Deaths in Laois - February 25, 2019

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 25, 2019

Michael Pyne - Portlaoise

The death took place on Sunday, February 24 of Michael Pyne of St. Brigid's Place, Portlaoise and formerly of Regaile, Thurles.

Unexpectedly, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Michael, deeply regretted by his brothers John, Dominic, Willie and Tom, sisters Bridie, Margaret, Theresa, Bernie and Kathleen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Devitt’s Funeral Parlour, Cashel on Tuesday evening from 5.30pm with Removal at 7.30pm to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Boherlahan. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11.30am followed by Burial in the adjoining Bianconi Cemetery.

Christy Dunne - Ballylinan

The death took place on Sunday, February 24 of Christy Dunne of Drimroe, Ballylinan. 

Peacefully, at Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Beloved brother of Esther (Jo) Brennan, Ballyadams. Predeceased by his loving parents Christopher & Margaret, brother Johnny, sisters Betty, Maureen and Gretta. He will be sadly missed by his dear sister, brother-in-law Andy, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Reposing at his niece Antoinette's Brennan Kealy's residence, Parkhill, Ballyadams from 12 noon on Tuesday with Rosary at 8pm. Removal by Rigney's Funeral Director's at 11.45am on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Joseph's Church, Ballyadams for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Ballyadams. 

Robert Thompson - Mountmellick

The death took place on Sunday, February 24 of Robert Thompson of Greystones, Wicklow and formerly of Mountmellick. Peacefully after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply missed by his wife Marion, sons, Tom, Adrian, Eric, Jonathan and Philip, daughters-in-law, Sunet, Deborah and Anne, grandchildren Daniel, Ciara, Zack, River and Wilde, brothers -in-law,sisters- in- law, extended family relatives and friends.

Funeral Service in Greystones Presbyterian Church, Trafalgar Road, Greystones on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Redford Cemetery (The Grove) Greystones.

Martin Bennett - Mountrath 

The death took place on Saturday, February 23 of Martin Bennett of Clonard, Mountrath. 

Peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise, surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of Maureen, loving father to Peter, Maureen (Dowling), Kathleen (Dunne), Martin, Brenda, and Helen (Phelan), and brother to Kathleen Connor. Martin will be sadly missed by his wife, children, grandchildren, sister, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home Mountrath on Sunday evening from 4pm with Rosary at 8pm. House private on Monday and also Tuesday morning. Requiem Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am in St. Edmund's Church Castletown, followed by private cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium.