Statement on COVID-19 Safety

To the families we serve,

The Chapman Family Funeral Homes are proud and honored to be assisting families and friends with their loss. Given the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know that we as funeral directors are taking precautions to limit exposure to the coronavirus.  As we have always done, we are still operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week making certain that those entrusted to our care and the families we serve are receiving uninterrupted service and attention.

In the last days and weeks, the Chapman Family Funeral Homes have been in regular contact with numerous state and federal agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control, Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Our goal is ensuring the health and safety of the public and that the information we receive is as current and accurate as possible.  These are just some of the changes we are implementing:

  • We are sanitizing our facilities often
  • Asking staff to stay home when possible
  • Encouraging arrangements by phone and email
  • Limiting the gathering size to meet state and federal mandates

That said, people will still be passing away and families will want to say goodbye.  We still have options.  Your funeral director will explain ways memorialize your loved one in a meaningful way.

If you are experiencing a cough, fever, or shortness of breath, we encourage you to not attend funeral services. Reach out to the funeral home handling services and we will be willing to share your sympathies with the family of the deceased and they may also offer some other options to let the bereaved know that you support and care for them during this difficult time. Notes of sympathy may also be left on our website for the family to see.

Sincerely,
The Staff of Chapman Family Funeral Homes