Funeral Notices

Colette WALLACE (née Curley)

The death has occurred of Colette WALLACE (née Curley)
Butterfield Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Dublin

Feb. 5. 2014,

Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital, Colette, much loved wife and best friend of Sean and mother of Liz (Melvin) and John; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, her husband, son and daughter, son-in-law Ed, daughter-in-law Maria, grandchildren Emma, Isobel, Christina and Jay, brother Colm, brother-in-law Msgr. Murrough Wallace, sisters-in-law Nuala, Sr. Assumpta Wallace and Ursula Monaghan, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Saturday and on Monday. Removal on Monday evening to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral on Tuesday after 10am Requiem Mass to Mount Venus Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St Vincent de Paul.

All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Templeogue 01 4907601.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dilís.

Date Published: Thursday 6th February 2014

Date of Death: Wednesday 5th February 2014

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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