• Common Funeral Terms and What They Mean
    Posted: 03/21/2023

    Eulogy, obituary, burial vault—these are just a few of the terms you’ll hear once you start planning your loved one’s funeral service. The funeral world has its own set of specific terms that funeral directors use to communicate their services to families. At Farenga Funeral Homes, our experienced staff members help families in Queens and …
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  • Local Impact of Family Ownership
    Posted: 03/13/2023

      When a family decides to open their own business – be it a restaurant, a bookstore, or a funeral home – they put their hearts and souls into their work. They rely on positive word of mouth to expand and find new customers. Neighbors telling neighbors about a positive experience. Locals who recommend products …
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  • Burial Outside of New York
    Posted: 02/20/2023

    Choosing a final resting place for a loved one is a big decision. It’s a meaningful place to which generations will return for years to come. Sometimes the right location for a loved one is out of state, perhaps in their hometown or place of origin. Losing a loved one is never easy, and often …
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  • 4 Reasons to Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Posted: 02/20/2023

    One of the questions we’re often asked here at Farenga Funeral Homes is whether there’s any noticeable difference between a family-owned funeral home and a funeral home that is part of a corporate-owned chain. Our answer is always a resounding, “Yes!” For more than 6 generations our family has been committed to serving our neighbors …
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  • How to Scientifically Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
    Posted: 01/20/2023

    At Farenga Funeral Home, we know it’s not easy to stick to your New Year’s resolutions whenever January rolls around. Our experienced staff members encourage our neighbors in Queens and Astoria to know they’re not alone if they’re struggling to keep their New Year’s resolutions. We’ve looked at the science around forming and keeping new …
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  • Why You Should Have a Funeral
    Posted: 01/16/2023

    When it comes to making end-of-life arrangements, every family has a different set of needs and wishes. Our professional staff at Farenga Funeral Home is ready to accommodate your family and guide you through every choice associated with this process. While different religious and cultural customs may take major precedence in the selections you make, …
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  • How to Help a Grieving Friend During the Holiday Season
    Posted: 12/20/2022

    The holiday season is a special time of year for families in Queens, Astoria, and beyond. At Farenga Funeral Home, we love celebrating this time of year with friends and family members. Our caring staff members know it’s not easy to face the holiday season while grieving a loved one and that it can be …
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  • 3 Preplanning Mistakes to Avoid  
    Posted: 12/19/2022

      Time and time again, we hear from Queens and Astoria families who’ve had this experience: After attending a funeral for a loved one, they decide it would be a good idea to express their preferences for their own funeral. After all, it’s common to have more opinions about your own end-of-life tribute than you …
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  • Serving America’s Heroes on Veteran’s Day – and Always
    Posted: 11/10/2022

    At Farenga Funeral Home, we like to say that our hearts are with America’s veterans. For our staff, there is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. This is something we’ve been doing since we opened our doors in 1876, as we walk alongside families in the greater Queens area. We strongly …
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  • Our Website, Your Online Home
    Posted: 11/03/2022

    In many ways, a company’s website is a modern-day storefront, offering visitors a first impression about what they do and who they are. This is certainly the case here at Farenga Funeral Home, as our website tells our family’s story and the history of the funeral home, provides information on the funeral and cremation services …
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