Funeral Notices

Elizabeth (Betty) THOMAS (née Monte)

The death has occurred of Elizabeth (Betty) THOMAS (née Monte)
Clondalkin, Dublin

Thomas (nee Monte) Elizabeth (Betty) Clondalkin, February 13th 2016, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Declan and much loved mother of Lynn, Karen, Declan, Sharon, Adrian, Arlette, Caroline and Alison. Betty will be deeply missed by her loving family, brother Robert, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends.

May She Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, Clondalkin Village, on Tuesday morning from 9.30am until removal to The Church of The Immaculate Conception for 11.30am Funeral Mass. Cremation afterwards at Newlands Crematorium. Family flowers only, please. All enquiries to Massey Bros. ph 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