Deaths in Laois - August 6, 2019

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - August 6, 2019

Deaths in Laois - August 6, 2019

John Cassidy - Portlaoise

The death took place on Tuesday, August 6 of John Cassidy of The Green, Kilminchy, Portlaoise and formerly Meelick, Portlaoise.

Peacefully. John, beloved husband of the late Mary. Dearly loved father to Bobby, Liam, Geraldine, and Sandra. Cherished grandfather to Alan, Oisin, Niamh, Sarah, Claire, Isabelle and Katie. Dear great-grandfather to Craig and Steve. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Richard, Paddy, and Jim, sisters Annie, and Kathleen, daughter-in-law Janet, and son-in-law Steve, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 6 pm with rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday morning to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 10 am Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter And Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Bill Brady - Portarlington

The death took place on Tuesday, August 6 of Bill Brady of Droughill, Portarlington and formerly Fentor, Killeigh.

Peacefully surrounded by his wife Mary and family at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, son Paul, daughters Imelda and Sinead, brother Patrick, sisters Liz and Emelda, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, seven grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Auntie Mag, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Arrangements to be announced later. 

Anthony Brennan - Ballickmoyler

The death took place on Sunday, August 4 of Anthony Brennan of Aghross, Ballickmoyler, and formerly of Brennan Bros Agricultural Contractors, Hillview, Crossneen, Carlow.

Peacefully, surrounded by his family at his home. Beloved husband of Trish, much loved and adored father of Ella and Áine and cherished brother of Peter, Janice, Edith and Noelle.

He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, brother, sisters, mother-in-law Margaret, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his home from 12 noon on Monday with Prayers at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday at 12.30pm to The Sacred Heart Church, Arles, arriving for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Mosisa Okoli Mketo - Sligo and Portlaoise

The death took place on Thursday, August 1 of Mosisa Okoli Mketo of Tubbercurry, Sligo and Portlaoise. 

Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at University Hospital, Galway.

Reposing at McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina, on Wednesday from 3pm to conclude at 5pm. Funeral will arrive to St. John the Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry, on Thursday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12pm with cremation to follow in Shannon Crematorium.

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.