James Wright has been with Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, Flemington, NJ since June of 2002. He is a 2001 Cum Laude graduate of Drew University in Madison, NJ where he majored in Psychology and minored in Philosophy and French. He entered the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City in the Fall of 2001, receiving scholarships from the Bergen County Funeral Director's Association as well as the New Jersey State Funeral Director's Association. He graduated fall of 2002, Summa Cum Laude, receiving the Faculty Award for exceptional proficiency in all academic and clinical areas of the curriculum as well as being elected into Mu Sigma Alpha, the funeral service education national honor society. Passing the required Federal and State written and practical examinations, Mr. Wright received his Funeral Director's license, #4537, in September 2002.
Mr. Wright is a member of the New Jersey State Funeral Director's Association, formerly a longtime executive board member and just completed a second, two year term as a Delegate-At-Large, representing Funeral Director's throughout the State. He also has served on the Legislative & Law Committee and the Audit Committee of the NJSFDA and was formerly a representative on the Electronic Death Registration Committee. He is also a two-term Past President of the Tri-County Funeral Director's Association, comprising Hunterdon, Warren and Sussex Counties.
Mr. Wright is a member of the Flemington-Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad, serving his fourth term as its Vice-President, and formerly serving as its Chaplain and Captain-Public Information Officer. He is also serving as the Chaplain of Rotary International District #7510 (comprising central NJ clubs), the Lunch Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Flemington, and was formerly the Interact Liaison to Hunterdon Central Regional High School. A Founding Member of the Young Professionals of Hunterdon County, Mr. Wright was honored to be the 2011 recipient of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Brian S. Grare Young Professional of the Year Award. He is also an original member of Flemington Business Improvement District Steering Committee, currently serving on the BID Board of Directors and resides in Raritan Township, NJ. N.J. Lic. No. 4537
Ryan Christopher Winfield: was born and raised in Hunterdon County, NJ. He is a 2004 graduate of Voorhees High School. Joining the Holcombe-Fisher family in September of 2007, Ryan graduated in 2010 from Mercer County Community College with degrees in Mortuary Science and Business. He was honored to be the recipient of both the Tri-County Funeral Director's Association and the New Jersey State Funeral Director's Association Scholarships. Passing the required proficiency and practical examination, he received Funeral Director's License, No. 4888, in 2010.
Ryan was formerly a personal fitness trainer at HealthQuest, Flemington, NJ for many years. He currently resides in the Borough of Flemington and is eager to become engaged in the community as his studies are now complete. N.J. Lic. No. 4888
Mark Patrick Whittaker: Mark Patrick Whittaker joined Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home in October of 2013. He is a graduate of Millburn High School and received a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Computer Management from Springfield College (MA), where he received the highest award for the top student in the Business Department. He has worked in various positions for more than eighteen years in the financial services and commercial banking fields; as an Insurance Agent, Commercial Loan Officer, Equities Analyst, Credit Manager, and Financial Planner, with investment firms, commercial banks and major insurance carriers in New Jersey, Florida and Arizona.
Mark joined Kimble Funeral Home in 2001 (Princeton NJ), working along-side his father-in-law, attended and received a degree in mortuary science from Mercer County Community College (MCCC), and was licensed as a Mortuary Practioner in 2002. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at MCCC in the Mortuary Science Program, teaching Funeral Service Management.
Mark is currently the President of the Mercer County Funeral Directors Association, a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, a Board member of the New Jersey Funeral Directors Association, where he is a member of the Audit Committee, and has been a previous member of the Legislative & Law Committee for that organization. He has been a member of Rotary International, the East Amwell Recycling Committee, and the Yardley (PA) Historical Society.
Mark lives in Ringoes with his wife, Amy, and their two children. N.J. Lic. No. 4549.