Funeral Notices

Marie WASHINGTON (née O’Brien)

The death has occurred of Marie WASHINGTON (née O’Brien)
Brookeville Court, Finglas, Dublin, Late of Cappagh Ave.

18th December 2013, peacefully in St. Francis Hospice, Marie, beloved wife to the late John and mother to the late Gerard, she will be very sadly missed by her loving family. Marion, John, Angela, Phil, Fran, Liz, Pauline, Oonagh, Martin and Eileen, sons-in-law, Partners, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Paddy and Gerard nieces, nephews, extended relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing in Massey Bros Funeral Home, Main St., Finglas tomorrow, Thursday. Removal Friday to St. Canice’s Church, Finglas arriving at 9.50am for 10am Mass followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, donation boxes in Funeral home and Church

Date Published: Wednesday 18th December 2013

Date of Death: Wednesday 18th 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