Deaths in Laois - January 25, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - January 25, 2018

James Lalor Fitzpatrick

The death took place on Thursday, January 25 of James (Jimmy) Lalor Fitzpatrick of Kiln Lane, Mountrath. 

At his home, following a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Anne, children Keith, Rowena, and Dean, grandchildren, brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home Mountrath on Friday evening from 7pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by Burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath.

Sr. Aengus Campion - Drogheda and Errill 

The death took place on Thursday, January 25 of Sr. Aengus (Eileen) Campion of the Medical Missionaries of Mary, Drogheda, and formerly from Ballagh, Errill.

Peacefully, in Aras Mhuire Nursing Home, Drogheda. Predeceased by her parents, Ellen and John, her sisters, Sheila (Bree) and Mary Paul (Clancy), her brothers Frs. Pat and Con (Columban Fathers) Michael and Sean. Lovingly remembered by her sisters, Breda and Sr. Angela O.P., and brother Seamus, CSSR, her sister-in-law, Betty and brothers-in-law John Kirwan and John Clancy, all her nieces, nephews and their families, relatives and many friends and her MMM Community.

Funeral Mass in the MMM Convent on Saturday at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

William O'Reilly - Portlaoise

The death took place on Wednesday, January 24 of William (Willie) O'Reilly of 28 Lakeglen, Portlaoise, and formerly of Ballyfermot.

Peacefully at home surrounded by his wife Ann and family. Reposing at his home from 2pm on Friday. Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Funeral arriving Saturday morning for 10am Requiem Mass in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. Burial after in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Rita Poole - Rosenallis

The death took place on Monday, January 22 of Rita Poole (née Dooley) of Rosenallis village. 

Peacefully at Dromineen Nursing Home Stradbally. Predeceased by her husband James and son Andy.

She will be sadly missed by her sons Martin and Leonard, grandchildren Liam and Tom, daughter-in-law Caroline, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at her residence from 6pm this Tuesday evening with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing at her residence on Wednesday from 12 noon with removal on Wednesday evening to St. Brigid's Church Rosenallis, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon, followed by burial afterwards in St. Brigid's Cemetery Rosenallis.

Liam Kealy - Ballylinan 

The death took place on Sunday, January 21 of Liam Kealy of Aughanure, Ballylinan. 

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Ashling, daughter Shauna, parents Margaret and Tom, sister Lizzy, brother Denis, the Doyle family, brother-in-law Stephen, sister-in-law Marie, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence from 2pm on Tuesday with Rosary on Tuesday and Wednesday night at 8pm. Removal on Thursday afternoon, arriving at St. Joseph's Church, Ballyadams for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph's Cemetery.