08 Dec 2021

Deaths in Laois - June 26, 2020

Deaths in Laois - June 26, 2020

Nuala McNamara - Ballyfin

The death took place on Thursday, June 25 of Nuala McNamara (née Deevy) of Ross, Ballyfin.

Peacefully, in the care of the staff at Naas General Hospital. Predeceased by her loving parents William and Margaret, her grandaughter baby Grace. Beloved wife of Dan and devoted mother of Mary, Liam, Marguerite (Cahil, Brosna, Co. Kerry), John (Bodyke, Co. Clare) and Pauline (Cawley, Culleens, Co. Sligo), grandchildren Darragh, Sadhbh and Edward, daughter-in-law Una, sons-in-law John and Eddie, sister-in-law Nora, cousins, extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at Moloney's Funeral Home, Mountmellick on Saturday afternoon. Sympathisers are welcome to file through from 5pm to 8pm while observing social distancing at all times. Nuala'a Requiem Mass will be streamed live on Sunday on Ballyfin Parish Facebook page at 11am. Sympathisers are welcome outside the church during the Mass and in the precincts of St. Fintan's Cemetery.

The Requiem Mass will be for immediate family. Dan and family very much appreciate your kind understanding at this difficult time and they will orgainse a Memorial Mass after the pandemic has cleared.

Brenda Corcoran - Stradbally

The death took place on Wednesday, June 24 of Brenda Corcoran (née Drea) of Vicarstown Road, Stradbally, and formerly Inch, Stradbally.

Peacefully, at The Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in the presence of her husband, daughter and close family. Predeceased by her daughter Yvonne, sister, Maura and her brother Michael. Sadly missed by her husband Ben, daughter Rianne, grandchildren, son-in-law Gavin, sisters Ann and Kathleen, brother John, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and her many friends.

Due to government advice regarding public gatherings a private funeral for Brenda will take place for family members only. We would please ask that everyone abides by current HSE guidelines. 

Christina Madden - Rathdowney

The death took place on Wednesday, June 24 of Christina (Chrissy) Madden (née Keyes) of Turfarney, Rathdowney. 

Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Christina (Chrissy) predeceased by her husband Paddy and grandson Kieran. Sadly mourned by her family Larry, Mary, Paddy, Anne, Michael, Margaret, Christopher, Sheila and Dermot, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Sean, sisters-in-law Mary and Noreen, brother-in-law John, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions funeral mass will be streamed from the Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney ( on Saturday at 2pm followed by burial in Bealady Cemetery. 

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