Deaths in Laois - July 19, 2017

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Deaths in Laois - July 19, 2017

Elizabeth Burke - Mountrath

The death took place on Wednesday, July 19 of Elizabeth (Lil) Burke (née Dollard) of Shannon Street, Mountrath. 

Peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Tim and mother of the late Mary (Kelly). Deeply regretted by her loving son Seamus, daughters Philomena (Stack) Clonreher, and Lillian, Dublin, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law Mary Theresa, sons-in-law Eamonn and Brian, sister Phyllis (Gorman), nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at her son Seamus' home (Shannon Street) from 7pm this Wednesday evening with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Thursday from 4pm at the funeral home with Removal at 6.30pm to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 11am, followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath.

Paddy Delaney - Portlaoise and Timahoe

The death took place on Tuesday, July 18 of Paddy (James) Delaney of 52 Marian Ave, Portlaoise and Timahoe. 

Former Milkman. Beloved husband of the late Patsy and much loved father of Bríd Elizabeth, Geraldine and Martin. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends 

Reposing at his home this Thursday with rosary recital at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday in SS Peter & Paul's Church at 10am. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul's Cemetery. 

Padraig Scully - Mountmellick

The death took place on Monday, July 17 of Padraig Scully of Lord Edward Street, Mountmellick.

Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Brigid. Deeply regretted by his family Seamus, Geraldine, Mary and Fergus, his sister Mary Brennan, grandchildren Fiach, David, Brion, Thomas, Cormac, Caelinn and Saorla, sons-in-law Gerard and Steve, daughter-in-law Liz, nieces, nephews, neighbours and many friends.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later in the week.

Mary Hartford - Portlaoise

The death took place on Monday, July 17 of Mary Hartford (née Brophy) of Marian Ave, Portlaoise.

Peacefully in the care of the staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Mary, beloved wife of John. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Gertie, brother Ned, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan's Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 5pm on Tuesday evening with removal to SS Peter and Paul's Church at 7pm. Requiem Mass at 10am on Wednesday followed by interment in Durrow Cemetery.