The casket will leave D’Elia’s Funeral home Friday morning and be escorted by police to Ocean Lanes for a brief private event.
After the brief stop, police will escort the casket to the Lakewood Police Headquarters on 3rd Street and arrive approximately 10:00 AM. A short prayer will be held there before police escort the casket to the Blue Claws Stadium.
At approximately 10:30 AM, the casket will arrive at Blue Claws, where a public viewing and funeral service will be held. The services will conclude approximately 2:15 PM, after which the casket will be brought to St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Toms River for burial.
Captain Goertz died suddenly at his home earlier this week.