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.

May Events

  • FREE Covit 19 Grief Guide
    Saturday, May 9, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
    Please find a FREE guide "Grieving Alone & Together: Responding to the loss of your loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic". The booklet addresses the challenges of grieving the death of a loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://bit.ly/grievingalone
  • Winners - 5th Annual “Why I am Pro-Life” Essay Contest “Be a Voice for the Voiceless”
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020


    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)

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.