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Edward Ziek
D: 2017-11-17
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Ziek, Edward
Dr. Quirino T. Yap
B: 1939-01-09
D: 2017-11-08
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Yap, Dr. Quirino T.
Roberto Arias
B: 1931-09-03
D: 2017-11-07
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Arias, Roberto
Edna Marie Tokarski
B: 1926-10-02
D: 2017-10-28
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Tokarski, Edna Marie
Lottie L. Alexander
B: 1927-03-11
D: 2017-10-28
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Alexander , Lottie L.
Scott Lambert
B: 1965-06-23
D: 2017-10-25
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Lambert , Scott
Charles Edward Callahan
B: 1940-05-01
D: 2017-10-22
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Callahan, Charles Edward
Anna Perricone
B: 1919-04-13
D: 2017-10-13
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Perricone , Anna
MaryJoan H. Fasciano
B: 1932-11-26
D: 2017-10-05
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Fasciano, MaryJoan H.
Irene A. Biviano
B: 1925-01-22
D: 2017-10-03
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Biviano, Irene A.
Bridget Ann Ryan
B: 1986-04-19
D: 2017-09-23
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Ryan , Bridget Ann
Josephine Bonnie Smith
B: 1930-11-19
D: 2017-09-20
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Smith, Josephine Bonnie
Paula Gomez
B: 1998-05-10
D: 2017-09-07
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Gomez, Paula
Adelaide Van Winkle
B: 1917-01-21
D: 2017-08-27
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Van Winkle, Adelaide
William F. Kraus
B: 1929-06-19
D: 2017-08-26
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Kraus, William F.
Tyler M. Orban
B: 1999-05-17
D: 2017-08-26
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Orban, Tyler M.
Joan E. Middleton
B: 1936-10-22
D: 2017-08-25
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Middleton , Joan E.
Louis Olivari
B: 1945-02-27
D: 2017-08-25
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Olivari , Louis
Justyn Zysk
B: 1928-01-01
D: 2017-08-23
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Zysk, Justyn
Michael B. Andler
B: 1938-07-26
D: 2017-08-18
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Andler, Michael B.
Ann J. Kilkenny
D: 2017-08-17
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Kilkenny, Ann J.

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Rutherford, NJ 07070
Phone: (201) 939-1050
Fax: (201) 939-2070
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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, formerly the Collins Calhoun Funeral Home, originally founded in Rutherford by John T. Collins in 1884 at the young age of 17.
For over 133 years our funeral home has been following Mr. Collins and Mr. Walter Calhoun's principles of integrity and compassion, along with personal and affordable services to our families of Rutherford and surrounding communities. We continue offering our families an individualized ceremony that is dignified and tailored to meet every family's special needs, customs, and budget.
We take pride in maintaining beautifully landscaped grounds, a comfortable setting with a beautiful interior of highest standards to ensure a respectable and caring environment for our families and their guests.
Whether you are contemplating a cremation service, a traditional funeral ceremony or a pre-arranged service, our team of compassionate professionals pledge to help arrange and carry out the service exactly the way you would like it to be.  As a family-owned and operated funeral home, we are committed to the unparalleled attention to detail including updated technology for exceptional service, something you should always expect and deserve.
Angelo G. Mania, CFSP, President
 
For your convenience... We offer ample and safe "on street" parking and "behind" the funeral home parking with a Back door and Side door entrance. On street parking in front is meter free.
Our front entrance is Handicap accessable, with a designated space and "Handicap" sign identifing it as a Handicap Only parking space. If you or someone you know needs assistance upon entering the building due to having special needs, just call ahead or alert our concierge in the lobby when you arrive. Any guests in need will be assisted into our funeral home with care and dignity.
All are welcome to stop by for a visit, have a cup of coffee and cookies and chat with our staff, take a look around, and ask any questions you may have. Our goal is to bring comfort to you through understanding, information and trust to take the fear out of the funeral process. We are just one family helping another family.
Debra Mania

 

About Us
Dear Angelo & Debra, We want to thank you for everything you did for our family.You made our mom look beautiful & at peace. You both were so thoughtful, kind & caring.You made us feel as if you were part of our family & we were part of yours! We are very grateful.
Regina Paciga's family, Gloria, Barbara, Ken, Theresa & Tommy

Dear Angelo & Debra, Thank you so much for your help when our sister Kathy died. We were so blown away by the support you gave. Healing from this has been very hard for all of us. thank you for your kind, compassionate & most professional service. Kathy looked like an angel! Please extend our thanks to your staff for their help as well.
Fondly, The Bartolomeo & Regan family

Dear Debra, It's been several months since I've seen you but I still wanted to thank you and let you for taking the time to speak to me about the passing of Blanche(Larkin).I really do miss her. When I left,on my drive home I felt a sense of calmness as if she wanted me to find her Again.I let the dancers know of her passing. thank you for the prayer card. It was very generous of you to give me your last one, It's very special to me. I will never forget your helping me to find my friend Blanche.
Thank you so much, Deborah

