Funeral Notices

John Gibson

Gibson. Dublin. 15th June 2014. Peacefully, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family in the exceptional care of Talbot Lodge Nursing home. Late of Mount Joy Street, Dublin 7. John, will be sadly missed by his loving wife Joan, children Alan, John and Laura. Grandchildren Kevin, Katie and Liam. Deeply regretted by his brothers, sisters, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, relatives, friends and neighbours.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road tomorrow, Tuesday (Closed Coffin). Removal on Wednesday morning from funeral home to St.Joseph’s Church, Berkeley Road arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass, followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery. All enquires to Massey Bros.Cabra 01-8389774.

 

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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