Located in West Babylon, New York
1236 Wellwood Ave, West Babylon, NY
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Located in West Babylon, New York
We offer you the most compassionate service. We also understand the importance of sensible pricing. Choosing a casket is a very emotional and personal decision. You are, in essence, being asked to decide upon the last item you will ever be purchasing for your loved one. Our commitment is to provide you with clear and concise answers to any questions that might arise.
As a family-owned Jewish Funeral provider, we understand the customs and religious significance associated with Jewish funeral tradition. If you have decided against burial and would prefer cremation instead, there are choices that you will need to make regarding the type of cremation service you wish us to provide. When it comes to making decisions regarding final arrangements, New York State Law provides a certain pecking order.
There are several primary estate planning tools that are applicable to almost every individual. When applying for Medicaid benefits for a loved one, an important planning strategy to employ is the establishment of a pre-paid funeral arrangement. We believe the privilege of assisting families in a most difficult time is a sacred trust and a higher calling.
We believe doing things in this manner gives our families a better understanding of what the total cost of the funeral will be. , two fully licensed Jewish funeral directors. Kevin owned and operated Direct Family Funerals and Andrew owned B"nai Sholom Funeral Home in Island Park. They merged their entities to form Star of David Memorial Chapels, a state-of-the-art funeral chapel, to accommodate the rapidly growing demand for their services.
Although graveside services make sense in many instances, sometimes factors beyond anyone"s control give them limitations. For example, if the weather does not cooperate, things can become rather uncomfortable. Most cemeteries in the metropolitan area prohibit chairs and do not provide tents for the service. Elderly, infirmed mourners are left to huddle around the graveside for long periods of time.
Ambient noises and odors from the surrounding area can contribute to unwanted distractions. Feeling badly for uncomfortable attendees can cause eulogies and heartfelt words to be abbreviated or hastily spoken just to finish up. Yes, but the interment service after a chapel ceremony is much shorter than a strictly graveside service.
And during the chapel service, your loved one can receive the dignified rememberance they deserve. Then we can schedule the service to be conducted at graveside but you can elect, at no additional charge, to gather in our family room before hand to say an appropriate and dignified last goodbye prior to going to the cemetery (rather than doing so in the back of the hearse in the cemetery parking lot).
First of all, we have chosen to build our chapel in an area that is much less costly to build and operate than a highly priced commercial or residential site. Secondly, one of our owners and directors, Kevin Gray, was the founder of Direct Casket, a retailer of caskets charging about half the price that most funeral homes do for their caskets.
We have chosen to extend that same philosophy to our casket prices. It is easy for anyone to claim that they provide the best service but the best way to prove it is to ask the families we have helped in the past. Click to read some of the kind words people have written about us and do not hesitate to call us for the phone numbers of countless other families that have used our services.
We can help you at any cemetery, providing the same, sensibly priced, unparalleled service that we provide in our chapel or at the nearby cemeteries. We will coordinate all matters with a colleague in the city that death has occurred to transport your loved one here for an appropriate funeral service and burial. For more information.