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Hempstead Funeral Home

Phone: 516-481-7460

Hempstead Funeral Home, Long Island, opened its doors after successfully serving the New York City community, John Senko Funeral Homes began helping thousands of those in the Long Island community and beyond with the loss of their loved ones. Family Owned and Trusted for almost 90 years, John Senko Funeral Homes is Local, National, and Global, but most of all, there for you every step of the way.

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Words of Gratitude

Dearest Friends Wanda, John, and Keith,

Words cannot adequately express our deep gratitude for having conduced my sisters wake, funeral mass, and internment with such compassion and sincere love and thoughtfulness.

Keith’s projection of happy memories was healing and soothing.

Nobody does such a magnificent job as yourselves.

Thank you immensely and God bless you and your families forever.

Theresa & Benny


Heartfelt thanks to you, Wanda, and your staff.

We’re so grateful for your respectful and personal attention to mom and all of us as we went through this difficult time.

Mom loved you and Wanda and felt a kind of peace knowing that you’d be helping us through all of the arrangements.

Wanda and John,

You have no idea how comforting it is to know that you both are just one phone call away when help is needed.

Thank you both, so much, for all you did for Mary, John, and me in giving such a beautiful final goodbye with his New York Family and then his transport to his family for burial in his beloved Poland.


Grief & Healing

Will I Ever Get Over This Grief?

Will I Ever Get Over This Grief?

By Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond Source: The New York Times Dear Sugars, My sister died of a rare and aggressive disease. She was sick for 10 years, but the disease progressed quickly in the end and I never really got to say goodbye to her. By then, she couldn’t speak, so I’m not sure if

How to Deal With Negative Emotions and Stress

How to Deal With Negative Emotions and Stress

By Elizabeth Scott Source: Very Well Mind This is a common problem for many people: just how are we tressupposed to deal with negative emotions that keep coming up when we’re stressed or hurt? Should we stuff our anger and frustration away and pretend it doesn’t exist, so we can minimize the fallout from these

The Paradoxical Secret to Finding Meaning in Life

The Paradoxical Secret to Finding Meaning in Life

By PsychologyToday Source: David Feldman In 1942, the great psychiatrist Viktor Frankl, his wife, and parents were deported to the Nazi Theresienstadt Ghetto. His father died of pneumonia half a year later from the ghetto’s deplorable conditions. The next year, Frankl and his wife were transported to the infamous Auschwitz death camp, where more than a million people