Deaths in Laois - March 6, 2018

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Deaths in Laois - March 6, 2018

Laurence Breslin - Clonaslee

The death took place on Monday, March 5 of Laurence (Larry) Breslin of Glenkeen, Clonaslee. 

Peacefully at home. 

Funeral Arrangements to be announced later. 

Margaret Mills - Abbeyleix

The death took place on Monday, March 5 of Margaret (Peggy) Mills (née Fox) of Thornberry, Abbeyleix.

Peacefully in the loving care of the Staff of St. Brigid's Hospital, Shaen. Predeceased by her husband Joe. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Seamus and Joseph, daughters Maria, Roseanne, Assumpta, Carol and Ciara, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law Patricia, grandchildren, great-grandnson Danny, brothers, sisters, extended family relatives and friends.

Reposing at the Adoration Chapel adjoining the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix from 5pm on Tuesday with removal to the Church of The Most Holy Rosary for 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Burial afterwads in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Linda Conroy - Ballyroan and Portlaoise

The death took place on Sunday, March 4 of Linda Conroy (née Lanham) of Ballyroan and formerly Marian Avenue, Portlaoise.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Sadly missed by her heartbroken husband Gerry, sons Keith, Garry and Scott daughters Emma-jane and Karen. Deeply regretted by her mother Maura, mother-in-law Pauline, sisters Teresa and Gillian, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at her daughter's residence at 17 Cross of Newtown, Ballyroan from 2pm on Tuesday with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 9am for Requiem Mass at 10am in St. Peter & Paul's Parish Church, Portlaoise. Burial afterwards in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Portlaoise. 

Karen Coonan - Portlaoise 

The death took place on Saturday, March 3 of Karen Coonan (née Dixon) of Chantiere Gate, Portlaoise.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Karen, dearly loved wife to Owen and adoring mother to Matthew. Deeply regretted by her loving family, her parents Anne and Brendan and brother Alan, mother in law Philomena, sister in law Trisha, brothers in law, Brian, Barry, and Dermot, beautiful nieces and nephews Cassie, Maeanna, Theo, Laurence and Aonghus, uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Keegan's Funeral Home from 6pm on Monday evening with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday to Ss Peter and Paul’s Church for 10am requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in Ss Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

John Rafter - Clough 

The death took place on Thursday, March 1 of John (Sean) Rafter (Snr) of Boherard, Clough. 

Peacefully, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Josie, children Siobhan, Michael, Paul, Noreen, Majella and John, sister Kathleen, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his residence from 3pm on Monday with Rosary at 9pm. Removal to St Canice's Church, Clough on Tuesday morning for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in Clough Cemetery.

Doris Lalor - Timahoe and Ballinakill

The death took place on Saturday, March 3 of Doris Lalor (née Lalor) of Cremorgan, Timahoe and Ballinakill.

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Dan. Sadly missed by her heartbroken children, son Willie and daughter Trish. Deeply regretted by her mother Phil, father Patrick, brothers John, Colm, Declan and Eamonn. Sadly missed by her daughter in law Karen, grandchildren Ellie -Ann and Heidi, sisters in law, brother in law, uncle, aunts and nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at her residence from Sunday evening at 6.30pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning at 11.30 to arrive to Saint Michael's Church, Timahoe for 12 noon Requiem Mass, followed by interment in Saint Michael's Cemetery, Timahoe. 

Paddy Whelan - Errill

The death took place on Saturday, March 3 of Paddy Whelan of Coolowley, Errill.

Peacefully in the wonderful care of The Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick. Paddy, deeply regretted by his nephew Jim Curran (Rathdowney), relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at O'Sullivan's Funeral Home, Rathdowney, on Monday evening with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday in Killasmeestia Church at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.