Author: Michael Rizzi

11th Annual Holiday Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony

We cordially invite the public to attend Ferncliff’s Eleventh Annual Holiday Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 4pm to 6pm.

The ceremony begins at 4:30 pm in the Rosewood Mausoleum.

Join in singing with our holiday carolers!

Refreshments will be served, and each visitor will receive a complimentary gift.

All Mausoleums and Gates will remain open until 6 pm. We encourage families visiting graves to arrive early so that they may pay their respects in the daylight.

For more information, please call Kathy at 914-693-4700 or email us at

Visit this page on our Web site for more information about our annual Tree Lighting Ceremonies.

Elder Care and Retirement Planning Seminar – October 2016

FREE Elder Care and Retirement Planning Seminar
Hosted by Ferncliff Cemetery

Elder Care Retirement Planning

Ferncliff Cemetery is proud to announce a FREE Elder Care and Retirement Planning Seminar to be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the Rosewood Mausoleum.

The seminar will last approximately one hour, and light refreshments will be served.

Directions to Ferncliff Cemetery

Pre-register now! (below)

This seminar is free and open to the public.


  • How to Protect Your Assets
  • Preparing for Medicaid

Americans are living longer, with an increased possibility of becoming disabled during their golden years. Join us to discuss the following:

  • The essential documents needed to manage your finances and health care in the event of disability
  • The cost of long term care
  • Medicare coverage limitations
  • Medicaid eligibility for payment of home based and nursing home care
  • The special protections available to a spouse under New York’s Medicaid program
  • Advance and last minute planning techniques, such as Irrevocable Trusts, which can be used to protect your assets from long term care costs

About The Presenter


The presenter for this seminar will be Frances M. Pantaleo, Esq., a partner and head of the Elder Care Law Practice Group at the law firm of Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP.

Ms. Pantaleo is a recognized authority on Elder Care issues, and she will be happy to answer your questions about these important topics.

Learn more about Ms. Pantaleo.

Getting Your House In Order

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Ferncliff Cemetery is proud to announce a rare opportunity to attend — at no cost:
Practical Steps for Senior Living

We invite the public to this special FREE event from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on Monday, June 27, 2016 at the Greenburgh Libary. Local professionals will be conducing three separate panel discussions on topics of interest for seniors and their loved ones.


When & Where

Date: Monday, June 27, 2016, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Greenburgh Library
300 Tarrytown Road
Elmsford, NY, 10523

Elmsford, NY 10523


12:00 pm: Health and Wellness


  • Christen Deering
    Social Worker
  • Ellen Gershman
    Phyical Therapist, Visiting Nurse Association of Hudson Valley
  • Janice Green, RN
    Jancare Private Health Services
  • Jackie Muller
    Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1:00 pm: Legal and Finance


  • Concetta CP Chiarolanza
    Attorney At Law, Wstate Planning & Elder Law
  • Bruce Cohen
    Homestead Funding, Reverse Mortgage Consultant
  • Linda G. Collica
    LGC Medicaid Consultant
  • Howard Gershman
    Regional Leader, Primerica Financial Services

2:00 pm Lifestyle


  • Coleen Ashe
    Certified Professional Organizer and Chief Expert Organizer (CEO) at Ashe Organizing Solutions
  • Micah Bennett
    Hudson Valey Concierge Service
  • Daria Rocco
    VP Client Services, Alternative Hair Solutions
  • Haim Keren
    Zounds Hearing