Deaths in Laois - March 29, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - March 29, 2018

Tom Flanagan - Portarlington

The death took place on Thursday, March 29 of Tom Flanagan of Lea (Clonanny), Portarlington. 

Peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Margaret, son Declan, daughters Siobhan, Martina and Sarah, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, brother, sisters relatives, neighbours and friends. ​

Reposing at his residence from 12 noon on Good Friday with rosary at 8.30pm. Reposing on Saturday from 10am until 4.30pm. House private there after. Removal at 5.30pm to arrive at Saint John's Church, Killenard for 6pm prayers. Requiem Mass on Easter Sunday at 10.30am followed by Interment in adjoining cemetery.

Paul Byrne - Stradbally

The death took place on Wednesday, March 28 of Paul Byrne of 3 Church Avenue, Stradbally. 

Died peacefully at home in the loving care of his wife Ann Marie and his children Selena and Karina and his extended family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, his daughters, extended family, neighbours and many friends.

Funeral Arrangements to be announced later. 

Nancy Nicholls - Portarlington

The death took place on Tuesday, March 27 of Nancy Nicholls (née Dunne) of St Michael's Park, Portarlington. 

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Loving wife of the late Johnny and dear mother of the late Ann. Sadly missed by her loving family, Lilly, Arthur, Mary and Breda, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Maher's Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Tuesday from 6.30pm with Rosary at 8pm. Reposing on Wednesday from 5pm with Removal at 6.50pm arriving St Michael's Church, Portarlington for Funeral Mass at 7.30pm. Prayers on Holy Thursday at 11am. Burial afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery, Portarlington.

Annie Donaghey - Mountrath

The death took place in London on Monday, March 12 of Annie Donaghey (née Holland) of Coolnacart, Mountrath.

Funeral will take place in London, England, on 13th April 2018. 

Madeline Rolston - Portlaoise 

The death took place on Monday, March 26 of Madeline Rolston (née Robinson) of Glendowns, Portlaoise and late of Cloghan, Co. Offaly.

Peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Madeline, dearly beloved wife of Tom. Deeply regretted by her loving husband, sister Mary O'Halloran, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Keegan's Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 10.30am on Wednesday morning. Removal at 11.45am to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon requiem Mass. Cremation will follow afterwards in Newlands Crematorium at 2.30pm.

Dominic Mortimer - Mountrath

The death took place on Monday, March 26 of Dominic Mortimer of Killanure, Mountrath. 

Unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing niece Esther, nephews Aidan and Declan, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home Mountrath, on Tuesday evening from 8pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Fergal's Church, Camross for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Mary Edwards - Errill  

The death took place on November 13 of Mary Edwards (née Keane) of Homefield Park, Sutton, Surrey, England and formerly Castlefleming, Errill. Peacefully following a brief illness at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton.

A memorial prayer service for Mary will be on Holy Saturday in the Church Of Our Lady, Queen Of The Universe, Errill at 12 noon followed by interment of ashes in Errill Cemetery.