Obituaries

Antoinette Porrazzo
B: 1920-09-20
D: 2017-03-26
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Porrazzo, Antoinette
Ann Cosmo
B: 1923-11-17
D: 2017-03-24
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Cosmo, Ann
Charles Selinske
B: 1933-02-05
D: 2017-03-22
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Selinske, Charles
John Riccio
B: 1944-06-17
D: 2017-03-19
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Riccio, John
Kathleen Kurtz
B: 1949-08-20
D: 2017-03-15
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Kurtz, Kathleen
Vito Simone
B: 1937-10-28
D: 2017-03-15
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Simone, Vito
Vincent Spadaro
B: 1954-11-26
D: 2017-03-15
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Spadaro, Vincent
Lillian Federico
B: 1924-04-08
D: 2017-03-11
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Federico, Lillian
Luigi D'Aversa
B: 1930-02-05
D: 2017-03-10
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D'Aversa, Luigi
Michele Stufano
B: 1925-05-10
D: 2017-03-07
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Stufano, Michele
Robert Rankin
B: 1924-02-05
D: 2017-03-04
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Rankin, Robert
Madeline Petrillo
B: 1923-07-21
D: 2017-03-03
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Petrillo, Madeline
Florence Brundage
B: 1919-04-04
D: 2017-02-28
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Brundage, Florence
Jeanette Burrough
B: 1938-07-13
D: 2017-02-28
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Burrough, Jeanette
Lillian Carapella
B: 1918-02-17
D: 2017-02-27
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Carapella, Lillian
John Calby
B: 1938-07-03
D: 2017-02-26
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Calby, John
Richard Colonna
B: 1926-06-16
D: 2017-02-20
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Colonna, Richard
Judith Chimenti
B: 1920-08-03
D: 2017-02-20
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Chimenti, Judith
Amelia Licausi
B: 1933-10-18
D: 2017-02-20
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Licausi, Amelia
Frances Park
B: 1930-08-17
D: 2017-02-15
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Park, Frances
Joseph Battista
B: 1935-10-08
D: 2017-02-14
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Battista, Joseph

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Cremation is an alternative to earth burial. Cremation is irreversable. A deceased person's body is placed in an appropriate container and then taken to a crematory. Visitation and religious services can follow if desired. Families may choose the type of container with which they are comfortable. We can help with planning a cremation service, as well as any other services.

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If you choose to have your loved one cremated, please remember that you can still have the body present for viewing before the cremation. Many families do not know this option exists and do not get the needed closure to be on their path to healing. You will then need to decide if you would like the cremated remains scattered or kept in an urn or other keepsake. If you're still debating burial vs cremation call us (914) 337-4585 we're here to help

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returned to the family, which require decisions to be made concerning their final resting place. Once the cremation has taken place, the family decides what will be done with the cremains. They can be buried, placed into urns, kept at home, divided or scattered.

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