Deaths in Laois - March 24, 2020

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Deaths in Laois - March 24, 2020

Philomena O'Neill - Portlaoise

The death took place on Tuesday, March 24 of Philomena O'Neill (née Daly) of The Green, Mountmellick Rd., Portlaoise. 

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family in Oakdale Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband Frank and daughter Fiona. Dearly loved mother to Shane. Rebecca Russsell, Rachael Gorman, and Niamh McCann, sisters-in-law Peggy and Ann, sons-in-law, grandchildren Flynn, Dylan, Harry, Paddy and Shay, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Family Requiem Mass will take place, with interment in SS Peter and Paul's cemetery at 1pm on Thursday. Covid-19 Protocol will be in place. Social distancing to be observed. A memorial Mass will take place at a later date. 

Seamus Mullally - Portarlington

The death took place on Monday, March 23 of Seamus Mullally of Castlegate, Portarlington, and formerly of Seven Springs, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Peacefully, following a short illness. Dearly loved and loving father of Elaine and Claire, beloved husband of the late Peggy, cherished ‘gan gan’ of Cerys, Pippa and Stefan. Sadly missed by his daughters, son-in-law Paul, grandchildren, sisters, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, his dear friend Mary and wide circle of wonderful friends, neighbours, extended family and relatives.

Funeral arrangements later.

Seamus Brophy - Cullohill

The death took place on Sunday, March 22 of Seamus Brophy of Ballyring, Gathabaun, Kilkenny and Cullohill. 

Peacefully at St. James' Hospital Dublin after a short illness surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his Mam Kathleen, his Dad Jack, his foster parents Molly and Paddy. Sadly missed by the Kells and Brophy families, cousins, relatives, friends and Glanbia work colleagues.

In accordance with HSE guidlines a private family funeral will take place. Seamus' family look forward to meeting everyone at a memorial service which will take place at a later date. 

Joe Ryan - Portlaoise

The death took place on Sunday, March 22 of Joe Ryan of Abbeyleix Rd, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Eillen, and dearly loved father to Martin, Eileen, Catherine, Caroline and Siobhan. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brother Donnacha, sons-in-law John McCourt and Kenneth Glynn, daughter-in-law Mary, grandchildren Karen, Shauna, James, Hollyrose, Stephen and David, great-grandchildren Kian and Mia, nephews, nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.

A family requiem Mass at 12 noon on Tuesday, followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Portlaoise. Covid-19 protocol will be observed. House strictly private. Memorial mass will take place at a later date. 

Pat O'Regan - Errill

The death took place on Monday, March 16 of Pat O'Regan of Corner House, Errill and formerly 12 Ashe Sreeet, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Peacefully at his home in Errill. Sadly mourned by his loving wife Mary and his sister Eileen, sister-in-law Nellie, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Pat's funeral has taken place. Due to the COVID-19 directive a memorial Mass will be announced at a later date. 

Joe White - Rathdowney

The death took place on Saturday, March 21 of Joe White of Rapla, Rathdowney. 

Peacefully in the wonderful care of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget. Joe, predeceased by his brothers William and Palk and his sister Mary and brother-in-law Joe. Deeply regretted by his sister-in-law Peg and her family, Catherine, Julie-Anne, Mary, Mairead and Thomas, his brother Tommy, sisters-in-law Mary and May, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-neices, neighbours, relatives and friends.

As per the COVID-19 directive, Funeral and House Strictly Private.