A notice to our families

COVID-19 Virus Clarifications

Maple Funeral Home has adopted the following procedures and policies per CDC and Public Health Department guidelines as of March 17, 2020, and these policies are in effect until further notice: *Please understand these measures are designed our of love and care for all those in attendance, our funeral home staff, our community, and those that are most vulnerable at this time.

Visitations and Wakes at the Funeral Home

  • Visitation and Wakes with viewings will only be conducted when the body has been embalmed.
  • Visitation and Wakes can proceed with immediate family members, but should not exceed more than 10 people in attendance at any given time.
  • It is strongly recommended that no one from the most vulnerable population attend.
  • Social distancing (six feet) should be observed with attendees to sit or stand apart.
  • Care should be taken to provide comfort to the bereaved without physical contact.
  • No consumption of sharing of food on premises to prevent cross contamination.

Funerals

Funerals can proceed with immediate family members but should not exceed more than 10 people.

Services can be arranged to take place at the funeral home and most churches - if all the same conditions are met.

It is strongly recommended that no one from a vulnerable population attend.

Social distancing (six feet) should be observed with attendees to sit apart.

Care should be taken to provide comfort to the bereaved without physical contact.

Cemetery Committal

The committal of the body at all cemeteries shall be done graveside (interment chapels not available) with immediate family, but not to exceed 10 people. Social distancing (six feet) should still be observed with attendees to stand apart.