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How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many New York, Long Island, Central Islip, and beyond families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and told the story of their loved one’s life. Of course,…

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Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Disposition

One of the most important decisions you will make when it comes time to plan a funeral for someone you love or for yourself when preplanning is choosing a final resting place – or final disposition option such as traditional burial or cremation.  There are many preferences, cultural elements, and religious requirements that can go…

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Why More People Are Choosing Cremation for Their Loved Ones

More Americans than ever are choosing cremation – and it’s estimated that the number will only continue to rise. Our staff members at Moloney Family Funeral Home receive a lot of questions from our neighbors in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, and Central Islip about why this is the case. There are many reasons families are choosing cremation rather…

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Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where the professional staff at Moloney Family Funeral Home comes in. We know a meaningful tribute brings a great deal of…

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Understanding Casket Options

When you choose traditional burial for your loved one, selecting a casket is an important part of making funeral arrangements. The casket is in many ways the cornerstone of the funeral ceremony. It’s what family and friends gather around, often in an indoor setting or at the gravesite. At Moloney Family Funeral Home, our experienced…

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How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Center Moriches, Hauppauge, and Central Islip families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and told the story of their loved one’s life. Of course, this is not…

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Ideas for Memorializing with Cremated Remains

  Cremation is growing in popularity throughout New York, Long Island, and Central Islip. Choosing cremation provides a variety of memorialization options and flexibility as far as how and when you decide to pay tribute to your loved one. When you trust our cremation professionals at Moloney Family Funeral Homes with the care of your…

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What You Need to Know About the Cremation Process

As cremation continues to grow in popularity here in Holbrook, Port Jefferson Station, Central Islip, Long Island, and the surrounding New York area, our staff at Moloney Family Funeral Homes receives lots of questions about it. Many community members want to learn more about what exactly cremation entails and why they should consider choosing it…

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Understanding the Cremation and Burial Process

Until a loved one dies, many families in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, and Bohemia don’t know the extent of end-of-life options, including the details of cremation, traditional burial, and the selection of a final resting place. Our Moloney Family Funeral Homes staff hears questions like, “Can we have a funeral even with cremation?” “Can we bury…

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Is Cremation the Right Choice for You?

As many families in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, and Bohemia hear that people than ever are choosing cremation over traditional burial, they come to us with this question: “Is cremation right for me?” Here at Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we realize this is a very important and personal decision. Our caring staff can help you understand…

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