Funeral Notices

Michael ASPILL

The death has occurred of Michael ASPILL
Palmerstown, Dublin / Dublin 2, Dublin

Aspill Michael, Palmerstown & formerly Pearse Square, Dublin 2, October 18th 2016. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Ryevale Nursing Home, Leixlip. Beloved husband of Frances and much loved father of Ursula, Michael (deceased), Geralyn, John & Valerie. He will be sadly missed by his wife, son, daughters, grandchildren & great-grandchildren, sons-in-law Declan & Tadhg, daughter-in-law Eithne, extended family, relatives, neighbours & friends.

 

May he rest in peace

 

Reposing at his home on Thursday from 3pm (house private). Funeral on Friday morning at 10am in St. Philomena’s Church, Palmerstown followed by burial in Palmerstown Cemetery. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to the Alzheimers Society. All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 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