Funeral Notices

Frank MATTHEWS

The death has occurred of Frank MATTHEWS
Moyville, Rathfarnham, Dublin and formerly of Beech Hill, Donnybrook and An Post

Feb. 26, 2014 

Peacefully, after a short, bravely borne illness at St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Frank, husband and best friend of Sadie and much loved dad of Frankie, Paul and Owen; deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife and sons, daughter-in-law Hilary, his adored grandchildren Lola, Max and Liam, brothers Joe and Tony, sisters Ann, Bernie and Maura, brothers-in-law John, Joe, Tony, Ronnie and Matty and sisters-in-law Jean, Wendy and Mary.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village tomorrow, Friday, from 4pm to 6pm. Removal on Saturday morning to the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Whitechurch arriving for 11am. Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Focus Ireland.

All enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue 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