Obituaries

Daniel Dunn
B: 1934-01-22
D: 2017-03-24
View Details
Dunn, Daniel
Alec Ross
B: 1994-12-13
D: 2017-03-22
View Details
Ross, Alec
Michelina Giallanza
B: 1924-11-22
D: 2017-03-22
View Details
Giallanza, Michelina
Jeanette Litt
B: 1933-12-02
D: 2017-03-21
View Details
Litt, Jeanette
Paul Benfante
B: 1929-11-19
D: 2017-03-19
View Details
Benfante, Paul
Steven Conroy
B: 1991-09-25
D: 2017-03-19
View Details
Conroy, Steven
Frances Noto
D: 2017-03-18
View Details
Noto, Frances
Christian Stark
B: 1979-12-08
D: 2017-03-17
View Details
Stark, Christian
Arthur Klepper
B: 1928-11-23
D: 2017-03-15
View Details
Klepper, Arthur
Charles Agro
D: 2017-03-15
View Details
Agro, Charles
Edwin Lee
B: 1924-03-30
D: 2017-03-09
View Details
Lee, Edwin
Lucy Salsano
B: 1920-07-18
D: 2017-03-07
View Details
Salsano, Lucy
Mary Teta
B: 1933-09-11
D: 2017-03-06
View Details
Teta, Mary
Anita Alford
D: 2017-03-05
View Details
Alford, Anita
Florence DeMaria
B: 1927-06-14
D: 2017-03-03
View Details
DeMaria, Florence
Theresa Savino
B: 1942-04-11
D: 2017-03-03
View Details
Savino, Theresa
Dinis Norte
B: 1959-11-10
D: 2017-03-03
View Details
Norte, Dinis
Antoinette Bianco
B: 1946-02-27
D: 2017-03-02
View Details
Bianco, Antoinette
Margaret Palumbo
B: 1932-10-06
D: 2017-03-01
View Details
Palumbo, Margaret
Steven Conroy
B: 1991-09-25
D: 2017-03-00
View Details
Conroy, Steven
Ruth Perri
B: 1922-11-06
D: 2017-02-27
View Details
Perri, Ruth

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
190 East Main St.
Smithtown, NY 11787
Phone: 631-724-9500
Fax: 631-724-7824

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Talk of a Lifetime

Having the talk of a lifetime can make the difference of a lifetime.

Bank Accounts & Safety Deposit Boxes

Because banks are subject to both state and federal regulations, procedures can vary greatly from bank to bank and state to state. Some states have been known to automatically freeze joint bank accounts when one of the joint owners dies. To avoid problems, contact your bank directly, to determine the amount of money accessible and learn the procedures for releasing these funds, and to establish a new account for funds received after the death. At least one joint checking or savings account should be left open for at least six months. This will allow you to deposit any checks that you are entitled to but are in the deceased's name. For instance, "Insurance Reimbursement Check". This check would be endorsed on the back as follows: "Deposit Only" with the deceased's name PRINTED underneath, followed by the bank account number.

If after six months you want to take the deceased's name off the account, the bank will want to have a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate. A Certified Copy will also be necessary for any accounts that are left "In Trust For" someone. (I.T.F.). Your bank can advise you regarding IRA's or CD's (Certificates of Deposit). Both will need a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate before they are released.

If the safety deposit box is in the sole ownership of the deceased. Banks will require a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate and Letters of Administration to gain access to the contents. On co-owned safety deposit boxes, the rules vary from state to state. Call your attorney or bank for their requirements.