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Special Ways to Remember Loved Ones on Thanksgiving

The holidays, especially family-focused celebrations like Thanksgiving, are some of the most challenging 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. At… 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

Local Impact of Family Ownership

When a family decides to open their own business – be it a restaurant, a bookstore, or a funeral home – they put their hearts and souls into their work. They rely on positive word of mouth to expand and find new customers. Neighbors telling neighbors about a positive experience. 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. Egizi Funeral Home has been serving Turnersville families for more than 50 years, and our staff has certainly noticed more families choosing cremation over that time. Read More

How to Know You’ve Chosen the Right Funeral Home

Talk to anyone who has lost a loved one recently and they’ll likely mention how and why they selected a particular funeral home. Maybe their friend or family member put their own arrangements in place ahead of time, including their preference of funeral home. Maybe generations of family… Read More

Creating a Memorial Garden Helps in Healing After a Loss

There’s an old Chinese proverb that says, “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener.” Our Egizi Funeral Home staff wants to give this sentiment a new twist by saying, “If you want help healing after a loss, be a gardener.” In our own… Read More

How To Support Your Spouse After the Loss of a Parent

No matter how old you are, losing a parent is one of life’s most difficult experiences. Our caring team at Egizi Funeral Home sits down every day to plan funerals with Turnersville families who are grieving the death of their mother or father. We see… Read More

3 Preplanning Mistakes to Avoid 

Time and time again, we hear from Turnersville families who’ve had this experience: After attending a funeral for a loved one, they decide it would be a good idea to express their preferences for their own funeral. After all, it’s common to have more opinions about… Read More

Top 3 Misconceptions About Funeral Directors

When members of our staff here at Egizi Funeral Home meet someone new from Washington Township 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… Read More

What Happens to Social Media Accounts When a Loved One Dies?

It’s a question our staff is hearing from our neighbors in Washington Township more and more often these days at Egizi Funeral Home: “My sister/aunt/friend has died, but their social media is still active. What can I do to turn it off?” Others have asked us what… Read More