COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | Wheelan-Pressly Family of Funeral Homes | Rock Island IL funeral home and cremation

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

COVID-19 Information

At all four locations of Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory, honoring and remembering lives has been our calling for over 130 years. The health and safety of the families we serve and our staff are first and foremost in our minds during this timeAt all four locations of Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory, honoring and remembering lives has been our calling for over 130 years. The health and safety of the families we serve and our staff are first and foremost in our minds during this time.


In-Person Gatherings

Our funeral homes are offering in person gatherings. Our staff will make enhanced cleaning procedures a priority at our facilities and hand sanitizer, antibacterial soap and Kleenex will be provided.


Live Stream Option

In addition to in-person gatherings, we also offer Live Stream services from two of our locations so people can watch funeral services remotely. Our Rock Island location at 3030-7th Avenue and Milan location at 201 E. 4th Avenue now offer families the option of webcasting funeral services for remote viewing.

Rock Island Live Stream: https://www.wheelanpressly.com/live-stream
Milan Live Stream: https://www.wheelanpressly.com/milan-live-stream

For more information on COVID-19, please visit the CDC website:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html


FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

As of April 12, 2021, FEMA is offering COVID-19 Funeral Assistance to families of individuals who died of coronavirus in the U.S. The cause of death must be COVID-19 related, and other requirements must be met. Applications are being taken by phone, with supporting papers being required, including an official death certificate, funeral expense invoices and proof of other financial assistance received.

To learn more about eligibility and to apply for financial assistance up to $9,000 for funeral expenses, visit the FEMA website:
https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance

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