Funeral Notices

Christopher (Kit) GREENE

The death has occurred of Christopher (Kit) GREENE
Rathfarnham, Dublin / Templeogue, Dublin / Ballyjamesduff, Cavan

GREENE, Christopher (Kit) – May 7, 2017, (Rathfarnham / Templeogue, formerly of Ballyjamesduff. Past President and Captain of Newlands Golf Club). Passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of the late Terry, proud father of Maurice, Laura, Nessa and Paul. Sadly missed by his loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, son-in-law Ken, daughters-in-law Mary and Barbara, extended family and friends.

 

Reposing at Massey’s Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Wednesday from 5 – 7pm. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham, arriving for 10am. Requiem Mass, followed by burial in Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Hospice Homecare Team, Harold’s Cross. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue, Ph 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