We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.

In the last 10 years, I have had 4 family members laid to rest through Spilker Funeral Home. The most recent was just last week with passing of my mother-in-law Marty Halbruner. At a time when you are most vulnerable and lost in despair, Dennis Spilker guides you and makes the process as uncomplicated as is possible. He has enormous compassion for those family members trying to make decisions when their ability to think clearly has obviously been compromised by sadness. When my husband passed, I was numb and felt like I had been swallowed up by a giant hole. Dennis was there for me and my family, helping us navigate our way through the devastation to honor David. In the last week, I have been to a funeral at Evoys and a funeral at Spilker. There was nothing wrong with the funeral at Evoys but it is the details that Dennis does so incredibly well. Something that seems so simple at first glance, becomes apparent after a while that it was not so simple, that every component was carefully thought out and executed. Thank you Dennis and staff for making what can be the hardest day of your life, a little more bearable with your kindness and grace.


"We cannot thank you enough for the amazing job you did. You guided us through everything - the obituary, the family viewing, the unique family situation, the wonderful video tribute, etc. Thank you so much...and thank you for bringing the flowers to the club after the funeral was over. The whole day was made possible because of your expertise. Most Sincerely,"


"Thank you both so much for everything you did to make my mother's passing a little bit easier. She truly looked beautiful and your attention to detail was unbelieveable."


"You helped us stay calm and reassured that everything would be properly handled. Times are still tough but thinking back to that day makes me happy that we were so well taken care of. Thank you so much for your comfort."


"You were right when you said over the telephone when we talked that no matter what our relationship is with our parents, their passing has a profound effect. You were so kind from the day we spoke on the phone to taking the time to make sure that me and my son were in our rightful place at the church, in the procession and at the cemetery. I am very grateful to you for the care you showed me because you truly made me feel included and a special part of my father's life. I know my Dad would be very appreciative to you as well for making sure I was an important part of the day. Thank you again for your kindness and support."


"There are no words to thank you for everything you did to make my Dad's passing bearable. You helped us make his special day a true celebration of his life. From the video, to choosing a terrific minister, the photo prayer cards and everything else large and small. Special thank you for allowing me to bring Dad's clothes and dressing him in them prior to his cremation. Dad would have wanted it that way...he hated that hospital gown. Your kindness will never be forgotten."


"We cannot thank you enough for the sincere care we received....you guys rock!"


"You are cut from a special cloth. You helped our family through such a tough time. Everything went so smoothly and we felt so comfortable with you and your staff. Mom looked so pretty. Thank you so much for all you did for us. Your services are so much appreciated."


"Thank you for handling my Mom's services with such dignity and graciousness. I'm sure you hear this often, but it is no less true. You made a difficult time much easier for our family."


"I just want to take this moment to tell you how very much I appreciated your visit - your compassion and your kindness. I knew from the very first time that I met you that you were a very special guy."


"It seems odd to me to say it was a pleasure doing business with you considering the business, but, you made [our loved one's] final send off so beautiful and pleasant. I am very grateful that God led us to you to take care of us. You did a fabulous job and I just wanted to tell you that."


"I want to thank you so much for making this very sad time for me a little easier. You put me right at ease and knowing my Mother was in your hands made me feel very comfortable. You made her look beautiful. All of our family had said how nice she looked. I truly appreciate everything you did. I will never forget it."


"I can't begin to thank you for making the toughest time in my life much more bearable. You took great care of my Mom. Your professionalism and your compassion show and I am so very grateful to you. I've been singing your praises to anyone who will listen."


"Our Aunt looked lovely and everything went so smoothly. It was really a pleasure working with you. You were very effecient and took care of every detail promptly. We have been to several services at your funeral home over the past 40 years and everyone has always been so professional and so pleasant. Thank you again for your kindness."


"The combination of professionalism and compassion you exuded during our loss was extraordinary. On behalf of my family and myself - thank you for everything you did to facilitate the process and make a difficult and dark time a little more bearable."


"Words cannot express our gratitude for your love and kindness that you have shared with us through our Mother's passing. It is such a sorrowful time and you stood by our sides through every part of it. Your support while we shared our last minutes with her were so very, very dear to each one of us."


"Our family cannot put into words how overwhelmed we were with your compassion, attention to detail and sincerity in our time of sorrow. You just came in and took over and everything was beautiful. We loved everything you did. Thank you for making my husband look so handsome again. We were so surprised."


"I would be remiss if I did not say a sincere "thank you" for all of your help. Your accommodation, fairness, reasonableness and assistance were invaluable to me, and I particularly appreciate that you went out of your way in so many instances to provide the most appropriate services under very difficult circumstances. I take particular note of the fact that you were kind enough to provide a refund to our account, even though, without any question or complaint, you could have certainly kept the entire pre-paid amount that we provided as I see there were additional expenses. In a time when so many of us are faced with companies and individuals who are only concerned about "the bottom line", it is a pleasure to see there are still a few honest and forthright people left in the business community. "If I am ever asked for funeral service in the southern portion of Cape May County, rest assured, I will without hesitation, recommend your firm."


"I can't thank you enough for all that you have done. Your guidance through this difficult time truly eased the pain. Dad looked so peaceful. You're gifted and I thank you again for that."


"You seem like part of our family. Thank you for taking such great care of us. I know Mom is smiling down on all of us."


"Thank you for caring."


"We wanted to thank you for the extra care you took when preparing our father. He looked just the way we remembered him a few years ago when he was a more vibrant person. Your caring ways showed throughout, everything went exactly the way we wanted. We thank you for the extras you so graciously provided, and we will always be grateful. Sincerely."