Deaths in Laois - July 20, 2020

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - July 20, 2020

Michael Milner - Portarlington

The death took place on Sunday, July 19 of Michael (Mick) Milner of Lough, Portarlington, and formerly The Mill Lane, Eneghan, Walsh Island, County Offaly.

Peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Loving husband of the late Mary. Deeply regretted by his loving family Francis, John, Martina, Therese, Michelle, Philomena, Thomas and Michael, sisters Ailish and Maureen, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Removal on Tuesday arriving St Michael's Church Portarlington at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery Portarlington.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive Social Distancing will be in place in the Church and at the Cemetery. The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Evenings Prayers and Michael's Requiem Mass to be streamed live on

Loughlin Thompson - Ballyfin

The death took place on Sunday, July 19 of Loughlin Thompson of The Harrow, Ballyfin. 

Peacefully, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his sisters Mary and Sadie (Breen)and brothers Liam and Bernard. Sadly missed by his loving brother John, sister Anne (Gilligan), his loving nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives,neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home, Mountrath, this Monday evening from 7pm, with Rosary at 8pm (with social distancing in place). Removal on Tuesday morning to St. Fintan's Church, Ballyfin, for Requiem Mass at 11am, followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Ballyfin.

In accordance with Covid-19 guidelines numbers are restricted to 50 people in the Church but people are welcome to stand outside the Church and Cemetery, please adhere to HSE guidelines in relation to social distancing. 

Brigid Cissy White - Borris-in-Ossory

The death took place on Sunday, July 19 of Brigid Cissy White (née O Donoghue) of Castleview, Borris-in-Ossory. 

Pre-deceased by her husband Dan and brother Mick. Deeply regretted by her daughters Mary, Gearldine, Delores, Martina, Patricia, Monica and Elaine, son Donal, sisters Peg, Nora and Marie, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and many friends.

Due to government guidelines on public gatherings Brigid's Funeral Mass will be for family and relatives only. Her remains will leave her residence on Wednesday morning (approx 11.15am travelling in the old Dublin road, up Castle St, down Rosemary St and in through the Belfry) arriving in St. Cronan's Church, Roscrea for Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining new cemetery.

Brigid's Funeral Mass can be viewed on