Recent deaths in Laois - April 29, 2020

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Deaths in Laois - April 29, 2020

Joan Lalor, 2 Oak Glen, Stradbally, Laois

The death took place on Monday, April 27 of Joan Lalor, 2 Oak Glen, Stradbally, Laois.

Joan passed away (peacefully) at her home in the company of her devoted and loving family. Predeceased by her loving parents and her son James, dearly loved mother to Marie, Suzanne, Paul,Brian and Adrian, sisters Anne, Theresa, Angela and Mary, brothers Michael and Bill, her much loved grandchildren, daughter-in-law, nieces, nephews, very kind neighbours and a large circle of friends.

May her gentle soul Rest In Peace

Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. A memorial Mass for Joan will take place at a later date. Condolences can be left on the 'condolences' section of RIP.ie. The family would like to thank everyone for their understanding at this sad time.

Nina McEvoy (née Mulhare), No. 7 Woodview, Stradbally, Laois

The death took place on Tuesday, April 28 of Nina McEvoy (née Mulhare), No. 7 Woodview, Stradbally, Laois. 

Nina passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family in Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her son Sean and brothers Michael and Brendan. Nina will be greatly missed by her husband Nicholas, sons Paul and Mark, grandchildren Ryan and Aaron. Sadly missed by her sisters Magaret Marron, Toni Deegan, Elizabeth Reddin and Breda Dolan, brothers Joe and David, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Nina Rest In Peace.

Private family funeral.

Covid 19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. Memorial Mass will be organised at a later date. Sympathisers can extend their sympathies on the online Condolence facilities at RIP.ie. The Mc Evoy family would like to thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this sensitive and difficult time.

Patrick (Pat) Pratt, Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix, Laois

The death took place on Monday, April 27 of Patrick (Pat) Pratt, Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix, Laois.

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved father, Patrick Pratt. He was surrounded by his children, Mark, Susan, Ruaidhri, Sean, Ben and Katie, who he was immensely proud of. With his love, wit and charm, he had a tremendous impact on the lives of all those he knew. From his sister, Mary and her family in Canada, cousin Peggy, his neighbour and dear friend, Sean, to his 20-plus grandchildren and great grandchildren and the great many friends he’d made along the way. His life was a true adventure, lived to the full with memories that will live on.

Rest In Peace

Due to Covid-19 Gudelines, a Private Funeral will take place for Family only. Messages of condolence can be left on the online condolence on RIP.ie

Liam Barry, Castlemarket, Ballinakill, Laois

The death took place on Monday, April 27 of Liam Barry.

Liam died peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny. Predeceased by his son Colm, parents Bill and Mai, sisters Helena and Esther. Sadly missed by Diane, sister Margaret, brother Brendan, brother-in-law Chris, sister-in-law Kathleen, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

A special word of thanks to the staff at Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget and the Critical Care unit, St. Lukes Hospital for their tireless care and attention.

Due to current Government/HSE guidelines on social gatherings, Funeral Mass was for immediate family only followed by burial in St Brigid's Cemetery, Ballinakill. A Memorial Mass for Liam will take place at a later date. Please use the online condolence book on RIP.ie to offer your sympathies.

Kathleen McCann (née Kennedy), Chapel Street, Clonaslee, Laois

The death took place on Friday, April 24 of Kathleen McCann (nee Kennedy), Chapel Street, Clonaslee, Co. Laois.

Kathleen died peacefully, at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Tom and daughters Siobhan and Helen. Devoted mother to Declan, Criona (O'Brien), and TJ. She will be sadly missed by her son-in-law Tony, daughters-in-law Geraldine and Siobhan, grandchildren Tom, Conor, Liam, Niall, Niamh, Shane, and Kevin, great-granddaughter Kaitlyn, sister-in-law Liz, nieces, nephews, relatives and cherished friends.

"May Kathleen Rest in Peace".

Use the RIP.ie online condolence page below as an option to offer your sympathies. Kathleen's family thank you for your understanding at this very difficult time. Donations, if desired, to Laois Palliative Care.

Harry Boylan, Skerries, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois

The death took place on Thursday April 23 of Harry Boylan, Skerries and Portarlington.

Harry died peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of the late Essie, father of the late Damian, and grandfather of his little angel Amy. Sadly missed by his children Harry Jnr, Linda, Cora, Martin, Anne, Joan and Maryjo, brother Jimmy and sister Anne, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, fifteen grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and large circle of friends.

May Harry Rest In Peace

Due to Government/HSE Covid-19 Guidelines, Private Funeral. Funeral mass in Saint Patrick’s Church, Skerries. Harry will be laid to rest with his beloved wife Essie and son Damian in Saint Michael’s Cemetery in Portarlington.

Please leave messages of condolences for Harry’s family on the condolence link on RIP.ie.

Frank Byrne, 26 Hanover Court, Carlow Town, Carlow / Ballickmoyler, Laois

The death took place on Friday, April 24 of Frank Byrne of 26 Hanover Court, Carlow and formerly of Ballickmoyler, Carlow and Stradbally, Co. Laois.

Frank passed away peacefully at The Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow.

