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Local Resources


Below are a list of links of interest that might be of use to those who use our services. We will update this list with new links and information as it becomes available. The links below are not affiliated with Calvin Funeral Home or GCJ's Funeral Services, Inc. and we are not responsible for their content.

City of Hartford, Michigan

Find out about the community and surroundings that make our city enjoyable, unique and vibrant. With a population of over 2,500 people, Hartford is a small town full of people with big hearts, at the heart of Red Arrow Country.

Hartford Township, Michigan

Find out about the great things happening in the township of Hartford. From their businesses and farms to the people that call it home, Hartford Township is known as a humble rural community with a friendly welcome for all.

Van Buren County, Michigan

Find out about the county that Hartford calls home. Founded in 1829, and named after a former President of the United States, Van Buren County is home to over 75,000 residents that enjoy daily life and picturesque beauty year-round.

Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce

The Calvin Funeral Home is a proud member of the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce. The organization supports businesses and individuals in the community, and oversees the annual "Strawberry Festival" each June.

Michigan Funeral Directors Association

Founded in 1880, the Michigan Funeral Directors Association (MFDA) is the nation's oldest organization of funeral professionals. The MFDA currently represents roughly 1,300 funeral directors serving 650 funeral home statewide.

National Funeral Directors Association

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is a worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service. The NFDA is the world's largest funeral service association, serving over 20,000 members.

Caring Circle

Caring Circle, a Spectrum Health Lakeland affiliate, is dedicated to serving our neighbors throughout southwest Michigan. Organization offers quality-of-life focused continuum of care that includes Transitions, HouseCalls, Palliative Care, Hanson Hospice Center, Hospice at Home, Bereavement Care and Lory's Place.

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan's mission is to guide and support individuals and their caregivers coping with illness, aging, dying and loss by providing compassionate medical, emotional, spiritual and personal care. Organization operates two hospice residences and Adult Day Services at Oakland Centre.

Dowagiac Daily News

Local news, sports and lifestyle information for Dowagiac and surrounding communities of southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. Daily newspaper is part of Leader Publications.

Kalamazoo Gazette

Local news, sports and weather information from the Kalamazoo area and throughout the state of Michigan. Daily newspaper is part of the MLive Media Group, Michigan's #1 media organization.

The Herald-Palladium

Local news, sports and business information for St. Joseph / Benton Harbor and surrounding areas of "Michigan's Great Southwest". Daily newspaper is part of the Paxton Media Group.

South Haven Tribune

Local news, sports and school information for South Haven and surrounding communities in Allegan and Van Buren counties. Weekly newspaper that is published each Monday.

The Courier-Leader

Local news, sports and community announcements for Paw Paw and surrounding communities in Van Buren County. Weekly newspaper that is published each Friday.

Tri-City Record

Local news, sports and opinion columns that are focused on the cities and townships of Coloma, Hartford and Watervliet. Weekly newspaper that is published each Thursday.

Baymont by Wyndham

Located in Paw Paw and South Haven

Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels

Located in Paw Paw and South Haven

Econo Lodge by Choice Hotels

Located in Paw Paw

Fairfield by Marriott

Located in Watervliet

Hampton by Hilton Hotels

Located in South Haven

Holiday Inn Express by IHG

Located in South Haven

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