Death Notices

Noel Devoy
Monday, February 19th, 2024

Noel Devoy, Kilmurray, Stradbally.

Peacefully in the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in his 91st year. Predeceased by his loving parents, Thomas and Margaret, his brothers TJ, Liam and Finn. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Eithne (Boyle), his nephew and niece Noel and Colette, brother in-law Denis, his grandnephew, grandnieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace

Reposing at his home in Kilmurry, Stradbally (R32T6k3) on Monday, February 19th from 6pm to 8pm, with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11.30am to arrive at the Church of the Assumption, The Heath for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Which can be viewed; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/the-heath-webcam/ House private on Tuesday morning please.

The Devoy and Boyle families would like to thank you for your support during this sad and difficult time.

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Mary Kealey
Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Mary Kealey (nee Tynan). Sheffield Cross.

Peacefully, at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her brother Dan and sister Kathleen. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Paddy. Daughters Mary and Caroline, sons Sonny, Martin and Brian, and their partners Sandra, Tracey and Jezette, sisters Lill and Lucy, brother Ned, sons-in law Michael and Eamon, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at her residence (R32 D59O) on Friday, February 16th from 3pm with Rosary and 7pm. Removal on Saturday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 2pm requiem mass.; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

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Helen Byrne
Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Helen Byrne (nee Harding) “St Martins” Ridge Rd.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband John, also her parents Jack and Annie, her sisters Frances, Patty and brother Sonny. Loving mother to John, Sharon, Ivan, Ian and Martin. Cherished grandmother to her fourteen grandchildren. Deeply regretted by her family, brothers P.J and Jimmy, sisters Phyllis McDonald and Lily Kelly, son in law Willie, daughters in law Joan, Celine, Orla and Gina, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and large circle of friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Friday, February 16th from 6.30 pm till 8 pm with Rosary at 7.30 pm. Removal on Saturday 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

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Johanna O’Dooley
Sunday, February 11th, 2024

Johanna O’Dooley, in her 96th year, Renowned historian.

Deeply regretted by Joseph and Mary (Maung), Mary’s husband Crispen, their children Liam, Eilish and Thomas, cousins, extended family, relatives and all her neighbours.

May her gentle soul Rest In Peace

Reposing at Ann and Pat Devitt’s home (eircode R32Y9R6) on Monday 12th February from 3pm- 7pm, with Rosary Recital at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday, 13th February at 11am, in the Church of the Holy Cross Ratheniska, follwed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.

No flowers. House strictly private on Tuesday morning, please.

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Gaye Martin
Saturday, February 10th, 2024

Gaye Martin. The Green, Kilminchy and formerly Ballyfermot, Dublin.

Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Nicola and Lucy, sons Andrew and John, sister Joy, brothers Stew and Tossy, son’s in law, daughters in law, her 12 adored grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Sunday February 11th from 6:30pm until 8pm with Rosary at 7:30pm. Removal on Monday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for 12 noon Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Cremation will take place on Tuesday at 11 am in Newlands Cross Crematorium and will be streamed on https://www.dctrust.ie/location/newlands-cross/chapel-webstream.html

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society night nurses. The family ask for bright colours to be worn to celebrate Gaye’s bright and colourful life.

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Gabrielle Martin
Friday, February 9th, 2024

Gabrielle (Gaye) Martin, 48 The Green, Kilminchy.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Requiescat in Pace.

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Gabrielle Martin
Paddy Dalton
Wednesday, February 7th, 2024

Paddy Dalton, St John’s Square.

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Catherine Young, brother in law Bobby, sister in law Ann, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephew, relatives, neighbours, friends and former colleagues in An Post.

May he Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Thursday, February 8th from 6:30pm till 8pm with Rosary at 7:30pm. Removal on Friday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will take place in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

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Peggy Hyland
Wednesday, February 7th, 2024

Peggy (Margaret) Hyland (nee Whelan), Mosse Lane, Dublin Rd.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the tender care of the staff of Shaen Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Bob. Dearly loved mother to Mark and Ger. Cherished grandmother to Tara, Bobby, Aaron, Talitha, Leo and Theo, daughters in law Valerie and Yvonne. Deeply regretted by her sister Julia, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and neighbours.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Friday, February 9th from 6.30pm till 8 pm with Rosary at 7.30pm. Removal on Saturday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ . Interment will take place in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

House private please.

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Stephen O’Sullivan
Monday, February 5th, 2024

Stephen O’Sullivan St Brigids Place.

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband to Sheila and dearly loved father to Stephen, Margaret, James, Richard, Aidan and Denis. Father in law to Josephine, Paul, Margaret, Caroline, and Kellie. Brother to Jimmy, Noel, Tom, Anthony and Therese. Predeceased by his parents James and Annie. brothers, Johnny, Michael, Billy, and sisters Mary, Delores, Margaret and Anne. Deeply regretted by his loving family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.

May he Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home Portlaoise on Sunday, February 4th from 6.30 pm till 8 pm with rosary at 7.30. Removal on Monday from his residence to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2 pm Requiem Mass. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Family flowers only.

House private.

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Elizabeth Simpson
Monday, February 5th, 2024

Elizabeth Simpson (née Houlihan), Borris Road and formerly of St Johns Square.

Predeceased by her son Wayne. Beloved partner of John and much loved mother of Lisa and Leigh. Deeply regretted by her loving family, grandchild Melissa, brother Con, sisters Anne, Catherine and Tina, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.

Requiem Mass to take place on Monday, 5th February, at 12 noon in St Peter and Paul’s Church. Thereafter to Newlands Cross Crematorium for service at 2.30pm.

The family requests people please wear colourful or bright clothing.

All are welcome at the crematorium.

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