Funeral Notices

Violet (Pat) BEHAN (née Dolan)

The death has occurred of Violet (Pat) BEHAN (née Dolan)
Villa Park Gardens, Navan Road, Dublin 7,

September 28, 2014

Peacefully at Connolly Hospital, Dublin. Loving wife of Anthony P. (Tony). Sadly missed by her children Cathy (McMahon), Kevin, Janet (O Toole), Paul, Elizabeth (Butler), Antoinette, and Ann (McCabe). Fondly remembered by her sisters Irene and Cora, her daughters and sons-in-law, her 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, her relatives, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at her home tomorrow, Tuesday, from 3pm. Funeral Mass at 10am on Wednesday at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Navan Road, Dublin 7 and afterwards to Mount Jerome Cemetery for cremation.

All enquiries 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