Parking Logistics for LODD Services for Elizabeth (NJ) Fire Chief Louis Kelly (Ret.)
Updated On: Sep 16, 2018
Logistics Plan for Viewing & Funeral for Chief Louis Kelly
Viewing – Monday, December 19, 2016 – 1600-2100hrs Higgins & Bonner Funeral Home 582 Springfield Ave. Westfield, NJ
Parking is limited at Higgins & Bonner.
After 1700hrs reserve Higgins & Bonner parking lot for family and friends.
After 1700hrs recommended parking is located in lot at property next to Higgins & Bonner on Springfield Ave., in lots just past Higgins & Bonner on Cardinal Dr., or street parking on Cardinal Dr. past Higgins & Bonner. (SEE VIEWING MAP)
Street parking on Cardinal Dr. in front of Higgins & Bonner is dedicated to scheduled on duty fire apparatus.
No unscheduled fire apparatus are requested due to parking restrictions.
On duty personnel are required to wear station wear and cover to pay respects.
Off duty and retired personnel are requested to wear Class A uniforms with white gloves and mourning band to pay respects.
Funeral – Tuesday, December 20, 2016 – 1000hrs St. Genevieve's Church 200 Monmouth Rd. Elizabeth, NJ
Parking lot at church is reserved for family and friends.
Primary parking will be at Kean University with 100 dedicated spots accessible from the North Ave. entrance between Morris Ave. and Lynmar Way in Union, NJ. (SEE FUNERAL MAP)
Overflow parking will be at the old University Diner located at 580 North Ave. Union, NJ. (SEE FUNERAL MAP)
Bus transportation will begin at 0830hrs to and from parking areas to church. However, transportation from overflow parking will not begin until primary parking is full.
Class A uniforms is requested of all first responders in attendance.
Uniformed personnel are requested to be in formation on Monmouth Rd. in front of church by 0915hrs and will be directed by Elizabeth Fire Dept. personnel.
All personnel are asked to be respectful and quiet while forming as there is a funeral on going prior to the services for Chief Kelly.
All personnel are requested to dress in layers as entry to church will be limited.
Canteen units and temporary shelter will be available in rear parking lot of church to attend to those unable to make entry into church.
Fire apparatus from departments other than Elizabeth and Kenilworth are not requested.
A repass will be offered by the Kenilworth Fire Department located at 491 Washington Ave. Kenilworth, NJ for personnel in attendance.