This Blog is dedicated to our friend Janice, who at age 60, died from a stroke less than 24 hours after complaining of visual difficulty and a headache while traveling home from Florida. She was an active wife, mother, and grandmother.  Strokes are a leading cause of death and of  long-term disability among adults in the United […]

Download The Papal Mass Booklet: Mass 4:00 PM Sunday, September 27, 2015 http://www.worldmeeting2015.org/papal-mass/ Live-streaming the World Family Congress and Papal events http://www.worldmeeting2015.org/the-latest/livestreamwmof/

What is an Irrevocable Burial Trust? Pennsylvania Law requires that 100% of funeral pre-payments be deposited in a Pennsylvania banking institution or approved insurance program. Our funeral home has an interest bearing master trust program into which pre-paid funds are deposited. Funds deposited into this trust, are accounted for by an individual’s name and social […]

How to Provide Understanding and Support to Grieving Children Here are some blog posts, articles and helpful links about how to provide understanding and support to grieving children: About Childhood Grief – National Alliance for Grieving Children How to Help a Grieving Child – The Dougy Center How to Help a Grieving Teen – The Dougy Center What […]

This Blog is dedicated to World Stroke Day, October 29, 2014 and our friend Janice, who at age 60, died from a stroke less than 24 hours after complaining of visual difficulty and a headache while traveling home from Florida. She was an active wife, mother, and grandmother.  Strokes are a leading cause of death […]

Urban Funeral Home receives ” Best in Show ” at the 2014 Whitpain Police Association Car Show. A special thanks to our friend and colleague  David Heintzelman. With his help we can make a final ride dream come true. Contact us for more information. Best in Show: 1951 Packard Hearse Additionally Pictured: 2014 Orange County […]

Each Program will explore new and meaningful ways to ease your grief. Please join us for one or all. Time: Sundays in November, 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM November  2, 2014:   Grief Is Not An Illness!  This session would include exploring the various ways that grief affects us – physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially, and cognitively.  November 9, […]

There’s the history textbook chapters which review World War II, and then there’s your memory of your older brothers going off to war or your mom’s story of working in a factory and planting a Victory Garden or your veteran grandfather’s tale of seemingly never ending air raids in Europe. The personal element of history […]

You know your child better than anyone else, but you may be feeling unsure about how to talk to them about death. This topic is difficult for most adults, especially when a history of losses has affected us. Our earliest experiences with death shape our perspectives well into adulthood, and our personal histories and cultural […]