Deaths in Laois - February 21, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 21, 2018

Frank Rowan - Portlaoise

The death took place on Tuesday, February 20 of Frank Rowan of Woodgrove, Portlaoise and late of Kilmore West, Dublin.

Peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Frances (Frank), beloved husband of Betty and dearly loved dad to Elizabeth, Barbara, Frank and Siobhan. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and former colleagues in Unidare.

Reposing at his residence from 6pm on Thurdsay with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. 

John O'Neill - Stradbally

The death took place on Monday, February 19 of John O'Neill of Church Avenue, Stradbally. 

Peacefully at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Sadly missed and remembered with love by his beloved wife Annie, daughters Barbara and Stella, sons Martin, Brian, Colm, John and Dermot, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Tony, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and his many friends.

John will repose at his family home from 2pm on Tuesday with Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally. Interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery.

Christina Lalor - Mountmellick 

The death took place on Monday, February 19 of Christina (Tina) Lalor (née O'Brien) of Townpark, Mountmellick. 

Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Nora, sisters Maureen, Lucy, Nancy, sister-in-law Dolores, brothers Pauric, Tom, Mick and Sean. Deeply regretted by her husband Eamonn, daughters Fiona and Emma and grandson Eamonn, sister Lena O’Gorman (Clonmel), brother-in-law Tom, sisters-in-law Mary,Maisie, Nuala, Genieve and Rita, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing in Moloney’s Funeral Home on Tuesday from 7pm with Recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday evening at 7.45pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick arriving for 8pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Mountmellick.

Simon Dollard - Rathdowney 

The death took place on Saturday, February 17 of Simon Dollard of Ballyedmond, Rathdowney and London.

Beloved son of the late John and Bridget. Sadly missed by his loving sisters Lilly (De Mattos), Breda (Campion) and Alice (Delaney) and his brother John, sister-in-law Peggy Dollard, brother-in-law Tom Delaney, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Memorial Mass on Thursday, February 22nd, at 9am in The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by interment of ashes in Rathdowney Local Cemetery.