Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Christina (Chriss) Hewitt


The death occurred on Monday 14 September 14 of Christina (Chriss) Hewitt (née Rock) of Court Square, Stradbally.
Peacefully, after a short illness bravely borne, surrounded by her husband Seamie and family. Predeceased by her loving son Declan (Gazza). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed and forever loved by her sorrowing family, dearly loved and devoted husband Seamie, daughter Cathy, sons Jimmy and Daithí, her adored grandchildren, nephews, nieces, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, very kind neighbours and her many friends.

Reposing at her home from 6pm on Monday with prayers and recital of the Rosary on Monday and Tuesday evening at 8pm. Funeral Mass for Chriss will take place in The Sacred Heart Church, Stradbally, at 12 noon on Wednesday. She will be laid to rest in Oakvale Cemetery.

 Patrick Harris


The death occurred on Sunday 13 September of Patrick Harris, Dublin and late of Kilrory, Stradbally.
Peacefully but unexpectedly at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Bernie and loving father of Karl and Shauna. Sadly missed by his loving family, brother Tommy, sister Gretta, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren Ryan and Cara, relatives and friends.

In line with Government and HSE advice regarding public gatherings, a small private funeral will be held. For those who cannot attend the funeral service due to the current restrictions, the service can be viewed on Wednesday at 3.15pm by clicking on the following link https://vimeo.com/event/153499.

 Jan Seweryn


 The death took place on Saturday 12 September of Jan Seweryn, Esker Hills, Portlaoise.
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.

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 in Ss Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/

Cremation will follow.

James ( Jim) Walsh
Church View, Borris-in-Ossory

On Sunday 13 September. James (Jim) Walsh, Church View, Borris in Ossory, peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Predeceased by his wife Kathleen (née Ryan). Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by his son Jim, sisters Theresa (Delaney), Patsy (Guidera), nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

A private family funeral will take place this Tuesday 15 September in St Canice’s Church, Borris In Ossory at 11am, followed by burial in Derrinsallagh Cemetery, Borris In Ossory. Due to Covid-19 directives, only 50 people can enter the church but other people, by observing social distancing, can attend outside the church or in the cemetery.

Roy Bulfin

Green Road, Abbeyleix

On Thursday 10 September. Roy died suddenly surrounded by his friends in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam . Deeply regretted by his loving wife Alison, sons Thomas and Jamie, sisters Valerie and Jennifer, brother Alan, brothers-in-law Richard and Apsley, sister-in-law Pauline, extended family and friends.

Funeral arrangements later

 Mary-Anne Cunningham (née Breslin)

Glenkeen, Clonaslee/Moate, Westmeath

Passed away on 1 September, peacefully, at her daughter’s home in Bournemouth, England. Predeceased by her loving husband Francis. Deeply mourned by her children Anne, Stephen and John, daughter-in-law Golda, grandchildren Liam, Elliot and Sam. She will be sadly missed by her brother Bernard, sisters Sr Finbar, Margaret, Ellen and Bridie, extended Cunningham and Breslin families, friends and neighbours.

A Private Family Funeral will take place on Tuesday 15 September in the Chapel at Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground Bournemouth with burial there afterwards.

Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but due to the current restrictions cannot do so, please feel free to leave a message of condolence on RIP.ie.

The family would like to thank you for your support, co-operation and understanding during this difficult time.





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