Death Notices

Fidelma Freney
Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Fidelma Freney – Myler, Newpark.

After a short illness, bravely borne. Former Journalist Leinster Express. Widow of Brian Myler. Sadly missed by her brother, sisters, relatives and many friends.

R.I.P. Fidelma

Requiem Mass on Tuesday, Septebmer 22nd at 12 noon in SS Peter and Paul’s Church Portlaoise will be streamed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/

Due COVID restrictions the Mass will be for family members. Sympathisers are welcome in the precincts of the church and SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery. Condolences can be left below.

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Fidelma Freney
Joan Connolly
Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Joan Connolly, Oaklawn.

Peacefully at her residence. Sadly missed by her husband Tony, sons Eoin and Niall, daughter Aoife, granddaughter Mia. Predeceased by her father Martin and mother Maureen. Sadly missed by her sisters Dolores and Veronica and brother Martin, sister in law Monica, brother in law Clem, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, relatives, great neighbours and friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday September 20th in St. Peter and Paul’s Church,  and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Private cremation will follow in Newlands Cross.

Those who would have liked to attend her funeral, but who can not due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time

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Joan Connolly
Jan Seweryn
Monday, September 14th, 2020

Jan Seweryn, Esker Hills.

Deeply regretted by his wife Magdalena, his loving children Zuzanna and Adam, brothers Stanislaw, Sebastian, Bogdan, parents, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 16th in St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Cremation will follow.

Those who would have liked to attend his funeral, but who cannot due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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Jan Seweryn
Margaret Graham
Friday, September 11th, 2020

Margaret Graham, Dundrum, Dublin and formerly Rathbrennan Portlaoise.

Formerly of Rathbrennan, Portlaoise. Beloved sister of Fintan, Gerry and Joan (Sreenan). Deeply regretted by her loving family brothers-in-law, Pat and Jim, sisters-in-law Veronica and Martina, nieces, nephews, extended family relatives and friends

May She Rest In Peace.

Due to current government guidelines a Private Requiem Mass will take place  on Monday, September 14th in SS Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise at 12:00 noon and can be viewed on www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam followed by burial in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. Those wishing to leave condolences can do so on the link below or in the traditional manner.

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Margaret Graham
Bridie Connell
Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Bridie (Bunty) Connell,   The Rock of Dunamaise.

Peacefully, after a short illness. Deeply regretted by her loving family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Given the exceptional climate and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral with immediate family only will take place at 12 noon on Friday, September 12th in Ss Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on the webcam; http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/

Interment will take place afterwards in The Heath Cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attend her funeral, but due to these restrictions cannot, please leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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Michael Conroy
Monday, September 7th, 2020

Michael (Gilpin) Conroy, 6 O`Moore Place and formerly of 18 St John’s Sq.

Predeceased by his sons Eugene Tommy and Christopher. Beloved husband of Margaret and much loved father of Michael, Eddie, Andrew, Paul, Jimmy and Thresea. Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughters in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May He Rest In Peace

A private family funeral funeral will take place. Requiem mass on Wednesday, September 9th at 12 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s church . Interment afterwards in Ss Peter & Paul’s cemetery

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Michael Conroy
John Scully
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

John Scully, Ridge Rd.

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the tender care of the staff of Fennor Hill Nursing Home, Urlingford. Beloved husband of Ann and dearly loved father to Martina, Elaine, Celine and John Paul. Cherished grandfather to Holly. Deeply regretted by is loving family, brothers Michael and Tom and the late Owen, sons-in-law. Bros in law, sisters in law. Nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Friday, September 4th in St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial afterwards in Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally.

Those who would have liked to attend his funeral, but who can not due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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John Scully
Sheila Whelan
Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Shiela Whelan (nee Egan) Portlaoise.

Peacefully in the wonderful care of Bernie and all the caring staff at Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jeremiah, brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law. Fondly remembered by her nephews and nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, great-grandnephews and great-grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace
Due to Government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will be held on Monday, 31st August 2020, at 12 o’clock in The Church of Saint Peter and Paul, Portlaoise, followed by burial in Ballyfin Cemetery.
Those who would have liked to attend but cannot, may view the funeral Mass at this link https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/
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Sheila Whelan
Bridie Allen
Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Bridie Allen Serenity Lodge, Clonkeen/Walsh Island, Offaly.

Peacefully at the Regional Hospital. Loving daughter of the late John and Lil Allen. Sadly missed by her wonderful carers and fellow residents and loving family.

Rest In Peace

Removal on Wednesday, September 2nd (travelling via Garrymona) arriving The Church of the Immaculate Conception Walsh Island for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Cloncrane Cemetery.

Due to the Covid 19 Directive, social distancing will be in place in the church and in the cemetery. You can leave your condolences on the online condolence book below. The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad time.

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Bridie Allen
Kewin Krol
Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

Kewin Krol, Conniberry Way.

Suddenly, at his residence. Dearly loved son of his heartbroken parents Robert and Agnieszka. Loving brother to Sandra, Krystian and Jakub. Deeply regretted by his loving family, uncles, aunts, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, September 3rd in St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Cremation will follow.

Those who would have liked to attend his funeral, but who cannot due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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Kewin Krol

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