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Death Notices for Laois - Saturday, March 19, 2022

Death Notices for Laois - Saturday, March 19, 2022

Helen Whyte - Emo

The death took place on Friday, March 18 of Helen Whyte (née McEvoy) of Killimy, Emo. 

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family while in the wonderful care of the doctors, nurses and staff of the Slieve Bloom Ward at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by her beloved husband Michael, adoring son Paul and darling grandson Tiernan. Sadly missed by her loving family Deirdre (Conroy), Orla (Whelan), Michael, Ailish (Mahon), John, Caroline (Treacy), Lorna (Glesson), Marie (Whyte), sister Bridie (Donegan), brother Billy, grandchildren Emmet, Niamh, David, Laura, Michael (jnr), Paul, Katie, Sarah, Michael, Clodagh, Aoibhinn, Jack, Ciara, Grace and Maebh, sons-in-law John Conroy Pat Whelan, Brendan Mahon, Fionán Treacy, Rob Glesson and Ian Pearson, daughters-in-law Jo (Coady), Eva (Delaney), nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Maher's Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 4pm with Rosary at 7pm. Removal from her residence on Monday morning at 11:20am arriving St Paul's Church Emo for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Dr. Liam Hanniffy - Portlaoise

The death took place on Thursday, March 17 of Dr. Liam Hanniffy MB DPM FRCPsych of Pine View, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise and formerly of Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

Peacefully, at his home surrounded by his loving family, in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Ann, loving father of John, Ann and Dermot, father-in-law of Sandra and Emily and adoring grandfather of John Óg, Aoife, Elizabeth and Amelia. Dearest brother of Ollie and the late Amelia (Faulkner), Dr. Ignatius (Iggy), Lily (Dillon), Seán, Maureen (Sr. Kieran), Fr. Mannix S.D.B, Fr. Brendan S.M.A., Nancy (Copinger) and Dr. Patricia (Patty). He will be sadly missed by his loving family, nieces, nephews, relatives, former colleagues at St.Fintan’s Hospital, the Midland Health Board and HSE as well as a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at the chapel, St. Fintan’s Hospital, Stradbally Road, Portlaoise, R32 XEN0, on Saturday, 19th of March from 4pm to 6pm. Arriving at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Creagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, H53 EH93, on Sunday, 20th for Requiem Mass at 12pm followed by burial afterwards in Creagh Cemetery.

Mary Fullerton - Portlaoise

The death took place on Thursday, March 17 of Mary Fullerton of Glenbarrow, Portlaoise. 

Peacefully, in the care of the staff and nurses at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by her parents Catherine and Edward. Much loved by sister Sarah, brother Eddie, sister-in-law Debbie, brother-in-law Charlie and nephew James. Sadly missed by all her extended family, friends and neighbours.

Funeral arrangements later.

John Joe Hegarty - Castletown

The death took place on Thursday, March 17 of John Joe Hegarty of Westfield, Castletown, and formerly of Gortalougha, Inagh, Co. Clare and Middlesborough, England.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his brother Martin and Parents Paddy and Norah Hegarty. Deeply regretted by his family and friends.
 
Funeral Mass at 12pm, Saturday, March 19th, in St. Edmund's Church, Castletown, followed by interment in the local cemetery. The Mass can be lived streamed on St.Edmunds Church Castletown Facebook page.

Pat Leigh - Killabban

The death took place on Thursday, March 17 of Pat (Patrick) Leigh of Killabban, Maganey.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at his home.

Beloved husband of Mary, much loved father of John, Vinny and Catherine, adored grandfather of Cathal, Dan and Peter and cherished brother of the late Michael. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughter, grandchildren, daughter-in-law Helen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousin, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his home, (Eircode R93 ED83) on Friday from 4pm concluding with Prayers at 8pm. Removal on Saturday at 2pm to St. Abban’s Church, Killeen arriving for funeral Mass at 2.30pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Peadar Phelan - Ballaghmore

The death took place on Thursday, March 17 of Peadar Phelan of Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory. 

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.

Pre-deceased by his parents Timothy and Kathleen and brother Paddy. Deeply regretted by his hearbroken wife Marjorie, brothers Eamon, Timmy, Donie and Anthony, sisters Breda, Ann and Margaret, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunt Maggie, grand nieces, grand nephews, relatives, good neighbours and large circle of friends.

Reposing in Tierney's Funeral Home, Roscrea, on Saturday evening from 5pm to 7pm. Private removal from his residence on Sunday morning at 11.45am arriving at St. Molua's Church, Ballaghmore, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Owen Boyhan - Aghaboe

The death took place on Wednesday, March 16 of Owen Boyhan of Aghaboe, Ballacolla. 

Peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his Dad George, his brother George and his brother Michael. Sadly mourned by his mother Elizabeth, his wife Margaret, sons Owen, George, Gary and daughter Olivia, daughters-in-law Olga, Karina and Emily, son-in-law Jack, beloved grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing on Friday at his home (Aghaboe) from 4 to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 3pm in St. Canice's Church, Clough followed by interment in Aghaboe Cemetery.

Michael-Joe Dooley - Pike of Rushall and Ballybrophy

The death took place on Wednesday, March 16 of Michael - Joe Dooley of Cashel, Pike of Rushall, and formerly of The Green Roads, Ballybrophy.

Unexpectedly at his home. Deeply regretted by his loving Parents Paddy and Sheila, sister Rosemary, brothers Tony, Patrick, Declan, Justin and Mark, aunts, uncles, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, good neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his parents residence the Green Roads, Ballybrophy (EirCode R32 Y583) this Saturday afternoon from 2pm until 8pm with rosary in the house at 5.30pm

Removal this Sunday morning (March 20th.) at 10.30am to St. Canice's Church Borris in Ossory for Funeral Mass at 11am, with burial immediately afterwards in Derrinsallagh Cemetery, Borris in Ossory. (current Covid 19 restrictions apply i.e. wearing of face masks and refrain from handshaking). 

Michael Joe's Funeral Mass can be viewed using the following link:

https://m.facebook.com/Borrisinossorypastoralonline/

Paddy Fitzpatrick - Clonaslee

The death took place on Wednesday, March 16 of Paddy Fitzpatrick of Coolagh, Clonaslee. 

Peacefully, in the Regional Hospital Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Paddy will be deeply regretted by his relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at O'Reilly's Funeral Home, Harbour St., Tullamore, on Friday evening from 6:30pm to 7:15pm with removal to St. Manman's Church, Clonaslee, via Coolagh Cross, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 11am, followed by burial afterwards in St. Manman's Cemetery, Clonaslee.

Paddy’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on www.churchmedia.tv by selecting county Laois. 

Peter Bateson - Rathdowney

The death took place on Wednesday, March 16 of Peter Bateson of Old Mooreville, Rathdowney and formerly Newtownperry, Rathdowney and London.

Peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff and nurses of St. Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kreena, daughters Margaret and Katherine, grandson Hayden-Peter, Katherine's partner Jason and children Simone and Oisín, nephew Trevor, niece Christina and great-niece Katy and all relatives and friends. Predeceased by his parents, his sister Kitty and close cousin Peter.

Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in The Church of The Holy Trinity, Rathdowney, followed by interment in Rathdowney Local Cemetery. 

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