Funeral Notices

Mary Patricia MCEVOY (née Hall)

The death has occurred of Mary Patricia MCEVOY (née Hall)
Dublin

September 29, 2014

Peacefully in the wonderful care of doctors and nurses of private ward 1 St. James’ Hospital in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Michael and much loved mother to Catherine, James (Jim), Patricia and Michael ; sadly missed by her sons, daughters, sons-in-law John and Kieran, daughters-in-law Liisa and Liz, her twelve grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren, her loving niece Ruth, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home ‘The Haven’ 177 Crumlin Road on Thursday between 2pm and 5pm. Removal later Thursday evening to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road, arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 10am followed by burial immediately afterwards in Mount Venus Cemetery, Rathfarnham. Flowers welcome.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. ‘The Haven’ Tel: (01) 454 1666.

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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