Wall, NJ – O’Brien Funeral Home has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2013 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Only 153 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition… and O’Brien Funeral Home earned two of these distinctions for both the Wall Township and Brick Township locations, placing them among an elite group of funeral service providers. Pursuit of Excellence Award recipients raise the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards and providing unsurpassed service to families and communities.
To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award, a participating funeral home must meet or exceed both funeral and business standards set forth by the program and demonstrate proficiency in key areas of funeral service, such as compliance with state and federal regulations, providing ongoing education and professional development opportunities for staff, offering outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families, maintaining an active level of involvement within the community, participating and actively serving in the funeral service profession, and promoting funeral home services through a variety of marketing, advertising and public relations programs. Participants are also required to adhere to a Pledge of Ethical Practices.
“O’Brien Funeral Home’s voluntary participation in the Pursuit of Excellence Award program reflects a clear determination to exceed the expectations of those they serve,” said NFDA Chief Executive Officer Christine Pepper, CAE. “This prestigious recognition assures families of the high-quality, compassionate service they will receive the moment they walk through the funeral home’s front door.”
Kevin O’Brien, manager of O’Brien Funeral Home, said, “We are very honored to be recognized by the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence Award. Since 1966, we have been serving the community with dignity and respect. That alone is a great honor, of which we are truly humbled.”
For more information about O’Brien Funeral Home, and the outstanding programs and services for which they were honored, call 732-449-6900.
Visit www.nfda.org/pursuitofexcellence for more information about the NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award program.
About NFDA: NFDA is the world's leading and largest funeral service association, serving 19,700 individual members who represent more than 10,000 funeral homes in the United States and 39 countries around the world. NFDA is the trusted leader, beacon for ethics and the strongest advocate for the profession. NFDA is the association of choice because it offers funeral professionals comprehensive educational resources, tools to manage successful businesses, guidance to become pillars in their communities and the expertise to foster future generations of funeral professionals. NFDA is headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., and has an office in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.nfda.org.