Guide to Funeral Directors in Yonkers

Yonkers is a city in Westchester County and with a population of around 200,000 people, has the fourth highest population in New York state. An inner suburb of New York City, north of the Bronx and Manhattan, Yonkers’ name derives from its Dutch origins.

Traditionally a city with strong European-American roots, Yonkers is now a diverse community. Thanks to this, there are many different places of worship including a variety of Christian churches from Russian Orthodox to Pentecostal, Sikh Gurdwaras, Islamic and Jewish centers.

There are three major cemeteries in Yonkers including Oakland, St Joseph's and St Mary's and you will also find eleven funeral homes in Yonkers.

In New York State, only a licensed and registered funeral director may make funeral arrangements for the care, moving, preparation and burial or cremation of a deceased person. Embalming is not required by state law, but a funeral home may require embalming if certain services, such as a viewing with an open casket, are chosen.

Be aware you may face some restrictions on where to scatter ashes, especially in regards to water. Your funeral director should be able to advise on all proper preparations for your loved one's farewell.

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