funerals Lombardo Funeral Homes sold to national company By Mark Wozniak • Nov 26, 2019 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 By Beth Adams • Jun 28, 2019 File Photo / Associated Press New York State is making it easier for the families of murder victims to cover the burial costs for their loved ones. New York sets aside more resources for homicide victims' families By Mike Desmond • Aug 22, 2016 WBFO News file photo 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. Listen Listening... / 1:11 WBFO's Mike Desmond reports. Fewer military funerals in state this year By Chris Jamele • Dec 26, 2015 WBFO News File Photo / WBFO News 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.