News & Events

Coffee and Conversation

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
10:00 a.m.
McGuinness Funeral Home - 573 Egg Harbor Rd Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us as we prepare to say "so long" to summer and gear up for fall!

Our guest speaker for September is Pam Mezis from Bankers Life, who will discuss Medicare options and answer any questions our guests might have.

Tea, coffee, bagels, and fruit will be served. THIS IS A FREE, NO OBLIGATION EVENT! Enter to win a Wawa gift card!

Please RSVP to Elisha Elliott at 856-582-3800 or elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com by September 16th.

Conversation of Your Life

Thursday, September 15th, 2022
10:00 a.m.
McGuinness Funeral Home - 573 Egg Harbor Rd Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us for a free breakfast seminar to learn more about palliative, hospice, and home care. 

Our panel presenters include experts from Bayada at Inspira, NJ Health Hospice and Palliative Care, and McGuiness Funeral Home. 

RSVP no later than September 12th to Elisha Elliott, Community Outreach Director for McGuinness Funeral Home, at 856-582-3800 or elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com.

9/11 21st Anniversary Commemorative Event

Sunday, September 11th, 2022
11:00 a.m.
McGuinness Funeral Home - 573 Egg Harbor Rd Sewell, NJ 08080

Please join us for a special 21st anniversary event, as we honor and remember the lives lost in New York City, Shanksville, PA, and Washington, D.C. 

When: Sunday, September 11, 2022

Time: 

  • 11:00a.m. - Flag Placement
  •  1:30p.m. - Memorial Service

Where: 573 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Please bring a lawn chair if you are unable to stand. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be moved indoors.

The Field of Flags will remain in place through September 19. Please be sure to stop by to reflect, pray, honor, and NEVER FORGET.

Shaved Ice and a Good Cause!

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m
McGuinness Funeral Home (under the portico) - 573 Egg Harbor Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us for a yummy cool treat to beat the August heat! We'll be serving shaved ice under the portico. 

Help us support Angels Community Outreach Food Pantry by bringing a non-perishable food item and be entered to win a $50 Wawa gift card!

Summertime Lunch Outreach to Benefit Ukrainian Refugees

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m
Bruster's Ice Cream - 305 Greentree Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080-9217

Join McGuinness Funeral Home and Cardinal Village Senior Living at Bruster's Ice Cream.

Bring an item to help create Ukrainian hygiene kits and we will treat you to lunch or a refreshing treat!

Suggested donations for much-needed hygiene kits:

  • Hand towels
  • Wide-tooth combs
  • Bars of soap
  • Band-aids
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Wash cloths
  • Nail clippers
  • Toothbrushes
  • Solid deodorant
  • Small packages of tissues

RSVP to Elisha at (856)582-3800 or elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com to let us know you'll be there!

Can't make it to Bruster's? Drop off any donations to Cardinal Village: 455 Hurffville-CrossKeys Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, July 18th, 2022
2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m
Community Room of McGuinness Funeral Home - 573 Egg Harbor Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080

Join Camp Do Good. Donate Blood. Help Save Lives. 

Visit McGuinness Funeral Home as they host another American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, July 18th, 2022 at 2:00p.m to 7:00p.m in their Community Room. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: McGuinness to schedule an appointment. 


POSTPONED - Coffee and Conversation Breakfast Seminar

Wednesday, June 8th, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Seven Star Diner - 1890 Hurffville Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us for a Complimentary Coffee and Conversation Breakfast Seminar on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Seven Star Diner located at 1890 Hurffville Road, Sewell, NJ 08080.

You’ll enjoy a complimentary breakfast and learn more about:
- Pre-planning for final expenses and why it makes good financial sense
- The documents you need to avoid a crisis

Please RSVP no later than June 3 to Elisha Elliott at 856-582-3800 or Elisha.Elliott@mcgfuneral.com.

Presented by:
- Rothkoff Law Group: Elder Care Law
- McGuinness Funeral Home

An Evening of Patriotic Music 

Sunday, June 5th, 2022

5:00 p.m.

McGuinness Funeral Home - 573 Egg Harbor Road Sewell, NJ 08080

Bring a chair or a blanket and join us on the lawn of our Washington Twp. location for the amazing military sounds of Bonsal Blues as they perform patriotic tunes from yesterday and today!

No Rain Date—in case of rain, concert will be held indoors.

Everyone is invited, however, you must register your attendance by calling 856-582-3800 or emailing Elisha.Elliott@mcgfuneral.com no later than June 3. This is a FREE concert event, featuring Carolina Blue Food Truck and Stio’s Water Ice!

