Kilkenny deaths for Friday, October 12

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Deaths in Kilkenny for Friday, October 12

Rest in peace

The late Eithna Doherty

The death has occurred of Eithna Doherty (nee Byrne) (66 Assumption Place, Kilkenny) 11th October 2018, peacefully, in the loving care of Anne, Chris and the staff at Drakelands House Nursing Home, Eithna, beloved wife of Joe and much loved mother of Ina and Niamh; sadly missed by her husband and daughters, sister Aileen, brother Liam, son-in-law Pat, grandchildren Adam, Megan and Bryan, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in Johnston's Funeral Home on Friday (12th Oct.) from 5pm with Funeral Prayers at 6.15pm followed by removal to St. John's Church. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 10.30am. Funeral afterwards to Foulkstown Cemetery.

The late Bishop Laurence Forristal

The death has occurred of Laurence Forristal (Kilkenny) Bishop Emeritus of Ossory and former Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin. Died October 10th 2018 (peacefully) at St. Luke's Hospital. Deeply regretted by his sisters Kathleen, Nan and Mary, brother-in-law Eamon, sisters-in-law Maureen and Geraldine, nephews, nieces and his extended family, Bishop Dermot Farrell, Bishop Emeritus Seamus Freeman, priests, religious and the people of the Diocese of Ossory  and all who met him in the course of his priestly and episcopal ministries.

Reposing at the Chapel at St. Columba's Hospital, Thomastown from 2p.m. on Friday (Oct. 12th) followed by removal to St. Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny (arriving at 7p.m.). Concelebrated Requiem Mass on Saturday (Oct. 13th) at 12noon followed by burial in the Cathedral grounds.