Deaths in Laois - February 15, 2018

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Deaths in Laois - February 15, 2018

Lillian Bentley -  Mountmellick

The death took place on Thursday, February 15 of Lillian Bentley (née Ridgeway) of The Rock, Mountmellick and formerly of Garryhinch.

Peacefully in the arms of her loving family. Wife of the late Noel and predeacesed by her infant son George. Sadly missed by her family, Caroline, Ann Marie and Noel Jnr, son in law Bob, grandchildren Christopher, Kelly, Ruth and Roisin, her brothers Ivor and Ronnie, her sister Ann and a large circle of neighbours and friends.

Funeral arriving to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick for 2pm Requiem Mass on Saturday afternoon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick. 
 

Rita Armitage - Portlaoise

The death took place on Wednesday, February 14 of Rita Armitage of Ballina House, Portlaoise and late of Lissadonna, Cloughjordan. Peacefully at Portlaoise General Hospital. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Grace, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing on Saturday at Treacy's Funeral Home, Shinrone from 12 noon until 1pm followed by removal to The Methodist Church, Cloughjordan for Funeral Service at 2.30pm and burial afterwards in Modreeney Cemetery.
 

Richard Slevin - Portarlington

The death took place on Wednesday, February 14 of Richard (Dick) Slevin of The Cottage and formerly Mount Henry, Killenard.

Peacefully at Saint James' Hospital, Dublin surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Lilly. Deeply regretted by his family Christy, Nuala, Joe, Richard, Deirdre and Dan. Sadly missed by his daughters-in-law and partners, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his son's residence at Mount Henry from 7pm Wednesday evening, with Recital of the Rosary at 9pm. Reposing Thursday until removal at 7pm to Saint John's Church for 7.30pm Prayers. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by Interment in adjoining cemetery.

John Bergin - Mountmellick and Roscrea

The death took place on Wednesday, February 14 of John Bergin of St. Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick and Gurteen, Ballybritt, Roscrea.

Predeceased by his parents Jimmy and Mary and brother Pat. Deeply regretted by his brother Seamus, sister Bernadette, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and community of St. Vincents Hospital.

 Reposing in Tierney's Funeral Home, Roscrea on Thursday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.30pm arriving in St. Cronan's Church at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards in Dungar Cemetery.

James Bergin - Rathdowney

The death took place on Tuesday, February 13 of James Bergin of Knockiel, Rathdowney.

Peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Alice and his family Nicholas, Mary, Anna, Frances, Tim, Bernie, J.J and Sean, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, his sisters Ann and Bernadette, his brothers Tony and Danny, sisters in law Molly and Alice, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his home on Thursday evening from 3pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral prayers on Friday at 11am followed by removal to the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney for funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery. 

Madge McEvoy - Portlaoise

The death took place on Tuesday, February 13 of Madge McEvoy (née Moore) of Capoley, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. In her 91st year. Madge, loving wife of the late Edward (Ned). Predeceased by her son-in-law Paddy. Dearly loved mam to Joe, Sarahanne Brennan, Ailish Lambert, Mary McEvoy and Breda Dempsey. Sadly missed by her loving family, sisters Nan Phelan, Bidgie Burke, brothers Jim Moore and Fint Moore, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her son Joe's residence at Capoley from 6pm on Wednesday evening with rosary at 8pm. On Thursday reposing at Keegans Funeral Home from 5.30pm with removal at 6.45pm to SS Peter and Paul’s Church. On Friday, Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Catherine Bennett - Portlaoise

The death took place on Tuesday, February 13 of Catherine Bennett (née Booth) of Glendowns, Portlaoise, Laois

Formerly of The Heath. Beloved wife of the late Felix and much loved mother of Noel, Richard and Felix. Predeceased by her son John. Deeply regretted by her family, daughter-in-law Margaret, grandchildren Jessica and Sarah, brother Paddy, sister Ter, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12noon in St Peter & Paul's Church, Portlaoise. Interment afterwards in the New Cemetery Ballyfin.

Elizabeth Rogers - Portlaoise

The death took place on Tuesday, February 13 of Elizabeth (Eilish) Rogers (née Conroy) of Borris Little, Portlaoise. 

Beloved wife of the late William. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving son Billy, daughter Marie (Scully) and grandson David. Sadly missed by her brothers Pascal and Josie, sister Mera, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan's Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 7pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
 

Peter Breen - Mountrath

The death took place on Monday, February 12 of Peter Breen  (Snr) of Drim, Mountrath. 

Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen and family Eamonn, Peter, Andrea (Burke), Annemaire (O'Brien), Sean, Lynus, Madeline (Cuddy), Olivia (Delaney), Fidelma (Cuddy), Glenn and Nigal, sister Catherine, brother Fintain, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great- grandchild, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at his home on Monday evening from 7pm with rosary in the house at 9pm, and on Tuesday evening from 6pm with rosary at 9pm. Removal this Wednesday morning at 11.30am to St. Edmund's Church, Castletown for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath.

Dorothy Flanagan - Borris-in-Ossory 

The death took place on Monday, February 12 of Dorothy (Dora) Flanagan (née Jennings) of Rock Road, Borris-in-Ossory and formerly of Church Road, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

Suddenly, at her home. Predeceased by her sister Margaret (Irwin). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed her loving husband Patrick (P.J.), sons Noel, Kevin and Sean, daughter Sinead, brother Tommy, daughters in law, son in law, her cherished five grandsons and her five granddaughters, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 4pm with rosary in the house both evenings at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 10.30am to St. Canice's Church, Borris in Ossory, for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in Derrinsallagh Cemetery, Borris in Ossory. 

Elizabeth Keyes - Moyadd

The death took place on Monday, February 12 of Elizabeth (Lizzie) (Bab) Keyes (formerly Cooney) (née Lynch) of Moyadd, The Swan.

Predeceased by her loving husbands John Keyes and Jim Cooney. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Michael and Eamon, nephew David, niece-in-law Gillian, brother-in-law Bernard, sisters-in-law Sr. Rita and Carmel, nephews-in-law, nieces-in-law, cousins Michael, Dan, Lil, Jim and Larry, wonderful neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at Rigney's Funeral Home, Athy from 7pm on Monday, with Rosary at 8pm. Removal at 7.15pm on Tuesday evening to arrive at St. Lazerian's Church, Knock, Spink for 8pm. Requiem Mass at 1pm on Wednesday afternoon with burial afterwards in Clogh Cemetery, Co. Kilkenny.