Funeral Notices

Helena (Lena) KELLY (née Lee)

The death has occurred of Helena (Lena) KELLY (née Lee)
Willbrook, Whitechurch, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Dublin

KELLY (nee Lee) – Dec. 8, 2013 (Willbrook, Whitechurch, Rathfarnham, D14), (peacefully), at St Vincent’s Hospital, Helena (Lena), wife of the late James (Shamie), much loved mother of Ron and Alan; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, her sons, Ron’s fiancee Bernie and daughter-in-law Sandra, grandchildren Lauren and James, brothers Dermot, Patrick, Eamon and John Joe, sisters Rita, Bernie and Anna, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, Templeogue Village tomorrow, Tuesday. Removal Tuesday evening to the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Whitechurch, Ballyboden arriving at 6pm. Funeral on Wednesday after 11am Requiem Mass to Cruagh Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Templeogue 01 4907601.

Date of Death: Sunday 8th December 2013

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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