Funeral Notices

Francis (Larry) WILLIAMS

The death has occurred of Francis (Larry) WILLIAMS
Templeogue, Dublin

WILLIAMS, 14th September 2017, Templeogue, D6W, Francis (Larry) (peacefully) after an illness bravely borne in the wonderful care of the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Beloved husband of the late Bunny, much loved brother of Mary (Egan). Larry will be sadly missed by his loving family, his sister, nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family, relatives and his many friends.

 

May he rest in peace.

 

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Saturday evening from 4pm to 5.30pm. Removal on Monday morning to St. Pius X Church, College Drive, Terenure arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harolds Cross. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue Village, Ph: 01 4907601.

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Update on ease of Government restrictions on funeral services, as of Monday 6th September.


Numbers attending funerals

From Monday 6th September 2021, all funeral venues (including churches, crematoria and other venues) can accommodate 50% of their usual capacity – this will, obviously, vary depending on the venue and our funeral directors will confirm exact capacities with the venues.

Reposings/Wakes

The 50% capacity rule also applies to funeral homes/chapels of repose. However, Irish Association of Funeral Directors is advising its members to take a cautious approach to the re-introduction of public wakes at their premises. From a practical point of view, it may be difficult to manage the numbers attending a funeral home and to prevent an unsafe situation from developing. Families should consider continuing with private reposings for family only or by family invitation instead.

The following safety guidelines should continue to be followed;

  • Mask-wearing in all indoor settings
  • Physical distancing
  • No hand-shaking
  • No condolence books
  • Provision of hand sanitiser
  • Use of directional and safety signage
  • One-way systems in funeral homes where possible
  • Regular hand-washing, coughing & sneezing etiquette and surface sanitising