Recent Obituaries

As the news of COVID-19 spreads throughout our community and the world, we want to assure you that we are acting with an abundance of caution when it comes to health and safety. VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, have no intention of shutting down.

Our staff of licensed and non-licensed staff, plans on continuing to support our families during these difficult and uncertain times.

The CDC has recommended we limit attendance in the funeral home to 50 people at a time. We ask you to please be mindful of the situation, and we thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of every guest.

We are doing everything within our power to provide a safe and clean environment. Our restrooms are fully stocked with antibacterial soap and paper towel dispensers. Our staff is working diligently to clean and sanitize our location regularly and hand sanitizer is available in our lobby, to be used when you arrive and again when you leave.

We will continue working to ensure that all families are able to celebrate their loved ones however they choose, and we are here to answer any questions you may have. We will also continue to value the opinion of the New York State Department of Health and their scope of safety measurer’s, as this seems to change by the hour.

Please free to call with any questions or concerns. If you have a loved one that passes away, we will be available 24-7, as we always have and always will. We will take ALL of the necessary precautions in the handling of the deceased in ensuring that others do not take on the additional risk of being infected with Covid-19. We will do LIVE broadcasts of all funerals from here forward, even after COVID-19 is gone (FACEBOOK LIVE).

This season shall pass for all of us, we must all do our part, of due diligence and respect others private space and the washing of our hands constantly. God Bless you one and all.

Respectfully, VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home “Our Family Serving Yours” (716) 485-3660

Howie & Gretchen VanRensselaer, Howard & Bethany VanRensselaer, Raymond VanNess, Cathy, Amanda and Tony.  


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Our Funeral Home has made a commitment to serve our community. All of the families that we serve are important to us. We constantly strive to offer a wider variety of options to each and every one of them.

Take time to review the pages of our website. Integrity and quality service have always been our top priority when dealing with grieving families. We are here to assist you with the preplanning of a funeral or help families plan a service to celebrate the life of a loved one.

Please take a moment to look at our site and the many features you will find. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us or use the Contact Us page to email your questions. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Supporting Families

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