Deaths in Laois - November 27, 2020

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - November 27, 2020

Moira Doyle - Ballickmoyler

The death took place on Wednesday, November 25 of Moira Doyle (née Knowles) of Turra, Ballickmoyler. 

Wife of the Late Jack. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Tom and Padraig, brothers Pat and Mike, sisters Annie and Lily, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Due to government restrictions a private family repose will take place at her residence on Saturday. Removal on Saturday evening to The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mayo  arriving for prayers at 7pm, (restricted to 25 people). A private family Requiem Mass will take place at 11am on Sunday morning, again restricted to 25 people. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. 

Margaret Brennan - Portlaoise

The death took place on Wednesday, November 25 of Margaret Brennan (née O'Meara) of Pallas Big, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Margaret. Beloved wife of Paddy. Dearly loved mother to Michael, Mary and Maritna. Cherished grandmother to Cillian, Ciarán Conall, Ellen, Phoebe, Luke, and Zach. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sister Frances Grant. Brother Matthew. Sons-in-law,Gerard and Paul. Brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours 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 Friday in St. Peter and Paul's Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam Burial will follow in the New Cemetery Ballyfin.

Mary Fogarty - Rathdowney

The death took place on Tuesday, November 24 of Mary Fogarty of Knockiel, Rathdowney. 

Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Diarmuid. Deeply regretted by her sons James and George, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

 Due to the COVID-19 Directive a private funeral has been arranged. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed from The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney on Friday at 11am followed by burial in Rathdowney local cemetery.