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Special Ways to Remember Loved Ones on Thanksgiving

  The holidays, especially family-focused celebrations like Thanksgiving, are some of the toughest times of the year if you’re grieving the death of a loved one. Meaningful traditions coupled with time spent with family and friends can bring back memories of that special person who’s no longer with you. Read More

A Tribute to Veterans

Today is the day we set aside to honor American veterans – those valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces – who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. For generations, veterans have honored us with this sacrifice, and so all… Read More

How to Support Someone Who Has Lost a Child

Experiencing the death of a child is something no parent should have to go through. The pain is unimaginable. At, Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services we often field questions about how to support loved ones after the death of a child. While there are no… Read More

3 Tips for Writing a Memorable Obituary

When it comes time to memorialize your loved one, it can be hard to find the right words to describe just how special they were. For years, the team at Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been helping Flemington families write obituaries… Read More

Unique Ways to Remember Your Loved One on Their Birthday

Many people tell us that one of the most difficult parts after losing a loved one is the “big days” that happen throughout the year. Holidays, anniversaries, birthdays – especially the birthday of the person who is no longer alive. A day that should be filled with fun… Read More

Should We Plan a Visitation?

Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services have been part of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties for over 60 years, serving area families for generations. When our staff sits down with a family to plan a funeral, there are many decisions that need to… Read More

Why a Permanent Memorial is Always Important

Many Hunterdon and Somerset County families find that cremation meets their family’s needs best. Even if cremation is your loved one’s choice, we always try to stress the importance of establishing a permanent memorial for a loved one. We have found this can be very helpful to… Read More

Empowering Those at the End of Their Lives Through Preplanning

People can be a little unsettled by a discussion about death, but it’s so important that end-of-life discussions happen within all  New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania families, as well as between a family or individual and a trusted funeral home. From our experience at Wright &… Read More

How to Handle A Loved One’s Death Anniversary

When it comes to the anniversary of a loved one’s death, most people don’t know what to expect.  Should they do something special in commemoration? Maybe visit the final resting place? Or would it be easier to power through the day as usual in case painful feelings resurface? At… Read More

The Many Ways We Create Meaningful Cremation Services

Fifty years ago, only a tiny fraction of Americans – 3.6% – chose cremation. Now, that number hovers right around 50% and is increasing rapidly every year. Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been serving New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York families for more than 80… Read More