Parish Baptisms & Deaths
Death Notices - July 2018
Ellen McGrath (née O’Reilly) Borris Road.
Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. In the tender care of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home; Ellen (Ella) beloved wife of the late Michael and dearly loved mam to David and Alison. Deeply regretted by her loving sister Margaret, brothers John and Fr Tom, daughter-in-law Aisling, son-in-law Stuart, sister-in-law Geraldine, grandchildren Will, Molly, Emmy Ben,
Brigid (Cissy) Mills (née Shiels) 148 St Brigid’s Place.
Beloved wife of the late Patrick and predeceased by her son William. Much loved mother of Jean, Catherine, Ann-Marie, Patrick and Teresa. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughter in law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.
Joshua Osahon Okonkwo, 2 Lakeway, Kilminchy.
Died tragically while studying in Spain. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents Chris and Grace, his loving sister Anita, Grandparents Alice, James and Victoria, Uncle Kenneth, and many uncles and aunts, cousins, relatives and friends.
May he Rest in Peace.
Reposing at Keegans funeral home, Portlaoise from 4pm until 7pm on Sunday July 22nd.
Frances Carroll (nee Kearney) St Brigid’s Place.
Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Frances, beloved wife of the late Tom. Dearly loved mother to Maria, Dermot, Fiona, Aidan, Fergal and Christine. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brother in law, sisters in law, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, nephews,
William (Willie) Keane, Corrigeen, Stradbally, Co. Laois
July 14th 2018 Peacefully , surrounded by his loving family. William (Willie) in his 85th year. Deeply regretted by his loving family, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family and many friends.
Requiescat in Pace.
Reposing at his residence from 4pm on Sunday evening with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Monday morning
Alice Drennan (née Bergin)
Bridge St., Portlaoise and late of Maynooth and Ballybrack, Co. Tipperary, July 12th 2018. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Portlaoise Regional Hosp.
Alice, beloved wife of the late Bill (William) Shanahoe. Dearly loved mother to John and cherished grandmother to Timothy and Michael. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughter-in-law Ciara, nephews, nieces, relatives
Paisley. Patrick (Pat). St. John’s Sq., Portlaoise and late of Perivale Middlesex, England. Died peacefully on 9th June 2018.
Deeply regretted by his brothers Christy and Tony and sister Marie, sisters-in-law, Rose and Sylvia, brother-in-law Sean, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, relatives and friends.
Requiescat in Pace
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home, Portlaoise from 7 pm on Friday with rosary
Leona Cuddy, Meelick, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
Died 2nd July 2018, at Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, (suddenly), daughter of Martin and Theresa, sister to Shane and Gary. Deeply regretted by her heart-broken parents, brothers, grandfather, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.
Requiescat in Pace
Reposing at her home (Meelick), on Wednesday afternoon from 2pm, with Rosary at 9pm. Removal
Catherine Kearney (nee Dowling), Mountmellick and Portlaoise died 29th of June 2018. Suddenly, after a short illness. Sadly missed by Tommy, sons Paul, Neil and Thomas and daughter Shánnen, brothers Sean and Bernard, sisters, Elizabeth, Caroline and extended family and many friends.
Reposing Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise, on Tuesday evening from 7pm with recital of the rosary at 9pm. Requiem
Lord for your faithful people, life is changed not ended