FEMA/COVID-19 RELIEF

844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time

Information from FEMA:

Who is Eligible?

  • To be eligible for funeral assistance, you must meet these conditions:
  • The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
  • The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19.
  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.
  • There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.

If you had COVID-19 funeral expenses, we encourage you to keep and gather documentation. Types of information should include:

  • An official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
  • Funeral expenses documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened.
  • Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. We are not able to duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.

How Funds are Received

  • If you are eligible for funeral assistance you will receive a check by mail, or funds by direct deposit, depending on which option you choose when you apply for assistance.




Welcome to Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, Inc.

PROUDLY SERVING BASKING RIDGE, BERNARDSVILLE, AND ALL SURROUNDING TOWNS IN SOMERSET & MORRIS COUNTY

Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, in business since 1935, and has been family owned and operated. The funeral home features a large chapel and parking lot for maximum convenience to area families.





The 2 licensed staff members at Gallaway & Crane have many years of combined experience. They include...

R. Michael Gallaway, Owner / Manager - N.J. Lic. No. 4803

Michael J. Badolato, Owner / Funeral Director - N.J. Lic. No. 4976

They are both members of the New Jersey Funeral Directors Association as well as the Morris County Funeral Directors Association.


Please feel free to browse our pages to learn more about pre-planning a funeral and about grief support, as well as the traditional funeral and cremation services that we offer. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us any time. Drop by the office as needed, or contact us via phone or e-mail. We are always here for you. 

Furthermore, we understand that it is not always possible to attend a service or a visitation in person. In light of this, we've created beautiful interactive online tributes to memorialize your love one. Leave a condolence, share a memory, post a photo, light a candle, and more!