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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Moving Following a Loss

There is no right or wrong way to deal with grief. Different people react to loss differently and move on in different ways. This is why there is no right answer to the question of whether to move ...
By Lucille Rosetti
In Our Voice
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Dear Funeral Director: Don’t just put out my wedding album

  Right before I sat down to start this blog about what a memorial video is and how no one ever regrets having one made, I started to think about how annoying I am on Facebook. I post so much...
By Brittany DeMarco-Furman
In Our Voice
Friday, November 1, 2019

Spartan Cheerleader Turned Funeral Director

My reflection growing up as a Spartan in less than 2,000 words is more challenging than writing my college essay. But, the parade boss (Rick Reynolds) has trusted me in doing the impossible for yo...
By Brittany DeMarco
In Our Voice
Monday, June 17, 2019


Hometown:  Glenville, NY Mortuary School Attended:  Hudson Valley Community College Date Licensed: March 2019   What made you interested in a career in funeral service?  ...
By Brittany DeMarco
In Our Voice
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Life is an Open Road

I am 26 years old and I just became friends with my Father.   I’ve always had a strong relationship with my Dad, Michael; us having almost identical personalities makes it kind of hard to no...
By Brittany DeMarco
In Our Voice
Friday, August 4, 2017

Closure: Directions not included

  Everyone grieves. You never know when grief will arrive, but when it surfaces it’s accompanied  by countless waves of emotions, filling each mind and it’s body differently. As grief se...
By Brittany DeMarco
In Our Voice
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Where do I plant my roots?

In 1986—before my time—my Father, Michael DeMarco, and his Father cleared a few acres of “farmland” on 9 Glenridge Road, the Glenville Funeral Home today. Back then, the Glenville area consisted of...
By Brittany DeMarco
In Our Voice
Thursday, November 3, 2016

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Glenville Funeral Home 3.0

Yes, that’s right! Even our sort of business needs to keep up with this ever-evolving machine called the Internet. But more specifically, we need to keep up with you, the Internet user.  Ever...

Giving Back to Our Community

The leaves are changing; the crisp, chilly air is moving in, which can mean only one thing: fall is finally here! The DeMarco family loves autumn in Upstate, New York. Maybe it’s because the mums a...