Deaths in Laois - March 1, 2019

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - March 1, 2019

Betty Copley - Portlaoise

The death took place on Friday, March 1 of Betty Copley (nee Phelan) of Green Rd., Portlaoise. 

Peacefully in the care of the staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Betty, beloved wife of the late Jack. Dearly loved mother to Ann, Helen, Deirdre, and Séan. Cherished grandmother to Aoife, Niamh, Ciarán, Stehphen, Christian, Ciara, Brian, Eoin, Lauren, and Danielle, great-grandmother to Fiadh. Deepy regretted by her loving family, sons-in-law, Philip and Gerry and daughter-in-law Lillian, brothers John and Donal, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegan's Funeral home on Saturday from 6pm, with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday to SS Peter and Paul's Church to arrive for 12.30pm Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Eamonn Gallagher - Portarlington 

The death took place on Friday, March 1 of Eamonn Gallagher of 55 St Brigid's Square, Portarlington. 

Peacefully at St Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick. Loving husband of the late Catherine. Deeply regretted by his loving family Barry, Mark and Carol son-in-law Paul, daughter-in-law Tracey, grandchildren Ellenanna, Killian, Ruan, Abbey and Erin, brothers, sisters, mother-in-law, brothers- in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Maher's Chapel of Rest on Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm with Rosary at 9pm on both evenings. Removal on Sunday at 11.30am arriving St. Michael's Church, Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12.15pm. Funeral afterwards to St. Michael's Cemetery, Portarlington.
Rosemary O'Brennan - Clonaslee 

The death took place on Thursday, February 28 of Rosemary O'Brennan of 248 Arden View, Tullamore and late of Clonaslee. 

Peacefully at home. Rosemary will be sadly missed by her loving daughter Rosealie and her friend Susan.

Reposing at 248 Arden View, Tullamore on Sunday from 5pm until Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Monday morning to St. Colman's Church, Mucklagh, arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial after Mass in the adjoining Old Cemetery.
Liam Devoy - Ballyadams

The death took place on Wednesday, February 27 of Liam Devoy of Kilnamanagh, Dublin and formerly of Ballyadams.

Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Beatrice and adored father of Lisa, Noelle, Martin and Patrick, sadly missed by his loving grandchildren Ciaran, Conor, Anna, Kate, Orla, Ciara, Eoin, Daniel, Aidan, Ronan, Demi, Dion and the late Aoife, sons-in-law Wayne and Derek, daughters-in-law Susan and Nicola, brother Noel, sisters Julia and Bridget, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at his home on Friday from 5pm until 8pm. Removal on Saturday to St. Kevin’s Church, Kilnamanagh arriving for 10am Funeral Mass and afterwards to Newlands Cross Cemetery. 

Christopher Cuddy - Castletown

The death took place on Friday, February 8 of Christopher (Chris) Cuddy of Levenshulme, Manchester and formerly of St. Patrick's Tce., Castletown.

Unexpectedly, in England. Predeceased by his parents Christy and Mary (nee Phelan). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his loving brother Michael, sister Pauline (Byrne), brother in law Pat, nicces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in Guilfoyle's Funeral Home, Castletown, Mountrath this Friday evening from 6pm with rosary in the funeral home at 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 11.45pm to St. Edmund's Church Castletown for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, with burial immediately afterwards in Churchtown cemetery, Castletown.