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COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Available through FEMA

 The Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc. received word that federal COVID-19 Funeral Assistance  will be available on April 12, 2021. “We received information from the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin accepting applications on Monday,” Tim Marodi, owner and operator of the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc. explained. “FEMA has also established a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line for families to call and begin the application process.” The FEMA website explains that their mission is to help people before, during, and after disasters and the agency is dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus. “Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020,” the website states. The following criteri

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