Spring Tune Up Breakfast Event

Thursday, May 5, 2022 
10:00 a.m.
McGuinness Community Care - 573 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us for a fun, informative, Spring Tune Up Breakfast Event on Thursday, May 5th at 10:00 a.m. at McGuinness Funeral Home.
While enjoying a continental breakfast, you'll be able to learn about:
- Ways to reduce falls
- Alleviating back pain
- Planning for the future
You'll also be able to have your personal balance tested. Bring your walker, if applicable, to have it tested out for stability.
SPACE IS LIMITED, SO RESPOND QUICKLY! RSVP by Monday, May 2 by calling 856-582-3800 or emailing elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com.
Brought to you by these incredible community partners:
- CARE Patrol
- Kingett Law LLC
- FOX Rehab
- McGuinness Funeral

Lights of Love - Hope and Remembrance Luminary Event

Sunday, May 1, 2022 
6:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m.
McGuinness Community Care - 573 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us for our Lights of Love - Hope and Remembrance Luminary Event on Sunday, May 1 at 6:00pm-8:00pm.

Hundreds of glowing luminaria will fill the space within our Washington Twp. location as we honor and remember your loved one.

Reservations are required to ensure that your loved one's name is placed on a special luminary. Please call Elisha Elliott, Community Outreach Director, at 856-582-3800, no later than April 29.

Community Shredding Event

Saturday, March 26, 2022 
9:00 a.m. - 11:00a.m.
McGuinness Community Care - 573 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Please join us to:
- Combat identity theft—Over 20 million cases are reported each year in the US with over 75% of these cases resulting from paper documents.
- Conserve the environment; all shredded documents are 100% recycled.
- No need to remove paperclips, staples, hanging file folders, etc.

What can be shredded:
- Personal and business confidential documents AND hard drives.
- We will also dispose of your old computer equipment.

For more information or questions, please contact Elisha Elliott, Community Outreach Director for McGuinness Funeral Home, at 856-582-3800.

Help us to help a local non-profit organization! Bring a donation for Angels Community Outreach! They could use canned goods, pasta, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, and anything yummy for their food pantry!

This event is sponsored by:
- McGuinness Funeral Home
- E3 IT Services
- Scott Counsel Estate & Elder Care Law
- CrossCountry Mortgage Team McElroy
- The Bradford Team

ENTER PARKING LOT OFF EGG HARBOR ROAD.

The "Benefits of Pre-planning" Seminar

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 
10:00 a.m.
McGuinness Community Care - 573 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

Join us on Tuesday, March 22nd at 10:00am for Bob Ash, Certified Pre-Need Counselor from McGuiness Funeral Home, as he discusses the benefits of pre-planning. Light breakfast will be served and door prizes will be awarded as we learn about prepaid funerals and answer any questions you may have. This is a complimentary, no-obligation event.

Mother's Cupboard (the food pantry for Washington Twp. residents) needs your help! Please bring a non-perishable food item to keep their shelves full!

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Elisha Elliott at 856-582-3800 or elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com by March 18th.

FREE Donuts and Coffee in Celebration of Fastnacht Day!

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Mama Buntz’s Donut Company - 421 Hurffville Cross Keys Rd Sewell, NJ 08080


Happy Fastnacht Day!

Come to MamaBuntz's Donut Company located at 421 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. for your FREE donuts and coffee in celebration of Fastnacht Day! *Your entire purchase from 7 to 9 is on us!

A fastnacht is, simply, a doughnut. Fastnacht Day has German origins and is celebrated on Fat Tuesday. Fastnacht Day is the last day before Lent, the 40-day season before Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday.

FREE Online Seminar on Elder Care, Medicare, Financial Planning, and End of Life

Thursday, February 17 at 1pm or Thursday February 24 at 7 pm 
RSVP to receive a Zoom link

Join us for a FREE online seminar on Thursday, February 17 at 1pm or Thursday February 24 at 7 pm.

RSVP to receive the Zoom link.

Your Elder Care, Medicare, Financial Planning, and End of Life Questions Answered

Our panelists include the following experts:
- Dan Flamma, Brokerage Director
- Don Kingett, Esq., Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney
- David Robinson, Licensed Health, Life, and Medicare Agent
- Bob Ash, Licensed Funeral Director and Pre-Planning Advisor

These field experts will discuss the following:
* Basic estate planning
* Preparing for retirement and beyond
* Medicare benefits and supplemental insurance
* Final expense management

Please RSVP by February 16 to Elisha Elliott at Elisha.Elliott@mcgfuneral.com or 856-582-3800.

Presented by:
- Evolution Financial Group
- Kingett Law LLC
- Medicare Choices 101
- McGuinness Funeral Home

Tea at Ten on Tuesday - The Challenges of Growing Older

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 
10:00 a.m.
McGuinness’ Community Events Room: 573 Egg Harbor Road Sewell, NJ 08080

McGuinness Community Care invites you to join us for tea on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. as Justin L. Scott and Jeannie Trombetta of Scott Counsel discuss The Challenges of Growing Older.

Light breakfast will be served during our tea while we learn about what you can do to protect your health and your finances.

Mother’s Cupboard (the food pantry for Washington Twp. residents) needs your help! Please bring a non-perishable food item to keep their shelves full!

Please RSVP to Elisha Elliott at 856-582-3800 or elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com by February 18.

LifeSteps - Grief & Healing Workshops

Wednesday, January 26, February 2, 9, and 23, March 2 and 9
7:00 PM
McGuinness’ Community Events Room: 573 Egg Harbor Road Sewell, NJ 08080

What is LifeSteps™ ? The unique 6-week LifeSteps™ workshops afford the surviving spouse, companion, parent, child, sibling or friend of someone who has passed on the opportunity to come together with others who have experienced loss, in a small group setting.