Much loved father of Elizabeth, Michael, Francis, Phillip, Paul, Ger, Noeleen and the late James, cherished brother of Noeleen, Peter, Michael and the late Annie, Noel and Danny and much loved former husband of Geraldine.

He will be sadly missed by his loving sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, friends, especially his good friend Mary.

May Frank’s Gentle Soul Rest in Peace

Frank’s family understand and appreciate that people would like to offer their condolences. However, due to the current situation, all funeral arrangements will be private.

Those who wish to leave a personal message of condolence may do so in the Condolences section on RIP.ie.

A celebration of Frank’s life will take place at a later date

Paddy Daly, Derrinsallagh, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois



The death took place on Friday, April 24 of Paddy Daly, Derrinsallagh, Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois.

Paddy died peacefully at his daughter Catherine's residence, Tramore, Co. Waterford. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (nee Nolan). Sadly missed by his loving children, Patrick, Kevin and Catherine, daughter-in-law Triona, son-in-law Maurice, grandchildren Caoimhe and Shauna, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

"May Paddy Rest In Peace"

In accordance with Government and HSE recommendations regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family only. A celebration of Paddy's life will be held at a later date. Those who would have liked to have attended Paddy's funeral but due to current restrictions cannot, please leave your personal message in the section on RIP.ie marked "Condolences". The family would like to thank everyone for their understanding and support at this sad time.

Kathleen Walsh, Portlaoise, Laois / Athy, Kildare



The death took place on Friday, April 24 of Kathleen (Kitty) Walsh, Colliers Way, Portlaoise and late of Convent View, Athy.

Kathleen passed away, peacefully, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Athy, in the care of the nurses and staff of St. Ann’s Ward. Predeceased by her husband Joseph, daughter Ann Timpson and her sons Patrick and Thomas. She will be sadly missed by her daughter Teresa (Holohan), son Michael, son-in-law Willie, grandsons Derek, Michael, Andrew, Ian, Gary and Niall, granddaughters Karen, Caterina, Susan, Valarie and Aoife, great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Bridget, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

In accordance with government guidelines on public gatherings, a private Funeral took place, limited to family members only. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but due to current restrictions cannot, may leave their personal message in the condolences section on RIP.ie.

No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to St. Vincent’s Hospital Patient Comfort Fund.

Anne Coss, Tuckmilltown, Straffan, Kildare / Portarlington, Laois

The death took place on Thursday, April 23 of Anne Coss, Tuckmilltown, Straffan, Kildare / Portarlington, Laois

 
Late of Station Road Portarlington County Laois. Peacefully at her sister Kay (Madden's) residence Tuckmilltown Straffan. Loving sister of the late Tommy, Jim, Michael, Kevin, Patrick and Brendan. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Kay, brothers John, Ray and Aidan, brother-in-law Paddy, sisters-in-law Hella, Dolores, Nuala, Noreen, Mary and Dympna, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

Due to the Covid 19 Directive a Private Family Funeral will take place. Please use the Online Condolence Book on RIP.ie to offer your sympathies. A Memorial Mass for Anne will take place at a later Date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.

Ned (Edward) O'Keeffe, Cappauniac, Bansha, Tipperary / Laois



The death took place on Thursday, April 23 of Ned (Edward), Late of The Swan , in his 94th year.

Ned passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his son Martin’s home in Cappauniac, Bansha. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Comerford) he will be sadly missed by his loving son Martin, daughter-in-law Helen, grandchildren Lisa, Eamon, Andrea and Gillian, great-grandchildren Lexi, Robyn and Freya, sisters Bess, Margaret, Mary and Alice, brother-in-law John, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

A private family funeral in line with current restrictions took place in St Patrick’s church Clogh, Castlecomer Co. Kilkenny on Saturday morning at 11.30am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. 

Those who would have liked to attend but due to current restrictions could not, may leave your sympathies to Ned’s family on RIP.ie or email costiganfunerals@eircom.net to pass your sympathies on to the family.

Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.

Brenda Dempsey (née Dunne), Clanmalire, Portarlington, Laois / Portarlington, Offaly



The death took place on Thursday, April 23 of Brenda Dempsey (née Dunne), Clanmalire, Portarlington, Laois / Garryhinch Portarlington, Offaly.

Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Loving daughter of the late Timmy and dear sister of the late Derek. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter Lesley, son Eoin and their father Paddy, mother Kay, sister Alice, brothers Tommy, Padraig, Tim and Adrian, son-in-law David, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, workmates, neighbours and many friends.

MAY SHE REST IN PEACE.

The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Team, the Primary Care Team, the Daffodil Day Nurse and Dr Murray for all their help and care.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive a Private Family Funeral will take place. Please use the Online Condolence Book on RIP.ie to offer your sympathies. A Memorial Mass for Brenda will take place at a later date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding and support at this difficult time.

Mary (May) Cunningham (née O'Grady), Abbeyleix, Laois

The death took place on Wednesday, April 22 of Mary (May) Cunningham (née O'Grady), Abbeyleix, Laois.

After a short illness, at Portlaoise General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Paddy and much loved sister to Ethna, Gretta, Kathleen, Petey, John, Brendan and Jim. She will be sadly missed by her family, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

Due to Covid -19 restrictions, a family funeral will take place. Please use the online condolence book on RIP.ie to offer your sympathies.