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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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Why Wouldn’t You Preplan Your Funeral?

Most of us don’t like to think about our own mortality – let alone plan for it. Sure, we make arrangements for other events in life. Think of the planning involved when you make a major purchase or organize a vacation or party. Not to mention the thought and time you invest thinking (and, perhaps,…

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How To Embrace Life During a Season Of Uncertainty

Families in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Central Islip, Port Jefferson Station, Hauppauge, Center Moriches, and Bohemia know that life changes are around every corner. With all the uncertainty we’re consistently exposed to, especially under COVID-19 circumstances, it’s possible you may be feeling a bit unsure of what happens next. While no one really knows the answer,…

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How Moloney Serves All Families, Faiths, and Cultures

At Moloney Family Funeral Home, we are committed to keeping each family’s confidence so that they can feel at peace entrusting their loved one to our care. We are proud to serve our neighbors in Long Island, Center Moriches, and Bohemia and offer each family expert and compassionate care. Here are some of the ways…

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The Benefits of Building a Bucket List

When people hear the words “bucket list” they might first think of the 2007 film starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicolson. Some people might also associate a bucket list with death or people of a certain age. Putting together a bucket list can be helpful at any age. Our dedicated staff at Moloney Family Funeral…

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5 Tips to Help a Grieving Pet

We meet with New Yorkers every day whose lives have been upended after the death of a friend or family member. At the request of many who come to Moloney Family Funeral Homes, our grief therapy dog, Kota, will join us as we make funeral arrangements, and he’s also available to be part of the…

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How to Decide When You Have Decision Fatigue

With all the options and opportunities our modern world offers, we can easily feel overcome with anxiety about which decisions are the right ones to make in particular circumstances. When it comes to planning a funeral or memorial service, there are a lot of choices to make as far as specifics go. Here at Moloney…

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8 Tips for Managing Grief During the Holidays

For families in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, and Central Islip who have lost a loved one recently, we know the holidays are going to look and feel different – especially in light of COVID-19. Our caring team at Moloney Family Funeral Homes sees this every day, as we meet with our neighbors to plan funerals and…

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