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5 Ways Funerals Are Changing

“A traditional funeral doesn’t fit who I am. Can I plan a final farewell that’s more ‘me’?” “I want to care for the earth in death just as I do in life. What are my options for a green burial?” “I’d love for my friends and family to… Read More

How to Help a Grieving Loved One

Grief hits every person differently. It can manifest itself in anger, isolation, depression, and many other unexpected emotions. As you support someone who has lost a loved one, it is important to know how to help them during this difficult time. Endicott families can trust that… Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Preplan your Funeral

You might be surprised how many strong opinions you have about your own funeral, memorial service, and final resting place. Our Allen Memorial Home staff has found this to be true for most families we’ve talked to over the years. While many people haven’t spent much… Read More

Funeral Etiquette

At Allen Memorial Home, we have heard many questions from the Endicott community about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide… Read More

Creative Ways to Memorialize with Cremation

When a family in Endicott is considering cremation instead of traditional burial, they may wonder if their options are limited or even impersonal – but this is definitely not the case when you choose Allen Memorial Home. More people in the Endicott area and around the… Read More

When Final Wishes Clash Within Families

Throughout our decades of funeral service experience at Allen Memorial Home, our caring team has been asked many times by families in Endicott what it’s like to be in funeral service, and whether our work is somehow depressing and morbid. While it is true that the… Read More

Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where our professional staff at Allen Memorial Home comes in. We… Read More

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 Allen Memorial Home. Some of our neighbors in Endicott say it’s… Read More

Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where the professional staff at Allen Memorial Home comes in. We… Read More

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 Allen Memorial Home. Some say it’s the greatest gift of love you can give… Read More