Funeral Notices

Joan JONES (née Murphy)

The death has occurred of Joan JONES (née Murphy)
Terenure, Dublin / Wexford

December 8, 2014

Peacefully, after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family, beloved wife of the late Joe and much loved mother of Karl, Lynda, Alan, Barry and Leonie; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, sons, daughters, son-in-law Michael, daughter-in-law Debbie, grandchildren, sisters Angela and Sheila, brother Bobby, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at her home on Wednesday. Removal on Thursday morning to St. Brigid’s Church, Rosslare Strand, arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass. Funeral afterwards to Tagoat Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Hematology Day Ward, Tallaght Hospital.

All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Templeogue Ph 490 7601.

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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