Deaths in Kildare - Monday, October 22, 2018



Deaths in Kildare - Monday, October 22, 2018

Desmond J. (Des) Dempsey – Derrinturn, Carbury / Edenderry, Offaly

October 20 2018, In his 90th year (peacefully) after a short illness. Beloved husband of Nuala and loving father of Luke, Philip, Desmond, Feargal and Eimear. Much missed by his sister Annie, daughters-in-law Regina and Patricia, his sons-in-law Paul and Ryan, his grandchildren Sarah, Cormac, Luke, Cathal and Ciara, sisters-in-law Lucy and May, brothers-in-law M.P. and John, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Reposing at his home this Sunday from 3pm to 8pm with Rosary at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday (October 22) at 1.30pm in the Holy Trinity Church, Derrinturn followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. Brigid’s Hospice.


Nuala Doherty (née Garry) – Ardclough / Leixlip

October 20 2018 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at Lisheen Nursing Home, Rathcoole. Nuala, beloved wife of Michael, dear mother of Mikael, Karl and Emma, a devoted grandmother to Adam, Evan, Aaron, Lexie, Leah, Dylan, Kayla, Eva and Demi and sister of Rosaleen, Michael, Deirdre, Brendan and the late John. Sadly missed by her loving husband, sons, daughter, sisters, brothers, grandchildren, son-in-law Maurice, Mikael’s partner Sarah, relatives and friends. Reposing at Lisheen Nursing Home on Monday evening (October 22) from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Removal on Tuesday morning (October 23) to St. Anne’s Church, Ardclough, arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by cremation at Newland’s Cross Crematorium. Family flowers only please.


Gerard Downey – Naas

October 11, 2018, (suddenly), at his home, Gerard, beloved son of the late Derry and Kathleen and dear brother of Catherine, Paula, Anne, Úna, John and Deirdre; Sadly missed by his loving brother, sisters, aunts, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Murphy Brothers Funeral Home, Church Lane, Naas on Sunday (October 21) from 2.00pm to 5.00pm with Prayers at 4.30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday (October 22) at 10.00am in the Church of Our Lady and St. David, Naas followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Capuchin Day Centre.


Laurence (Lar) Grace – Ballybought, Ballymore Eustace

Suddenly at his residence. Deeply regretted by his wife Margaret, daughter Sharon, Sharon's partner Brendan, grandson Shane, granddaughter Niamh, sister, brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and friends. House Private Please. Funeral Arrangements Later.