COVID-19 Update June 25, 2020

***This post has had a clarification added 07/22/2020.

With the Diocese of Allentown and Berks County entering their respective Green Phases, Gethsemane Cemetery has just a few additional updates to share.

The Diocese of Allentown has permitted […]

2020-07-22T12:19:17-04:00June 25th, 2020|

COVID-19 Update June 1, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Funeral Directors,

We would like to thank everyone for working with us during these uncharted times. As we move forward, we want to make sure we continue to take the necessary precautions […]

2020-06-01T14:56:14-04:00June 1st, 2020|

COVID-19 Update May 18, 2020

Memorial Day Visitation

Berks County takes pride in it’s Veteran’s service and sacrifice, and Memorial Day is an important day in remembering that service and sacrifice. The grounds of Gethsemane Cemetery will continue to be open […]

2020-05-18T09:33:18-04:00May 18th, 2020|

COVID-19 Update May 5, 2020

Memorial Day Mass

Unfortunately, given the current situation and the planning and coordination involved, Gethsemane Cemetery has cancelled the annual Memorial Day Mass scheduled for this year. We will continue to pray for the souls of […]

2020-05-05T10:43:46-04:00May 5th, 2020|

COVID-19 Update March 29, 2020

Dear Families, Friends and Funeral Directors,

Over the past several weeks Gethsemane and St. Mary cemeteries have implemented several changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to help protect our staff, clients and visitors. […]

2020-03-29T11:45:08-04:00March 29th, 2020|

COVID-19 Update March 25, 2020

We are continually monitoring all State and Federal Guidelines concerning COVID-19 and will continue to post updates as they become necessary.

One change to our March 17th, 2020 update is as follows.

Currently, funerals and burials will […]

2020-03-25T13:44:03-04:00March 25th, 2020|

COVID-19 Update March 17, 2020

After careful consideration and consultation, Gethsemane Cemetery is implementing several changes due to concerns everyone has with the Coronavirus. Our goal is to be able to focus on our primary mission, while […]

2020-03-23T17:37:22-04:00March 23rd, 2020|
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