County Kildare deaths


Leader Reporter


Leader Reporter


County Kildare deaths

Rest In Peace

Margaret (Peg) Perse - Saint Dominic's Park, Athy, Kildare / Laois

November 25th  2017 surrounded by her loving family at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regreted by her daughter Bernadette McArdle (Stradbally), son Aidan, son-in-law Liam and daughter-in-law Bríd, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Reposing at Thompson's Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Athy on Monday 27th from 4pm with Rosary at 7.30pm. Arriving Tuesday morning at St Michael's Parish Church for 11am funeral Mass, burial afterwards in St. Michael's New Cemetery.



Tom Jones- Tipper, Naas, Kildare

November 25th 2017, at The Beacon Hospital, Tom, beloved husband of Dolores; Sadly missed by his loving wife, mother-in-law Bernadette, brothers-in-law Louis, Patsy, Donal and Thomas, sisters-in-law Camilla, Geraldine and Michele, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and a large circle of friends. 

Reposing at his home. Removal on Tuesday to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Eadestown arriving for 11.30am Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Eadestown Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research.

Michael ( Mick ) Conneff -  Kilmurry, Clane, Kildare

November 25th 2017 (suddenly) at home. Beloved husband of Babs (Corneilia), deeply regretted by his loving wife, children Ann, Micheal, Brendan and John, daughters in law, son in law, grandchildren, nephew, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence on Monday from 4pm with rosary at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11:30am to St. Benignus Church, Staplestown, arriving for 12 noon funeral Mass, followed by burial afterwards in Mainham Cemetery.


Nuala O'Byrne -  Bishopstown, Cork / Celbridge, Kildare.

November 26th 2017, peacefully, at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Dublin. Nuala, daughter of the late C.F. and Julia O’Byrne and sister of Elizabeth O’Byrne and Ita O’Byrne O’Keeffe. Deeply regretted by her sisters, brother-in-law Tadhg O’Keeffe, nephews Owen O’Keeffe and his wife Mandy and their children Shane and Kerri, Joe O’Keeffe, niece Julie Griffith and her husband Dai and grandniece Áine. 

Lying in repose at Crowley’s Funeral Home, Ballincollig. Removal on Wednesday evening at 5.30pm to the Church of the Real Presence, Curraheen Road, Cork. Requiem Mass at 12.00 noon Thursday. Funeral afterwards to St Oliver's Cemetery.


Patrick Beirne - Newbridge, Kildare

November 24th 2017 (peacefully) at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Beloved brother of Margot and the late Anne. Deeply regretted by his loving sister, brother-in-law Danny, nephews Stephen and David, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Mortuary Chapel, from 12 noon on Saturday (25th November). Removal on Monday (27th November) morning after prayer Service at 11.00 o’clock in St. Brigid’s Oratory followed by funeral to Glasnevin Cemetery.

Kay Megraw (née Fowler) - Celbridge, Kildare / Belfast, Antrim

November 24th 2017 (peacefully) at St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. Kay, beloved wife of Séan and dear mother of Chris and Oliver. Sadly missed by her loving husband, sons, sister Margaret, brother Jim, grandchildren Eóin and Aoife, daughters-in-law Karen and Monika, relatives and friends.

 Reposing at Cunningham's Funeral Home, Ardclough Road, Celbridge on Sunday evening from 3.00pm to 5.00pm. A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at Newland’s Cross Crematorium on Monday afternoon at 2.15pm.



Adam (Adzee) Merai - Naas, Kildare / Sallins, Kildare

November 8th 2017, (unexpectedly), following surgery in Berlin, Adam (Adzee), beloved son of Sam and Breda; Very deeply regretted by his loving father, mother, brother Naz, Sam’s partner Jenny, Breda’s partner Pat, Naz’s fiancée Kelly, grandmother, uncles, aunts, cousins and extended family of international friends. 

Reposing at Murphy Brothers Funeral Home, Church Lane, Naas on Sunday and Monday from 4.00pm to 7.00pm with Prayers at 6.30pm on Monday. Removal on Tuesday to the Church of Our Lady and St David, Naas, arriving for 10.00am Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to St Corban’s Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Kevin Bell Trust ( Donation box at Church.