Funeral Notices

Patrick (Barry) WARD

The death has occurred of Patrick (Barry) WARD
Clondalkin, Dublin / Crumlin, Dublin

Ward Patrick (Barry), Clondalkin and late of Windmill Park, Crumlin, October 15th 2016, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen and loving father of Alan, Catherine, Deirdre, Barry & Sonia. He will be sadly missed by his family, sister Bernie, sons-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives & friends.

 

May he Rest in Peace

 

Reposing at his daughter Catherine’s home on Monday between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. Funeral Service on Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice Harolds Cross. Donation box in Church. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Clondalkin 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