Immediate Need Funerals

We are deeply sorry for your loss, and we are here to help guide you through the process of preparing for a Burial Office or Funeral Mass here at Washington Memorial Chapel. Our regular business hours which are Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM. You do not need to be a member of the Chapel to plan a service or to purchase a cemetery plot. All are welcome at the Chapel.

To plan a service in the Chapel, to be added to our Chapel prayer list, or for our Chapel Recommendations contact our Parish Business Administrator, Don Beistline or 610-783-0120 Ext 15.

If you are seeking to plan a graveside service, to purchase a burial plot in our Cemetery, or if you currently own a burial plot here at Chapel and have questions, contact our Churchyard & Grounds Associate, Fred Kelly at: or call him at 610-783-0120 Ext 18 or 484-576-7545.

If you are seeking pastoral care you may schedule an appointment with our clergy. You can reach our Priest Associate, Fr. Tim Steeves at

If you need immediate answers the first step is to contact a trusted funeral home. We highly recommend either Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, 610-933-3572. Ask for Josh Klotzbach.  Or Stuard Funeral Home and ask for Wally Stuard at 610-649-0243 or

If you are planning to have a Funeral or Memorial Service in the Chapel, the next important step is to contact a talented and reliable caterer for a reception at the Chapel. Even if you are not sure of the exact date today, you can plan with the caterer ahead of time. A general idea for the day you are considering for a reception, will help everything fall into place after you connect with our Chapel office staff to schedule a date and time for the service. We highly recommend Valley Forge Catering. Ask for Andy.

We have a full list of trusted Chapel Recommendations we can give you if needed, which includes our preferred florists, local restaurants, and memorial monument companies.

Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, and we will work with you to create a beautiful and meaningful service to pray for the repose of your family member.

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