Deaths in Laois - August 20, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - August 20, 2018

Sean Brophy - Knockanina and Mountrath

The death took place on Sunday, August 19 of Sean Brophy of Knockanina and late of Woodbrook, Mountrath. 

Hurley Maker. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and in the loving care of doctors, matron, nurses, and staff of Naas General Hospital (Stroke Unit). Deeply regretted by Kathleen, sisters, brothers, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and his many friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home, Mountrath on Tuesday evening from 6pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by Burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery Mountrath.

Thomas Brennan - Crettyard

The death took place on Sunday, August 19 of Thomas (Tom) Brennan of 'St. Joseph’s', Doonane, Crettyard.

Peacefully, at Portlaoise General Hospital. Beloved husband of Peggy, much loved father of Mary, Catherine and John and adored grandfather of Margaret, Kathleen, Keith, Veronica, Laura, Eugenie, Rachel and Sophie. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, son, grandchildren, his 6 great-grandchildren, son-in-law Eugene, brothers Mick, Paul, Sean and Paddy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his home from 2pm on Monday with Prayers at 8pm. Reposing from 2pm on Tuesday with removal at 7pm to St. Abban’s Church, Doonane, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Paddy Feery - Mountmellick 

The death took place on Sunday, August 19 of Paddy Feery of 59 Pattision Estate, Mountmellick. 

Suddenly at home. Beloved husband of the recently deceased Alice, and dear father of the late Paddy. Deeply regretted by his loving family, Linda, David, Fiona and Gavin. Brothers, Sean (Geashil) and Maurice (Delvin, Westmeath), sisters, Rose (Chicago), Mary (Kelleigh), Carmel (Portarlington) and Betty (Cork), grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Reposing in Moloney's funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7pm. Recital of the rosary 9pm. Removal from his home on Wednesday afternoon arriving St. Joesph's Church Mountmellick for 3pm Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in St Joesph's Cemetery. 

John Ryan - Castletown and Rathdowney 

The death took place on Saturday, August 18 of John (Jack) Ryan of Churchfield Hights, Castletown, and formerly of Moore Street, Rathdowney.

Peacefully, in the care of the Matron and staff in the Villa Marie Nursing Home, Roscrea. Deeply regretted by all the family circle, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in Guilfoyle's Funeral Home, Castletown, Mountrath this Monday evening from 5pm with prayers in the funeral home at 8pm. Funeral Mass in St. Edmund's Church, Castletown on Tuesday morning at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the old cemetery Rathdowney.

Samuel Clarke - Portarlington 

The death took place on Friday, August 17 of Samuel (Sam) Clarke of Portarlington and formerly St. John’s Drive, Clondalkin.

Peacefully, in Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Beloved husband of Patricia and devoted dad to Sharon, Anthony, Tracey, Sarah-Jane and Alan. Cherished granddad to his 12 grandchildren and the late Craig, his brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, extended family and friends.

Reposing on Monday between 4pm and 7pm at his daughter Sarah Jane’s home in Rathcoole. Funeral Service on Tuesday at 2.30pm in Newlands Crematorium Chapel followed by Cremation.