Funeral Notices

John WILLIAMS

The death has occurred of John WILLIAMS
Inchicore, Dublin / Ballyfermot, Dublin

30th August 2014

Peacefully, at the Mater Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. John, beloved son of Kathleen and the late Larry, brother to Patricia and Brendan, father to Phoebe, Lorraine, Aaron and Hazel and grandfather to Daniel, Mikey, Emma, Cyrus and Noah. He will be sadly missed by his loving mother, sister, brother, children, grandchildren brother-in-law Brendan, sister-in-law Helena nieces, nephews, extended family and friends

May He Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Emmet Road, on Tuesday, 2nd September, from 3-5pm. Removal on Wednesday morning from the funeral home to St. Michael’s Church, Emmet Road, Inchicore, for 11.30am Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in Palmerstown Cemetery.

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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