Deaths in Laois - April 12, 2019

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - April 12, 2019

Joe Doyle - Portlaoise 

The death took place on Friday, April 12 of Joe Doyle of Maryborough Village, Portlaoise and late of Monaseed, Gorey.

Passed peacefully with his loving partner Clare by his side. Deeply regretted by his loving partner and best friend Clare Delaney, sister Nuala, brothers Seamus, Dave, Paddy, Mick, Aidan, and Johnny, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence on Saturday from 4pm with prayers at 8pm. Reposing again on Sunday with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s church for 12 noon requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery. Portlaoise.
Robert Noel Newman - Castletown and Errill

The death took place on Thursday, April 11 of Robert Noel Newman of Aughafan, Castletown and late of Rathsaran, Errill.

Peacefully at his home after a long illness borne with dignity. Devoted husband and best friend of Helen, sadly missed by his wife, family, neighbours and wide circle of friends.

Reposing in Guilfoyle's Funeral Home, Castletown on Friday from 5pm with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Saturday afternoon to St. Jude's Church, Annatrim, Coolrain arriving for Funeral Service at 2.30pm with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. 

Michael Devoy - Stradbally

The death took place on Wednesday, April 10 of Michael Devoy of Corrig, Stradbally. 

Michael passed away peacefully in the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in the company of his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen, sons Mossy and Pat, daughters Kay, Noeleen and Pamela, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at his residence on Wednesday from 8pm. Reposing on Thursday from 2pmwith recital of the Rosary at 8pm on Thursday evening. Arriving to The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Friday morning. Interment to follow in Oakvale Cemetery.

Brendan Mulhare - Stradbally 

The death took place on Tuesday, April 9 of Brendan Mulhare of Glasnevin, Dublin and Stradbally.

Peacefully in the care of the staff of Beneavin House Nursing Home. Brendan, beloved husband of the late Maureen and loving father of Finian, Máire, Carmel and the late Kevin. Sadly missed by his loving family, brother Dessie, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his daughter (Máire) residence on Thursday from 4pm until 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to St. Canice’s Church, Finglas Village for Requiem Mass at 10am following by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery.

Anastasia Phelan - Mountrath

The death took place on Monday, April 8 of Anastasia (Statia) Phelan (née Clooney) of The Golf Links, Knockanina, Mountrath. 

In her 93rd year, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband John. Deeply regretted by her sons Dan, John, and Micheal, daughters Mary, Margaret and Statia, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home, Mountrath on Thursday evening from 4pm with Removal at 6.30pm to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath, arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11am followed by Burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath.