It was the second blow to the community of north Westmneath last week.
The man who died in a tragic accident in Westmeath will be laid to rest on Wednesday.
Ryan Briody, suffered serious injuries after a car he was working on fell from its supports in a field in Coralstown, Kinnegad, on Friday evening.
The Castlepollard man's funeral mass will be held in the Church of St John the Baptist, Whitehall.
In compliance with current Government guidelines, the 23-year-old's funeral Mass will be for immediate family only.