Deaths in Laois - February 28, 2020

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - February 28, 2020

Helen Finney - Stradbally

The death took place on Thursday, February 27 of Helen Finney of The Green, Stradbally and formerly of Shannon Grove, Banagher.

Peacefully, in the presence of her loving family at home. Predeceased by her father Noel Finney. Sadly missed by her heartbroken partner David Bickerdike, son Jake, daughters Lauren, Alice and Ellie, by her Mother Isabel, sisters Jackie, Hazel, Kathryn, Lynne & brother Mark.

Reposing at her home on Friday evening from 6pm to 8pm and on Saturday from 3pm to 5pm. Removal on Saturday evening to St. Patrick’s Church, Stradbally, at 6pm. Funeral Service in St. John the Baptist Church, Eyrecourt, at 3.30pm on Sunday and burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. 

Patricia Conroy - Mountmellick

The death took place on Thursday, February 27 of Patricia Conroy of 3 Garryard East, Silvermines, Nenagh and formerly of 52 O'Moore St., Mountmellick.

Beloved daughter of the late Patrick (Comer) and Bridie Conroy NT. She is survived by her loving brothers and sisters, Danny, Noeleen, Eugene, Miriam, Joe and Michelle, her brothers-in-law David, Hugh and Michael, her sisters-in-law Mairin, Karen and Olive and all her nieces and nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Reposing in Moloney's Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Sunday from 5pm. Recital of the Rosary at 7pm. Reposing on Monday in the Funeral Home from 11.30am, with removal at 12.45pm to St. Joseph's Church, Mountmellick, for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial after in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Mountmellick. 

Henry Fowler - Portarlington

The death took place on Thursday, February 27 of Henry (Harry) Fowler of Landsdowne, Portarlington and formerly Glasnevin and Kinsealy, Dublin.

Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Tullamore surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Julie, family Andrea, Shaun, Tara, Kerrie and Liz, sisters, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Maher's Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 5pm until 7pm. Cremation Service at Newlands Cross Crematorium on Monday at 12 noon. 

Mary Mostyn - Crettyard

The death took place on Wednesday, February 27 of Mary Mostyn (née Coonan) of Sroankeeragh, Carrick-on-Shannon, Roscommon and formerly Dromagh, Crettyard.

Peacefully, at North West Hospice Sligo, surrounded by her loving family, following an illness bravely borne. Sadly missed by her husband Brian, children Linda, Denise and Colin, sons-in-law Paddy and Tomas, daughter-in-law Amy, beloved grandchildren, Charlie, Harvey, Jarlath and Senan, brothers John and Martin, sisters Anastasia and Josephine, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, dear students and friends at Carrick Trad and Carrick AC, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at her home in Sroankeeragh, Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday from 5pm until 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning to St. Michael’s Church, Drumlion, arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am. Cremation afterwards at Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan. 

Dermot Leahy - Borris-in-Ossory 

The death took place on Tuesday, February 25 of Dermot Leahy of Ballyreilly House, Borris-in-Ossory. 

Unexpectedly and peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Sadly missed by his loving nephew Jonathan Leahy, fiance Irene and grandnephew James. Deeply regretted by his sister-in-law Ann, nephew Fred, sisters Marian and Loreto, brother Frederick, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours, relatives and freinds.

Reposing at Guilfoyles Funeral Home, Castletown this Friday evening from 6pm with rosary in Funeral Home at 8pm. Removal this Saturday morning at 10.15am to St. Canice's Church, Borris-in-Ossory (via Larry's Cross, Grangemore and Ballyreilly) arriving for funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in Danesfort Cemetery, Kilkenny arriving for 1.15pm approximately. 

Rita Norton - Portlaoise and Newbridge

The death took place on Wednesday, February 26 of Rita Norton (née Malone) of Roseberry Court, Newbridge and formerly of Clonkeen, Portlaoise.

Peacefully, at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Harry. Sadly missed by her loving children Linda, David and John, son-in-law Dean, daughters-in-law Sinead and Ami, her six grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her family home from 4pm on Friday with Rosary at 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 11.15am to arrive at St. Conleth's parish church, Newbridge, for requiem Mass at 12 midday. Burial afterwards in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Portlaoise. 

Fergal Farrell - Ballyfin and Mountrath

The death took place on Tuesday, February 25 of Fergal Farrell of Brockera, Ballyfin and Mountrath and formerly of Drumpooley, Edenderry.

Unexpectedly. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken wife Lynda (neé Kirwan) and much cherished Dad to Brian, Colin, Cian and Caoimhe, parents Eileen and Brian, sisters Sinéad and Evelyn, brother Andrew, parents-in-law Josie and Tommy, sisters and brothers-in-law, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his home on Friday evening from 4pm, with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Saturday morning to St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Mountrath.