Farone & Son Funeral Home Celebrates 100 Years of Dedication to the Families of Syracuse

Syracuse, NY - July 22, 2011

SYRACUSE, N.Y.  – Farone & Son Funeral Home, a proud Dignity Memorial® provider, celebrates its 100th anniversary of providing quality funeral service to generations of families in the Syracuse area this year.

“Our family has been honored to serve families in the Syracuse area for 100 years,” said Farone & Son general manager Joseph Farone. “Along with my father and sister, we are committed to building on the tradition my great-grandfather and grandfather established and are dedicated to serving New York families as we have for generations with compassion and dignity. Our family would also like to express our appreciation to those families we have served throughout the generations for placing their trust in the Farone family. We look forward to continuing to meet their needs and exceed their expectations.”

Members of the media are invited to attend the 100th anniversary celebration private event at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, at Borio’s Restaurant in Cicero. It was approximately 50 years ago that the Farone & Son family held a similar celebration at the same location.

Joseph Farone, Sr. opened the funeral home in 1911 on State Street. In 1947, Joseph Farone, Sr. and son Joseph Jr. moved the funeral home to James Street. Patrick and Anthony Farone joined their father, Joseph Jr. in the family business in 1967. Anthony Farone, along with his father Joseph Jr., built a new 17,000 square foot facility on Park Street in 1975, which is where Farone & Son Funeral Home now resides. In the late 1980s, Marie Farone and her brother, Joseph, joined their father, Anthony, in the family business. In 1988, Farone & Son Funeral Home joined the Dignity Memorial network of funeral providers. Marie and Joseph, who represent the fourth generation of Farone funeral directors, are still managing the business along with their father Anthony, who also continues to be hands on in serving the families in the Syracuse area.

Farone & Son Funeral Home is celebrating its 100th year of quality funeral service to families in Central New York. The Farone family continues to be dedicated to providing unparalleled quality and innovative service as they have for four generations. The Farone family tradition has always been to provide exemplary service, and they are committed to continuing that tradition for generations to come as a proud Dignity Memorial provider. The Dignity Memorial network is North America’s most trusted resource for funeral and memorialization services. Dignity Memorial providers offer a combination of innovative products and services providing families with the utmost of care, integrity, respect and service excellence. For more information, visit www.FaroneAndSon.com.

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