Death Notices

William (Murt) Treacy

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

William (Murt) Treacy, The Heath.

Retired teacher Portlaoise Vocational School. Beloved husband of Kathleen, father to Fionán, Sinéad, Billy and Karen. Grandfather to Holly, Hazel, Clodagh, Aoibhinn, Isabelle and Oliver. Brother to Anne, Pat and Tom. Predeceased by his brother Séan and sister Nuala. Will be sadly missed by his immediate and extended family, including sons and daughters-in-law, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, and by his wide circle of friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew William, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at The Heath Church at 12 noon on Friday the 13th of November. The funeral Mass will be streamed live via webcam. Please click the below link to

Burial will follow in adjoining cemetery.

The funeral cortège will travel from the crossroads at The Heath, along the Heath Road, to the Heath Church. Those who wish to come out to pay their respects can do so along the route, maintaining a safe social distance.

Personal messages of condolence for the family may be left on the condolences page below. Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to the Childhood Cancer Foundation at

The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

Sympathy Notes

  1. Colm November 13, 2020

    Kathleen, Fionán, Billy, Sinéad and Karen,

    We are all heartbroken for your sad loss – although we are separated by the miles and we can’t be there today, we are there in spirit and you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love to you all, Colm, Linda, Isobel, Jessica & Edward

  2. Elaine Walsh November 10, 2020

    Kathleen, Fionán and all the Treacy family.

    Our condolences to you all on the sudden passing of William. May he rest in peace. You are in our prayers at this most difficult time.

    Deepest sympathy,

    Martin, Ann, Colm and Elaine Walsh (Stradbally)

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