August 15, 2020

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

Margo COMMINS (née Norris)
Decies Avenue, Lismore Lawn, Waterford City/Piltown, Kilkenny

Margo Commins, Decies Avenue, Lismore Lawn, Waterford and formerly of Tybroughney, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. Loving wife of Patrick and much loved mother of David, Angela and Adrian. Will be sadly missed by her brothers Billy, Richard and Jim, sisters Kathleen, Stella, Breda, Mary and Phil, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Funeral Mass will take place in St. Paul’s Church, Lisduggan, Waterford followed by burial in Piltown Cemetery.

Margo’s funeral will pass her residence on Sunday at 12.30pm. To view Margo’s Funeral Mass please follow the link below on Sunday (August 2nd) at 1.00pm.

Due to H.S.E. guidelines the funeral Mass and burial will be private to the immediate family. We suggest using the online condolence page here as an option to offer your sympathies. Thank you for your co-operation and consideration at this difficult time.

May she Rest in Peace

Michael (Mick) CANTWELL
Beech Park, Castle Road, Kilkenny City

Cantwell (24 Beech Park, Castle Road, Kilkenny and formerly of Leggettsrath) 31st July 2020, peacefully, surrounded by his family and in the wonderful care of Anne and the staff at Tinnypark Nursing Home, Michael (Mick), beloved husband of May and much loved father of Ger, Cora, Siobhan, Eimear and Fergal, sadly missed by his wife and family, sister Josephine, brothers Oliver and Canice, sons-in-law Rory, Einar and Frans, daughters-in-law Ursula and Jennie, his seventeen grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.

In keeping with current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, Requiem Mass for Michael will take place on Monday (3rd August) at 10.30 in St. John’s Church for family and close friends (max 50 people) with interment thereafter in St. Kieran’s Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Those who may have liked to attend can view the Requiem Mass online at

Messages of condolence for Michael’s family may be left here.

May Michael Rest in Peace

Joan JOHNSTONE (née Crouchen)
Mullinahone/Templemore, Tipperary/Thomastown, Kilkenny

Johnstone (née Crouchen and formerly Hughes) Joan (late of Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Mullinahone and Templemore, Co. Tipperary) – July 29, 2020. Peacefully, in her 100th year, in the wonderful care of the Nursing Director Min and her team in Glengara Park Nursing Home, Glenageary. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Harden Johnstone and Thomas Hughes and mother to the late Wyndham Hughes. Very sadly missed by her sister Betty, nieces, nephews, extended family and a wide circle of friends.

In accordance with government guidelines, a private Funeral Service will take place. You are invited to leave a personal message in the ‘Condolences Section’ here.

Donations, if desired, to the Guide Dogs for the Blind.


Cuil Na Greine, Ballyhale, Kilkenny/Glenmore, Kilkenny

the death has taken place of Liam Power, Cuil Na Greine, Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny and formerly of Bigwood, Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny, peacefully at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Sadly missed family and friends.

Requiem Mass on Saturday, 1st August, at 4pm in St Martin of Tours Church, Ballyhale, followed by burial in Abbey Cemetery, Knocktopher.


Elizabeth (Betty) PRENDERGAST (née O’Connor)
Castlekelly, Gowran, Kilkenny/Kerry/Kildare

Formerly of Staigue, Castlecove, Co. Kerry and Baltracey, Donadea, Co. Kildare. Retired teacher, died peacefully after a long illness. Beloved wife of Seamus and much loved mother of Siobhan, Seamus and Morgan. Deeply regretted by her brother John and sister Mary (Dowling) Kildare, daughters-in-law Louise and Elizabeth, grandsons Shawn, Brian, Eoin, James, Daniel and Jack, granddaughter Matilda, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Joyce’s Funeral Home, Borris from 5pm on Saturday with funeral prayers at 9pm. Funeral to arrive at The Church of the Assumption, Paulstown for Requiem Mass at 2pm on Sunday, followed by burial in The Old cemetery, Goresbridge. (Family and close friends, 50 people in the church) People can enter Churchyard/cemetery while observing social distancing.

If you wish to offer your condolences you can leave a message on the link here.










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