Funeral Notices

Noel Christopher STOKES

The death has occurred of Noel Christopher STOKES
Firhouse, Dublin

July 31, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and friends while in the care of the doctors and nurses at Tallaght Hospital; will be sadly missed by his wife Joan, children Eoin, Siobhan and Alan, daughters-in-law Eli, Nicola and son-in-law Andy, brothers and sisters, his six beloved grandchildren and all his relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at home on Monday, 3rd August, from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, 4th August, at 11.30am in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Firhouse, family only, thereafter to Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Harold’s Cross Hospice.

All further enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue 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