Funeral Notices

Jane ALMQVIST (née Houston)

The death has occurred of Jane ALMQVIST (née Houston)
Marlborough Road, Dublin

Jane Almqvist

Almqvist (nee Houston) (Dublin and Caledonia, U.S.A.) April 7th, 2018 peacefully at Mount Hybla Nursing Home. Jane, late of Marlborough Road. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Marja, her grandchildren Hannah, Donagh & Tomás, her son-in-law Christopher, her family in America and her many friends.

Reposing at the Massey Bros Funeral Home, The Haven, 177 Crumlin Road on Friday from 6 to 8 o’clock. Funeral service on Saturday 14th April, in the Unitarian Church, St. Stephen’s Green at 11 o’clock followed by cremation to Mount Jerome Crematorium. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to.Seal Rescue Ireland,org All enquires to Massey Bros 01 4541666.

Massey Bros. Crumlin

117 Crumlin Road, Dublin 12, D12 F864

Massey Bros. Blackrock

117 Crumlin Road,
Dublin 12, D12 F864

Tel: 01 454 1666
International Phone: +353 1 454 1666
Out of hours tel (24/7): 01 453 3333

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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