Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met. Staff members of Tilghman Funeral Home, Inc. are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Dennis B. Tilghman
Manager

Email: TilghmanFuneralHome@Gmail.com

Dennis B. Tilghman
Manager, NJ Lic. No. 4230

Dennis has been a licensed funeral director since 1996. He is a graduate of Mercer County Community College with an Associate‚Äôs Degree in Applied Science and also their Mortuary Science Program. In 2003 he purchased the funeral home from his father.

Dennis is a member and past president of the Burlington County Funeral Directors Association, the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He is a member of the Pyramid Lodge #92 F&AM in New Egypt, the Plumsted 2020 Committee and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Plumsted Township Business and Merchants Association. Dennis is also a member of the New Egypt United Methodist Church.

He is married to Mary Ann and has two step sons; Kyle, who is currently pursuing his PhD in Marine Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Tyler, who is a Professional Fireman/EMT in New Jersey. Dennis is a lifetime resident of New Egypt.


Jena A. Johnson
Funeral Director

Email: JenaAJohnson@yahoo.com

Jena A. Johnson 

Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 5057 


Jena has been a licensed funeral director since July of 2014. She graduated high school and college in Michigan, before moving to New Jersey in 2010. She enrolled at Mercer County Community College and graduated from their Mortuary Program in 2013. Jena holds an Associate Degree in General Studies, an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts and an Associate in Applied Science Degree for Funeral Service. She started working at Tilghman's in 2015. 

She is engaged to Jim McGrath and has one son named James. She was born in Colorado and grew up in Illinois and Michigan. Jena and her family currently reside in Bordentown, where they are parishioners of St. Mary's Catholic Church. 

Jena is a member of the Burlington County Funeral Directors Association, the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. Jena also serves as a Notary Public, a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Alumni and is registered with the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards.