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

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

Hans Merkle, 90, of Dumont, passed away peacefully at his home on April 25, 2020. Hans was preceded in death by his wife, Ursula Merkle.

He was born in Uermenhausen, Yugoslavia in1930.  He immigrated to New Jersey in 1958. 

Hans had a very rewarding career as a welder and heavy machinery supervisor. He spent most of his career working for The Meadowland Sports Complex.

He loved bird watching, nature and attending church.  He will always be remembered for his quick wit and kind and compassionate spirit.

During a private service, Hans has been laid to rest at The Garden of Memories in Washington Township, NJ, due to the current Covid 19 situation.

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.