resting at Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray on Tuesday morning (April 5) from 9.00am, before transfer at 10.30am to St Anne’s Church, Shankill arriving for Requiem Mass at 11.00am, followed by burial at Shanganagh Cemetery. The Mass can also be viewed online HERE .
Louise Kelly – Portarlington / Daingean
The death occurred on Sunday April 3 of Louise KELLY, 2 Spa Street, Portarlington, Laois / fire of 16 Coologue, Daingean, Offaly.
Peacefully at Mater Hospital in Dublin. Predeceased by her parents Jack and Emily. Louise will be sadly missed by her beloved daughter Shauna, her fiancé Alan, her brothers John, Michael and Peter, her sisters Michelle, Anne-Marie and Mary, her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, parents and friends.
Resting at her home in Portarlington on Wednesday for family only. Collection Thursday morning from Mary Mother of God Church, Daingean, arriving for funeral mass at 11am. Burial after mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Daingean. Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland https://www.cfireland.ie/
The funeral mass can be viewed live on https://mcnmedia.tv/Camera/st-marys-church-7
Mary McCabe – Portlaoise / Liege
The death occurred on Sunday April 3 of Mary McCabe, ‘Glasheen’ Cork Road, Portlaoise.
Suddenly at Portlaoise Hospital. Surrounded by her loving family. Mary, beloved wife of recently deceased Michael. Much loved mother of Joe, Aidan, Brian and Eoin. Deeply missed by his loving family, daughters-in-law, adored grandchildren. Sister, Anne Howe. Brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law. nephews, nieces, parents and a wide circle of friends.
Resting at Keegans Funeral Home on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. with rosary at 8 p.m. The funeral arrives at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for midday mass on Thursday, followed by interment at SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/
The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Please continue to observe Covid precautions.
Gabriel Murphy – Athy / Laois
The death occurred on Sunday 3 April of Gabriel Murphy, Kellyville, Athy, Kildare/Laois
Deeply missed by his wife Pauline, his children Eugene, Therese, Joe, Owen, Ann, Mary, Paula and Gayle, brothers, sister, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 22 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Resting at his residence (eircode R14D432) on Wednesday, April 6 from 4 p.m. until the conclusion of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Leaving his residence at 10.30am on Thursday morning April 7 arriving at St. Joseph’s Church, Ballyadams, for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment then in Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally.
Please wear face masks and observe social distancing.
Mary Kelly – Portlaoise / Sligo
The death took place on Sunday April 3 of Mary Kelly (née Duff), of Castledargan, Ballygawley, Co. Sligo and formerly of Ballyknockan, Portlaoise Co. Laois.
Passed away peacefully in her 91st year surrounded by her loving family, under the excellent care of the staff at Summerville Nursing Home, Strandhill, Co. Sligo after a courageously fought illness. Predeceased by her husband Owen, her sons John and Paul, her daughters Colette (Carter) and Clare (Rooney), her adored grandchildren, her daughters-in-law Jennifer and Mary, her sons-in-law Garret and Michael, her sisters Mena (Bergin) , Elizabeth (Murphy), Clare (Edge) and Brigid (McQuinn) brothers Fintan Duff and Paddy Duff brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, neighbors and friends.
Mass will be streamed live at: https://streamingmassonline.ie/church-of-the-assumption-sooey-live-stream/
Rested at her son Paul, Ballygawley (F91 P7X8) on Monday 4 April from 4pm to 8pm. Donations in lieu of flowers if needed to North West Hospice. Funeral Mass on Tuesday 5th April at 2pm at Church of the Assumption, Sooey followed by interment at St. Nathy Cemetery in Collooney Co Sligo.
Richard Sheehy – Portlaoise / Newbridge
The deaths took place on Saturday April 2 of Richard Sheehy, Liffey View, Newbridge, Co Kildare and Portlaoise Fire, Co Laois.
Peacefully under the wonderful care of nurses and staff at Portlaoise Hospital. Predeceased by his mother Bridie, his father John and his brother Tony; he is dearly missed by his beloved siblings Eileen, Maura, Sean, Brendan, Bridie and Peg, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Resting at Anderson & Leahy Funeral Home Monday with prayers at 7 p.m. Pickup from Anderson & Leahy Funeral Home Tuesday at 11am (on foot) via her residence to arrive at St. Conleth Parish Church, Newbridge for Mass at 11.30am. Mass will be streamed live at https://newbridgeparish.ie/parish-church
Funeral then at Allen Cemetery, Allen.
The family would like to give special thanks to Ballard Nursing Home, Portlaoise for the care and attention given to Richard over the past few months.
Maureen Maher – Portlaoise/Dublin
The death occurred on Friday April 1 of Maureen Maher (née Doyle), Raheny and formerly Portlaoise.
Peacefully under the loving care of staff at Shrewbury Nursing Home, Dromcondra. Predeceased by her husband Patrick (late of Rathleague, Portlaoise) and her son Brendan. Beloved mother of John. Cherished grandmother of Liam, Norma, Rory, Kieran and Tilly. Daughter-in-law Joanne, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbors and friends.
Resting at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Monday evenings from 7 p.m. with rosary at 8 p.m. Pickup Tuesday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls Church for the midday Requiem Mass. Interment will follow at SS Peter and Pauls Cemetery, Portlaoise. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/
Johanna Brown – Portlaoise / Kilkenny
The death took place on Thursday March 31 of Johanna (Josie) Brown, née Dowling, Tinnypark Nursing Home, Kilkenny and formerly of Callan, Freshford and London.
Peacefully, under the wonderful care of the staff at Tinnypark Nursing Home, Kilkenny.
Predeceased by her husband Bill. Deeply missed and missed by his loving family, daughter Helen, son-in-law Kevin, grandsons David and Philip, wife of David Niamh, parents, neighbors and friends.
Resting at Molloy’s Funeral Home, Callan on Monday 4th April with funeral prayers followed by transfer to St. Lachtain’s Church, Freshford. Requiem Mass is Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. with interment afterwards at Saint-Pierre-et-Paul Cemetery, Portlaoise.
The death took place on Friday 1 April of Edith Lawlor (née Furlong) Canal House, Mountmellick, Laois
Died in her 95th year in the loving care of staff at St Vincent’s Hospital in Mountmellick.
Beloved wife of William (Bill) Lawlor, recently deceased. Predeceased by her brother Willie and her sister Vera. Deeply missed by his loving family, neighbors, loved ones and many friends.
Rested at Moloney Mountmellick Funeral Home Saturday. Move to St. Paul’s Church in Mountmellick, arrival at 7 p.m. Funeral Sunday at 2 p.m. Burial then in the grounds of the Rocher de Dunamaise church.
John Hinch – Rosenalis
The death took place on Thursday March 31 of John (Jack) Hinch of Meelick, Rosenallis.
Peacefully at Oak Dale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Beloved son of the late John and Mary Deeply missed by his sisters Betty Callaghan, (Reary, Clonaslee), Margaret Bailey (UK), his brothers Fint (Mountmellick), Pat (Tullamore), nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law Mary and Ann, brothers-in-law, neighbours, parents, former co-workers and friends.
Resting at Moloney Mountmellick Funeral Home on Fridays from 6 p.m. Recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Moved from his brother Fint and Mary’s home on Saturday morning at 9.45am to St Brigid’s Church, Rosenallis arriving for Requiem Mass at 10.30am. Interment then in St Brigid Cemetery.