Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.


Ursula L. Merkle, 92, of Dumont (formerly of Harrington Park), died peacefully at her home on November 11, 2019. Beloved wife of Hans Merkle. Loving mother of Uwe Ay. Also survived by extended family in the U.S. and in Germany.

Ursula was born in Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1958 residing in Harrington Park until 21 years ago when she relocated her family to Dumont. She was a hairdresser with the Wella Corporation of Englewood, NJ.

Graveside Service Saturday, November 16th, 10:45 AM at Garden of Memories, Washington Township, NJ.


Share your favorite memories, offer words of sympathy, light a candle, or leave a memento.

Please be advised that we are open & available to serve you during your time of need following temporary guidelines set forth under NJ Executive order 107.

In order to comply with the new regulations, we are requesting that all funeral gatherings & visitations do not exceed 10 people.

We encourage friends of the family to visit our obituaries page to send condolences online. Funeral arrangements can be made via telephone and email to limit exposure. Cemeteries are also required to follow health code restrictions concerning attendance at interments and entombments.

We continue to receive updated information from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control, and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association to ensure that the information provided is current.

To acquire more information visit cdc.gov/coronavirus.