“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

What are Our Options? Alternatives to Traditional Funerals

If a member of our care team asked you what you envision for your own funeral, what would you say?   Would it look like other services you have attended, perhaps held in a place of worship or a funeral home? Would you want a formal gathering, solemn in nature,… Read More

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

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

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

Personal Touches that Make Your Funeral Unforgettable

At Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home, we realize that each of our neighbors in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania want their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful. Highlight the five senses. Read More

Can I Wear Color to a Funeral And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions

At Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, we have heard many questions from the Hunterdon and Somerset County communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a… 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

When You Don’t Know What to Say at a Visitation

We’ve talked to countless people in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania  over the years who have a story like this one: My elderly neighbor died last week and I read in her online obituary that there’s a visitation, funeral, and reception this weekend. I cared… Read More