Death Notices

John Christanseen
November 20, 2023

The death has occurred of John Christanseen, Betaghstown, Clane and late of St. Patrick’s Park, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, November 20th 2023, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, deeply regretted by his loving wife Patricia, son Sean, daughter Katie, brother Francis, sisters Annette, Margaret and Bridget, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Oliver Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Thursday from 4pm-8pm. Removal from his residence on Friday at approximately 10am to arrive at St. Patrick and St. Brigid’s Church, Clane, for 10.30am funeral Mass, followed by cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium at approximately 1pm.


Jeannette Blake
November 8, 2023

The death has occurred of Jeannette Blake, Liffey Lawns, Clane and late of Coill Dubh, Co. Kildare, November 8th 2023, peacefully at St. Brigid’s Hospice, The Curragh, surrounded by her loving family, beloved daughter of the late John and Margaret, deeply regretted by her loving brothers Sean, Michael and Philip, sister Anne, brother-in-law Steven, sisters-in-law Laura, Mary and Jackie, her adored nieces and nephews, relatives, friends and her beloved dogs Oscar and Ruby.

Reposing at her brother Philip’s residence on Friday from 4-8pm, with prayers at 6:30pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 11.30am to arrive at St. Patrick & St. Brigid’s Church, Clane, for 12 noon funeral Mass, followed by burial in St. Benignus Cemetery, Staplestown.


Rtd. Lt. Col. (Nick) Nicholas Hegarty
November 8, 2023

The death has occurred of Rtd. Lt. Col. (Nick) Nicholas Hegarty, Defence Forces and College Rd., Clane, Co. Kildare, November 8th 2023, peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Mount Pleasant Lodge Nursing Home, Kilcock, pre-deceased by his wife Rita and brothers Denis and Charlie, deeply regretted by his loving wife Nuala, children David, Margaret, Denis, Nora, Aveen and Sarah, sons-in-law Tony, Brian, Liam and Christian, daughters-in-law Patricia and Martina, sister Mary (Ballesty), 13 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson,  brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

Reposing at Oliver Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Friday from 4pm-8pm. Removal from there on Saturday at approx. 9.30am to arrive at St. Patrick and St. Brigid’s Church, Clane, for 10am funeral Mass, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery, Clane.


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