Funeral Notices

Aideen PITTION (nee Kelly)

The death has occurred of Aideen PITTION (née Kelly)
Ranelagh, Dublin

July 2, 2014

Passed away peacefully at home, beloved wife of Jean-Paul, very sadly missed by her children François, Etienne and Una, daughters-in-law Laura and Aisling, her grandchildren Jean-François, Isabelle and Mathilde, relatives and friends.

Reposing at home tomorrow, Friday, (house private). Removal on Saturday to the Victorian Chapel, Mt. Jerome, Harolds Cross, arriving for Funeral Service at 9.45am followed by burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery. No flowers but donations to Our Lady’s Hospice, if wished.

All enquiries to Massey Bros.  01 4907601

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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