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    • Winners - 5th Annual “Why I am Pro-Life” Essay Contest “Be a Voice for the Voiceless”
      Tuesday, May 12, 2020

      CONGRATULATIONS!!! 5th Annual “Why I am Pro-Life” Essay Contest “Be a Voice for the Voiceless” WINNERS Grades 7-12    1. Place        Jolie Reyes (Good Shephard Academy, Nutley NJ) 2.Place         Kamil Debiak (St. Joseph Church, Passaic, NJ) 3. Place         Tahlia Capone (Hawthorne Christian Academy, Hawthorne, NJ)  Honorable Mention Daniel Diaz (Good Shephard Academy, Nutley, NJ) Sebastian Lesiczka (St. Joseph Church, Passaic, NJ) Sabrina Kioumji (Hawthorne Christian Academy, Hawthorne, NJ) WINNERS Grades 4-6 1. Place - Camila Calva (St. Peter’s School, Belleville, NJ)  2. Place – Annette Soto (St. Peter’s School, Belleville, NJ) 3. Irene Seo (Hawthorne Christian Academy, Hawthorne, NJ) Read more

    • Annual Pet Memorial Day
      Sunday, September 13, 2020

      Always on a second Sunday of September Van Tassel Funeral Home celebrates National Pet Memorial Day. Pets are a part of our family and we want to assist you in expressing love, accepting their grief and remembering these family members in a meaningful way. Please join us to celebrate and honor our pets by painting a rock with their name that will become a permanent part of our garden. Please bring the picture of your pet. Light refreshment. Read more


    Pre-Planning & Bereavement Guide

    With topics ranging from grief, making arrangements, legal considerations, support services, and funeral arrangements, our comprehensive guide is available for free online.
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    • Who We Are

      We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life.

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    • Children's Grief

      We recognize that children and adolescents have special needs when it comes to understanding death and dying.

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    • Plan Ahead

      Pre-planning your funeral should be a natural part of life, because it provides you with time to make end-of-life decisions.

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