Deaths in Laois - August 8, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - August 8, 2018

Linda Therese Smith - Mountmellick

The death took place on Tuesday, August 7 of Linda Therese Smith of 62 St Joseph's Tce, Mountmellick. 

Died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at The Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Staff memebr of St Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick.

Sadly missed by her loving parents, Pete and Helen, her sisters Karen, Wendy and Debbie, her brothers Brian, Colm and Owen, nieces Jennifer, Ava, Kellie, Rebecca and Oonagh, nephews Conor, David, Brian, Cillian, Robert, Tadgh, Harry and Adam, sisters-in-law Louise Kelly and Mary McEvoy, relatives, family and a large circle of family and friends.

Reposing this Wednesday in Moloney's Funeral Home from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 10.30am to St Joseph's Church Moutmellick, arriving for 11am requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joseph's cemetery. 

Catherine Mooney - Attanagh

The death took place on Tuesday, August 7 of Catherine Mooney of Closhawn, Attanagh.

Peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her parents Statia and Martin, her brother Henry, her sister in law Carmel and her nephew Alan. Deeply regretted by her brothers Tom, Pat, Martin and Denis, sister Statia, sister in law Ber, brother in law Peter, her devoted nieces and nephews, Helen, Mary, Martin, Sharon, Paul, Colm, Carmel, Kevin, Ciara, Lynda, Shane and Adrian, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours, former work colleagues and friends.

Reposing at her home from 2pm on Thursday afternoon. Funeral prayers on Thursday evening at 7.30pm, followed by removal to the Church of the Assumption Ballyouskill. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. 

Mary Ann Kelly - Donaghmore and Rathdowney

The death took place on Tuesday, August 7 of Mary Ann Kelly of Castletown, Donaghmore and Cuan Bhríde Rathdowney.

Deeply regretted by her brother Billy, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing at O'Sullivan's Funeral Home, Rathdowney this Wednesday evening from 6pm with funeral prayers at 7pm followed by removal at 7.30pm to the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 10am followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery.
Michael Leigh - Stradbally

The death took place on Monday, August 6 of Michael Leigh of Tullamoy, Stradbally. 

Husband of the late Margaret. Deeply regretted by his loving family Michael, Sarah, Kathleen and Anne, brother Pat, sons-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grand-children, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence from 5pm on Tuesday evening with Rosary at 8pm. Removal at 1.30pm on Wednesday afternoon to arrive at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Luggacurren, for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Ballyadams.

Margaret Horan - Ballinakill 

The death took place on Monday, August 6 of Margaret Horan (née Brennan) of Tullamaine, Fethard, Co. Tipperary, formerly of Ballysloe and recently of Ballinakill.

Beloved wife of the late Joachim. Deeply regretted by her brother Willie Brennan, daughter Mary Mansfield, sons Jimmy, Tom, Jo and his partner Liz, daughters-in-law Mary and Kate, son-in-law Mark, brother-in-law Dinny Horan, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Reposing at McCarthy's Funeral Home, Fethard on Wednesday from 5pm with removal to the Holy Trinity Parish Church at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery.

Ellen O'Shea - Ballinakill 

The death took place on Sunday, August 5 of Ellen (Elsie) O'Shea (née Sims) of Church St, Ballinakill. 

At The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Christy, sons Billy, Kevin, Paul, daughters Anne and Susan, sister Nancy, sons-in-law Gerard and Eric, daughters-in-law Sheila and Carina, brother-in-law Ron, nephews and nieces, grandchildren Roisin, Padraig, Eimear, Robyn, Emma, William, Chris, Ciara, Sam and Lauryn, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Reposing at The Chapel of Rest, Portlaoise Hospital from 4pm on Tuesday, with Rosary at 6.45pm. Removal at 7.30pm to St. Brigid's Church, Ballinakill, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am with interment afterwards in St. Brigid's Cemetery, Ballinakiil.

Mary Beirne - Portlaoise

The death took place on Saturday, August 4 of Mary (May) Beirne (née Ferns) of Chantiere Gate, Portlaoise. 

Died peacefully in the care of The Staff of St Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick. Daughter of the late Dennis and Margaret Ferns (North Circular Road, Dublin) and sister of Bunty Ferns. Predecased by her husband Niall Brendan Beirne (Pharmacist Portarlington) and her late daughter baby Brigid Beirne.

Sadly missed by her niece Rita, nephews Paddy, Wally and John, her beloved and devoted friends Miriam and Ann (Nancy), cousins in law, friends, Charlie and The Staff of St Vincent's Hospital Mountmellick where she resided for the last 13 years.

Reposing on Wednesday morning in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mountmellick from 11am with prayers at 12.30pm. Removal to Glasnevin Cemetery for burial at 2.30pm.

Laura Fitzpatrick - Borris-in-Ossory 

The death took place on Saturday, August 4 of Laura Fitzpatrick (née Phelan) of Borris-in-Ossory and TLC Nursing Home Santry, Dublin and formerly Beaumont, Dublin.

Unexpectedly at Beaumont Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Jim. Sadly missed by her sister Joan, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Guilfoyle's Funeral Home Castletown, Mountrath, this Tuesday evening from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St. Canice's Church, Borris in Ossory arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in Derrinsallagh Cemetery, Borris in Ossory.