“The story of Valentine’s Day begins in the third century with an oppressive Roman emperor and a humble Christian Martyr. The emperor was Claudius II. The Christian was Valentinus. Claudius had ordered all Romans to worship twelve gods, and had made it a crime punishable by death to associate with Christians. But Valentinus was dedicated […]

The Urban Funeral Home is proud to announce Skip Urban, of the Anton B. Urban Funeral Home was the recipient of the   Lower Gwynedd Township’s 2013 Citizen of the Year Award that was presented by the Lower Gwynedd Township Supervisors at the Volunteer Appreciation Banquet held  on November 21st at the William Penn Inn.  Skip was […]

 HELP AID FOR FRIENDS CONTINUE THEIR MISSION of providing FREE meals and compassionate visits to isolated homebound in our community. For a $25.00 donation your receive a 2014 AFF Lottery Calendar.  It makes a great gift for the holidays. You choose one 3-digit number and the numbers has a chance to win $$ 150 times during [...]

Each workshop 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  3, 2013:   Grief Is Not An Illness!  This session would include exploring the various ways that grief affects us – physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially, and cognitively.  November 10, […]

View Video Here Download Free Brochure URBAN FUNERAL HOME Encourages Families to Have the Talk of a Lifetime  Ambler, PA – People talk about many things with their loved ones: from day-to-day details to big events. Sharing stories with those who matter most isn’t just important today; it will be especially significant when it’s time to […]

  The Urban Family has partnered with Upper Dublin High School Senior’s Katie Paul and Rachel Gordon who established the KPRG (KeePRevolutionizinG) Movement, a nonprofit organization supporting the Travis Roy Foundation which supports victims and research of Spinal Cord Injuries.    The Urban family is familiar with the impact that a spinal cord injury can […]

The Urban Family are proud sponsors of the 2013 Upper Dublin Triathlon…supporting our Local Charities. The Upper Township states, “100% of the net proceeds will be donated to charities serving the Upper Dublin Community. Beneficiaries will include the Upper Dublin Education Foundation as well as other charities selected by the Upper Dublin Board of Commissioners. […]

The Urban Family was proud to sponsor a York Children’ s Foundation Grant to the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors program, operated by Liberty’s Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS), which serves refugee children that have been separated from their parents or guardians overseas and have been legally admitted to the U.S. for care and protection. Funds will be used […]

Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. shares “Grief Gardening Tips” from his  book Companioning the Grieving Child: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers http://www.centerforloss.com   

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Whether you are Christian or Jewish, celebrating Holy Week or Passover, this week brings families and friends together to worship and celebrate  life. For some, this is a life that is dearly missed, and for others it is a life full of possibilities.  No matter where you are on that continuum we wish you peace in […]