Deaths in Laois - July 3, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - July 3, 2018

Margaret Ryan - Maganey

The death took place on Tuesday, July 3 of Margaret (Peggy) Ryan (née Bowden) of Killabban, Maganey. 

Wife of the late Willie. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Dympna (McArdle), Marian (George), Dolores (Sheridan), Joyce (Kearney), Teresa (Hughes), Patricia (Grimwood), Peggy (Furey), sons John and Billy, brother Ger, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grand-children, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her daughter Dympna McArdle's residence, Ballinteskin, Stradbally  from 6pm on Tuesday with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday evening at 7.15pm to arrive at St. Abban's Church, Killeen for prayers at 8pm. Requiem Mass at 11am on Thursday morning followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Leona Cuddy - Portlaoise

The death took place on Monday, July 2 of Leona Cuddy of Mellick, Portlaoise. 

Suddenly at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin. Daughter of Martin and Theresa, sister to Shane and Gary, deeply regretted by her heart-broken parents, brothers, grandfather, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Reposing at her home at Mellick, Portlaoise on Wednesday afternoon from 2pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday afternoon to St. Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for Requiem Mass at 2pm, followed by Burial in St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Rev Bro Padraig McDonald - Ballinakill 

The death took place on Sunday, July 1 of Rev Bro Padraig McDonald of Salesian Community, Don Bosco Road, Pallaskenry, Co. Limerick and Moate, Ballinakill.

Suddenly, at his residence. Son of the late Paddy. Deeply mourned by his mother Margaret, brothers Brendan and Micheál, sister Marguerite, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, the Salesian family and the community at large.

Reposing at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Milford, Castletroy, Limerick on Wednesday from 2pm to 3.45pm, followed by Mass at 4pm. Removal directly afterwards to St. Brigid's Church, Ballinakill arriving at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in the Salesian Community Cemetery, Ballinakill.

James O'Neill - Edenderry and Portarlington 

The death took place on Sunday, July 1 of James O'Neill of 27 Sycamore Drive, Edenderry and formerly of 63 St Brigid's Square Portarlington.

Suddenly. Late of Irish Army. Sadly missed by his loving family Alan, Helen, Jason, Aoife and Sean, wife Joan, grandchild T.J., parents Jimmy and Mary, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his parents' residence at 63 St Brigid's Square Portarlington on Tuesday from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing all day Wednesday with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday at 11am arriving St Michael's Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery Portarlington. 

Tom Daly - Crettyard

The death took place on Saturday, June 30 of Tom Daly of Clonbrook, Crettyard. 

Suddenly at home. Tom will be sadly missed by his sons Adrian and James, sisters Nancy, Margaret, and Betty, sister-in-law Angela, brothers-in-law John and Patrick, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Coady's Funeral Home, Castlecomer from 6pm on Monday. Vigil Prayers and Rosary on Monday evening at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to Saint Abban's Church, Doonane for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. 

Oliver Donohue - Portlaoise

The death took place on Friday, June 29 of Oliver Donohue of Grattan st., Portlaoise and London. 

Peacefully after a long illness at Charing Cross Hospital, London. Oliver, known as ‘Hammy’, is sadly missed by his brothers Denis, Joe, Paul, Eugene, and Gerry, his sister Mary O’Brien, his nephews, nieces, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, and by many relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his brothers, Finbar, Paschal, Fr. Brendan S.M.A., Fr. Dominic S.M.A., Frank and Raymond, and by his sister, Sr. Deanna O.L.A. He will be missed particularly by friends from the Hammersmith/Fulham Community Law Centre, Hammersmith/Fulham Labour Party, the Trades Council, Trade Unions, Irish cultural and social groups, and groups representing the unemployed, social justice, and Irish unity.

Oliver’s funeral Mass and cremation will take place in London later in July. His ashes will be placed in the family grave after a mass in St Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, on a date to be announced.

Catherine Kearney - Mountmellick and Portlaoise

The death took place on Friday, June 29 of Mountmellick and Portlaoise.

Suddenly, after a short illness. Sadly missed by Tommy, sons Paul, Neil and Thomas and daughter Shánnen, brothers Sean and Bernard, sisters, Elizabeth, Caroline and extended family and many friends.

Reposing Keegan's Funeral Home, Portlaois, on Tuesday evening from 7pm with recital of the rosary at 9pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon in SS Peter and Paul's Church, Portlaoise. Cremation will take place at a later date and Catherine's ashes will be then be interred in SS Peter and Paul's Cemetery Portlaoise.