Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of Jack NORTON
Landen Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin
Jan. 6, 2014, (peacefully), in the care of Annabeg Nursing Home Ballybrack, Jack, (late of Landen Road, Ballyfermot), beloved son of the late Mary and James; sadly missed by his sisters Lillian and Mary, brothers James, Michael, Pat, Peter and Vincent, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 129 Thomas Street. Removal on Thursday to Our Lady of The Assumption Church, Ballyfermot arriving at 5pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10am followed by Burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros, ph 6778902.

Date Published: Tuesday 7th January 2014

Date of Death: Monday 6th 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.


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