Deaths in Laois - July 26, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - July 26, 2018

John Bowe, Rathdowney

The death occurred of the late John Bowe, Erkina View, Mooreville, Rathdowney on July 25 2018.

Died peacefully at his residence following a long illness bravely borne.

John (Johnny) deeply regretted by his loving wife Pearl and his family John, Angela, Anthony, Barry, Bernie, Mary and Ray, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, his brothers Paddy, Peter and his sisters Lizzy, Nancy, Maggie, Bridgie, Catsy, Teresa, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at home on Thursday, with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am in The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by private cremation. No flowers by request. Donations to the Oncology Unit, Tullamore.

Ellen McGrath, Portlaoise

The death occurred of Ellen McGrath, (née O'Reilly), Borris Rd, Portlaoise on July 26.

Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the care of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing home.

Ellen (Ella) beloved wife of the late Michael. Dearly loved mam to David and Alison. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Margaret , brothers John, and Fr Tom. Daughter in law Aisling, son in law Stuart, Sister in law Geraldine. Grandchildren Will, Molly, Emmy Ben, Ava, Adam, Aaron, Caoimhe and Abbie. Nephews, nieces , relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence from 4 pm on Friday, July 27 with rosary at 8pm. Requiem mass at 1 pm on Saturday, July 28 in SS Peter and Paul’s church , Interment will follow afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery Portaoise.

Michael Dunne - Clonaslee

The death took place on Tuesday, July 24 of Michael Dunne of Ballymacrory, Clonaslee. 

Suddenly but peacefully at his residence. He will be sadly missed by his sorrowing brother Pat, sister Anne Rickards, niece Pauline, nephews Brian and Padraic, grand-nephews, grand-niece, cousins, neighbours, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at his residence on Wednesday evening from 7pm with Rosary at 9pm. Reposing at his residence all day Thursday ​with removal at 7pm, arriving to St. Manman's Church for 7.30pm.

Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman's Cemetery, Clonaslee.