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Funeral Timing – It’s all Relative

Albert Einstein, one of the best-known and most influential scientists, was born 144 years ago. He was awarded a Nobel Prize, founded the major concepts of modern Physics, and made hundreds of scientific contributions that are so complex that most of us do not fully understand their meaning. He was,… Read More

The Importance of Preplanning with a Chronic or Terminal Illness

At Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we encourage every family who walks through our doors to preplan their funeral or cremation. We’ve helped families in Flemington, Hunterdon County, and Somerset County experience the benefits of making funeral arrangements ahead of time. Many of them feel… Read More

5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens

Grief is overwhelming at any age, but the death of a loved one can be especially tough for teenagers, who are already dealing with the ups and downs of adolescence. Our staff at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services has a lot of experience planning funeral arrangements… Read More

4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death

Families who come to Wright & Ford Cremation Service and Funeral Home from all around Hunterdon and Somerset Counties often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that… Read More

Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?

Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from each other. Combine distance with work/family responsibilities and financial or health issues, and getting together for a… Read More

Debunking Burial Myths

For a host of reasons, many people feel uncomfortable talking about death and death-adjacent topics like burial and cremation. While it may not be easy to have these conversations, it is important to distinguish between myth and fact when it comes to end-of-life options. At Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation… Read More

Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary

American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” To be sure, grief is inescapable, and a part of the normal human experience after a death occurs. But one way we can express our gratitude to our loved… Read More

4 Reasons Why Now is The Best Time to Preplan

With fluctuating prices and unsettling events happening around the world at every turn, much of the future is uncertain. Preplanning your funeral is a way to take control of your future even amidst all of life’s unpredictability. Here at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services… Read More

Top 3 Misconceptions About Funeral Directors

When members of our staff here at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home meet someone new and mention working at a funeral home, you can imagine there’s a range of reactions. After all, most jobs have their share of stereotypes and common misconceptions. We receive all kinds of questions… Read More

Coping with the Loss of a Parent

Losing a parent is a particular loss that hits every individual differently. No matter when or how the death occurs, the corresponding grief can be incredibly difficult to face. Perhaps you spoke frequently with your mother or father and now find it unbearable that you can’t call or text them… Read More