Funeral Notices

Máire MC SHERRY (née Fletcher)

The death has occurred of Máire MC SHERRY (née Fletcher)
Templeogue, Dublin

 

Máire Mc Sherry (nee Fletcher) Templeogue Wood, 23rd December, 2015. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Beloved wife to Ray and much loved mother of Carol, Kieran and Paul. Dear sister of Sheila, Eithne, Matt and Trish. Will be sadly missed by Lisa, Siobhán and her grandchildren Eoin, Fionn and Ayda, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.

May She Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross on Sunday 27th December from 3.00pm and all day Monday with prayers at 4.45pm before removal to St Pius X Church, College Drive, Templeogue, arriving for 5.30pm. Funeral on Tuesday, after 11.00am Requiem Mass, to Deansgrange Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. All further enquiries to Massey Bros Templeogue, 01 4907601.

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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