Deaths in Laois - February 23, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 23, 2018

Mary T. O'Toole - Dubin and Stradbally

The death took place on Wednesday, February 21 of Mary T O'Toole (née Dunne) of Santry, Dublin and late of Ballinteskin, Stradbally.

Former nurse in St. Brendan’s, Grangegorman. Peacefully, in the amazing care of all the staff of the RCNU Raheny. Beloved wife of the late Jim and dear mother of Carmel, Sandra, and James, adoring grandmother to Donncha and Aaron; sadly missed by her loving family, son in law John, grandchildren, relatives, neighbours, and many friends.

Reposing at her residence on Thursday from 4pm to 7pm. Removal on Friday to Blessed Margaret Ball Church, Santry arriving at 9.50am for Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to Dardistown cemetery.

Bridget Whelan - Athy and Ballylinan 

The death took place on Wednesday, February 21 of Bridget Whelan (née Loughman) of McCauley Court, Athy and Ballylinan.

Reposing at Rigneys Funeral Home, Athy from 7pm on Thursday evening with Rosary at 8pm. Removal at 12.30pm on Friday afternoon to arrive at St. Anne's Church, Ballylynan for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Ballylinan Cemetery.

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.