Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One
The staff members of Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services 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.
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Meet Lulu - Our funeral service Goldendoodle
This Goldendoodle has joined our Westchester County funeral homes by way of Florida and has been trained for duty as our very own certified Therapy Dog. Affectionately called the firm’s “Comfort Companion,” Lulu follows the lead of service dogs often used in health care settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes and Universities. She provides families with unconditional love and support, as well as a subtle distraction from their grief.
Honoring the achievements of your loved ones and celebrating the life you shared together are the cornerstones of healing after loss.
It'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.Learn more
With our online grief support we will help you through this difficult time. No matter how you feel at this moment, you have our commitment - you're never alone.Learn more
We give every family in our community unique opportunities to learn, share, and remember. It is our intention to enrich lives, educate minds, and ease sorrows.Learn more
Accepted customs of dress and behavior in a funeral have changed over time, but courtesy never goes out of style. Here's what we'd like you to know about funeral etiquette.Learn more