Funeral Notices

Elizabeth (Lillie) COLGAN (née Lennon)

The death has occurred of Elizabeth (Lillie) COLGAN (née Lennon)
Cabra, Dublin

September 2, 2014

Peacefully, at Ryevale Nursing Home, Leixlip, Co Kildare. Elizabeth (Lillie), beloved wife of the late Leo and mother of the late Brian. Lillie will be sadly missed by her loving daughters Lilian and Pat, son Colm, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, her beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Joe, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.
Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road, tomorrow, Wednesday. Removal on Wednesday evening from the funeral home to the Church of the Most Precious Blood, Cabra West, arriving for 5.30pm service. Funeral on Thursday, after 10am Requiem Mass, followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery.

All Enquries to Massey Bros. on 01 8389774

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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