When tragedy strikes, you need people who know what to do and get it done with compassion. That's what we found here. The fairness and tenderness of Angelo & Debra Mania & staff gave us the strength to do the right things for our departed son. But, it was the little kindnesses & complete competence that made this outstanding. When one of our party had their glasses break, Debra fixed them and even returned the cleaned. Just what you need during a time like this, Exemplary service.   
Sincerely, The Lothrop Family

Recently, your Funeral Home took care of a funeral for my brother. We could not have asked for better care and professionalism. But beyond that, the attention to detail went way beyond any expectations we could have had. Everyone was compassionate and ready to accommodate our family with whatever we needed. Some things we never even thought of, but were just quietly taken care of by you. The funeral home is beautiful and well maintained, so we were proud to have people visit. We felt like we were in a beautiful home with everything done for us. Thank you Angelo and Debra, along with wonderful your caring staff for turning a very sad & difficult situation into a beautiful and meaningful ceremony.
- The Ganniao Family
News & Events
2017-07-20
Our 5th Annual Christmas Memorial Ceremony was held on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. We were pleased to host this special Ceremony for families & friends who lost a loved one during the year. We started this Ceremony 5 years ago, hoping to give something meaningful back to grieving families we had come to know and care for during the Funeral Services. Those who attended over the years trusted us once again, to join us with their family members and friends to memorialize and celebrate their loved one or someone close to them. Some return each year just to be with neighbors and friends, which is so touching to us. We know that the Holidays and the socializing that comes with it can be very difficult or something you just wish you can avoid. You are not alone; we have all experienced these feelings. Some admitted that they were reluctant to come; it actually took a lot for them to come, especially back to a Funeral Home. But, they were so grateful that they did.... it helped. In fact,families asked us to please continue this tradition for other families. The Ceremony included some brief words from local Clergy, a spiritualist, live music, a Christmas Tree Lighting and Blessing with personalized ornaments which were placed on our tree for the ceremony and taken home as a gift. We also offered the invitation to our families who knew of a neighbor or friend who lost someone during the year in our community who may not have come to us and were unaware of our Ceremony; but, who thought it might help them, too. Our doors are open to all of our friends and neighbors. Sincerely, Debra and Angelo PS: The families who lost a loved one the end of 2016 will receive an invitation for December 9th, 2017.
2012-09-07
~ September 11th, 2001~ For most of us when we look up at a clear bright blue September sky and see the awesome site of a large airliner flying by, we are reminded of that horrible day we Americans faced on September 11th, 2001. We will “always remember” because it is seared into our consciousness, we only wish we could forget, but in our hearts we know we never will; we wish it never happened, but it did. We are a changed Nation. That day reset our thinking and our way of life. It is unbearable to think about the innocent people who simply went to their office like any other day and were all murdered in an instant. And the hero’s, the brave people in uniforms who couldn’t get there fast enough in the attempt to save lives not knowing that they too, would never make it home again. The days that followed, countless individuals tried to recover the lost from the burned and crushed towers and worked tirelessly day after day until their job was done. The precious lives lost on Flight 77 crashing into the Pentagon and flight 93 after passengers fought the terrorists crashing into the ground in Pennsylvania to save so many others. The fear they must have all felt. It’s still unthinkable; we were stopped in our tracks and almost brought to our knees. So many innocent lives were taken and families were forever changed. Eventually, the way to heal as our Government encouraged, was to try to go about our daily lives. And so, reluctantly we did. When I reflect on the days that followed September 11th, I can’t help but think about the kindness perfect strangers showed each other in our every day lives. I remember the little things; holding doors opened for each other, no aggression on the road, offering help when needed, we just spoke differently to one another or maybe we were more understanding; just simple but noticeable acts of patience and kindness. When speaking with many people, they also experienced acts of kindness and more patience. They felt it. Whatever it was, it went a long way, it was healing. It helped get us through. And how ever small it may look to us now it was huge then, huge enough to remember. We pulled from each other and it felt good. I think that we would agree that people are generally kind and decent especially when the chips are down , those closest to us, as well as strangers always seem to rise to the occasion. It is our strength;our character and the small unremarkable acts of kindness, patience and understanding which defines us as special and unique…it’s the glue that holds us all together. Debra Mania
2012-08-29
To honor the Veterans of Rutherford and the surrounding community, a flag pole was installed in front of our Funeral Home on Monday, Nov.11th 2011. As we proudly display the American flag each day, we are always reminded of our brave and devoted servicemen and women around the world who protect and defend our freedom. A flag representing a Veterans branch of service will also be displayed along with our Flag in recognition of their dedicated service, as they leave their loved ones and friends behind. Thank you to all of our Veterans for your service and for protecting the United States of America!
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Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, Rutherford, NJ

19 Lincoln Ave.
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Phone: (201) 939-1050
Fax: (201) 939-2070
Email: service@calhounmania.com

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