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The Complex Nature of Grieving the Loss of a Parent

For many of us, our parents are our original foothold in the world—the people who look out for us and keep us safe when we’re young. When a parent dies, you may experience the loss in a profound way, and the grief may be complex and intensely felt. At Moloney Family Funeral Homes, Inc, we…

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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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Top Three Myths About Preplanning

In life, we are almost always planning ahead for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. The families we serve here in New York are particularly goal-oriented. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and answers many questions ahead of…

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7 Tips for Grieving Men

At Moloney Family Funeral Home, our compassionate staff helps our grieving neighbors throughout Holbrook, Port Jefferson Station, Central Islip, Long Island, and the surrounding New York area. Grief over the death of a loved one is a difficult thing for anyone, no matter their gender. Because of socialization and cultural norms, many men experience grief in a particular…

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4 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Preplan

 With fluctuating prices and unsettling events happening around the world at every turn, much of the future is uncertain. Preplanning your funeral is a way to take control of your future even amidst all of life’s unpredictability. Here at Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we encourage our neighbors throughout Hauppauge, Long Island, and Bohemia to plan…

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Navigating Grief During the Warmer Months

Moving through grief is difficult  any time of year, but it can be uniquely tough during the warmer months here in Holbrook, Central Islip, and Hauppauge. It seems incongruous to feel sad when the weather is warm and sunny what with all the gatherings and BBQs that happen this time of year. But at Moloney…

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Meaningful Ways to Honor a Veteran

Throughout our many years of serving Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Central Islip, Port Jefferson Station, Hauppauge, Center Moriches, and Bohemia families, our staff here at Moloney Family Funeral Homes knows there is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. For us, it’s one way to say thank you to those brave men and…

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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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Is a Funeral Worth the Hassle and Expense?

When a loved one dies, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. The details, the cost, and the emotional investment may seem to add more stress to an already difficult situation. At Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we know it’s extremely important to honor and celebrate the life of a loved one.…

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How to Care for Yourself While Grieving

Deep grief affects our whole mind-body systems. We may notice emotional, physical, and cognitive changes when we’re grieving. Grief can lead to tunnel vision, making it tough to be objective and to see the practical things we could do to feel better. At Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we value self-care, especially during times of intense…

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