New York State Funeral Directors Association

It’s easy to take a loved one’s voicemail message for granted when you hear it on a regular basis.

Where do you go when you die?

To the satisfaction (or disappointment) of many, that’s an age-old question that our ancestors pondered and religion and science have tried to answer.

Video: Slaves No More

New York's Capital Region honors, re-buries Colonial-era slaves. Found by accident in an unmarked cemetery, scientists pinpointed their African origin and the community held a wake and funeral.

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