The death has occurred of Declan Bracken, 34 Penwith Road, Earlsfield, London, late of Portlaoise, Sydney, San Francisco, Fair Isle and Overton. Declan passed away unexpectedly on 5th January, 2023. He is profoundly missed by his children Oisín, Orla and Jess and his wife Lisa, along with his daughter Niamh. His passing is deeply regretted by his parents Tom and Nancy Bracken, Block Road, Portlaoise and his sisters Phil and Ann, brothers Enda, Sean, Kevin, Michael and Feargal, predeceased by his infant brother Vincent, along with his sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews and by his extended family across the globe.
Declan will be missed by his soul mates and dear friends from Portlaoise, the UK and beyond. Declan is also in the thoughts and prayers of his colleagues from the National Health Service, where he had dedicated so much of his energies to the health care and service of others, especially during the Covid pandemic.
May he rest in peace.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
Reposing at Keegans Funeral Home on Friday, January 27th from 6.30 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Saturday to arrive at SS Peter and Paul’s Church for 12 noon Requiem Mass; https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Private cremation will follow. Please observe Covid precautions.