Deaths in Laois - February 19, 2019

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 19, 2019

Sheila Odlum - Portlaoise

The death took place on Monday, February 18 of Sheila Odlum (née Joughin) of Wellfield, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully in her 99th year, at Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Beloved wife of the late Rollo and dearly loved mother of Timothy and Nigel. Treasured grandmother of Grace, Matthew and Melissa. Sadly missed and deeply regretted by her brother George, daughters-in-law Hilary and Karen, nieces Anna, Margaret, Catherine and Eleanor, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Oldtown, Abbeyleix on Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral service on Wednesday in St. Peter's Church, Portlaoise, at 12pm followed by burial in adjoining graveyard.

Peter Prior - Attanagh

The death took place on Monday, February 18 of Peter Prior of Closhawn, Attanagh. 

Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved husband of Statia and loving father to Shane and Adrian. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken family, brothers Andy and Donal, sisters Joan, Mary, Sheila and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his residence from 1pm on Tuesday with Rosary at 8.30pm. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Ballyouskill on Wednesday morning for Requiem Mass at 12.00 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. 

Dan O'Shaughnessey - Ballinakill 

The death took place on Sunday, February 17 of Dan O'Shaughnessey of Kilcronan, Ballinakill. 

Unexpectedly at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his late wife Eileen. Deeply regretted by his wife Alice, sons Brian, Eamonn and Denis, daughters Sabrina and Beth-Ann, brothers Dinny and Michael, sisters Rena, Mary and Eileen, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

 Reposing in the Chapel of Rest at The Regional Hospital, Portlaoise from 5pm on Tuesday evening. Removal at 7.20pm to St. Brigid's Church, Ballinakill arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Wednesday morning followed by interment in St. Brigid's Cemetery. 

Marie Hennessy - Portlaoise

The death took place on Sunday, February 17 of Marie Hennessy of Clondarrig, Portlaoise and formerly of Clonkeen.

Much loved sister of Margaret. Deeply regretted by her loving family, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.

Reposing in The Chapel of Rest at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, on Monday between 6pm and 8pm with rosary recital at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday to SS Peter & Paul's Church for 10am requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul's Cemetery.