Funeral Services in Albany, NY
At Scott & Barbieri we know that baby boomers are changing the way funerals are done. That is why we provide personalized celebrant services that are meaningful to you and your family. Creating unique and personalized services that truly honor a life well lived is our aim. We understand the importance of cost. We work with each family to keep expenses down and provide pricing that is affordable to all. We supply each and every family with a detailed breakdown of what the funeral cost will be and provide ways to keep those costs within a family budget.
read moreThe staff members of Scott & Barbieri Family Funeral Homes will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss. Dear Leah, We want to thank you for your kind, professional and compassionate service to us while dealing with the loss of our mother, Christel. Your ability to understand and individualize her services was truly so special to us, and we had 100% confidence in you.
read moreThere is no doubt that funerals are hard to face, but there is also no doubt that they make a difference. They are experiences that affect us for the rest of our lives. It's about having a chance to express the degree of your loss, and to share it with others. It's about acknowledging that someone important has left the world. Gathering with friends and family gives everyone the opportunity to share memories, express emotions, and find comforting support. Whether you choose burial or cremation; whether you select a formal funeral, a more relaxed memorial service or a Celebrant Service designed by you, the need for acknowledgment of the loss with family and friends is ever present.
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read moreIt's important to take the time to acknowledge the uniqueness of the deceased: the individuality of their personality, and the uniqueness of their life's path. Not just for them, but for you; it affirms the relationship, and leads to healing after loss. Honoring their life is truly an act of love - for the both of you. Taking the time to design your service is a loving act, and not a difficult one. We invite you to explore the seemingly infinite number of ways to celebrate and honor a life. It's often seen as easier not to have a memorial service or funeral, and it's certainly seen as a less expensive alternative.
read moreThere's a lot to consider when beginning the pre-planning process. Our checklist will give you the satisfaction of checking off each of the related tasks, knowing you're getting closer to the goal of completing your pre-need plan. We've developed a powerful online pre-planning tool.