Deaths in Laois - February 25, 2020

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 25, 2020

Fr. James Dollard - Cullohill

The death took place on Monday, February 24 of Fr. James Dollard of Cullohill and Johnstown, Kilkenny.

Suddenly, but peacefully, at St. Luke's Hospital Kilkenny. Deeply regretted by his brother Stephen, sister-in-law Mary, niece Ruth and her husband Ashley Palmer, cousins, especially Maureen and Peter, relatives, neighbours, many friends, former students, parishioners, Bishop of Ossory Bishop Dermot Farrell and priests of the Ossory Diocese.

Reposing at Phelan's Funeral Home, Durrow, Wednesday from 4pm. Funeral prayers at 7pm followed by removal to St. Tighearnach's Church, Cullohill, arriving at 7.45pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 3pm, followed by burial in Durrow Cemetery.

Sean Bergin - Killasmeestia

The death took place on Friday, February 21 of Sean Bergin of Killasmeestia, Ballybrophy. 

Unexpectedly at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Sean, predeceased by his son Brian, sadly mourned by his loving wife Betty and his family, John, Robbie, Pat, Bernadette, David and Marie, daughters-in-law, Michelle, Avril, Anna, Angela, sons-in-law Michael and Trevor, grandchildren, Clodagh, Ronan, Kate, Emma, Brianna, Rose, Shona, Ruby, Daire, Alannah, brother Dan, sisters Betty and Judy, brothers-in-law, sisters -in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his home at Killasmeestia on Tuesday from 2pm with rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon in The Church of The Assumption, Killasmeestia, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.