Funeral Notices

Judy LUCEY (née Hollingsworth)

The death has occurred of Judy LUCEY (née Hollingsworth)
Clondalkin, Dublin / Rathnew, Wicklow

Lucey (nee Hollingsworth) Clondalkin & formerly Rathnew, Co. Wicklow, who passed away peacefully on April 22nd 2017 surrounded by her family. Judy beloved wife of Timmy and much loved mam of Sharon, Christopher, Rachael, Timmy and Michelle will be sadly missed by her heartbroken family, grandchildren Nicole, Conor, Sean and Taylor, sisters, brothers, extended families, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at her home on Monday evening between 7pm and 9.30pm with prayers there at 9pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am in the Church of the Holy Family, Rathcoole followed by Cremation in Newlands crematorium. No flowers please, donations if desired to Our Lady’s Childrens Hospital, Crumlin, (Donation box in church). All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 014574455.

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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