Deaths in Laois - July 5, 2017

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News Reporter


Deaths in Laois - July 5, 2017

Freda Fennelly - Stradbally

The death took place on Tuesday, July 4 of Freda Fennelly (née McLoughlin) of Bawn House, Stradbally, and formerly Jamestown House, Jamestown, Ballybrittas.

Peacefully in Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally in her 92nd year surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Michael. Sadly missed by her sons John and Michael. Her sister Bab McLoughlin, daughter-in-laws Nuala and Mary. Loving grandmother to Johnny, Orla, Jack, David and Kevin. Freda's sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends

Reposing at her son Michael's residence, Bawn House, Stradbally at 5pm on Wednesday with recital of The Rosary at 9pm. Reposing at 12 noon on Thursday until 5pm, with family time thereafter. Removal Thursday evening at 6.45pm to the Church of the Assumption, Vicarstown for 7.30pm Prayers. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by Interment in Moyanna Cemetery.

Sean Keenan - Mountmellick

The death took place on Tuesday, July 4 of Sean Keenan of 17 Patrick Street, Mountmellick. 

Peacefully in the care of the staff of Ballard Lodge nursing home, Portlaoise. Husband of the late Claire. Sadly missed by his loving family and friends.

Reposing at his residence on Wednesday evening from 6pm with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday at 12.30 arriving at St Joseph's Church Mountmellick for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Funeral afterwards to St Joseph's cemetery.

Thomas Lewis - Emo

The death took place on Tuesday, July 4 of Thomas (Tommy) Lewis of Morette, Emo. 

At his residence. Predeceased by his parents John and Elizabeth and his brothers Michael, John and Paddy. Deeply regretted by his sister Margaret Malone (Enniscorthy), brothers, Bertie (Tullamore), Jimmy (New Inn Cross, Emo), Phil (The Heath, Portlaoise), Joe (Monasterevin), Wally (Ballybrittas), sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives

Removal this Wednesday evening at 6.50pm, arriving at St. Paul’s Church, Emo, at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon and burial immediately afterwards in the burial grounds of Church of the Assumption, The Heath.

Bernard Thompson - Mountrath

The death took place on Sunday, July 2 of Bernard Thompson of Ard Erin, Mountrath.

At the Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Deeply missed by his family and extended family.

Reposing at Burke's Funeral Home Mountrath on Monday evening from 8.30pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning at 10.30am to St. Fintan's Church Ballyfin, for Funeral Mass at 11am, followed by burial in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Ballyfin.

Margaret Tierney - Abbeyleix

The death took place on Sunday, July 2 of Margaret Tierney (née Phelan) of Portlaoise Road, Abbeyleix.

In St. James's Hospital, Dublin. Wife of the late Paddy-Joe. Deeply regretted by her sons Sean and Patrick, daughters Mary and Monica, son-in-law Jamie, daughter-in-law Marianne, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends.

Removal from her residence this Wednesday evening at 7pm to The Church Of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, arriving 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Fintan's Cemetery, Raheen.