ObitTree Blog

In recent years, many of us have forgotten the true meaning of Memorial Day and instead use it as an opportunity for the unofficial start of summer. While enjoying your long weekend, try to take some time to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Here are 7 ways to honor Veterans on Memorial Day weekend.

For many people, their understanding of death care is often limited to personal experiences. Thanks to a local funeral home, this is not the case for one Bordentown middle-school class. Learn how one funeral director is helping middle school students have a better understanding of death care and its history.

A mom’s job is tough. It’s not until she is gone that you really appreciate all the little things she did. Join us as we celebrate all moms on Mother’s Day.

Death and end of life planning is something that a lot of people choose to avoid thinking about at all costs. For many people, scenes from television shows or movies about death and funerals have influenced what we think about death and end of life care. Thanks to our friends in Hollywood, this has led to many misconceptions and funeral myths that people believe to be true.

It’s important to remember that grieving is a healthy part of life and will help you find closure. Losing a loved one may not be easy, but being there to comfort loved ones and reminisce over the positive memories can help you feel connected to your loved one. Learn more about preparing for a loved one’s passing by clicking here.

Verne Troyer Actor January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018   Verne Troyer, known to most by his memorable role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers Trilogy, died on April 21, 2018 at the age of 49. His cause of death has not been released, however a statement posted on his social media eluded to

Avicii DJ & Music Producer September 8, 1989 – April 20, 2018   Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii has passed away at the age of 28 according to multiple reports. Avicii was a world-renowned music producer and DJ in the electronic dance music (EDM) scene.   His publicist, Diana Baron confirmed

While no two funerals are ever the same, the funeral planning checklist most people follow is almost always identical. For many of us, these steps are straightforward and seem like a no brainer. However, there are also many things that people often forget when planning a funeral.

Barbara Bush Former First Lady & June 8, 1925 – April 2017, 2018   Former First Lady, Barbara Bush has passed away at the age of 92 according to multiple reports. Bush was the wife of the 41st and mother of the 43rd US Presidents.   The office of her husband, former President George H.

or many of us, walking into a funeral home can be quite overwhelming. As you step through the doors, you are most likely there to make arrangements for a loved one or say goodbye at a service. At Chambers and James Funeral Home, they felt they needed to make their funeral home more inviting and feel less like a business and more like a home. Their solution, the James Garden.