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Honoring Last Wishes

October 5, 2020 These past few months we have lost some of our most renowned, celebrated heroes, Honorable Congressman John Lewis and Honorable Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Both were larger than life figures that exemplified what it means to live a life of service for our country and ALL of its people...READ MORE

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Our Elders, Keepers of the Keys to Our Family Histories

Our Blog took a brief hiatus during the month of August and unfortunately missed commemoration of National Senior Citizens’ Day that occurred on August 21st. However, given that National Grandparents Day is now upon us September 13, we thought it would be nice to pay homage to these two important days together. The im...READ MORE

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Structural-Institutional Disparities in the Funeral Industry

July 22, 2020 Is There Structural/Institutional Racism in the Funeral Industry? Since the horrific death of George Floyd, there has been an emotional upheaval, the likes of which our country has not experienced since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. We have watched the nightly news reports of protest march...READ MORE

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In Memory Of George Floyd

       Undoubtedly the images that have flashed across our television screens over the past several weeks have been more than disturbing as we watched on live television the murder of George Floyd by brazen, uniformed police officers in full daylight. How can this be happening in America? And yet Black/Brown people ha...READ MORE

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Goodbye Really Means God Loves You and So Do I. May 1, 2020

As the country battles the relentlessly, treacherous Covid 19 virus, funeral home staff--- though not thought of as front-line workers---find themselves at the rear end of this deadly battle ground. Everyone is well aware of the grim data that has targeted Suffolk County as the latest hot spot in New York, the epicen...READ MORE

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