Deaths in Laois - September 15, 2020

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - September 15, 2020

Ellen Dennison - Rathdowney

The death took place on Tuesday, September 15 of Ellen Dennison (née Roberts) of Cuan Bhride, Rathdowney. 

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Pattersons Nursing home, Roscrea and formerly Cuan Bhrìde, Rathdowney. In her 75th year, predeceased by her husband John.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son Dominic, daughter Àine and partner Gary, grand-daughters Dannan her husband Dan, Sìofra, sisters Mary, Sr. Sheila, Sr. Kathleen, Pat and Dolores, grand-nieces and grand-nephews and a large circle of friends.

Requiem Mass on Friday in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow at 11am. Removal to Newlands Cross Crematorium arriving for 1.30pm cremation.

Bridget Phelan - Rathdowney

The death took place on Monday, September 14 of Bridget Phelan (née Bowe) of Quigley Park, Rathdowney. 

Peacefully at her home. Deeply regretted by her partner George and her family, Christy, Stephen, Kevin, Valerie, Veronica and Pierce, grandchildren Danny, Dylan, Christopher, Stephen Jnr., Melissa, Alex, Charlotte, Killian and Tori, her brothers and sisters, Peter, Paddy, Catsy, Teresa, Maggie, Lizzy and Nancy, brothers in law, sisters in law, her special friends Noreen and Maggie, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Due to the COVID-19 Directive the funeral is restricted to family and close relatives only. Funeral mass in the Holy Trinity Rathdowney at 11am on Thursday followed by private cremation. The funeral will be live streamed on 

Anna Margaret Joan Bradley - Stradbally

The death took place on Monday, September 14 of Anna Margaret Joan Bradley of Kevin Street, Dublin 8 and formerly of Ballycoolan, Stradbally.

Peacefully, predeceased by her brothers Desmond, Gordon and Donald. She will be sadly missed by her sister Hazel (Mercier), sisters-in-law Vivienne and Helen, brother-in-law David, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Service on Thursday at 11 am in Presbyterian Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin followed by burial in St. Mogue's Church, Timogue arriving 2pm approximately.

Due to Government advice and current restrictions regarding funerals a family funeral will take place. 

Christina Hewitt - Stradbally

The death took place on Monday, September 14 of Christina (Chriss) Hewitt (née Rock) of Court Square, Stradbally. 

Peacefully, after a short illness bravely borne surrounded by her husband Seamie and family. Predeceased by her loving son Declan (Gazza). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed and forever loved by her sorrowing family. Dearly loved and devoted husband Seamie, daughter, Cathy, Sons, Jimmy and Daithí, her adored grandchildren, nephews, nieces, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, very kind neighbours and her many friends.

Reposing at her home from 6pm on Monday with prayers and recital of the Rosary on Monday and Tuesday evening at 8pm. Funeral Mass for Chriss will take place in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally, at 12 noon on Wednesday and afterwards Chriss will be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery. 

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Due to Government advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral will take place for family and close friends. Please adhere to social distancing. The family would like to thank you all for your understanding at this time.

Patrick Harris - Stradbally

The death took place on Sunday, September 13 of Patrick Harris of Dublin and late of Kilrory, Stradbally. 

Peacefully but unexpectedly at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Bernie and loving father of Karl and Shauna. Sadly missed by his loving family, brother Tommy, sister Gretta, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren Ryan and Cara, relatives and friends.

In line with Government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings a small private funeral will be held. For those who cannot attend the funeral service due to the current restrictions the service can be viewed on Wednesday, 16th September, 2020, at 3.15pm from Mount Jerome Crematorium by clicking on the following link