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Resolving to Plan for the Future in the New Year

Why do we make New Year’s resolutions? The practice is said to extend back to ancient Babylon, when people would make promises to their gods for good behavior in the coming year. There is also evidence the Romans did it as well. Even Christians, following the lead of English clergyman John Wesley, picked up the […]

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Managing Grief During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a time of great joy. Despite all of the family togetherness and holiday cheer though, this time of year can be very painful for those who have lost a loved one. Even the most wonderful traditions – the annual family Christmas party, a friendly gift exchange, or the sparkling […]

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Welcome to Our New Blog

We are excited to welcome you to the home of the new Farenga Family of Funeral Homes & Cremation Service blog! We’ve been a part of the Astoria and Greater Queens communities for a long time, but if you haven’t yet had a chance to get to know us, this will be the place to […]

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