Testimonials

We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.

  • Mary and Mel Passler

    April 04, 2018

    Dear Stephen, I can't possibly thank you enough for helping to make my husband's final days on this earth a memorable one. Thank you for not making us feel like any of our "out of the ordinary" requests were weird. We will be recommending your services to everyone we know. You definitely go above and beyond! Thank you so much! Mary and Mel Read more

  • The Family of Tom Catanzaro

    July 15, 2018

    Dear Stephen and Nick, My family and I are enormously grateful for all the details you handled on behalf of Tommy's service; a job well done. Your kindness adds to our cherished memories. Life can never be the same again when someone we love is gone, but God's promises bring hope and comfort. Thank you for your kindness at such a time as this. Love, Ronnie Read more

  • The Boyle Family

    October 10, 2018

    Dear Stephen, Nick, and staff, Thank you so much for doing such a wonderful service for our family. You took care of all of the details and treated us with the greatest respect. Jim looked so handsome. Mrs. Jane Boyle Read more

  • Dennis Reilly

    February 21, 2019

    Dear Mr. Priola, I just wanted to thank you and your staff for the excellent service we received from your funeral home during the wake and funeral for my wife, Mary Jane. It is a family's toughest time to bury a loved one, but your compassion and professionalism helped the Reilly family make it through this past week. Lake Hiawatha and the surrounding communities are blessed to have such an establishment close by to serve their community! Read more

  • The Herrmann Family

    February 18, 2018

    Dear Steve, Thank you for helping us make the final arrangements for our Mother easier for us. Claire Looked beautiful! We received many compliments on how well she looked, since she really was so sick and faded away. This was such a difficult time for us. Thank you for caring, the compassion of your staff, and for your expression of sympathy. Read more

  • Jaime Novak

    September 10, 2019

    Stephen, I just want to thank you again for bringing my mother's beauty back! You truly worked a miracle because my daughter an I IMMEDIATELY were able to remember her as she was before the ALS stole her from us. She loved you; So do I. Love Jaime Read more

  • The Family of Grace Marino

    February 13, 2019

    Dear Steve, Nick, and Staff, Thank you for making a very difficult time in our lives so much easier for us. My Mom looked beautiful and truly at peace. Thank you for everything. Read more

  • The Tuccitto Family, Lucille, Rosalie, and Richard

    February 25, 2014

    Dear Stephen, My sister, brother and I want to thank you for your compassion while helping us to plan Mom's wake and funeral. You made it as comfortable as it could possibly be. You took a lot of pressure from us and we thank you for it. Mom looked beautiful, and much younger than her years. This especially meant a lot to my sister. Everything was beautiful; the flowers, the prayer cards, Mom's dress, and the sun that was shining. Even your chauffeur was very kind. You even hand delivered anything we needed to our home. Thank you, Stephen, for being so kind and caring! Warmest Regards, Read more

  • With gratitude, Bob, Anthony, Terri, Michael and Dina Hagens

    January 05, 2014

    Dear Stephen, Thank you for taking a seemingly unbearable time in our lives and filling it with kindness, compassion, and empathy. Your support is something for which we will be eternally grateful. Read more

  • Dawn Afanador, Mary and Pam Wilczynski

    December 01, 2013

    Steve, You were a blessing to us during such a difficult time. Thank you for everything you did for all of us. Wishing you a peaceful holiday season. Sincerely, Read more

  • Kathy Dimler Nelson

    November 20, 2013

    Dear Steve, Thank you again for your expertise and guidance over the last week. You made a difficult time a little easier to bear. I know Mom would be happy with the way everything went from start to finish. On behalf of all of my siblings, please accept our thanks and gratitude. Sincerely, Read more

  • Kathy Fedor Jessup

    October 31, 2013

    Thank you for your assistance in making the passing of our mother a much easier transition for the family. Your professionalism and kindness was deeply appreciated. Read more

  • Sonya Saposnik

    October 20, 2013

    Dear Steve, I wanted to thank you for the kindness you showed to me and my family during a very trying time in our life. Everything was accomplished in good taste. Sincerely, Read more

  • Debra Hefferan

    September 30, 2013

    Dear Stephen, You have guided me during the two most difficult times in my life. I am deeply grateful to you for all the guidance, compassion, and dignity that you gave on both of these occasions. I wish you the very best; your funeral home and the services you provided were lovely in every way. Thanks again, Debbie Read more

  • Wayne and Sue Merckling

    August 28, 2013

    Steve, Thank you for the EXCELLENT service. Read more

  • Paul, Andy, and Linda Fourounjian

    July 30, 2013

    Dear Stephen, Thanks for all of your help in this very trying time in our family. We were very pleased with all the arrangements you provided. Sincerely, Read more

  • Micki, Toni, Beth & Family

    July 10, 2013

    Dear Stephen, Some warm the heart with a human touch, You have this gift. Thank you again for just being you and making everyone so comfortable. Regards and Love, Read more

