Funeral Notices

Bernadette (Bernie) HARRIS (née Crimmins)

The death has occurred of Bernadette (Bernie) HARRIS (née Crimmins)
Slievemore Road, Drimnagh, Dublin / Stradbally, Laois

Bernadette (Bernie) Harris (nee Crimmins) of Slievemore Road, Drimnagh and late of Stradbally, Co. Laois, July 1st 2017, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Portlaoise Hospital after a short illness. Beloved daughter of Pat and Mary Crimmins. Beloved wife to Pat and dearly loved Mam to Karl and Shauna will be sadly missed by her loving family, grandchildren Ryan and Cara, loving brother Séan and wife Sophia, son-in-law Martin, Karl’s partner Sandra, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, Zoe, Megan, Emma and Suzanne, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at her brother Séan’s house on Monday July 3rd from 4pm to 9pm – 7, New Road, Newlands, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, with removal on Tuesday to Mount Jerome Victorian Chapel to arrive for Funeral Service at 2pm (House Private on Tuesday please). Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society. All enquiries to Massey Brothers on 01 4574455.

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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