Funeral Notices

Frances OXBERRY (née Whelan)

The death has occurred of Frances OXBERRY (née Whelan)
Finglas West, Dublin

March 19, 2014 (peacefully), in the presence of her loving family at Sunhill Nursing Home, Co. Louth, Frances, beloved wife of the late Christopher (late of Finglas West), much loved mother of Tom, Catherine, Evelyn, Anne and Susan; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Finglas tomorrow, Friday, from 11am. Removal on Friday evening to St. Canice’s Church, Finglas Village at 5pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 10am, followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton. Family flowers only

All enquiries to Massey Bros, Finglas 8361011.

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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