Death Notices

Joanna Kaletka
Monday, November 28th, 2022

Joanna Kaletka, Fernsbridge, Monasterevin Co. Kildare and formerly Krakow Poland.

Peacefully at  Tallaght Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Loving mother to Monika and Agnieszka. Cherished grandmother to Olivia. Deeply regretted by her loving family and their partners. Nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral home Portlaoise ( R32 Y368) on Tuesday, November 29th from 7 pm until 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, Portlaoise.

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George Keyes
Monday, November 28th, 2022

George Keyes, St. Brigid’s Place.

Peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Christine. Dearly loved father to Richard, George (Jnr), Catherine, Christine, Julie, Brenda, Diane, Georgina and Ashling. Cherished grandfather to his large number grandchildren and great-grandchilden. Nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at his residence from 2pm on Tuesday, November 29th. Removal on Wednesday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2pm Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Private cremation will follow afterwards. Family flowers only. If you wish to make a donation to the Irish Cancer Society it will be appreciated by the family.

 

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Fr. Sean Archbold
Saturday, November 26th, 2022

Fr. Sean Archbold (John J) OMI, late of St Patrick’s Basilica Fremantle W Australia and formerly of Belcamp College Dublin, St. Michael’s Parish Inchicore, House of Retreat Inchicore, and Portlaoise.

Peacefully after a short illness in the loving care of the staff at Joseph Cooke House Nursing Home, Perth W Australia. Sean was predeceased by his parents Richard (Dick) and Annie and brothers Tom and Frank. Sadly missed by his sister Ann, brother Noel, brother-in-law, sisters- in- law, nieces, nephews grand-nieces, grand-nephews, great- grandnieces.

May he Rest in Peace.

Fr. Sean’s funeral will be streamed live from St Patrick’s Basilica Fremantle on Monday, November 28th, 2022, commencing at 5.45am Irish time with burial thereafter in the Oblate plot in Fremantle Cemetery. To view the service please click here. A special mass will also be held for Fr Sean in Mary Immaculate Church (Oblates) Inchicore on the 14th of December at 12.00 noon. To view the Mass please click here.

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Fr. Sean Archbold
Catherine Quigley
Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Catherine Quigley (nee Whelan) Rockdale.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. After a short illness. Beloved wife of Kevin. Dearly loved mother to Selene, Siobhán, Ronán, also Noreen. Cherished grandmother to Sophie, JJ, Oscar and Joshua. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers Liam, David and Michael, sisters Bernadette, Franzita and Patricia, sons in law John and David, daughter in law Claire, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, her many foster children and godchildren.

May Catherine Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Friday, November 25th from 7 pm with Rosary at 9 pm . Removal on Saturday 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.

Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to the Cuisle Centre. Please observe Covid precautions.

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Catherine Quigley
Fergus Beere
Saturday, November 19th, 2022

Beere Fergus . Clonkeen, Portlaoise . 19th November 2022.

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Patsy and brother Paddy. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Ailish. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers George, Jimmy, Peter and Hughie. Brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at his residence on Monday, November 21st from 2 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Tuesday to arrive at SS Peter and Pauls church for 12 noon Requiem Mass. https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Cremation will follow in Newlands. Family flowers only . Donations if desired to The Irish Cancer society.

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Martin Lalor
Saturday, November 19th, 2022

Martin Lalor, 1 Borris Road.

Rest in Peace.

Funeral arrangements later.

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Martin Lalor
Claire Geoghegan
Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

Claire Geoghegan (nee Maher), Apartment 1, Bridle Walk, Kilminchy and formerly The Heath.

Predeceased by her husband Reuben and her infant daughter Bronagh, her great-grandchild Reuben Joseph and her brother-in-law Andy. Deeply regretted by her daughter Elaine and her partner Nigel, her son Sean and his partner Colette, grandchildren James and Rachel, great-grandchildren Grace, Hannah and Everly, sisters, brothers, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, neighbours, relatives and her many friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at her son Sean’s home 44 Rossvale Court, Portlaoise R32R2YD on Friday, November 18th from 4 pm with Rosary at 6 pm. Funeral arriving for 11 am Requiem Mass on Saturday at the Church of the Assumpition, The Heath. Burial after in the adjoining cemetery.

