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Josephine (Mary Jo) Grehan

The death has occurred of

Josephine (Mary Jo) Grehan
(née Higginbotham)

Derrylusk, Mountrath, Laois / Wexford

Josephine (Mary Jo) Grehan, (née Higginbotham), Derrylusk, Mountrath, Co, Laois, formerly of Lambstown, Glynn, Co.Wexford. Died 17th March 2024, peacefully, after a sudden illness, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Daniel, sons Danny and Gerry, grandchildren Siobhan, Michael, Michelle and Daniel, her father James, mother Catherine, brothers Paddy, Liam and Michael, and sister Dolly.

Deeply regretted by her loving sons Patrick, Michael, Martin, Noel, Jimmy and Tony, daughters Margaret, Mary, Lisa and Tina, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Mary Jo Rest in Peace


Reposing at Burke’s Funeral Home on Wednesday evening (March 20th) from 5.0’clock, concluding with Rosary at 8.0’clock. Removal on Thursday morning (March 21st) from her home at Derrylusk to St. Fintan’s Church Mountrath, for Requiem Mass at 10.0’clock, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath.


Mary Jo’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed on


Family Flowers only please, donations if desired to the C.C.U. Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise.

(Donation box in the Church)

House Strictly Private Please


The Grehan family would like to thank you for your support and co-operation and would be grateful if you would express your messages of condolence on the link below.



Date Published:

Monday 18th March 2024

Date of Death:

Sunday 17th March 2024

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