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A History of Family Service

Since 1865, the Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Family has been the go-to location for funeral services in Dover, NJ. Our family has been serving families just like yours for years—see the difference of working with the Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Services.

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Remember The Beauty of Life

At the Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Home, we make it our mission to make your loved one’s memories as vibrant and alive as they were. With personal decorations and seasonal flower arrangements, we hope to bring joy to your family during these difficult times.

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Plan with Ease and Compassion

Whether you are pre-arranging your own funeral or planning a funeral for a friend or family member who has died, the team at Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Home can help you plan your funeral in Dover, NJ. Let us coordinate and manage so you can remember and grieve.

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Since 1865 our family has been dedicated to serving the funeral needs of New Jersey families like yours. We offer peaceful surroundings at our funeral home, beautifully appointed comfortable rooms decorated with seasonal flowers, and a full range of services including handicapped entrances. More importantly, you will be assisted by our fully-trained professional staff that is ready to advise you of our pre-need and at-need services.

We understand that it is not always possible to pay respects in person, & hope that this small token will help. You can search for your loved one using the list of obituaries here:

How Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Staff
Help Your Family

So much work goes into end-of-life plans, and these can be a challenge for grieving families. Fortunately, when you work with Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral home, our team will assist in the planning process so you can focus on grieving and remembering.

Contacting Relatives

Notifying family and friends about death is challenging and time-consuming. Take the weight off your shoulders and let our staff help.

Funeral Planning

Planning a funeral in Dover, NJ, requires a lot of coordination. From viewings to burials, cemeteries to catering, our team can help.

Pre-Arranged Funerals

Get your affairs completely in order and leave your family with peace when you pre-arrange your funeral in NJ.

Funeral and Memorial Services For Your Family’s Needs

Burial Services

Coordinate a burial at a local NJ cemetery.

Event Coordination

Manage your funeral needs easily with help from our team.

Funeral Services

Plan your funeral easily with Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Home.

End of Life Planning

Inspire peace by planning your final affairs.

Our Funeral Experience and Testimonials

“Helped my family from start to finish to plan a beautiful service from my loved one… They made it their priority to honor our family, while we were all grieving.”

Trevor J.

“Thank you for honoring our family; you were easy to work with and we appreciate your flexibility in accommodations and scheduling.”

Janet M.

“Great family run business. Comforting environment for tough times…”

Andrew F.

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Contact us today to pre-arrange a funeral in Dover, NJ, plan a funeral or burial, or find out more about our funeral services

Iliff – Ruggiero Funeral Home 156 Main Stree Newton, NJ 07860

Smith – Taylor – Ruggiero Funeral Home 1 Baker Avenue Dover, NJ 07801

(973) 383-5200

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