The safety and well-being of our families, community, and employees is our top priority.
At Bedle Funeral Home, our foundation has always been service and support during difficult times. While these current challenges are unlike anything any of us have experienced in the past, we want to assure you we remain focused on your safety and providing first class, responsible service as we get through this together.
To assist with our community’s efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we continue to monitor and follow local and state laws and guidance as it relates to gatherings and all other mandated and suggested precautions from our local and state leaders. We also monitor, and advise you remain aware of, the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19):
July 24, 2020
In this ever-changing climate, where information and guidelines are always changing, we are here to answer your questions.
Please rest assured that funeral homes and services remain available 24/7 to care for the needs of our communities.
Under NJ Executive Order No. 152; Executive Order No. 161, funerals and memorial services may continue to be held and must comply with the limits on gatherings.
Indoor gatherings must be limited to 100 people or 25% of a room's capacity -- whichever number is lower. We can advise you on our funeral homes limits. All attendees at indoor gatherings must wear face coverings and stay six feet apart.
Outdoor gatherings must be limited to 500 people and social distancing must be practiced. There are no limits for First Amendment-protected outdoor activities, such as political protests of any persuasion or outdoor religious services.
While we ride this out together, here are some of the ways we have adapted our practices to provide un-interrupted and seamless services to the families we are honored to serve:
•Ability to coordinate all arrangements with family members via teleconferencing with our funeral directors if an in person conference is not desired.
•Coordination of prompt and secure e-signatures for all legal documents that require review and signatures
•Though public services may be limited/postponed, we can honor your loved ones and celebrate their lives immediately with the creation and sharing of their life stories and photo tributes, all in the digital environment
•Family and friends who cannot gather at this time may express their memories and condolences on our online guest registry
•Streaming/recording abilities for the limited immediate services
We care deeply for the health and safety of you, our communities, the families we serve and our dedicated staff. We are all in this together as we serve each other and keep each other safe. Please reach out to us at any time if you need guidance, have any questions or needs - we are here for you. Stay safe, we love you!
You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.