Death Notices

Recent Death Notices

Paul Lynch
August 15, 2022

Paul Lynch, Birr, Co. Offaly and formerly of Acraboy, Monard, Co. Tipperary, August 13th, 2022 (suddenly). He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Evelyn, brothers; Mike and Pat, sister; Vivienne, brothers-in-law; Ger and Brian, sisters-in-law; Margaret, Jenny and Fiona, his many nephews and nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home, Birr on Tuesday August 16th,from 5pm -7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr, at 10.45am for Funeral Mass at 11am.A private family cremation will take place on Thursday. Family flowers only, please. May He Rest In Peace.

 


John Hogan
August 12, 2022

John Hogan, Clonoghill Lower, Birr, Co. Offaly, August 11th, 2022 (peacefully) at home surrounded by his family. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Tess, daughters; Geraldine, Anne and Monica, sons; Martin, Pat, Anthony, and Conor, son-in-law Ciaran, daughters-in-law; Claire,Breda,Colleen and Frances, grandchildren; Cathal, Aoife, Conor, Catriona, Ellie, Ben, Ria, Tom, Emma, Daniel, Rachel, Jacob and Eve, brother; Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home, Birr, on Saturday evening from 5pm -7pm. Removal on Sunday morning to arrive at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr, at 11.45am for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. May He Rest In Peace


Desmond (Denis) Doran
August 5, 2022

Desmond (Denis) John Doran, 18 Grove Street, Crinkle, Birr, Co. Offaly, August 3rd, 2022 (suddenly). Predeceased by his brother Tony, he will be forever missed by his loving mother Margaret (Mags), his children Denis and Ellen, brothers Paddy, Willie and Jimmy, sister-in-law Margaret, nephews and nieces, uncles Tom, John, Patrick, Joe, William and Kevin, aunts Winnie, Biddie, Alice, Kathleen, Imelda and Vera, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home on Saturday from 3.30pm with Removal to arrive at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr, at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12 noon, followed by burial in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. May He Rest In Peace.


John Guinan
August 2, 2022

John Guinan, 3 Newbridge Street, Birr, Co. Offaly, July 30th (peacefully) in the wonderful care of the Matron and Staff of Birr Community Nursing Unit. Pre-deceased by his wife Mary, he will be sadly missed by his loving daughters Kathleen and Margaret, sons John and Michael, daughters-in-law Maura and Kathleen,son-in-law Jude, grandchildren; Carol, Eoin, Paul, Bryan, Niall, Robert, Alison and Hannah, great-grandchildren; Rachel, Sadie and Tom, his sister Phylis, brothers; Terry, Donald and Brian, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and friends. Reposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home, Birr on Sunday evening from 5pm -7pm. Removal on Monday morning at 10.15 am to arrive at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr, at 10.45am for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to BCNU

 

May He Rest In Peace


Elizabeth Dwane (née Donoghue)
August 2, 2022

Elizabeth (Liz) Dwane, née Donoghue, 7 Eden Rd., Birr died 28th July 2022 at Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by her husband Pat, brothers Jody, Mikey, Gerry, Richie, infant brother and sister William and Christina. She will be sadly missed by her loving sons Brendan and Michael, grandchildren Patrick, Ruairí, Caoimhín, Mollie, and Paige, brothers Jimmy and Christy, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, and friends. Rest in Peace. Reposing at her residence on Saturday from 5 o’c to 7 o’c with Rosary at 7 o’c. Removal from her residence on Sunday morning at 11:15 o’c arriving at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr for Funeral Mass at 12 o’c. Burial afterward in Clonoghill Cemetery.


Betty Killeen (née Gleeson)
July 25, 2022

Formerly of Abbeyville, Lorrha, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Peacefully surrounded by her loving family on July 23rd at her daughter’s residence in Birr. Pre-deceased by her husband Michael, brothers Michael and PK. Sadly missed by her daughter Katherine, son’s Micheál and George, grandchildren, son-in-law, daughter-in-law,Micheáls partner, brothers, sister, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace. Reposing this Monday evening at Dignity Funeral Home, Portumna, from 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m with removal at 7:45 p.m to St. Ruadhan’s Church Lorrha, arriving at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass for Betty will be celebrated this Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in St. Ruadhan’s Church of Ireland Cemetery. House private, please.


Tony Butler
July 25, 2022

Tony Butler, 13 Moorpark St., Birr, formerly of Ballinaguilsha, Birr Co. Offaly. Died peacefully on Sunday 17th July’ in the tender loving care of the Matron and Nursing Staff of Birr Community Nursing Unit in the company of his loving family.Tony will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, sons and daughters, brothers and sister, grandchildren, brother in law, sisters in law, daughters in law, sons in law, relatives, neighbours and friends. Tony’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on https://www.facebook.com/stbrendans.birr   Reposing in Boyd’s Funeral Home, Birr from 6-8pm on Tuesday evening 19th July. Leaving his home Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Brendan’s Church, Birr for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. Donations in memory of Tony Butler directed to Camcor Suite, Birr Community Nursing Unit.


Pat Cleary Clonfinane, Carrig, Birr, Tipperary
July 13, 2022

Pat died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, wife Teresa, son Michael, daughter Edel, son in law John and adored grandson Billy. Predeceased by his father Michael, mother Eileen, his sister Marian and sister in law Chris Cleary. Sadly missed by his heartbroken sisters and brothers, Kathleen, Tim, Evelyn, Mona, John, Michael and Ann, his brothers in law, sisters in law, his many nieces and nephews, relatives, friends and neighbors. May he Rest In Peace. Pat will be reposing at Sullivans Funeral Home, Main Street, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary on Wednesday, 13th July, from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral mass on Thursday, 14th July, at 11.30 am at The Church of the Annunciation, Carrig, with burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery, Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to North Tipperary Hospice.


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