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Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home in Toms River, New Jersey, has been committed to the families of Ocean County since 1869. The respect we have earned over the years is a result of the dedicated service we have provided to each of the thousands of families that have come to us with their special personal needs.

A compassionate funeral home

Our experienced and professional team at Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home will give you honest advice and caring service that will help ease the burdens of your family. Our associates stand ready 24 hours a day to assist you in planning a meaningful remembrance for your loved one.

We Honor Veterans

We Honor Veterans level 4 badgeAt Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Serving the community

It is our privilege to serve the Toms River and surrounding Ocean County communities. Please contact us if you need immediate service or would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.

History

Sitting area at Anderson & Campbell Funeral HomeEstablished in 1869, Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home was started by Pitius Anderson, a local cabinet maker who also crafted caskets for the community. Eventually his son, Charles P. Anderson, took over the business, which continued to evolve as the funeral industry went through changes.

Growth and relocation

In the 1920s, Marvin S. Campbell began working for Charlie Anderson and eventually became a partner in the business. The funeral home was originally located in Toms River on Hooper Avenue, where the Ocean County Justice Complex now stands. It was moved in 1937 to its current location at 703 Main Street in Toms River. Before long, Marvin and his wife Mary became the sole proprietors. After World War II, Marvin's son-in-laws joined Marvin as directors and were an important part of the business.

In the early 1970s Marvin's son-in-law, Wallace "Gub" Polhemus, and his daughter, Patricia, took over the operation of the business. Soon after, they were joined by their sons, Wallace (Tim), John, Mark (Doug) and Richard (Rit), who continued to develop the business as it is known today.

The funeral home today

In 1997, Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home joined the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral homes. The Polhemus family continues to be an integral part of the day-to-day operation of the business.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 732-349-5700 to request a custom quote.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Mary was so wonderful. She take her time to explain everything for us. She did a great job. Thank you"

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November 2020

"Anderson and Campbell were outstanding,professional,but very friendly and sympathetic in our difficult moments.They went out of their way to accommodate our needs.Doug even gave us his cell phone number in the event we needed him while he attended a family reunion.Tim was there if we needed him.Mary did an outstanding job making our viewing of our beloved brother and brother-in-law a pleasant one.we cannot give enough accolades for the staff and personal attention we received."

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October 2020

"The staff was professional, kind and very responsive."

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October 2020

"The service provided at Anderson and Campbell was outstanding. The facility was beautiful and the location perfect. Our funeral director, Mary Schwartz did everything well. We recommend this to others should they have the need."

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July 2020

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