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  • 5 Tips on Establishing a Will

    Putting together a will is a big decision, and at Woodlawn Cemetery, we encourage our neighbors in the Bronx to take this important step as soon as they feel ready. Just like preplanning your funeral, having a will in place helps you prepare for the future and provides peace of mind in regard to what …
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  • The Gift of Preplanning

    At Woodlawn, we take great pride in  serving our New York neighbors by offering a range of cremation and memorialization options. Many local families already know we can help them at a time of immediate need. Some families may not realize that we can also help them preplan their arrangements ahead of time – and …
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  • Navigating Your Pet’s Future Without You

      It’s not always a guarantee that you’ll outlive your pet. In the case of a terminal illness or an unexpected catastrophe, a pet may live on after its owner. It’s a good idea to have a plan for your pet should something unexpected happen to you. At Woodlawn Cemetery, our compassionate staff understands how …
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  • How to Plan Ahead for Future Healthcare Needs

    As healthcare costs continue to rise, it becomes more important to plan for our future medical needs. At Woodlawn Cemetery, we encourage our New York neighbors to plan for the years to come, especially when it comes to their healthcare. Here are some helpful tips on how to plan ahead for future healthcare needs. Talk …
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  • How to Choose End-of-Life Care

    Choosing end-of-life care is an important decision with which many families struggle. It can be difficult to discern where you or your loved one would feel most comfortable at this important time of life. Many people put off making this decision because they don’t want to think about not having their loved ones around them. …
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  • The Greatest Gift of All: Preplanning

    Established in 1863, Woodlawn proudly serves our New York neighbors with a peaceful cemetery and distinguished crematory. Yet we still come across many people who hear the word preplanning in regard to funerals and aren’t exactly sure what it entails. If you fall into this category, don’t worry! This holiday season, we’re here to help …
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  • How Do I Know if It’s Time to Preplan?

    With all the uncertainty in the world, preplanning your own end-of-life arrangements can be both empowering and uplifting. At Woodlawn Cemetery, our friendly professionals are here to help you handle life’s unpredictability via our preplanning services. Although end-of-life decision-making is not an easy topic to discuss or consider, putting your plans in writing may help …
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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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