  • Dan Ollo

    June 26, 2013

    Dear Stephen, Thank you for everything you have done for my family and I. You made a tough time much easier for all of us. You did a great job with my father; you made him look twenty years younger and gave him the dignity and respect he deserved. Everything went well, and I thank you for your services. Thank you, Read more

  • Cheryl Starr

    June 20, 2013

    Stephen, The service was perfect and exactly what Herb wanted. Thank you again for all your support. Read more

  • Mary Iervolino and the Rizzolo Family

    May 25, 2013

    Steve, On behalf of my family, I would like to thank you for your services. The dignified, caring, and thoughtful way in which you conduct your business made me very much at ease during a very difficult time. Thank you for being so kind and taking care of us. Everything you did was exactly the way we wanted it. My mother was very happy; In true Italian tradition, my Dad looked fabulous! Read more

  • The Miller Family: Helen, Roy, Annie, Glenn, John and Kristy

    May 10, 2013

    Stephen, I can't thank you enough for the Mass and all your help to make Roy's Funeral so perfect. We all thank you ! Read more

  • Sandra and Stephen Mustacchio

    May 05, 2013

    Dear Stephen, Thank you so much for caring for our mother. Se looked so beautiful! Sincerely, Read more

  • Terry Mascia & Family

    April 29, 2013

    Steve, Thank you so much everything! You made a very difficult time more bearable. Sincerely, Read more

  • Ellen Romanowski and Family

    March 05, 2013

    Steve, We can never thank you enough for all you did for us during this difficult time. Read more

  • Rich and Donna, Joanne and Rich

    March 15, 2013

    Dear Stephen, Thank you for all that you did for Dad and our families. Everything was handled perfectly. We appreciate your help, support, and assistance with the funeral arrangements for Dad. Sincerely, Read more

  • The Orsillo Family

    February 13, 2013

    Dear Stephen, Thank you so very much for your thoughtfulness and the fine services. Read more

  • Kathy Knickel and Family

    February 10, 2013

    Thank you for the special care you provided to our family during a difficult time. My father, Neil was an amazing man, and was given a day of honor with your help. Regards, Read more

  • Larry and Debra Casha

    January 31, 2013

    Thank you so much for your compassion, assistance, and genuine concern in making Aunt Lydia's wake and funeral as beautiful as it could be. Your professionalism and abilty to work with all of her extended family members was most appreciated. We were so grateful for everything. God Bless you. With Love, Read more

  • Carol and Joey Wilkes & Patty Sannazzaro

    December 20, 2012

    Dear Steve, Thank you so much for the beautiful handling of Joe's Funeral. You made this difficult time for us beautiful. Thank you for making all of Joe's wishes come true. Read more

  • Becky Davis and the Drumm Family

    December 05, 2012

    Dear Stephen, I just wanted to thank you for the beautiful wake and service we had at your funeral home for my mother, Louise Drumm. We were very pleased with how everything turned out, and we truly appreciate all that you did for us. Sincerely, Read more

  • Michael & Donna Murgola

    November 28, 2012

    Dear Stephen, You'll never know how much we love you and how grateful we are for all that you have done for us. Knowing Dad was in your care was an comfort and relief for us. I couldn't imagine going through this with anyone else! Thank you for taking such good care of him and us! You are truly a precious gem! With our love and gratitude, Read more

  • Joan Paliukatis

    October 30, 2012

    My family and I cannot thank you enough for the care and dignity with which you handled the funeral of our father, Theodore Scheuble. You attended to every detail, no matter how minor, and made a very difficult time bearable. We are sincerely grateful to you. Best personal regards, Read more

  • Evelyn Tretin

    September 17, 2012

    Dear Steve, I want to thank you for the outstanding funeral services you provided for Teddy. Everything was absolutely perfect! Thank you again for everything! Sincerely, Read more

  • Janel Steinheimer Prospero, Daughter

    September 13, 2012

    "I did not want to let another day pass without taking a moment to express my deepest appreciation on behalf of myself and my family for your sincerity and professionalism. As you are no doubt aware, executing this part of life's journey presents the utmost in terms of an emotional challenge to a family's collective soul. It requires incredible strength, support and above all compassion for the task at hand. You were relentless at providing for us at each and every turn. In the end, you helped make a difficult task possible and allowed for countless family and friends of my father to properly begin the long healing process. Thank you once again for being there for us and above all else, thank you for helping us pay proper honor and respect to an incredible man." Sincerely, Read more

  • Mellissa and Brian Librach & Family

    July 25, 2012

    Dear Steve, Thanks for coordinating everything for our son Jakob. We didn't know what to do and where to start and you helped in such a huge way. Thanks again for everything. Read more

  • The Lam Family

    August 03, 2012

    Dear Stephen, Our family would like to express our deep heartfelt thanks and appreciation for everything you have done for us with the passing our our new angel. We will be forever grateful. Read more