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                                  Thoughtful service since 1891...
                   Celebrating 125 years of compassion and service

 For four generations our family has been committed to excellence in serving those in need.  We are deeply mindful of the confidence placed in us by the families we serve and it is our desire to walk with you through a very difficult time.  Our expert staff will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony that will honor the life and memory of your loved one.   

- The Ely Family

  • Honoring Life

    It's important to take the time to acknowledge the uniqueness of the deceased: the individuality of their personality, and the uniqueness of their life's path. Not just for them, but for you; it affirms the relationship, and leads to healing after loss. Honoring their life is truly an act of love - for the both of you.

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  • Grief Support

    With our online grief support you're assured of our commitment to helping you through this difficult time. You can access online counseling services, join in group grief support, or watch our interactive videos, anytime: 24/7. No matter how you feel at this moment, you have our commitment - you're never alone.

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  • Funeral Etiquette

    The accepted customs of dress and behavior in a funeral have changed over time, but courtesy never goes out of style. Here's what we'd like you to know about funeral etiquette.

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When you call on us during your time of need we will serve you with compassion and dignity. Your expression of specific needs and desires for the funeral service of your loved one allows us to memorialize the life lived in a personal and meaningful way. Our funeral home can offer unique opportunities for families to create healing moments after a loss. The Ely Funeral Home has been serving the Jersey Shore community for 125 years and our goal is to continue providing thoughtful service for many years to come.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Michael J. Ely, Manager
                                                                                                                       NJ Lic. No. 4729

                        We are conveniently located just 1.5 miles from the Garden State Parkway,
                                          Route 18
 and Jersey Shore University Medical Center
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