Deaths in Kildare - December 19, 2017



Deaths in Kildare - December 19, 2017

Lorraine Menton (née Cummins) - Celbridge, Kildare

December 18 2017 (peacefully) surrounded by her family and in the loving care of the staff at St. Brigids Hospice, Moore Abbey, Monasterevin. Beloved wife of Paul and dear mother of Rebekah, Andrew, Lauren and Emily and much loved grandmother of Mason and Harley. Lorraine will be sadly missed by her loving husband, son, daughters, parents Georgina and John, sisters Aisling and Irene, brothers Christopher and Thomas, grandchildren, mother-in-law Philomena, father-in-law Patrick, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. (née Cummins) – Celbridge, Kildare. Reposing at her home on Tuesday evening (December 19) between 6pm and 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning (December 20) to St. Patrick’s Church, Celbridge arriving for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by burial in Donacomper Cemetery.


Derek Swan – Greystones, Wicklow / Naas

Passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Loving husband of Cora and adored father of Desmond, Derek Jnr, Tiernan and Stephen. He will be sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Jane, Jenna and Lena, and his grandchildren Katelynn Rose, Cillian, Áine and Art, brothers Paul, Gerald and Barry, sister Maura, extended family and many friends. Derek will repose at the family home from 4 until 8pm on Wednesday, December 20. Funeral arriving to the Holy Rosary Church, Greystones on Thursday morning (December 21) for 11.30am Requiem Mass followed by interment in Redford Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Carmelite Monastery Delgany.