Funeral Notices

Rosemary WARD

The death has occurred of Rosemary WARD
Foxrock, Dublin

Feb. 21, 2014

Peacefully at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital (late of Clonkeen Road, Foxrock, Ballaghaderreen, Monkstown Lawn Tennis Club and Sun Alliance [RSA]). Daughter of the late Tom and Girlie and beloved sister of the late Anthony (Tony); very sadly missed by her loving brother Robin, sister-in-law Annmarie, nephew Barry, nieces Edel and Emily, cousins, relatives and a large circle of wonderful friends.

May she rest in peace.

Removal on Monday evening to the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock arriving at 5pm. Funeral on Tuesday after 10am Mass to Shanganagh Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society

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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