03 Jul 2022

Death Notices for Laois - Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Death Notices for Laois - Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Jim O'Leary - Killenard

The death took place on Monday, June 20 of Jim (Jimmy) O'Leary of 1 Sandy Lane, Killenard, Portarlington, and formerly 19 Sheelin Road, Caherdavin Park, Limerick and Lahinch Co. Clare.

Late of ESB. Peacefully, in the company of his loving family and in the tender care of management and staff of Oghill Nursing Home. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Margaret, sons Keith and Jim, daughters in law Sandie and Fiona, grandsons Aodh and Alex, brothers and sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Jimmy will be reposing at his son Keith and daughter in law Sandie’s residence at 36 Carriglea, Killenard, R32 W5D9 on Wednesday from 2pm until recital of the Rosary at 8pm Wednesday evening. Removal on Thursday morning at 11.20am to arrive at Saint John’s Church Killenard for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment to follow in adjoining cemetery.

Jimmy's Requiem Mass can be viewed on this link

Colin Menzies - Portarlington

The death took place on Saturday, June 18 of Colin Menzies of Bracklone Street, Portarlington and formerly of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Loving husband of the late Linda. Sadly missed by his loving family Grahame , Claire and Andrew, brother Neil, step-son Adam, extended family, neighbours and friends.

A Family Cremation Service will take place on Thursday in Mount Jerome Crematorium at 1:45pm.

Colin's Cremation Service will be streamed live on 

James Cuddy - Camross

The death took place on Sunday, June 19 of James (Jim) Cuddy of Carrowreigh, Camross. 

Peacefully, at his home surrounded by his devoted family. Beloved husband of Lilly, much loved Dad of Sean Michael, Elizabeth (Grant), Martina (Ryan), Seamus, Linda (Bergin), Sharon (Cuddy), Barry, Gregory, David, Garrett and Mark. Jim will be forever loved and sadly missed by his wife, children, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 27 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his home this Monday afternoon from 3pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, followed by Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Jim’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on

Elizabeth Keegan - Emo

The death took place on Saturday, June 18 of Elizabeth (Lil) Keegan (née Kelly) of Coolbanagher, Emo.

Peacefully, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Tommy, brother Jer and sister Molly. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Michael, James, T. J. and Declan, sisters Annie (Young) and Kathleen (Lewis), brother Martin, daughters-in-law Hilda, Teresa and Mary, grandchildren Eva, Zoe, Niamh, Tommy, Callum, Mella and Neasa, sisters-in-law Sarah Ann and Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Maher's Chapel of Rest, Portarlington, on Monday evening from 6pm with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 11:20am arriving St Paul's Church, Emo, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to The New Cemetery, Emo.

Tommy Smith - Graiguecullen

The death took place on Friday, June 17 of Tommy (Tom) Smith of St. Clare's Street, Graiguecullen

Peacefully, in St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny.Predeceased by his parents Thomas and Kathleen. He will be sadly missed by his sister Margaret, cousins John, Marie and family, Joe, Rachel and family, his niece and nephew, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Maryborough Street, Graiguecullen on Monday 20th June, from 5pm to 8pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 9.45am to St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

David Callanan - Portarlington

The death took place on Friday, June 17 of David Callanan of Lea Road, Portarlington. 

Suddenly at his residence. Loving son of the late Johnny (Jack) and Eileen Callanan and dear brother of the late Joe. Deeply regretted by his loving brother Terry, sisters Nuala and Mary, uncle Michael, sister-in-law Claire, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours, friends and his best buddy Megan.

Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 A6C9) on Tuesday afternoon from 2pm until 8pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 11am arriving St Michael's Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery Portarlington.

 David's Requiem Mass will be streamed live on

Keith Paul Orr - Ballacolla

The death took place on Friday, June 17 of Keith Paul Orr of St. Fergal's Park, Ballacolla. 

Following an accident. Deeply regretted by his father Davie, brothers, Robert and David, sisters Nadine and Sharon, his beloved son Brian and Brian's Mam Joanne, nephews, nieces, aunt, uncles, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at O' Sullivan's Funeral Home, Rathdowney on Sunday and Monday from 7pm to 9pm on both evenings. Funeral Mass on Tuesday in The Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Ballacolla at 12 noon followed by interment in St. Fergal's Cemetery, Ballacolla. 

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