Lombardo Funeral Homes

After more than a century, a local family-owned funeral home chain has been sold to a national funeral company.

New state law helps survivors of crime victims

Jun 28, 2019
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New York State is making it easier for the families of murder victims to cover the burial costs for their loved ones.

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Last year, the state spent $2 million to cover the funeral costs for over 500 homicide victims. The passage of a new law will allow for more help to mourning families.

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Officials with the New York Army National Guard and the New York Air National Guard are reporting that military funerals for state veterans will total nearly 11,000 this year.