Funeral Homes Adapting to Virus Measures
February 25, 2021
Mourning the loss of a loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenge for families and funeral directors alike.
Social distancing mandates have forced many to either alter or forgo the traditional funeral home visitation where family and friends gather to pay their respects to the deceased.
Adapting to Changes
William J. Helsel has been a funeral director for nearly 18 years. As owner of the John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc. in Martinsburg and Williamsburg, Bolger has been navigating the changes COVID-19 has forced him to make.
"I have been doing this almost 18 years, but I h...