John P. Feeney Funeral Home will host four information seminars to inform Berks County residents on funds available through FEMA for funeral costs related to COVID 19. The seminars are open to all residents regardless of the funeral home used for services.
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FEMA has issued its final policy, including eligibility and documentation criteria, for funeral reimbursement. FEMA has also extended the maximum financial assistance to $9,000 per funeral. It appears that deaths occuring in 2021 will also now qualify.
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Earlier this week, Democats accounced the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) will reimburse low-income families for COVID-related funeral and burial costs occuring in 2020. John P. Feeney Funeral Home is assisting Berks County residents with the application process that could allow them to receive up to $7,000 from FEMA.
Staff members at Penn State Health St. Joseph hospital had lunch Saturday, courtesy of Michael Feeney.
Feeney, owner of John P. Feeney Funeral home, 625 N. Fourth St., Reading, donated 300 sandwiches to emergency room, intensive care unit and laboratory staff at the hospital in Bern Township.
The vegetarian, ham and Italian cold-cut sandwiches were made by Wawa Convenience Store at Route 183 and Leesport Road in Bern Township.
The store donated drinks, chips and other snacks.
Both companies thank the hospital’s staff for their hard and dedicated work during the coronavirus crisis, Feeney said in an email.
Source: Reading Eagle
This year marks our 50th anniversary at our Centre Park Historic District location.
Key to company's success: Community outreach. We make an effort to support local charities through donations as well as special events held at our historic mansion. We have sponsored events for the Reading Symphony Orchestra, Berks Opera Company, Veterans Making a Difference, Dayspring Homes, St. Francis Home and Reading Pops. We also support local and upcoming musicians and offer free concerts throughout the year. Our property is unique in Berks County funeral homes as it began life as a residence and continues to serve the community as a place of comfort and repose.