Deaths in Laois - April 26, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - April 26, 2018

Bridie Cahill - Ratheniska

The death took place on Thursday, April 26 of Bridie Cahill (née Deighton) of Ratheniska. 

Peacefully in the tender care of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Brigid (Bridie), beloved wife of the late Jim. Deeply regretted by her loving sons John, Michael, James, daughters Sheila, Agnes, Breda, Noreen, Mary and Ann, sisters Hannah, and Sr. Adele (South Korea), brother Nicholas, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law., grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence from 4pm on Friday, with rosary recital at 8pm. Funeral arriving at the Church of the Holy Cross, Ratheniska for 3pm Mass on Saturday. Interment will follow in adjoining cemetery.

Eilish Maher - Clonaslee 

The death took place on Thursday, April 26 of Eilish Maher (née Lalor) of Main St., Clonaslee. 

Peacefully at the Midland's Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by her husband Michael and infant son Thomas. She will be very sadly missed by her loving sons Seamus, Richard, Michéal, and Paul. Fondly remembered by her grand-children Kevin, Alan, Shane, Laura, Eimear, Connor, and Kate.

Deeply regretted by her daughters-in-law Bernie, Mary and Aisling. Her sisters Maura, Teresa, Sr. Francis, Breda, Her brother Fr. Tom Lalor, P.P. Leighinbridge, Co. Carlow, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at the residence of her son Richard and Mary, Derry, Rosenallis from 4pm on Friday with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing on Saturday from 12 noon with removal at 7.15pm to arrive at St. Manman's Church, Clonaslee for 8pm Mass. House private from 6pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Manman's Cemetery, Clonaslee. 

Liam Dunphy - Abbeyleix and Ballinakill 

The death took place on Wednesday, April 25 of Liam Dunphy of Brandra, Abbeyleix and Ballinakill and Graiguecullen. 

Surrounded by his loving family, in the loving care of Joan and staff at St.Fiacc's House Graiguecullen, Carlow. In his 94th year. Sadly missed by his loving wife Bridie and family Anne Sheridan, Breda Byrne, Fr. John, Colm and Mary Jowett, brother Fr. Noel, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Reposing at St. Fiacc's House from 3pm to 9pm on Thursday with Prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am in St. Brigid's Church, Ballinakill. Burial immediately afterwards in St. Brigid's Cemetery. 

Norah Phelan - Mountrath

The death took place on Tuesday, April 24 of Norah Phelan (née Delaney) of Coldblow, Mountrath.

In the loving care of matron and staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home Portlaoise, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband William (Billy) and her daughter Mary. Sadly missed by her daughter Geraldine Dunne (Rosenallis), sons Kieran (Rathphelan) and John Joe, grandchildren, daughter-in-law Pauline, son-in-law Noel, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home Mountrath on Wednesday afternoon from 4pm, with Removal at 6.30pm to St. Fintan's Church Mountrath, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 11am, followed by Burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery Mountrath.

Christina Williams - Errill 

The death took place on Monday, April 23 of Christina Williams (née Cleary) of Ballyfermot, Dublin and formerly Rossmore, Errill.

Peacefully at St. James's Hospital. Deeply regretted by her daughter Anne, sons Michael, John and David, grandchildren Daire, Niamh, Rachel, Jack and Edel, great-grandchildren Kendal and Cole, her sisters Betty, Mary and Jane, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her sister Mary Williams' residence, (Knockiel, Rathdowney) on Thursday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am in The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney.

Michael Hughes - Wolfhill

The death took place on Monday, April 9 of Michael (Mick) Hughes of Iver Bucks, England and late of Ballylehane Upper, Wolfhill. 

Peacefully at his residence. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, daughters Tina and Ash, sons-in-law, grandchildren Sophie, Sam, Gabby, Georga and Charlie, brother Jimmy, sisters Kate and Bridget, nephews, nieces and friends.

Reposing at Rigneys Funeral Home, Athy from 7pm on Thursday evening with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday morning at 10.15am to arrive at St. Mary's Church, Wolfhill for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. 

Mary Theresa and Timmy Guidera - Mountrath and Roscrea

The deaths have taken place of Mary Theresa Guidera (née Conroy), and her youngest son Timmy Guidera, late of Clonbarrow, Mountrath  and Roscrea. Died 15th and 22nd March 2018 (respectively) in England. Deeply regretted by their loving family, relatives, and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home Mountrath this Tuesday evening from 8pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Fintan's Church Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by burial in Clonenagh Cemetery.