Death Notices

Terry Downey
Sunday, August 14th, 2022

Terry Downey, New Rd.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his son John and daughter Catherine and grandchild Edee. Beloved husband of Mary. Dearly loved father to Marie, Claire, Tom and Valerie. Cherished grandfather to Isobel, Poppy, Finty, Sarah, Chloe, Jasper, Archie, and Jimmy. Deeply regretted by his loving family; sister Esther, sons in law Fintan, Pat and Jamie, daughter in law Jean, brother in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at his family home from 5pm on Sunday, August 14th with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, for 12.30pm Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery. Please observe Covid precautions.

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Rose Dempsey
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022

Rose Dempsey, Marian Avenue.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Regional Hospital Tullamore. Predeceased by her mother Catherine, father Tom, brother Andy and sister Kathleen. Rose will be deeply missed by her heartbroken husband Paddy, her daughter Cora and son Cyril, her adored grandchildren Emily, Alan, Conor, Tara and Ryan, daughter-in-law Noeleen, son-in-law Joe, sister-in-law Margaret Minnock, brother-in-law Joe and his wife Kathleen, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives, friends and former colleagues in St. Fintan’s Hospital.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at her residence on Thursday, August 11th, from 6pm with Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon in SS Peter and Pauls Church; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment in Boher Cemetery, Ballycumber Co.Offaly, arriving at 2:30pm. Please observe Covid precautions.

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Virginia Doyle
Sunday, August 7th, 2022

Virginia Doyle (nee O’Rourke), Lakeglen.

Beloved wife of the late Patrick and much-loved mother of Lisa, Thomas and Patrick (P). Deeply regretted by her loving family, son in law, daughter in law, grandchildren Jane, Brian, Barry, Jack and Joe, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May She Rest In Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home, Portlaoise, on Monday, Monday August 8th from 7pm to 9:30pm with Rosary at 9:30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12:00 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in St SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.

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Virginia Doyle
Margaret Maher
Friday, August 5th, 2022
Margaret Maher, Devonish Road, Kimmage and late of 6 Borris Court.
Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Ballard Nursing Home on August 4th. She is deeply regretted by her loving daughter Susan (O’Callaghan) and son in law Eddie. Her daughters Julie, Vanessa, Gayna, sons Gerry & Martin (RIP), grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sisters and brothers, extended family and friends and all who knew and loved her.
May Margaret Rest in Peace
Reposing at the home of her daughter Susan and son in law Eddie in Garryglass, Timahoe, from 3pm on Saturday 6th of August Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Sunday 7th August to arrive at St. Michael’s Church, Timahoe, for Mass at 10.30am burial afterwards in Ss Peter & Paul cemetery Portlaoise.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
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Margaret Maher
Noel Bracken
Friday, August 5th, 2022

Noel Bracken, Beladd.

Suddenly, at his residence. Deeply missed by his heartbroken wife Elsie (nee Langton). Adored father to Brendan, Fintan and Noelle Dooley. Deeply regretted by his wife and family. Predeceased by his brothers Jim and Hugh. Cherished grandfather to Hannah, Cormac, Conan, Cahir, Eoin, Cian, and Aidan. Sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Janice and Jenny, son-in-law Mick, brother Donal and sisters Majorie (Costigan) and Mary (Cooke), brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and former colleagues in the ESB.

May Noel Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 9th from 6.30 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls church for 12 noon Requiem Mass; https/://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Pauls Cemetery.

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Thomas Maher
Thursday, August 4th, 2022

Thomas Maher, 56 Hillview Drive, Knockmay.

Peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Bernadette (Bernie) and Patrick. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bread, sons Alan and Jamie, daughters Sarah and Claire. Brothers James, Paddy, Edward and Lar, his sister Julie, grand children Naomi, Brooke, Mason, Amber, Lucy, Mia and Ellie, daughters-in-law Christine and Amy. Aunts, uncles, his close friends P.J and The Smith family, god sons Lee and James, god daughter Chantelle, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing in his home on Friday, August 5th from 5pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Saturday at 1.15pm to St Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise arriving for 2pm Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in Oakvale Cemetery,

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Barry O’Callaghan
Thursday, August 4th, 2022

Barry O’Callaghan, Newpark.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Beloved husband of recently deceased Maura. Barry was dearly loved father to Treacy, Brendan and Paula (Brisbane). Cherished grandfather to Séan, Niamh, Roisin, Brian, Stan, Oran, Tadhg, Darcy, Ruari and Hartley. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers Niall, Peter and Ivor, sons in law, daughters in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, former colleagues in the Heath Golf Club, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Friday, August 5th from 6.30pm with rosary at 8 pm. Requiem mass will take place in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 12 noon on Saturday. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.      Please observe Covid precautions.

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Barry O’Callaghan
Tom Phelan
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Tom (Thomas) Phelan, Clonkeen and formerly Ballinakill.

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family after an illness he faced with great strength, determination and courage in the Mater Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Bridget and James, brothers John and Paul and sister Martina formally from Ballinakill. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken children Andrea, Ruairi, Ciara and Tomas, and their mother Marie, daughter-in-law Carol, sons-in-law Brian and Paul and his adored and cherished grandchildren Alex, Emma, Oisín, Rebecca, Sarah, Tommy and Jim. Sadly missed by his uncle Kieran, brothers Paddy, Jimmy and Kevin, sisters Ann and Nora, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, many friends and customers.

May Tom Rest in Peace

Reposing at his residence at Clonkeen on Wednesday from 5 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Thursday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls Church for 11 am Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery.

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Danny O’Loughlin
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

Daniel (Danny) O’Loughlin, St. Brigid’s Place.

O’Loughlin, Daniel (Danny), St Brigid’s Place.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Margaret. Much loved father to Patrick, Michael, Mary, Danny , Brendan, Paul, David, Mairead, Evelyn, Adrian, Raymond, Louise and Declan, sons in law, daughters in law, brothers in law, sisters in law and partners, his cherished 29 grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s funeral home on Thursday, August 4th from 6.30pm, with Rosary at 8pm. Removal from his residence on Friday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Please observe Covid precautions. Condolences may be left below.

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