ObitTree Blog

Critically acclaimed author, tv host and celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain has passed away according to multiple reports. Click here to read his obituary and celebrate his life.

Did you know that in the 48 hours immediately following a loved one’s death, the deceased’s family could have to make up to 70 decisions? It can be an overwhelming situation, to say the least. In addition to dealing with the grief and stress of losing someone you love, you now have many important decisions to make in a limited amount of time. Click here to learn what to expect when making funeral arrangements.

World-renowned American fashion designer and businesswoman Kate Spade has died according to multiple reports. Click here to read her obituary and celebrate her life.

Last year 2.7 million people passed away in the United States. With only about 1 out of every 5 deaths being preplanned, more than 2 million families had to plan a funeral service for their loved one. Burial or cremation service costs can add up quickly. We’ve broken down everything you need to know about funeral costs and provided some money saving tips.

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