Q.) What should I say to the family at a visitation?
A.) A visitation provides an opportunity to express your sympathy and support. Be sure to introduce yourself and explain your relationship to the person who has died, and then say something brief but heartfelt. Share a memory, tell them how much the friendship meant to you, and let the family know they are on your mind. ... See MoreSee Less
One of the saddest times for family members who just lost a loved one is after the funeral. Follow up with a phone call a week after the service is over. This is also an appropriate time to offer assistance, such as mowing the lawn, helping with housework, or bringing a meal. ... See MoreSee Less
Since 1876, the Farenga family has built a legacy of compassionate and quality service in Greater Queens. How does our deep well of experience inform everything we do? READ our #blog to find out: bit.ly/2IRjqFp... See MoreSee Less
The great Greek statesman, Pericles, said, “Wait for the wisest of all counselors, time.” It’s true that the passage of time and the experience it brings teaches us many things – lessons you cannot learn from a book or a school.
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As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas and protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from Queens and Astoria ...
Losing Doris Day, who died on May 13th at the age of 97, brings to mind the Golden Age of Hollywood. An iconic singer, dancer, and actor, Doris was one of the greatest performers of her time - yet she left the bright lights for a quiet life as an animal rights advocate. Many of us grew up watching her, and hearing of her death is like saying goodbye to part of our childhood. We will always think of Doris with a smile; a sentiment that will stand the test of time. ... See MoreSee Less
To help you in the grieving process, you can purchase a permanent memorialization for your loved one. We offer a variety of keepsakes that will provide comfort when you need it most. ... See MoreSee Less
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Taking care of all of your needs during the funeral service is a top priority for us. That’s why we offer a variety of reliable transportation options for the trip from our funeral home to the cemetery. Contact us to learn more. ... See MoreSee Less
One of the most important things a caretaker can do is to seek support from other caretakers so they don’t feel alone. They are often surprised by how a trusted friend or support group can ease their burdens. ... See MoreSee Less