Deaths in Laois - October 6, 2020

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - October 6, 2020

Susan Lodge - Portlaoise

The death took place on Monday, October 5 of Susan Lodge (née Muldowney) of Stradbally rd, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Susan, beloved wife of the late Oliver. Dearly loved mother to Crevan and Kealan. Dearly loved grandmother to Crevan and Kealan. Cherished great grandmother to Oliver. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sisters Sheila and Mary, brothers John and Oliver, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Thursday in St. Peter and Paul's Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Bernard Grady - Coolrain

The death took place on Sunday, October 4 of Bernard (Benny) Grady of Derrynaserra, Coolrain. 

Peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Joan and father of Breda, Deirdre, Fiona, Paula, Colette, Caroline, Brian, Aidan, Kevin, Brendan, and Declan. Sadly missed by his wife and family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Benny’s funeral cortege will leave his residence on Wednesday to arrive at St. Fergal’s Church, Camross, for funeral Mass at 2pm, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Benny’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Camross Community Pastoral Council facebook page.

In accordance with Covid-19 guidelines numbers are restricted to the immediate family and close family friends in the church, but people are welcome to stand outside the church and cemetery, please adhere to HSE guidelines in relation to social distancing. 

Peter McEntee - Mountmellick

The death took place on Saturday, October 3 of Peter McEntee of Stillorgan, Dublin and formerly of Mountmellick.

Peacefully. Beloved son of Mary and the late John, deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, son Gareth, brothers Gerry, Sean and Mark, partner Nicola, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

In line with Government and HSE advice regarding funeral gatherings, a small private funeral to the maximum of 25 family and friends will take place on Tuesday morning at 10am. Live streaming of the Funeral Mass can be viewed by clicking on the following link