Service of Remembrance

Monday, September 11 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. (Held during Opening Session) | Service of Remembrance

9/11 Never Forget

John LaBarbera
John LaBarbera
Battalion Commander | FDNY (Ret.)

On the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, join us as we remember the victims, in addition to the families and survivors whose lives were forever changed. John LaBarbera, Battalion Commander, FDNY (Ret.) will inspire us to reflect on the events of that day and honor the memories of all who died. We’ll also pay tribute to our funeral service family members who died during the past year. (Spanish translation available.)

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Service of Remembrance Name Submission Form

The NFDA Service of Remembrance is an annual ceremony held during the NFDA International Convention & Expo, celebrating the lives of funeral professionals and their loved ones who have died that year. 

Watch the 2023 Service of Remembrance below.

If you would like to remember someone, please complete the form below including information about the deceased as you would like it to appear in the Service of Remembrance program and other NFDA materials. 

  • Name of Deceased
  • Date of Death
  • State of Residence for Deceased
  • Country of Residence for Deceased (if outside of the United States)

You may submit up to ten (10) individuals at a time.  

***All names submitted after May 31, 2023 will appear in the 2024 Service of Remembrance***

Please double-check the spelling of the deceased name and information before completing your submission. The information will be used as it was submitted in the Service of Remembrance program and NFDA materials.