Funeral Notices

Mary (May) RICE (née Devey)

The death has occurred of Mary (May) RICE (née Devey)
Malpas Terrace, Dublin 8, Dublin

RICE (née Devey) (Dublin) – July 16, 2017 (peacefully), in the presence of her family, at our Lady’s Hospice, after a long illness bravely fought, Mary (May), late of Malpas Terrace and formerly of New Street, The Liberties, beloved wife of Patrick and wonderful mother to Declan, Graham, David and Ciara, adored daughter of the late Veronica and Thomas Devey, amazing sister to Ann and Thomas and loving nanny of Nathan, Sarah, Jamie, Sinéad, Aoife, Cathal and Caoimhe. Reunited with her forever dog companion Gizmo. Sadly missed by her extended family, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross today, Tuesday, from 4 o’c. and Wednesday from 4 o’c. to 7 o’c. with prayers at 4.30 o’c. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11 o’c. in St. Nicholas of Myra Church, Francis Street followed by burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations if desired to Our Lady’s Hospice or Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. All enquires to Massey Bros 01 454 1666


Update on ease of Government restrictions on funeral services, as of Monday 10th May.

Unfortunately, it is still not possible to have a large funeral as we still navigate the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. We understand how difficult this is for you the families we serve but the safety of everyone is our priority. We must play our part in the strict adherence to these instructions.

Only immediate family and close friends should attend the funeral.

No more than 50 people are permitted to attend the funeral service or be present at the graveside. Numbers allowed in Crematoria vary, your Funeral Arranger will be able to advise on exact numbers.

The numbers who may attend gatherings in our funeral homes is limited at this time. Again, your Funeral Arranger can advise you on the numbers as it depends on the size of the funeral home.

Face masks must be worn when entering our funeral homes. It is also recommended that they are worn in churches and crematoriums. When visiting our funeral homes for your safety, we ask that you provide your contact details for the benefit of track and trace.

Those in attendance will also need to follow social distancing guidelines. This means all funeral attendees must keep a distance of 2 metres apart.

Physical interactions including shaking hands and hugging must be avoided.

Those who are self-isolating or need to restrict their movements can not attend funerals.

Many of our churches have implemented streaming services so that family and friends can view the service from home. Please ask your Funeral arranger for details.

We encourage the wider family and friends of loved ones who have passed, to leave a message of condolence on our website www.masseybros/funeral-notices/

It is essential for the safety of everyone that we act wisely and adhere to these clear instructions from our Government.

From us all at Massey Bros we would like to sincerely thank you for your co-operation during these difficult times. #Staysafe