Obituaries

George E. Marseille
D: 2020-07-11
View Details
Marseille, George E.
Theresa Marvelli
D: 2020-07-06
View Details
Marvelli, Theresa
Owen Flanagan
D: 2020-07-05
View Details
Flanagan, Owen
Ann Cardello
D: 2020-06-26
View Details
Cardello, Ann
Eulah Marjorie Weithers
D: 2020-06-19
View Details
Weithers, Eulah Marjorie
Thomas Coughlin
D: 2020-06-14
View Details
Coughlin, Thomas
Loretta Noel DiSarno
D: 2020-06-11
View Details
DiSarno, Loretta Noel
William Kastner
D: 2020-06-03
View Details
Kastner, William
Susan Moghab
D: 2020-06-01
View Details
Moghab, Susan
Elaure Cherestal
D: 2020-05-31
View Details
Cherestal, Elaure
Amelia (Amy) Belmont
D: 2020-05-30
View Details
Belmont, Amelia (Amy)
Gisele Theodore
D: 2020-05-30
View Details
Theodore, Gisele
Deborah Gavin
D: 2020-05-22
View Details
Gavin, Deborah
Miraclea Pierre
D: 2020-05-21
View Details
Pierre, Miraclea
Marie Josma
D: 2020-05-20
View Details
Josma, Marie
Richard Moghab Jr.
D: 2020-05-17
View Details
Moghab Jr., Richard
Maryse Saintvil
D: 2020-05-17
View Details
Saintvil, Maryse
Dorothy Dixon
D: 2020-05-13
View Details
Dixon, Dorothy
Julia Lavin
D: 2020-05-12
View Details
Lavin, Julia
Wayne Steele
D: 2020-05-11
View Details
Steele, Wayne
Adda Jean Baptiste
D: 2020-05-08
View Details
Jean Baptiste, Adda

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
4601 Ave N
BROOKLYN, NY 11234
Phone: (718) 377-5200
Fax: (718) 258-8282

Why Choose Cremation

Everyone has their own personal reasons for choosing cremation over traditional casketed burial.

Cremation Costs are Only One Reason

Given the religious, ethnic, and regional diversity among us, there are many other reasons for the dramatic rise in the number of cremations performed each year. According to Tyler Mathisen of NBC, one of those reasons "is the softening of the Catholic church's views of the practice. For centuries – until 1963, in fact – the church outlawed it. The church's laws still express a preference for burial. But the outright ban is a thing of the past."  

He goes on to tell readers that the decline in nuclear families is another reason. "As more Americans live far from hometowns and parents, and as family burial plots have waned in popularity and accessibility, millions have turned to cremation as a practical and cost-effective way to care for a loved one's remains."

Cremation also allows a family the flexibility they may need in planning and preparing for a memorial service, celebration-of-life, or a scattering ceremony. While the cremation process can occur almost immediately (once all the proper paperwork is complete), the decisions required in planning a meaningful memorial for a loved one can be made in a relaxed, rational way.

You can also be sure that concern for the environment ranks high among many who choose cremation. Casketed and embalmed remains take up cemetery space and can pollute the ground water but many still question the amount of atmospheric pollution created by the cremation process.

Are You Ready to Talk about Cremation?

We want you to know that no matter your reasons for choosing cremation, we're here to help you explore your options. When you're ready, call us at (718) 377-5200 to set an appointment or simply drop by our office. You can also send us an email via our online contact us form.

Online Sources:

Mathisen, Tyler, "Cremation is the Hottest Trend in the Funeral Industry".