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Theresa O’Connell
Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Theresa O’Connell (nee Scully), Kilminchy Close.

Peacefully at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved wife of Larry. Dearly loved mother to Brian. Cherished grandmother to Autumn. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers Louis and Joe, sisters Claire, Agnes and Bernie, and Gabrielle , Daughter in law Lynn , Autumn’s mum Siobhan, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May she Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 15th from 6.30 pm, with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Wednesday to SS Peter and Paul’s Church to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass. portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam Private cremation will follow.

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Tommy Skelly
Sunday, November 13th, 2022

Tommy Skelly, St Brigid’s Place and formerly Templeogue, Dublin.

Peacefully at home with his family. Dearly beloved husband to Laura. Loving father to Anita, Thomas and Jason. Cherished grandfather to Grainne, Niamh and Ciárán. Deeply regretted his loving family. Sons in law Joe and daughter in law Helen. Sisters Margaret and Anne. Nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Funeral arriving at SS Peter Pauls church for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Tuesday, November 15th https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ followed by interment in SS Peter and Pauls cemetery. Funeral will be private. With house strictly private.

The family wish to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.

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Denis Kavanagh
Friday, November 11th, 2022

Denis Kavanagh, Pallas Little.

Peacefully at home. Beloved husband of Cait. Dearly loved father to Karen, Orla, Aileen and Róisín. Cherished grandfather to Thomas, Aoibhín and Séan. Sons in law Dermot Keenan and Eric Farrell, brothers Michael, John, sisters Mary and Rosaleen. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Sunday, November  13th from 6.30 pm, with Rosary at 8 pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Monday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ followed by interment in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

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Aidan Brennan
Sunday, November 6th, 2022

Aidan Brennan. late of Kilminchy and formerly of Davidstown, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, ex Bank of Ireland.

Suddenly in his 93rd year. Predeceased by his beloved wife and best friend Peggy, loving father to David, Alan, Carol, Aidan and Gill and brother to his special sister Doreen. Aidan will be sadly missed by his doting grandchildren Peter, Karl, Cillian, Ailbhe, Saoirse, and Megan and his sisters in law, daughters in law, son in law, partners, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and wide circle of friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, Wednesday, 9th November, from 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm. Funeral Mass Thursday, 10th November, at 12.00 noon in St Peter and St Paul’s Church, https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ followed by interment in St Peter and St Paul’s Cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Alzheimer’s Society. Please observe Covid precautions.

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Phyllis Keogh
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Phyllis Keogh, 2 Aghnaharna Drive.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Christy and son in law Paul. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Mary and Rachel, brother John-Brendan, son in law Ray, granddaughters Shannon and Aislinn, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at her residence from 3 pm on Thursday, November 3rd with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal 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.

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Phyllis Keogh
Kathleen Guilfoyle
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Kathleen Guilfoyle, Dr Murphys Place.

Peacefully at Potlaoise Regional Hospital. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Matty, Thomas, Liam, P.J Andy and John. Sisters Ann, Sally and Chrissy. Dear friend Clare and family, nephews, nieces, brothers in law, sisters in law, relatives and friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home on Thursday, November 3rd from 7 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Friday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 2.30 pm Requiem Mass https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Please observe covid precautions.

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Kathleen Guilfoyle
Eugene McLoughlin
Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Eugene (Hughie) McLoughlin,  Lakeglen and Late of Cloghan, Co. Offaly.

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at St James Hospital. Beloved husband of Patsy and dearly loved father to Eugene, Imelda, Trisha, and Yvonne. Predeceased by his granddaughter April. Cherished grandfather to Danielle, Shane, Aaron, Tamzin, Jack, Amber, Emily Anna, Ava-Jade, Dylan, and Ellie. Deeply regretted by his son in law Danny, Mark, and Jamie. Brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces. relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at his residence from 2 pm on Wednesday, November 2nd with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Thursday to arrive at Ss Peter and Paul’s church for 12 noon Requiem Mass: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery. Please observe covid precautions.

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