Saturday, July 18, 2020

The death has occurred of Stephen McElroy
Portlaoise, Laois / Dromore, Tyrone


Stephen McElroy (Portlaoise and Dromore, Co Tyrone) died suddenly on Thursday 16th July 2020. Beloved son of Josephine Bolton and the late Eugene. Loving brother to Emma (Declan) and Marie (Enda). Cherished nephew of Gabriel, Brendan, Declan, Paul, Eamon, Kathleen (Fox), Siobhan and Jackie (Bermingham). Treasured uncle to Eoin, Grace, Daniel, Isabel, Conor, Charlotte, and Juliet.

Stephen will be reposing in his uncle’s residence 25 Muldoon Park, Dromore BT78 3AY from 4pm on Sunday, 19th July. House Private. Stephen will leave his uncles residence at 2.30pm on Monday, 20th July, for 3pm Requiem Mass in St Davog’s Church, Dromore, followed by his burial in the adjoining cemetery. Stephen will travel along the Main Street and the Omagh Road to St Davogs Church.

In light of the Corona virus and in the interests of health and safety within the community, those who will be attending the funeral mass will be asked to observe social distancing. Alternatively, the funeral mass can be viewed via Dromore Parish webcam.

Deeply regretted by his loving mother, sisters, brothers-in-law, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and entire family circle.


The death has occurred of Patricia O’Brien (née Rice)
Cherrygrove, Portlaoise, Laois

O’Brien (nee Rice) Patricia. Cherrygrove Portlaoise. Died peacefully on 17th July 2020. Surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Christy and dearly loved mother to Damien, Yvonne and Sandra. Deeply regretted by her brothers John and Paul. Son in law John, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Gordon, Evan, Teagan, nephews, nieces relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents Mary and John, brother Frank and sister Nancy.

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 Monday in SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise, and will be streamed on the webcam; Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

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 on, 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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