Deaths in Kildare, October 30, 2018


Leader reporter


Leader reporter


Deaths in Kildare, October 30, 2018

Kildare deaths

Theckla Farren, Leixlip, Kildare / Malin, Donegal / Foxrock, Dublin

Theckla Farren (formerly Timbs) of Leixlip, Co. Kildare, formerly of Foxrock, Dublin and Malin, Co. Donegal) passed away on October 27 peacefully at her home and surrounded by her family. She was a devoted mother to Alanna and Kyna, cherished grandmother of Alfie and dear sister of Maria, Caroline, Raphael, Martina and Patricia. Sadly missed by her loving daughters, sisters, brother, grandson, brothers-in-law, nephew, nieces, relatives and friends.

She will be reposing at her residence on Wednesday evening from 5pm to 9pm. Removal to the Church of Our Lady’s Nativity, Leixlip on (Thursday) morning arriving for Requiem Mass at 12 noon followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium (arriving for service at 1.45). 

Mary Rochford (née Ivory), O'Higgins Terrace, The Curragh

Mary Rochford, formerly of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, died peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff of Suncroft Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late Dick Rochford (ex company sergeant, 3rd Battalion). Sadly missed by her loving children Anne, John, Serena, Gordon and Mary, Grandchildren, great grandchildren, sons in law, daughters in law, brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Glennon’s funeral home Eyre Street, Newbridge, from 6pm today, Tuesday and from 6pm on Wednesday with rosary both nights at 8pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 11:30am to arrive at St. Brigid's Church, The Curragh Camp, for funeral Mass at 12:15pm. Burial afterwards in Holy Cross Cemetery, Suncroft.

Frank (Francis) Rafferty, Coolamber Drive, Rathcoole, Dublin / Naas

Frank Rafferty passed away on Friday October 26 after a prolonged illness in the tender care of the staff of Tallaght Hospital. Late of Two Mile House, Naas, he will be sadly missed by his loving wife Anne, son David, daughter Susan, daughter-in-law Lisa, son-in-law Joe, grandchildren Jacob, Jude, Isaac, Isabelle and Felix, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at the George Mullins Funeral Home, Kilcullen Road, Naas, today Tuesday from 3pm with removal at 4.45pm to arrive at The Church of The Holy Family, Rathcoole, at 5.30pm. Funeral on Wednesday, after 11am Mass, to Saggart