2012 Pursuit of Excellence Award

Helene and NFDA President, Randall Earl
Helene and NFDA President, Randall Earl

Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2012 Pursuit of Excellence Award.  Only 164 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, placing our funeral home among the elite group of funeral service providers.  Pursuit of Excellence recipients adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and providing unsurpassed service to families and communities. "It was an honor to receive the award in Charlotte, NC on October 23, 2012. It is because of our wonderful staff that we continue to meet and exceed our standards to our community," said Helene Horvath Zielinski, Vice President of the funeral home.

To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award, a participating funeral home must meet or exceed 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.



Lights at Christmas 2012

The Fremont Tree and Beautification Commission announced the results for the Lights at Christmas 2012 judging.  Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home was the only business to be chosen out of five winners.  Our funeral home takes great pride in everything we do.










Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory
425 E. STATE ST.
FREMONT, OH 43420-4256
(419) 332-6409