Deaths in Laois - February 20, 2019

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 20, 2019

Georgina Dobbin - Stradbally

The death took place on Tuesday, February 19 of Georgina (Ena) Dobbin of Stradbally and Dublin, Brownstown.

Peacefully, at Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Dearly loved Aunt of Anne (Nolan) Mark (Dobbin) June, Leila, Audrey, Ann and Sandra. Sadly missed by her family and friends.

Reposing at Droimnin Nursing Home from 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday with prayers at 7pm. Prayers at 1.15pm on Thursday followed by removal to St. Patrick's Church, Stradbally for 2pm Funeral Service. Burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.

Margaret Lawless - Portlaoise 

The death took place on Monday, February 18 of Margaret Lawless (née Lawlor) of Lakeglen, Portlaoise. 

Beloved wife of Sonny and much loved mother of Tom, Alan and Terry. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends.

Reposing at her home this Wednesday with rosary recital at 8pm. Removal on Thursday at 9:00am to arrive at SS Peter & Paul's Church for 10am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul's Cemetery.

Paul Brady - Rathdowney

The death took place on Monday, February 18 of Paul Brady of Bantry, Cork and Rathdowney.

Unexpectedly, at his home. Paul, predeceased by his wife Trisha. Deeply regretted by his son David, sisters Laurie and Agnes and his brother Peter, relatives and friends.

Reposing at O' Sullivan's funeral home, Rathdowney on Thursday evening from 6pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday in The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, at 11am followed by burial in Rathdowney local cemetery.

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 12noon. 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.