Obituaries

Ann Tripodi
B: 1926-06-05
D: 2017-08-17
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Tripodi, Ann
Grazyna Radoszek
B: 1956-09-05
D: 2017-08-17
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Radoszek, Grazyna
Thomas Rich
B: 1939-12-06
D: 2017-08-17
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Rich, Thomas
Vito Paradiso
B: 1931-06-13
D: 2017-08-17
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Paradiso, Vito
Jay Tamburo
D: 2017-08-16
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Tamburo, Jay
Salvatore Insogno
B: 1947-12-15
D: 2017-08-16
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Insogno, Salvatore
Assunta Gilbert
B: 1972-05-24
D: 2017-08-15
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Gilbert, Assunta
Giovanni Ragone
D: 2017-08-11
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Ragone, Giovanni
Giuseppa Belmonte
B: 1922-06-13
D: 2017-08-11
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Belmonte, Giuseppa
Vito Borzumato
B: 1929-01-20
D: 2017-08-10
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Borzumato, Vito
Sawatee Bharath
B: 1945-11-23
D: 2017-08-08
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Bharath, Sawatee
Angelina Edell
D: 2017-08-06
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Edell, Angelina
Milton James Sr.
B: 1937-01-27
D: 2017-08-05
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James Sr., Milton
Joseph Benoit
B: 1955-10-02
D: 2017-08-04
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Benoit, Joseph
Eugene Mirabella
D: 2017-08-04
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Mirabella, Eugene
Eugene Mirabella
B: 1931-01-01
D: 2017-08-04
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Mirabella, Eugene
Agnes Marano
D: 2017-08-03
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Marano, Agnes
Delmond James
B: 1950-05-10
D: 2017-08-03
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James, Delmond
Carol Spero
B: 1944-02-16
D: 2017-08-02
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Spero, Carol
Fritz Torchon
B: 1922-05-09
D: 2017-08-01
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Torchon, Fritz
Vincent Sottile
D: 2017-07-31
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Sottile, Vincent

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The needs and expectations of our families are changing and we've responded with funeral service options tailored to these new expectations.

Two generations ago, traditional funerals (visitation, funeral service, and service at the cemetery) were common. It was what everyone expected.

But, as the demand for cremation services increased, there has been a shift in the types of services available. Many more families are choosing cremation and holding a memorial service afterwards. Family members and friends still came together to pay their respects to the deceased and find emotional support but they did so in less formal ways.

Today, another funeral service option, the celebration-of-life service, has become quite popular because there are no limits to the how, where, and when the life of a loved one can be celebrated. 

Deciding Between Burial and Cremation



1. Learn about your funeral options. 
Review the information we have on our how to plan a burial service and compare it the the information we have on why to choose cremation



2. Engage your family in a discussion.
We urge you to bring your family into the conversation to get a better idea about how they feel about cremation and what they would prefer.



3. Speak with a funeral professional.
If there are any questions or concerns, please turn to us for the insights you may need at this point.



4. Document your cremation intentions in writing.
There are a number of forms we can provide to take this step. Call us at 718-232-8844 to learn more.



5. Arrange for the transportation of your loved one's physical remains.
We can escort them to our facility or directly to the crematory.



After Deciding on Cremation or Burial



6. Consider what kind of ceremony you would like to have.
You can plan for a traditional funeral followed by burial or cremation or delay the ceremony until you have the time to plan a memorial service, celebration-of-life, or ash scattering ceremony.



7. Ask for assistance from your family and friends.
When making plans for a meaningful event, encourage everyone to get involved. Ask them to gather family photos, write down the stories they'd like to share, and talk to them about the best location for the event. If you would like a eulogy, this is the time to ask someone special to take on that task.



8. Select the music, prayers, or other readings.
You don't have to have any of these things but you should decide exactly what you and your guests will do at this event. There are endless possibilities.



9. Contact guests well ahead of time.
This is especially important if they will need to travel or request time off from work.



10. If you have chosen cremation, decide what will be done with the cremated remains.
Commonly the urn is a visual focal point of a celebration-of-life. Will you then take it home? Will the scattering of ashes be a part of the event? You may want to purchase keepsake urns for family members.



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We've had years of experience helping other families make cremation service arrangements. Never hesitate to pick up the phone to call us. We would be privileged to serve you and your family. Simply call 718-232-8844 to speak with one of our funeral professionals or email us at torregrossafh@aol.com. You may also visit one of our Andrew Torregrossa Brooklyn funeral homes to speak with us in person or view any one of our facilities.