What's Happening?

Van Tassel Funeral Home is pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar. If you’d like to keep up-to-date, we invite you to visit our social media pages.

February Events

  • 5th Annual “Why I am Pro-Life” Essay Contest “Be a Voice for the Voiceless”
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020
    February 12, 2020

     5th Annual “Why I am Pro-Life” Essay Contest “Be a Voice for the Voiceless”

    Write a pro-life essay to win cash prize

    First Place $100

    Second Place $50

    Third Place $25

    • Essay should be submitted between February 20 – March 20, 2020
    • Essay shall be:
    • 200-400 words in length for grades 4-6
    • 300-500 words in length for grades 7-9
    • 500-750 words in length for grades 10-12
    • Essays must be double spaced and pages numbered
    • If typed, the font size no less than 12 pt
    • Essay must include a cover page with name, address, phone number, parent’s phone number, grade and word count.
    • By submitting an entry the contestant and parent agree:
    • A. to allow us to reprint the essays
    B. that the essay is original, but not copyrighted.
    •  Cite any sources used.
    • Submit by March 20, 2020 by email to [email protected] put in subject line “2020 Essay Contest” or mail to Van Tassel Funeral Home, 337 Belleville Ave, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    • Winners will be announced on March 25, 2020, The International Day of the Unborn Child.
    If you have any questions, please contact me at 973-743-1234.

    Izabela Van Tassel

September Events

  • Annual Pet Memorial Day
    Sunday, September 13, 2020 : 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    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.