Funeral Notices

Marie KEARNS (née Wynne)

The death has occurred of Marie KEARNS (née Wynne)
Dublin

Febraury 19, 2015

Suddenly at St. James’s Hospital, Marie, beloved mother of Mark, Dylan and Daniel, (late of Emmet Buildings); very deeply regretted by her loving sons, mother Kathleen, sisters Fiona and Kathrina, grandchildren Alex, Kristin and Jamie Leigh, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, 129 Thomas Street, on Sunday, from 12 noon to 4pm. Funeral on Monday to Augustinian Church, Johns Lane, arriving for 10am Mass, followed by burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

Any enquiries, contact Massey Bros. 6778902.

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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