For generations, this Newmarket family has shared tears and celebrations in funeral business
We have wept in their presence and shouted angrily at the gods and they, in turn, have offered us comfort and guidance. Now the Playter family wants us to join them in celebration. The Players will open the doors to their family business, Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, on Nov. 5. Related Content Newmarket resident Jackie Playter received Honorary Citizen Award They hope that by holding a public cocktail party to share the stories of 175 years in the Town of Newmarket, they can let others know this is more than just a venue for those who grieve. Wes Playter grew up with the business, following in the heels of his father and great-uncle before him, and now his daughter Millicent happily toddles among the urns and caskets — someday, maybe, carrying on the family business herself.