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Pets

Kleinberg Funeral Services knows that pets are important members of the family. Saying goodbye to our devoted and loyal companions can undoubtedly, be a tough and emotional journey. Just know, we are for you. We can guide you through burial and cremation options at Bideawee Memorial Parks or Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, assist you in planning a fitting tribute, or offer you a gathering place to memorialize your cherished loved one.

A number of years ago, funeral director Steve Kleinberg was contacted by an elderly woman confined to a nursing home with an unusual request: she wanted her late husband disinterred [removed] from his final resting place of many years, cremated, and his ashes buried next to their beloved pet's at Hartsdale Pet Cemetery.

Steve contacted Hartsdale unsure if he could even honor her request, only to learn that somewhere between 600 - 700 humans were already buried with their pets. He visited the elderly woman to get the necessary authorizations signed, completed the disinterment and cremation, and delivered her husband's cremains to the cemetery.

Her wish upon her own passing was to join her late husband and cherished pets. Wish granted, may they rest in peace.

 

 


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Kleinberg Funeral Services, Inc.
3930 Long Beach Road, Island Park, NY 11558
Phone: (516) 400-5580


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