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7 Unusual Funeral Terms You May Not Know

People who aren’t involved in the funeral industry may not understand a lot of the terms that come up while they’re planning a funeral or memorial service. To help our neighbors in New Jersey and beyond navigate this unfamiliar territory, our care team at Wright & Ford Family Funeral… Read More

How To Support Your Spouse After the Loss of a Parent

Losing a parent – no matter how old you are – is one of the most difficult experiences in life. Our caring team at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home sits down every day to plan funerals with Hunterdon families and the surrounding counties who are… Read More

We Are Proud to Fly the Flag for Our Veterans

As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas or protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from Flemington –… Read More

“Mommy, when is Grandma coming back?”— Explaining Death to Children

Knowing what to say to children when a loved one dies can be a challenge. Many families from New Jersey and beyond have approached our care team at ­­­­Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services over the years wondering about the “best”… Read More

5 Ways that Funeral Services Can Help with the Grieving Process

After a loss, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. In fact, some families find it so daunting they want to forego the funeral entirely. However, our care team here at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and… Read More

Obituaries: Why They Matter

Do you or someone you know read the obituary section of the paper every day? Some may find it a morbid practice, but in truth, the obituary is simply another means whereby we honor and celebrate the life of the deceased, and allow their memory to live on. When… Read More

Passion and Purpose

Many of us have pondered the age-old question, “Why am I here?” but few of us have actually stopped to answer it. Likely because there is no single correct answer, and each of us must search our own heart for the answer that is uniquely ours. That takes work. But it’s… Read More

 Why More People Are Choosing Cremation for Their Loved Ones

More Americans than ever are choosing cremation – and it’s estimated that the number will only continue to rise. Our care team at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services receives a lot of questions from our neighbors in New Jersey and beyond about why this is the case. There… Read More

Let’s ‘Paws’ for a Moment

At Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we understand that pets are an important part of our family and our lives.  They provide us with loving companionship, safety and security, entertainment, and more.  Pets become a member of our family, and as with all family members,… Read More

Are You Grieving or Depressed? Here’s How to Tell the Difference.

Every day, our care team meets with families in New Jersey and beyond who have lost a friend or family member. Some arrive at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services tired but at peace, having… Read More