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Immediate Need

When a loved one dies, you need to act quickly, even if you are unprepared. Arranging for a burial or cremation, planning a funeral service, and coordinating services can be stressful—but the team at Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home is here to help.

Get Funeral & Cremation Help Now

You don’t have to go through the process alone. We’ll help you navigate the next steps after the death of a loved one. When you call, we’ll help arrange transportation for your loved one, even if you choose to use the services of another funeral provider.

(973)383-5200

We know this is a stressful time, and we’re here for you.

Fill out our contact form. We’ll get back to you within 15 minutes. Any time. Any day.

What to do if the death of a loved one has just occurred or is near:

  1. If a death is expected, please contact us directly. When a death occurs outside of a hospital or hospice, you must notify authorities so that the death can be legally pronounced. (Call 911 if police or paramedics are not present.)
  2. Make a “first call” by calling the number above or filling out the form on this page.
  3. Delegate someone to help you notify friends and family.