Deaths in Laois - December 7, 2016

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Deaths in Laois - December 7, 2016

May Whelan - Rathdowney

The death took place on Monday, December 5of May Whelan (née Carroll) of the Conoboro Road, Rathdowney. 

Peacefully at the Dean Maxwell Nursing Home, Roscrea. Predeceased by her husband Bill and her daughters Ber and Mary. Deeply regretted by her family, Peg, Sammy, Tom Agnes and Betty, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-brothers and step-sisters, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing at O' Sullivan's Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Tuesday evening. Funeral prayers on Wednesday evening at 7pm followed by removal at 7.30pm to the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 1pm followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.

 Judy Kelly - Ballybrophy

The death occurred on Sunday, December 4 of Judy (Johanna) Kelly of Kilcock, Ballybrophy.

Peacefully and surrounded by her family. Deeply regretted by her family, sister Brigid (Dillon, Holycross), brothers Michael (Castletown), Jim (Kilcoke), Paddy (Levitstown) and Tom (Kilcoke), brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and many friends.

Reposing was at her brother Michael’s residence at Westfield House, Castletown on Monday. Removal to St. Edmund’s Church, Castletown, arriving at 7.30pm on Tuesday. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am, followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney.

Billy Syms - Cork and Laois

The death took place on Monday, December 6 of Billy Syms of Two-Pot-House, Mallow and late of Laois.

Peacefully at Marymount Hospice, Cork. Husband of Joan (nee Burchill) and father of Gordan, Charmain, Adelina and Estelle, and grandfather of Patrick, Lorcan, Maggie and Annie, brother Sean, sister Peggy, son-in-law Barrie, daughter-in-law Ngoc, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.

 Reposing at O'Keeffe's Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Mallow on Wednesday from 5.30pm to 7pm followed by removal to St. Mary's Church, Mallow. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon.
 

James Fitzpatrick - Mountrath

The death occurred on Friday, December 2 of James (Jimmy) Fitzpatrick of Clonbarrow, Portlaoise Road, Mountrath. 

At the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his brother and sisters, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing was at Burke's Funeral Home, Mountrath on Saturday evening. Removal took place on Sunday evening to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 11am, followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath.

Colm Conroy - Mallow and Clonaslee

The death occurred on Friday, December 2 of Colm Conroy of Cullig Churchtown, Mallow and late of Clonaslee.

Peacefully at Marymount Hospice, Cork. Beloved husband of Delia (née Galvin) and father of Joan, Teresa, Billy, Kevin, Colm and the late Carmel. Deeply regretted by his wife, family, sisters Alice, Mary and Bridgie, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and the late Emma, great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

 Reposing was at O'Keeffe's Funeral Home, Buttevant on Sunday followed by removal to St Nicholas' Church, Churchtown. Requiem Mass on Monday at 2pm followed by burial afterwards in St Brigid's Cemetery.

Mary Devoy - Stradbally

The death occurred on Wednesday, November 30 of Mary Devoy of Ballythomas House, Stradbally. 

Peacefully in the care of the management and staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Predeceased by her brother Sean and sister Winnie. Deeply regretted by her nephews Tony and Sean, her family, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Reposing from 2pm this  Thursday in the Presentation Chapel, Stradbally, with rosary at 9pm on  Thursday evening. Removal on Friday evening at 6.45pm to arrive to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Stradbally, for funeral prayers at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12 noon, followed by Interment in Oakvale Cemetery.


Ronald Lewis - Portlaoise

The death occurred on Tuesday, November 29 of Ronald (Ronnie) Lewis of Summerhil, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully surrounded by his family, in the care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Predeceased by his brother Alfie, and sister Una Furney. Deeply regretted by his brother Sydney, sister Rosemary, sisters-in-law, Cathy and Kathleeen, brothers-in-law Ken and Billy, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan's Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 7pm with funeral prayers at 8pm. Service in St Peter's Church of Ireland, Market Square at 2pm on Friday followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Brendan Breen - Portlaoise

The death occurred on Tuesday, November 29 of Brendan Breen of Rosebank, Craydon Court, Portlaoise. 

At the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Sadie. Deeply regretted by his daughters Mariéad, Marie and Brenda, grandchildren, sons-in-law, extended family and friends.

Reposing was at his home on Wednesday, from 4.30pm with removal to St. Fintan's Church, Ballyfin on Wednesday evening. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 11am, followed by burial in St Fintan's Cemetery, Ballyfin.