Mark B. Allen, Executive Director
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AMBLER FUNERAL DIRECTOR, SKIP URBAN INSTALLED AS INTERNATIONAL ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE (OGR)PRESIDENT
Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016 – The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR), the world’s leading professional association dedicated to making independent funeral homes exceptional, installed Peter ‘Skip’ Urban, president of the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, Ambler, PA as 2016-2017 president. He was sworn in during the OGR 2016 Annual Conference at the Tropicana Resort, Las Vegas on Saturday, April 30th followed by a Rat Pack Soiree Banquet. Skip (center) is pictured with his wife Dolores, mother Trudy, daughter Jacalyn and her husband Olivier, son Peter and his fiancée Kelly, and son, Andrew.
Skip is President and supervisor of the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home in Ambler. He is a second generation funeral director whose business started in Philadelphia in 1950 and moved to Ambler in 1964. Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of funeral directors in 1981, Skip is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the PA Funeral Directors Association, a past president of the Montgomery County Funeral Directors Association.
Skip is a 41 year active member of the Wissahickon Fire Company, an active member of the Rotary Club of Ambler, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ambler Savings Bank. He is also a member of the International Fire Chief’s Association, life member of the Montgomery County Fire Chiefs Aid Association, and serves as a coordinator for Montgomery County on the South Eastern PA Regional Firefighting Task Force.
Skip sincerely understands the challenges families face today when a loved one dies. It is often difficult to navigate the many decisions and choices you have. He looks forward to leading his OGR colleagues in maintaining the highest standard of service and ethics the industry can provide.
Founded in 1928, OGR is affiliated with independent funeral homes throughout North America and overseas that share common goals of exemplary service, uncompromising care and compassion to families in their time of need. For more information, visit www.OGR.org
About Anton B. Urban Funeral Home
Located at 1111 S. Bethlehem Pike in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The Urban Family is dedicated to honoring the life of your loved ones. Providing excellence in service at the time of need and guidance when preplanning a funeral makes sense. To learn more contact us at 215-646-8556 or visit us at www.UrbanFuneralHome.com