Deaths in Laois - August 2, 2019
Gertrude Kavanagh - Mountrath
The death took place on Friday, August 2 of Gertrude (Gertie) Kavanagh (née McKay) of Derrymore, Mountrath.
Peacefully, in the care of the staff at Oakdale Nursing Home, Portarlington. Beloved wife of the late Harry. Sadly missed by her daughter Florence, son Noel, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, son-in-law Billy, daughter-in-law Sandra, extended family, neighbours and friends.
Reposing at her home on Saturday from 12 noon. Removal on Sunday afternoon to St. Peter's Church, Mountrath, for Funeral Service at 3pm, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard.
Maura Sheedy - Rathdowney
The death took place on Thursday, August 1 of Maura Sheedy (née Ryan) of Ross, Rathdowney and formerly Cullohill, Knock, Roscrea.
Predeceased by her husband Francis and baby Patrick Conor. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters, Phina (Sheedy) and Breda (Byrne), son Noel, brother Sean, grandchildren, Micheál, Frank, Deanna, Brandan, Brian, Aoife, Aaron, Elsa and Lila,Great grandchild Kara, son-in-law Tom, daughter in law Val, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home, Templemore this Saturday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Removal on Sunday Morning to The Church of the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney for Requiem Mass at 11am. Interment in Couraganeen Cemetery, Roscrea afterwards.
Mary Collins - Mountmellick
The death took place on Thursday, August 1 of Mary Collins of Wolf Tone Court, Mountmellick and Lord Edward Street, Mountmellick.
Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Dromnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her loving family, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Deeply regretted by her daughter Julie and her partmer Adrian, their, son Phillip and his wife Cathy , Grandchildren Stephen, Jamie, Vikkie Jasmin, Jack and Robert, family circle, neighbours and her many friends especially Peter, Nora and Willie O'Reilly and family, relatives, neighbours and many friends.
Funeral arrangements to be announced later.
Sarah Simcock - Clonaslee
The death took place on Wednesday, July 31 of Sarah Simcock (née McLoughlin) of 4 The Green, Clonaslee.
Peacefully in the care of the staff of Cluain Lir Care Centre, Mullingar. Pre-deceased by her husband Wilfred. Deeply regretted by her loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.
Reposing at O'Reilly's Funeral Home, Harbour Street, Tullamore on Monday from 5pm until Removal at 6.30pm to the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore. Requiem Mass on Tuesday morning at 10am followed by Burial after Mass in St Manman's Cemetery, Clonaslee at 11.30am.
Shane Brophy - Crettyard and Portlaoise
The death took place on Monday, July 29 of Shane Brophy of Doonane Road, Crettyard and 15 Cois Na Habhainn, Green Mill Lane, Portlaoise.
Shane will be sadly missed by his loving "Ma" Elaine, brother Scott and sister Layla, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives and friends.
Reposing at 15 Cois Na Habhainn, Green Mill Lane Portlaoise on Tuesday. Reposing at New House Doonane on Wednesday and on Thursday.
Removal on Friday at 1.30pm to St. Abban's Church Doonane, arriving for Mass at 2pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.