Funeral Notices

Mary Philomena (Phil) CALVEY (née Corrigan)

The death has occurred of Mary Philomena (Phil) CALVEY (née Corrigan)
Clondalkin, Dublin / Mayo

Calvey nee Corrigan, Mary Philomena (Phil), Clondalkin and formerly Doolough, Co. Mayo, August 19th 2017, (suddenly). Beloved wife of Bryan and much loved mother of Michelle, Kevin and Simon. Predeceased by her brothers Gerry and Marty. Phil will be deeply missed by her heartbroken husband and family, her sister Pauline, brothers Paddy, Val and Tony, her 4 adored grandchildren Eoghan, Oisín, Emily and Aoibheann, son-in-law Paul, daughter-in-law Ellen, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, Clondalkin Village, on Wesnesday from 3.30pm with removal to The Church of the Transfiguration, Bawnogue, to arrive at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 11am, followed by cremation at Newlands Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to River Moy Search and Rescue, Ballina, Co. Mayo (donation box at back of church). All enquiries to Massey Brothers Funeral Directors ph. 4574455.

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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