Deaths in Laois - November 13, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - November 13, 2018

Celsus McGovern - Rathdowney

The death took place on Monday, November 12 of Celsus McGovern of Clover Hill, Conoboro Road, Rathdowney and formerly Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim.

Peacefully in the presence of his family and in the tender care of his friends at The Lakes Nursing Home, Killaloe. Celsus in his 89th year. Beloved husband of the late Pauline (nèe Quigley). Treasured father to Declan, Danny, Celsus, Loughlin and Alicia. Loving brother of Seddie (Ballinamore) and Mary Collins (Ballinteer), father-in-law to Angela, Imelda, Ann and Joe, cherished grandad to Jack, Aoife, Siùn, Sophie, Harry, Charlie and Freddie, sadly mourned by his sisters-in-law Mary O' Callaghan and Josie McGovern, nieces, nephews, great neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at his home (Clover Hill) on Wednesday evening from 5pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery, Rathdowney.

Joseph Murphy - Durrow 

The death took place on Monday, November 12 of Joseph (Joe) Murphy, The Square, Durrow. 

Formerly the Castle Arms Hotel, Durrow. In his 95th year, surrounded by his loving wife Carmel and family. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife Carmel, sons Tomas, Seosamh, Sean, Oisin (Durrow, Pascal New York, USA), daughters Catriona Kelly (California USA), Carmel Tameifuna (Hong Kong, China), Orla Staines (Dunmore East Co Waterford), sister Agnes (Baby) Conroy, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, grandnieces, grandnephews and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at his residence on Wednesday from 2pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday at 7pm arriving at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow for 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.]

Mary Delaney - Mountmellick 

The death took place on Monday, November 12 of Mary Delaney (née Conry) of Derryguile, Mountmellick and formerly Esker Jenkinstown, Co. Kilkenny. Died suddenly, at home.

Deeply regretted by her husband Jim, daughter Anna-Marie, sons James, Tom and Pat, daughters-in-law Regina, Sheila and Siobhan, grandchildren Saoirse, Lauren, Criona, Sarah, Emma, Darragh and Aoife, brother Tom, sisters Nora, Gret and Eileen, brothers and sisters-in-law, neices, nephews, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Reposing in the home of her daughter Anna Marie in Kyletelisha from 2pm on Tuesday. Removal at 5.45pm to St Joseph's Church, arriving at 6.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Joseph's Cemetery. 

Ita Curtis - Ballyadams

The death took place on Sunday, November 11 of Ita Curtis (née Hyland) of Bennettsbridge, Athy and formerly of Rathgilbert House, Ballyadams and Derrybeg, Clareen, Birr.

In the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff of St. Elizabeth's Ward, Mater Private Hospital. Predeceased by her loving parents Margaret and John Hyland and sister Anne. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Michael, daughter Marie, brothers Denis, John and Michael, sisters Maureen, Bridie, Eilish and Emelda, son-in-law Niall, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, adored grandchildren Neil-Joseph and Seán-Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her residence, Bennettsbridge, Athy from 5pm on Tuesday, until the conclusion of prayers which begin at 8pm. Removal by Rigney's Funeral Directors on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Michael's Parish Church, Athy for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Seir-Kieran's Cemetery, Clareen, Birr, arriving for 2pm approximatley.