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How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Endicott families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and… Read More

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

For many families, the need to plan a funeral comes unexpectedly. Complex arrangement decisions must be made during a most difficult time, and the cost of funeral services plays a large role in this planning process. Not surprisingly, most people are under the impression that funeral services… Read More

The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things our caring team Allen Memorial… Read More

The Cremation with Confidence™ Guarantee: Why It Matters for You

While it’s not right for everyone, all across the country, more people than ever are selecting cremation, with cremation rates expected to reach nearly 79% by 2035. Families in Endicott and all of Broome County are no exception, with many opting for… Read More

Love Lost: Is It Ever Too Soon to Move On?

There is an old German proverb that says, “The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.” If that’s true, how much more so is the pain after you lose a spouse or partner? The pain is so intense, there is a confirmed phenomenon called the… Read More

Top Three Myths About Preplanning

In life, we are almost always planning for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. The families we serve in Endicott are particularly goal-oriented. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and… Read More

Announcing Our New Blog!

Welcome to the new Allen Memorial Home blog! If this is your first time stopping by, we hope you’ll spend some time getting to know us, including the many ways we serve Endicott. We’re so excited about the opportunity to interact with our… Read More