Funerals and Memorial Services


The loss of a loved one is a time of grief and mourning and the Catholic Funeral Mass is an important part of that process.  The Funeral Mass not only celebrates the life of the one we lost, but also the presence of the Risen Lord who promises us that death is not the end.

Most commonly, family members plan the funeral service with help from our staff.  If you wish to have a funeral at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, please inform your funeral director of this.  They in turn will contact us and begin the process of planning the service.

Memorial Services

Oftentimes people feel the need to have a special service in memory of a loved one outside the normal circumstances of an actual funeral Mass.  We are here and happy to assist family, friends or co-workers hold a Mass/Service in memory of someone lost.

For either funerals or memorial services we can be reached at (212) 736-8500 x361.  Please ask for Edward Trochimczuk, coordinator of funeral services, or email Edward at

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