Death Notices

Vera Kavanagh
Monday, June 17th, 2024

Vera Kavanagh (née Keane) Kylebrook and Main St. and formerly Dacklin, Carrick-on-Shannon. Co. Roscommon.

Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late PJ. and loving mother to Nora, Ita, Veronica, Siobhán, Claire and PJ. Vera will be deeply missed by her brothers and sisters, Tess, Val, Anne, John, and Des. Predeceased by Mai, PJ, Mícheal, Sr. Ita and Rita. Much loved grandmother to Sarah, Ronan, Emma, Will, Tadhg, Ellen, Luke, Adam, Noah, and Suzie. Deeply regretted by her sons in law Reg, Mark, Patrick, Alan and daughter in law Niamh, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours, friends and former customers of Kavanaghs Pub.

May She Rest in Peace

Reposing at her residence (R32PW7A) on Tuesday, June 18th from 3 pm to 8 pm with Rosary at 8pm. On Wednesday, removal from her residence  at 1.15 pm to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2 pm Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

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Kathleen Rigney
Saturday, June 15th, 2024

Kathleen Rigney (nee Hughes) St Brigids Place Portlaoise.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Michael and infant daughter Marie. Deeply regretted by her loving son’s Michael, Noel, Brian, Des, Niall, Donal, Kieran and Colm, sister Ester, sisters in law, brother in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchild, nieces, nephews, relative and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing in Keegan’s funeral home on Monday June 17th from 5pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ followed by interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

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Alzbeta Hriczkova
Friday, June 14th, 2024

The death has occurred of Alzbeta Hriczkova, The Green, Kilminchy.

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Loving mother of Dionyz, Robert, Adriana and Alzbeta. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother. Lovingly missed by her loving family, neighbours and friends.

May she Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Friday, June 14th from 5pm until 6.30pm Removal on Saturday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Mass may be viewed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/

 

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Rose Conroy
Monday, June 10th, 2024

Rose Conroy (nee McCormick), 40 Carrick Hill.

Suddenly at her home. Predeceased by her daughters Margaret and Elizabeth and son Kenneth. Beloved wife of the late John Joe. Dearly loved mother to Séan, Michael, Kevin, Pascal, Donal and Joe. Cherished grandmother to her 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grand children. Brothers Tommy and Charlie, sisters Lily and Gretta, brothers in law, sisters in law, daughters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral home on Tuesday 11th June, from 6.30pm until 8pm. Removal on Wednesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass which may be viewed online at www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery Portlaoise.

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Breda Higgins
Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Breda Higgins (née O’Donoghue) late of Kinvara Avenue, Navan Road and Borris Road.

Peacefully surrounded by her family in the wonderful care of the staff in Glenaulin Nursing Home, Chapelizod. Breda, wife of the late P.J, predeceased by her parents Richard and Brigid, brothers Eddie, Richard and Larry. Sadly missed by her loving sons Paul and Eugene, daughter Dolores. Daughters in law Lucy and Cindy, son in law Pat. Her adored grandchildren Aoife, Katie, Jennifer, Ornagh, Patrick, Martin, Claire and Alanna. Great grand-daughter Bella, her sister Mercedes, brother in law John, nieces and nephews, extended family relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funerals Home, 88 A New Cabra Road, Dublin 7, D07 ET92 Wednesday the 5th of June from 5pm to 7pm with prayers at 6.45pm. Funeral arriving to St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise on Thursday for 2pm Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ with burial afterwards to St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Family flowers only please.

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Una Byrne
Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Una Donoghue (nee Byrne), formerly Hawthorn Drive, Portlaoise and Collins Park, Beaumont, Dublin 9.

Peacefully at the Residence Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Peter. Sadly missed by her son Cormac, his partner Sinead and her adored grandchildren Molly and Paudie, daughter Ursula, her husband Eamon and grandsons Joseph and David, brother Justin, sister Bernie, extended family and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, on Monday, June 3rd, from 6pm to 7pm. Interment will take place on Tuesday at 12 noon in St Mary Cemetery, Edenderry, Co. Offaly.

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Catherine Farrell
Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Catherine Farrell (nee Paisley), Grallow Wood, Abbeyleix.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. After a short illness borne with dignity and great courage. Dearly loved wife to Rob and adored mother to her heartbroken son Sam, daughter to Rose and the late Christy Paisley (Portlaoise), sister to Noelle Phelan. Deeply regretted by her mother in law Mary and the late Dermot, sister in law Laura and her husband Ronan, brother in law Jeff, nieces, Kate, Carla, and Rachel, relatives, cousins and former colleagues at The Legal aid Board.

May she Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Thursday, June 6th from 6 pm until 8 pm with Rosary at 7.30pm. Funeral arriving at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 11 am Requiem Mass on Friday. Interment will take place afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.
Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to The Cuisle Centre, Irish Cancer Society or St Brigids Hospice The Curragh.
House strictly private please.
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Joe Cunneen
Monday, June 3rd, 2024

Joe Cunneen, Rathleague and formerly Cork City.

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the tender care of the dedicated staff at the Beacon Hospital. Beloved husband to Margaret and loving father to David, Stephen and Mary and father-in-law to Clodagh and Gillian. Cherished grandfather to Rebecca, Adam, Zoe, Amy, Eilbhe, Eilís, Aaron, Sean and Julianne. Sadly missed by his loving family. His brother Frank and his wife Joan. Brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law. nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the family home in Rathleague (R32K8KX) from 3 pm until 8 pm on Wednesday, June 5th with Rosary at 7.30 pm. Removal on Thursday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

House private on Thursday morning for family only please.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Laois Hospice

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