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  • The Many Options Available for Final Disposition

    When thinking about the future, planning your own end-of-life arrangements may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, our team at Woodlawn Cemetery recognizes just how important a step this is to take. One of the most crucial decisions when preplanning is choosing your final resting place. This will be the location …
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  • 5 Benefits of Planning Your End-of-Life Arrangements Now

    If one of our Family Service Associates here at The Woodlawn Cemetery sat down to talk with you in person, virtually, or by phone and asked the following questions, how would you respond? When you think of your own funeral service, what comes to mind? A small gathering of your loved ones, or more of …
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  • How Choosing A Final Resting Place Brings Peace

    Every day, New Yorkers come to Woodlawn Cemetery to visit loved ones who have been laid to rest. Some come to reminisce, connect with the past, and spend time in the presence of their friend or family member. Others who were not able to say a final goodbye at the funeral service can do so …
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  • Have you Thought About Your Own End-of-Life Arrangements?

    One of the realities we face every day here at Woodlawn Cemetery is that death is a natural part of life. Even so, we understand how unnatural it feels to discuss. Talking about mortality may not be an everyday conversation piece – but expressing preferences about your own end-of-life arrangements is one of the most …
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  • 3 Reasons to Choose Your own Final Resting Place

    At Woodlawn Cemetery, we’ve talked to many of our neighbors from here in the Bronx who have said this: “When I witnessed my loved one’s burial, I couldn’t help but think of where I would like to be laid to rest. How do I go about making that decision?” We thought it would be helpful …
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