2019 Death Notices

December 2019

Seán Campion

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The death has occurred of Seán Campion Johnstown Glebe, Rathdowney, Co. Laois (R32 D857) December 1st, 2019 in the tender loving care of all the staff of Oakdale Nursing Home following a long illness. Predeceased by his beloved wife Mary, his angel infant son and daughter, his brothers Mick-Joe and Eddie and his sister Frances. Sadly mourned by his adoring…

November 2019

Kathleen Delaney (née Brophy)

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The death has occurred of Kathleen Delaney (nee Brophy), Ross, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. November 29th 2019 following a brief illness. Sadly mourned by her husband Paddy and her sons Tom and Martin and her daughter Margo, daughters in law Annmarie and Ellie, son in law Dan, grandchildren Danielle, Ciara, Padhraic, Evelyn, Maria, Aimee, Emer and Aoife, her brother Mikie, sisters…

Dr Maureen Daly (née Comer)

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The death has occurred of  Dr. Maureen Daly (née Comer)(retired GP), Farranfore, Co. Kerry and formerly of Fairyhill, Rathdowney, Co. Laois), 27 November, 2019, peacefully, at home. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Paddy and loving mother of Ann, Pat, Margaret and Emer. Maureen will be sadly missed by her family, her daughter-in-law Alacoque, sons-in-law Roddy, Enda and John, her…

Ken Walsh

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The death has occurred of Ken Walsh, Castlegrogan House, Errill, Co. Laois. November 24th 2019. Peacefully at home. Ken, predeceased by his wife Pearl and his sister Renee. Sadly mourned by his family Suellen, Janet, Niall and Adele, sons-in-law Jason and Stephen, daughter-in-law Regina, grandchildren Orlaith, Euan, Aran, Shauna, Conor, Keelan, Sinead and Rian, his brother Reggie, Sister Evie, nieces,…

Eleanor Smyth (née Loughlin)

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The death has occurred of Eleanor Smyth (nee Loughlin) (Killeavy, Newry and formerly of Rathdowney, Co. Laois), November 19th, 2019, Eleanor, RIP, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Ian and loving mother of Pauline (Campbell) and the late Eoin and Maureen RIP. Eleanor’s remains are reposing at her home, 25 Low Road, Killeavy, BT35 8RH until removal on…

Teresa TD Walsh (née Hendrick)

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The death has occurred of Teresa TD Walsh (née Hendrick) 7 Maisonettes, Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois / Roscrea, Tipperary And formerly of 27 Kennedy Park, Roscrea. Pre-deceased by her husband Joe. Sadly missed by her loving family, her daughter Angela, sons Martin (Seven) and Joseph, her brother Tony (Hendrick), son-in-law Kieran, daughters-in-law Margaret and Noreen, grandchildren Martin, Owen, Sean, Laura…

Patrick (Paddy) Loughman

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The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) Loughman, Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois, November 7th 2019. Unexpectedly at home, Patrick (Paddy) sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, daughter Aíne, sons Sean and Padraig, daughters in law Kate and Vicky, grandchildren Finn, Mia, Eliza and Evan, his brothers and sisters, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home…

October 2019

Patricia Sheeran

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The death has occurred of Patricia Sheeran, Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney and formerly Windsor, Coolrain, Co. Laois, October 25th 2019, Unexpectedly. Predeceased by her parents and her sisters. Sadly mourned by her niece and nephew, relatives, neighbours and friends, especially Ber and Teresa. R . I . P Reposing at O' Sullivan's funeral home, Rathdowney, on Monday evening from 7pm with…

Maurice O'Toole

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The death has occurred of Maurice O'Toole, Moneygall, Offaly / Rhode, Offaly / Rathdowney, Laois / Moneygall, Tipperary. In his 95th year. Deeply regretted by his loving family, his wife Lily, children Michael, Kieran, Anne (Maher), Maurice, Elizabeth (Liz, Kinane) and Brendan, brothers Joe and Paddy, sisters Bridget and Margaret, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law and partners, grandchildren, great-grandchildren,…

Sr. Claire Marie O'Connell

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The death has occurred of Sr. Claire Marie O'Connell. Holy Family Convent, Naas Road, Newbridge, Kildare and formally of Rathdowney, Co. Laois - 17th October 2019 (peacefully) at Naas Hospital. Deeply regretted by her sister Sr. Margaret, Holy Family Convent, her brothers Anthony, Bobby and Billy, sisters-in law, extended family and friends, her community and caring staff at the Convent.…

James (Jimmy) Bergin

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The death has occurred of James (Jimmy) Bergin, Knockardgannon, Errill, Co. Laois. October 10th 2019. James (Jimmy), predeceased by his wife Lucy and his daughter Lucy. Deeply regretted by his son Seamus, daughter-in-law Claire, grandchildren Mary, Sinéad and Liam, his sister (Statia Aherne), nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. Reposing at Seamus and Claire's home, Knockardgannon (R32 D8W2) on Saturday…

Oona McGuigan (née Daly)

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The death has occurred of Oona McGuigan (née Daly), Blackrock and Dundrum, Co. Dublin and formerly of Rathdowney, Co. Laois - October 1, 2019 (Peacefully) in her 92nd year in the wonderful care of the staff of St. Mary's Home, Pembroke Park, Dublin 4, after a long life, well lived. Beloved wife of the late Mac (Edward), much loved and…

September 2019

Mary Healy

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The death has occurred of Mary Healy, Clonmeen Wood, Errill, Co. Laois. September 29th 2019. Peacefully in the wonderful care of Patterson's Nursing Home, Roscrea. Mary, predeceased by her parents Thomas and Josie. Sadly mourned by her brother Tom, sister in law Mairead, nephew James, nieces Siobhan and Marion, grandniece Eibhleann, cousins, relatives and friends. Reposing at O'Sullivan's Funeral Home,…

Seamus Cahill

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The death has occurred of Seamus Cahill, Keenaghan, Eyrecourt, Galway / Rathdowney, Laois. Beloved husband of Frances. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife, daughters Cara and Rowena, son-in-law Alexander, grandchildren Celia and Margot, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace Reposing in St Francis' Church, Meelick (H53 H728) Wednesday, October 2nd, from 5 o'clock to 7 o'clock. Requiem Mass Thursday…

Dorothy Evelene Oakshot (née Mitchell)

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The death has occurred of Dorothy Evelene Oakshot (née Mitchell), Southampton and formerly Quarrymount, Errill, Co. Laois. September 22nd 2019. Dorothy Evelene, peacefully in her 92nd year, Predeceased by her husband Norman. Sadly missed by her daughter Yvonne and her partner John, her loving sister Mary, her brothers Thomas, Charlie and Gerald, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral service in…

Jimmy Gilmartin

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The death has occurred of Jimmy Gilmartin, Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. September 9th 2019. Peacefully at his home. Jimmy sadly mourned by his wife Lil and his family Siobhán, James, John, Mairead, Eilish, Mary and Joe, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren Emmett, Shane, Tanya, James, Conor, Grainne, Bill, Sarah and Kate, brother Tommy, sisters Tessie, Peggy and Chrissie, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews,…

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