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“I wanted to drop you a note to thank you for your kindness, caring, and professionalism dealing with the death of my grandmother, C. S. From the moment you arrived to pick up Gram all the way through to us leaving the cemetery, I was so touched by everyone there. You did a beautiful job and I know Gram would have been pleased. Thank you again and bless you for all you do.”
— E. C.

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Naperville & Plainfield Area Funeral Professionals Give Back to the Community

The family members of Friedrich-Jones and Overman-Jones are more than extraordinary funeral professionals—each one is a dedicated member of your community. Aside from their personal involvement in church and school, giving back to the community extends to a wide variety of organizations and programs designed to make the Naperville and Plainfield area a better place to live.

Just like you, our family calls this community home.

Community Sponsorship

The family and staff of Friedrich-Jones and Overman-Jones Funeral Homes are active and involved in sponsoring many Naperville, Plainfield, and surrounding community’s events and teams including:

  • 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 YMCA Naperville Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast—Major Sponsor
  • Naperville National Little League
  • Naperville Celebration 2005 Prayer Breakfast—Major Sponsor
  • Naperville Celebration 2000 Prayer Breakfast—Major Sponsor
  • Benet Academy “New Gymnasium”—Major Sponsor
  • Samaritan Interfaith "Focus on Faith Breakfast" - Silent Samaritan
  • SS. Peter & Paul Church “Pass It On” Capital Campaign
  • SS. Peter & Paul Church “Light the Way” Annual Fundraiser
  • SS. Peter & Paul School “Auction & Dinner Dance” Annual Fundraiser
  • SS. Peter & Paul School “Annual Golf Outing”
  • St. Patrick’s Residence “Gold Key Gala” Annual Fundraiser
  • St. Raphael Catholic Church Capital Campaign
  • St. Raphael Catholic School “Fall Gala” and “Trivia Night” Annual Fundraiser
  • St. Raphael Catholic School “Golf Outing” Annual Fundraiser
  • St. Thomas the Apostle “Journey of Faith” Capital Campaign
  • St. Mary Immaculate School “Galabration” Annual Fundraiser
  • St. Mary Immaculate School “Annual Golf Outing”
  • Covenant Classical School "Fun Run" & "Colorful Carnival"
  • All Saints Catholic Academy “Annual Golf Outing” and Custom Calendars
  • Naperville United Way Sculptures Sponsor—7 Consecutive Years
  • Naperville Riverwalk Commission
  • Naperville Exchange Club “Ribfest”
  • Plainfield 5K Harvest Run
  • Edward Hospital “Walk to Remember”
  • Original Sponsor of the YBA Basketball League
  • Naperville Little League

Community Leadership

In addition to sponsoring organizations, our staff and family members serve as leaders and members in many community organizations, including:

  • Edward Hospital Foundation Board
  • Exchange Club of Naperville
  • Commissioner of the Naperville Police and Fire Board
  • Samaritan Interfaith Board of Director's
  • Illinois Benedictine University President’s Council
  • Ecumenical Adult Care Center
  • Little Friends
  • Naperville Chamber of Commerce
  • SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church—Member, Usher, Knights of Columbus
  • SS. Peter & Paul School—Parent, Alumnus, Coach
  • St. Raphael Catholic Church—Member, Lector, Knight of Columbus
  • St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church—Member, Host Greeter
  • St. Patrick’s Residence Board of Directors
  • St. Patrick’s Residence Guild—Treasurer, Vice President, Fundraising Chair
  • St. Mary Immaculate Church—Member, Knights of Columbus
  • Holy Family Catholic Church Shorewood, IL—Member
  • Knox Presbyterian Church—Member, Deacon, Elder
  • Naperville Presbyterian Church—Member, Ruling Elder
  • Springbrook Community Church—Member
  • Naperville Moose Lodge #1290
  • Naperville Noon Rotary
  • Naperville United Way Board Member
  • Naperville YMCA Board
  • Plainfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Plainfield Kiwanis
  • Plainfield Library Board
  • NCO Youth and Family Services Auction Committee
  • Senior Home Sharing Board of Directors
  • Naperville Community Career Center Board