Deaths in Laois - August 14, 2018

Express Reporter


Express Reporter


Deaths in Laois - August 14, 2018

Sr Rita Deegan - Wicklow / Mountrath

The death occurred of Sr Rita Deegan (Columban Sisters), August 14, at St Columban’s Convent, Magheramore, Wicklow, Sr Rita is late of Mountrath in Laois, Hong Kong and Pakistan.

Deeply regretted by her loving sister Agnes RSC, sister-in-law Nina, Aunt Minnie, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, friends and Religious Community. Predeceased by her brother Gerry and sister Mary.

Removal on Wednesday, August 15, at 5.30pm to the Convent Chapel. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11.30am followed by burial in the Convent Cemetery.

Patricia Free - Dublin / Stradbally 

The death occurred of Patricia Free (née Bradshaw), Templeogue, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois on Monday August 13, peacefully at home.

Beloved wife of the late William, and loving mother of Janet, Robin, Stephanie and Brian who will miss her dearly. She was a wonderful and kind grandmother to Ryan, Jake, Ruby and Rory. She will be sadly missed by her daughters-in-law Jane and Claire, son-in-law Ian, sister Olive, sisters-in-law Hilda and Ann, cousin Iris and other extended family members as well as her many treasured friends from Rathfarnham Golf Club and Marley Bridge Club.

Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Rathfarnham on Friday August 17. Funeral on Saturday morning after 11 o’clock Service from Rathfarnham Parish Church, followed by burial at Kilmashogue Cemetery, Edmonstown Rd., Rathfarnham.

Michael Higgins - Timahoe

The death occurred of Michael Higgins, Esker, Timahoe on August 11 at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise.

Beloved son of the late Michael and Peg and dear brother of the late Willie. Deeply regretted by his brother Paul, sister in law Nellie,cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Removal on Wednesday at 6.30pm from Regional Hospital, Portlaoise to Chapel of Repose in The Church of The Sacred Heart, Stradbally arriving at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St. Michael's Church, Timahoe. Burial after in St. Michael's Cemetery, Timahoe.

Philomena Maloney - Vicarstown

The death has occurred of Philomena (Phil) Maloney (née Casey), Tonafarna, Vicarstown, Laois

Dies Peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise on August 11. Loving wife of the late Frank and dear sister of the late Paddy. Sadly missed by her loving family John, Shirley, Brendan, Colette, Kieran, Denise, Carmel, Stephanie and Linda, brothers Noel and Martin, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, extended family and friends.

Reposing at her daughter Colette's residence Ballyduff, Stadbally on Monday from 2pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday arriving Church of the Assumption, Vicarstown for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery.

House Private On Tuesday Morning Please.
Gwyn Cooper Flynn - Castletown

The death has occurred of Gwyn Cooper Flynn (née Gill) Cyprus Lodge, Castletown.

Gwyn passed away on August 11th peacefully at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin.

Beloved wife of the late Brian Cooper and Rev. George Flynn and loving mother of Stuart, Scott, Ross, Robin and Dale and grandson Matthew, brother Wilbert, sisters Iosbel (Delahunt) and Rev. Lesley (Robinson), daughters in law Phil, Jenny and Shauna, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at her home this Sunday afternoon with prayers in the house. Funeral Service on Monday morning, Aug. 13th, at 11am in St Jude's Church, Annatrim, Coolrain, followed by burial in the adjoining Churchyard.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if dseired, to Rev. Lesley Robinson in Aid of Tallaght Hospital. House private please on Monday morning.

Richard Doyle - Mountmellick

The death has occurred of Richard (Dickie) Doyle Upper Forest, Mountmellick, Laois / Windgap, Kilkenny.

Richard died peacefully at home in the loving care of his wife and family on August 11th. Predeceased by his sister Eileen Deeply regretted by his loving wife Winnie, daughter Mary, sons Kevin, Aidan, David, Kieran and Robert, son and daughters-in-law, brothers Eamon and Peter, brother and sisters-in-law, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren, extended family and friends.

Reposed in his home on Sunday from 5pm with Recital of The Rosary at 8pm. Funeral arriving for 11am Requiem Mass on Monday in St Mary's Church Clonaghadoo. Burial after in St.Mary's Cemetery. Family time on Monday morning please.

William Sheerin - Portarlington

The death occurred of William (Bill) Sheerin, 6 Marian Hill, Portarlington on Saturday August 11.

Died peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Louis a sons Mark and Paul, brothers Colm, Jack and Ned, grandchildren Jamie, Tamara, Jason, Brigid and Keith, daughters-in-law Fiona and Olivia, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposed at Mahers Chapel of Rest Portarlington on Sunday from 7pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday at 9:20am arriving St Michael's Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery Portarlington.