LifeSteps™ is a set of six weekly workshops designed to encourage healing for those who have lost a loved one. In this small group setting, we will share practical tips and expert advice on healing through your own journey through grief. Pet therapy is available during each workshop courtesy of FurEver as Friends. Participants have found these workshops to be therapeutic and helpful on their journey to their “new normal.”

Registering is easy. Workshops are free, but space is limited.

Please register by contacting: Elisha Elliott the Community Outreach Manager at elisha.elliott@mcgfuneral.com.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 856-693-3628.

*This is not a drop-in workshop; it is progressive and, therefore, no one new will be admitted after the second meeting.*

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, January 10, 2022

2:00 PM-7:00 PM

Community Room of McGuinness Funeral Home - 573 Egg Harbor Rd Sewell, NJ 08080

McGuinness Community Care - American Red Cross Blood Drive

Presenting donors will get a coupon for a free medium hot coffee and classic donut courtesy of Dunkin while supplies last.

Appointments are Preferred.

Call 1-800-REDCROSS or SIGN UP ONLINE! Sign up at www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: McGuinness

For the safety of our donors and staff, the Red Cross requires all who attend blood drives and blood donation centers to wear a face mask regardless of their vaccination status.

Hope Illuminates Holiday Remembrance Event

Thursday, December 16, 2021
4:00 PM
https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/4831502270

Please join us for our Hope Illuminates Holiday Remembrance Event being held on Thursday, December 16th at 4:00pm. The purpose of this event is to honor and remember those loved ones we lost this past year (November 2020 through October 2021). The event will be broadcasted and can be seen through the TribuCast link here: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/4831502270.


GriefShare - Grief Support Group

Every Thursday starting September 2, 2021-December 16, 2021
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Calvary Chapel Gloucester County - 5360 Rt 42N, Turnersville, NJ

We are pleased to partner with Calvary Chapel Gloucester County to help provide grief support to our families and the community.

GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult days ahead.

Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. We know it hurts, and we want to help.

Contact Calvary Chapel Gloucester County at 856-302-1804 or griefshare@cc-gc.org to learn more.

9/11 20th Anniversary Commemorative Event

Saturday, September 11, 2021
9 AM
573 Egg Harbor Road, Sewell, NJ

Please join us for a special 20th anniversary event, as we honor and remember the lives lost in New York City, Shanksville, PA, and in Washington, DC.

There will be special music, words of remembrance, and a Field of Flags display.

Please bring a lawn chair if you are unable to stand. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be moved indoors.

The Field of Flags will remain in place through September 17. Please be sure to stop by to reflect, pray, honor, and NEVER FORGET!

St. Charles Grief Support Group

Every Thursday starting September 16, 2021-November 4, 2021
10:00 AM-11:00AM & 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Church of St. Charles Borromeo - Tracey Center - 176 Stagecoach Rd Sicklerville, NJ 08081-9421

McGuinness Funeral Home is pleased to announce that the Church of St. Charles Borromeo will be providing grief care to our families and to the community.

Starting September 16th, you will have two options to attend St. Charles Grief Support Group. The meetings will be held every Thursday in the Tracey Center at 10:00 AM-11:00 AM and 7:00 PM-8:00 PM.

The group provides a listening ear and an open heart in a compassionate and welcoming environment to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Anyone who lost a spouse, parent, child, sibling, relative, or friend is invited to attend.

To RSVP, please contact Deacon Mike at: Deacon.Mike.Kubiak@comcast.net or call the office at 856-629-0411.

GriefShare - Grief Support Group

Every Wednesday starting September 22, 2021-December 22, 2021
6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Memorial Presbyterian Church of Wenonah - 202 E. Mantua Ave., Wenonah, NJ

We are pleased to partner with Memorial Presbyterian Church to help provide grief support to our families and the community.

GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult days ahead.

Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. We know it hurts, and we want to help.

Contact Memorial Presbyterian Church at 856-468-5121 or wmpcoffice@gmail.com to learn more.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
2:00 PM-7:00 PM
Memorial Presbyterian Church of Wenonah - 202 E. Mantua Ave., Wenonah, NJ

Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. On October 26th from 2pm-7pm at Memorial Presbyterian Church, please support the American Red Cross and consider donating blood to help save a person's life. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: wenonah to schedule an appointment.

Delaware Valley Virtual Support Groups for Dementia Caregivers

As we take precautions to keep all staff, volunteers and constituents safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter continues to offer VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS for dementia caregivers throughout 2021.

Attendees can participate via computer or phone.

Register for a virtual support group today by calling 800-272-3900. Space is limited. 

St. John of God Community Services

We are a proud supporter of St. John of God Community Services. Their coffee supports the goal to increase employment opportunities for adults with disabilities while also helping to bring awareness to this cause.

For more information or to purchase coffee, visit http://sjogcs.org.

421 Hurfville Cross Keys Rd Sewell, NJ 08080