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Funeral Services

Family and friends gather together for a ceremony to honor a loved one’s life. The type of service is based on the deceased’s faith or culture while overall providing a sense of closure to the family and friends that have come together on this day.

Decisions need to be made about the location of the funeral, the choice of casket or urn, who will be selected as pallbearers, as well as who will be officiating the service. You can choose to have a minister (or other religious leader) or a celebrant to officiate the service. The difference between a minister and a celebrant is that a celebrant is non-denominational.

Although faith or culture may change certain elements of a funeral service, there are many personalization elements that bring a service together to honor the deceased.

 A funeral service is one of the most important steps of the grieving and healing process of the bereaved. You may opt to have a traditional religious or military service, or as more and more people are doing, you can choose to have a non-traditional ‘life celebration’. At a funeral service, a casket or an urn is present depending on if burial or cremation was chosen, though you have various options, such as the casket being open or closed.

Here at, Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, we are here to help you every step of the way and provide you with everything you need to arrange a funeral service that truly honors your loved one’s life. Which ever arrangements you decide on for a funeral, the service will follow a clear path that fulfills the wishes of a loved one and will be a service you can remember them by.

We are leading providers in Muslim and Catholic Albanian funeral services.  For our Muslim families we are well connected and versed in all services needed such as: Imam, ceremonial washing in a private, clean and modern facility located at Pleasant Manor, recommendations of non-sectarian cemeteries for burial and multiple rooms for men and women.  For our Catholic families we have strong connections with Our Lady of Shkodra Church as well as many other catholic churches for a catholic funeral mass and relationships with all catholic cemeteries for burial or entombment,  we can provide multiple rooms for men and women and also private family rooms for a brief moment away to relax and rest during visitation. 

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Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc.
575 Columbus Avenue
| Thornwood, NY 10594
Tel: 1-914-747-1821

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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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