Deaths in Laois - November 29, 2016

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News Reporter


Deaths in Laois - November 29, 2016

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.

Mary Ramsbottom - Stradbally

The death occurred on Tuesday, November 29 of Mary Ramsbottom (née Connolly) of Beauteogue, Stradbally
Unexpectedly in St. James' Hospital, Dublin. Deeply regretted by her husband Har and family, Bosco, Fergal, Avril (Browne) and Greg, grandchildren Aimie, Dara, Keeva, Emma,Anna, Harry, Edel, Emer, and Sarah, daughters-in-law Joan, Linda, and Threasa, and son-in-law John, sister Eileen (Arrigo), brothers Joe and Donal, sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Reposing in her home on Wednesday from 2pm. Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Thursday from 12 noon until 4pm. Family time from 4pm until removal at 6.10pm to The Church of The Sacred Heart, Stradbally arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Ratheniska Cemetery.
Joy Murphy - Portlaoise and Mountrath

The death occurred on Monday, November 28 of Joy Murphy (née Holmes) of Rossvale, Portlaoise nad late of Lacca,  Mountrath. 

Peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her husband Harry and daughter Angela. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Sheila, sisters Dorothy (Delaney), Gladys (Danne), Hilary (Shore) and Hether (Donoghue), sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Guilfoyle's Funeral Home, Castletown, Mountrath from 4pm this Tuesday evening with prayers in the funeral home at 7pm. Removal this Wednesday evening at 5pm to Lacca Church arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral Service on Thursday at 2pm with burial immediately afterwards in St. Peter's Cemetery, Mountrath.

Jim O'Flaherty - Portarlington

The death occurred on Monday, November 28 of Jim O'Flaherty of Main St, Portarlington and late of Brownsgrove, Tuam, Co. Galway.

In his 90th year. In the loving care of the staff of Sancta Maria Nursing Home, Kinnegad. Predeceased by his wife Teresa, father of Kevin and Catherine (Finan), father-in-law of John and the late Ailish. Deeply regretted by his children, son-in-law, grandchildren Aoife, Kevin, Jack, John and Liam, nieces, nephew, wider family and friends.

Reposing at Maher's Chapel of Rest, Portarlington, on Tuesday from 5pm with removal at 6.50pm arriving St. Michael's Church, Portarlington at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St. Michael's Cemetery.

Anne C. Spring - Athy and Portlaoise

The death occurred on Monday, November 28 of Anne C. Spring (née Hunston) of St. Vincent's Hospital Athy and late of Ballydavis, Portlaoise.
In the loving of the Matron and staff of St. Vincent's Hospital, Athy. Deeply regretted by her husband Barry, daughter Louisa, son Ronan, sisters Sr. Bernadette, Mary and Ettie, son-in-law Brian, daughter-in-law Shirley, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grand-children Diarmuid and Aine, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at The Chapel, St. Vincent's Hospital, Athy from 3pm on Tuesday, with Rosary at 8pm. Arriving at St. Michael's Parish Church, Athy on Wednesday morning for Requiem Mass at 11am with burial afterwards in St. Michael's New Cemetery, Athy. 

Carmel Crombie - Portarlington

The death  occurred on Saturday, November 26 of Carmel Crombie  (née O Reilly) of 47 Pinevilla, Portarlington. 
Peacefully at home, surrounded by her  family. Deeply regretted by her  husband Hughie, sons, Darren, Hughie (jnr) and James, grandchildren Tristian, Dermot, Hanna and Matthew, brothers, sisters, extended family and friends.
Reposing at her residence on Sunday and Monday from 2pm with Rosary on each evening at 9pm. 
Removal on Tuesday at 11.10am arriving St. Michaels Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St. Michael's Cemetery.