Wednesday, February 08, 2023

Vanda Rafter (née Swaglis), ‘Ardvill’ Glenside, Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise passed away unexpectedly at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on Tuesday 7 February.

Vanda was predeceased by her darling husband David. Also her mother Esther and father-in-law Martin.

Deeply regretted by her adoring children Stefan and Amy. Stefan’s partner Jennifer. Her loving father Les. Sisters Philomena and Rita. Her brothers Les (Jnr), and Clive. Her much-loved nieces and nephews, Grandnieces and Grandnephews, cousins and her aunts Vanda and Christine. And her dear sister-in-law and friend Martina. Vanda will be dearly missed by her heartbroken mother-in-law Betty Rafter. Her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Her neighbours, work colleagues and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at Keegan’s Funeral Home, Portlaoise on Thursday 9 February from 6.30 pm with Rosary at 8 pm. Removal on Friday 10 February to Saint Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise for noon Requiem mass. Interment afterwards in Saint Peter and Paul’s Cemetery Portlaoise.

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