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3 Ways to Reduce Stress When Planning a Funeral

Losing a loved one and then having to plan their funeral often feels like a one-two punch. As if the grief isn’t overwhelming enough, there are hundreds of decisions that need be made with far-reaching effects. At Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we meet every day with families from Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Port Jefferson Station, Bohemia,…

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Expressing Gratitude During Difficult Times

What we do at Moloney Funeral Homes gives us a unique perspective into how valuable life is – and also how challenging it can be. As we help our neighbors in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, and Central Islip plan funerals, visitations, and receptions, we see the overwhelming love people have for each other, as well as…

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Our Hearts are With America’s Veterans

Our team at Moloney Family Funeral Homes agrees: There is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. Owner Dan Moloney, himself a U.S. veteran, leads by example in paying tribute to the heroes who give so much to protect our American ideals of freedom, justice, and equality. During times of crisis and…

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3 Ways to Help Your Family Remember You After You’re Gone

“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” These words from Roman Philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero may have been said thousands of years ago, but they hold just as much meaning today. Every week, our care team at Moloney Family Funeral Homes meets with those throughout the Central Islip area…

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Funeral Etiquette: What to Do and What Not to Do

Learning the ropes of how to behave appropriately at a funeral service can be tricky and possibly even awkward. As you navigate this process, remember that the family of the deceased person comes first. This is their time to show how important their loved one is to them and to express their love and appreciation…

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Standing Alongside Families in the Opioid Epidemic

For nearly a century, our family here at Moloney Family Funeral Homes has invested in our community by helping neighbors with their funeral, cremation, and burial needs. We would never call this “work.” Rather, we feel called to carry out our passion to care for those around us in this way. We want to be…

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The Many Options That Come with Cremation

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral: People used to believe that if they chose cremation they could not have a funeral service, or if they did, it wouldn’t be as meaningful as it might be with traditional burial. When you choose Moloney…

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How to Create the Perfect Video Tribute for Your Loved One’s Funeral

If there is one thing we have learned at Moloney Family Funeral Homes, it’s the importance funeral planning plays in the grief process. While this is certainly not easy for a person who is desperately missing a loved one, something happens when he or she starts making choices to personalize the funeral service. Our expert…

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Quality and Value – It Shouldn’t Have to Cost You More

Our history here in the Central Islip area dates back to 1933, when James P. Moloney opened the first Moloney Family Funeral Homes location on Carleton Avenue so he could help his friends and neighbors with their funeral, cremation, and burial needs. Today, James’ grandsons, co-owners and brothers Daniel Moloney Jr. and Peter Moloney, carry…

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Funeral Receptions: Another Way to Tell Their Story

When someone you love dies, it’s extremely painful to get used to the reality that they’re no longer with you. Their absence can affect every area of life, constantly reminding you of your loss. Here at Moloney Family Funeral Homes, we want to make challenging circumstances a little easier. We know how powerful it is…

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