Funeral Notices

Patsy (Mary) MALONE (née Merrigan)

The death has occurred of Patsy (Mary) MALONE (née Merrigan)
Drimnagh, Dublin

15th January – 2014

Peacefully at St. James’ Hospital surrounded by her loving family ; beloved wife of the late Gerry and loving mother of Tina and Linda, Grandson David, Partner Pamela and Great Grandson Kyle, brothers, and sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and neighbours.

Reposing at Massey Bros. ‘The Haven’, 177 Crumlin Road tomorrow, Friday, from 10am Removal on Saturday morning to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road for 10am Requiem Mass followed by cremation immediately afterwards in Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family Flowers only. Donations, if desired, can be made to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harolds Cross.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. 177 Crumlin Road, Tel: (01) 4541666.

Date Published: Thursday 16th January 2014

Date of Death: Wednesday 15th January 2014

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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