Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of John PEMBROKE
Perrystown, Dublin

PEMBROKE, 19th March, 2017, John (Perrystown, Dublin 12 and formerly of Guinness Brewery). Peacefully, at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved husband of Joan and much loved dad of Marie and Bernadette. John will be sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, sons-in-law, Liam and David, grandsons, Mark and Stephen, brothers Morgan and Gerard, sister Lena, sisters-in-law, extended family, relatives and friends.


May he rest in peace.


Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, tomorrow evening, Tuesday, from 4pm-6pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor, arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Mt. Jerome Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.


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.


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