Funeral Notices

Nancy (Annie) BUTLER

The death has occurred of Nancy (Annie) BUTLER
Whitehall, Dublin

4th July 2017,

Peacefully in Highfield Nursing Home, Nancy, (Annie) wife of the late John and mother of the late Margaret; will be very sadly missed by her loving family, son Brendan, daughters Antoinette, Patricia and Alison, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends,
May she rest in peace.
Reposing in the family home on Thursday from 2.00pm to 8.00pm. Removal on Friday morning to the Church of the Holy Child, Whitehall, arriving at 9.45am for funeral mass at 10am, followed by burial in Balgriffin Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros on 018361011.

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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