Fr. Lar Fleming
The death has occurred of Fr.
Lar Fleming of Teach Moling, Oak Park Carlow Town, Carlow
Late Parish Priest of
Ballyadams, Co. Laois. Reposing in St. Joseph's Church
Ballyadams from 3pm Monday. Prayers Monday evening at 7.30 p.m.
Requiem mass on Tuesday at 2 o.c. followed by burial in St.
Joseph's cemetery Ballyadams.
Date published: Sunday, July
Fr. Lar was a man of deep faith
Tuesday July 05
Fr. Laurence (LAR)
the retired parish priest of Ballyadams, County Laois, died,
peacefully, at his home in Teach Moling, Oak Park, Carlow, on
Saturday, July 2.
Aged 84 years
old, he was originally from Ardattin, Tullow, and moved to
Carlow town when he retired in 2000.
He was educated
in Knockbeg College and Maynooth College before being ordained
in June 1952.
served in several parishes in the dioceses, including Clonmore,
Clonaslee, the Curragh camp and, finally, Ballyadams.
He was a big,
strong athletic man who, in his younger days, enjoyed playing
football with Kilbride. Fr. Fleming was a hugely sociable person
too and was great for keeping in touch with his many friends.
Fr. Fleming was
part of a religious family as his brother, Joe, is parish priest
in Clonegal while his sister, Brigid, is a nun. His other
siblings include Richard, Gerard, Maire, Ann and Theresa.
retired in 2000 but continued to be very active in Carlow town,
providing cover for his colleagues by saying Mass and visiting
parishioners. A man of deep faith, he remained dedicated to
serving his people.
reposed in St. Joseph's Church, Ballyadams, yesterday, Monday,
with Requiem Mass being celebrated today, Tuesday, at 2 p.m.
Fr. Fleming is
survived by his siblings, in-laws, nieces and nephews, relatives
Source: The Carlow People