Funeral Notices

Josephine (JV) MAHER

The death has occurred of Josephine (JV) MAHER
Drumcondra, Dublin

October 25, 2014

Peacefully, in the wonderful care of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, surrounded by her loving family; Predeceased by her brother Jim and sister-in-law Joan, sister Una and brother-in-law Michael Byrne; Josie will be sadly missed by her brother Thomas, sister-in-law Marie, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, on Monday 27th from 10am to 5pm. Funeral on Tuesday, following Requiem Mass at 11.30am in Mount Argus Church, to the Victorian Chapel in Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross.

Enquiries to Massey Bros. Templeogue Village Tel; 01 4907601.

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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