Funeral Notices

Mary REASON (née O’Friel)

The death has occurred of Mary REASON (née O’Friel)
Terenure, Dublin / Fanad, Donegal
Feb. 20, 2014, 

Peacefully at home. Mary, beloved wife of the late Charles and much loved mother of Charles and Elizabeth (Forte); she will be sadly missed by her son-in-law John, her adored granddaughter Karen, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Removal from Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, on Saturday morning to St. Piux X Church, College Drive, Templeogue, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Mt. Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please.

All enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue 01 4907601. House private.

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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