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4 Tips When It’s Time to Care for an Aging Parent

There is good news to share on the current health of our country: Americans are living longer than ever before. With that news comes a caveat, in that longer life spans confront us with new, and often daunting, challenges…especially when it comes to caring for an aging family member. Sometimes, crisis strikes suddenly and responsibility…

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How We Go Above and Beyond for the Families We Serve

When was the last time you had a remarkable customer service experience in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Central Islip, or Bohemia? Maybe an employee made an extra effort during a routine interaction. Maybe you walked into a store or restaurant with expectations that were not only met – but exceeded. Perhaps you were having a tough…

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5 Creative Ways to Show Love to the Special People in Your Life

Every day, we help families who have experienced loss – and this gives us a unique perspective on life. Co-owners Daniel Moloney Jr. and Peter Moloney along with the rest of our caring staff don’t take relationships for granted. We understand the fragility of life. After all, for nearly a century, our family here at…

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I’m Not Sure Cremation is Right for Me. How Do I Decide?

In many New York families, traditions are passed down from generation to generation. This is particularly the case when it comes to rites of passage. Think about how your family celebrates holidays, birthdays, graduations, and weddings. Chances are, there are certain foods you make, certain types of gifts you give, and even certain songs you…

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6 Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral

Is it strange to plan your own funeral? We don’t think so. While no one likes to dwell on the idea of their own death, there are a number of advantages to preplanning with Moloney Family Funeral Homes. Some say it’s the greatest gift of love you can give to your family. Whether you’re 25…

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5 Unusual New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make – and Keep

Many of us at Moloney Funeral Homes have made New Year’s resolutions as a way to say, “I’m going to improve my life this year – and here’s how!” Yet studies show that less than 10 percent of resolution-makers manage to stick with them for more than a few months. Our Moloney care team is…

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The Difference Family Ownership Makes

When the time comes that someone you love dies, you want to be certain the funeral home you choose cares enough about you to do all it takes to understand what is important to your family. Some funeral service providers here in Lake Ronkonkoma, Holbrook, Central Islip, and Bohemia communities are owned by large corporations…

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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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