Deaths in Laois - December 25, 2018

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Deaths in Laois - December 25, 2018

Simon Walsh - Portlaoise and Mountrath

The death took place on Sunday, December 23 of Simon Walsh of Fairgreen, Portlaoise, and formerly of Clonard, Mountrath.

Unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his heart-broken parents Martin and Mary, children Miya and Callum, partner Shauna, brothers Stephen and Lorcan, grandmother Mary, aunts, uncles, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home, Mountrath, on St. Stephen's evening from 7pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath. 

Jo Kelly - Crettyard

The death took place on Monday, December 24 of Jo Kelly (née McCall) of Mayo, Monavea, Crettyard.

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her home. Beloved wife of Peader, much loved mother of Danielle, Samantha, Tracy, Charmaine, Hugh, Jeff and Annmarie adores grandmother of Kyran.

Funeral Arrangements later.

John Brennan - Ballybrophy

The death took place on Sunday, December 23 of John Brennan of Ballyquaid, Ballybrophy.

Tragically following a car accident. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents Sean and Martina, his brothers and sisters, Caroline, Marie, Daniel, Katie, Cillian and Eoin, uncles, aunts, brothers in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his home in Ballyquaid this Monday evening (Christmas Eve) from 7pm with rosary in the house at 9pm, and on Tuesday (Christmas Day) with rosary in the house at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday (St. Stephen's Day) in Killasmeestia Church at 1.30 pm, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Patricia Power - Ballickmoyler

The death took place on Sunday, December 23 of Patricia (Patty) Power (née Molamphy) of Coolnaugh, Ballickmoyler.

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at The District Hospital, Carlow. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mother of Kathleen, Margaret, Anne, Patricia, Michael and James (Jim) and cherished sister of Kathleen, Jimmy and the late Annie. She will be sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister, brother, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Carpenter Bros Funeral Home, Graiguecullen from 2pm on Wednesday (St. Stephen’s Day) with removal at 6.30pm to St Abban’s Church, Killeen (via her residence) arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Michael Cullinane - Mountrath

The death took place on Sunday, December 23 of Michael Cullinane of Blackrock, Dublin and formerly of Mountrath.

Former NT at Ashford, Co. Wicklow and Drimnagh Castle. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff in Newtownpark House, Blackrock, Co. Dublin Predeceased by his wife Phyllis, daughter Hilda and brother John. Much loved father of Fiona. Sadly missed by his sisters Mary and Rita, his brother Denis, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at his family home on Wednesday from 4pm-8pm, with removal to St. John the Baptist Church, Blackrock for Funeral Mass at 10am on Thursday, followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery.