Funeral Notices

Stephen (Steve) COFFEY

The death has occurred of Stephen (Steve) COFFEY
St. Anthony Crescent, Greenhills, Dublin

February 26, 2016

In the wonderful care of all the staff of St. James’ Hospital. Stephen (Steve), (late of St. Anthony Crescent, Greenhills), beloved husband of Alice and loving father of Peter, Brendan, Stephen, Sean and Paul; sadly missed by his loving wife and sons, sister Nellie, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May he rest in peace
Reposing at Massey Bros’ Funeral Home, The Haven, 177 Crumlin Road. Funeral on Tuesday at 11.30am in Church of the Holy Spirit, Greenhills followed by cremation at Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St. James’ Hospital.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. 01 4541666.

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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