At LaMonica Memorial Home in Livingston, New Jersey, we have proudly served Livingston, Bloomfield and Essex County families with compassion and care since November 29, 1959, when R. Samuel and Josephine Z. LaMonica opened our doors.
- Catered Receptions
- Funeral Celebrants
- Monument and Inscription Services
- Multicultural Funerals
A caring funeral home
We understand losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and at LaMonica Memorial Home, we are committed to helping you with compassionate, professional and personal service. Our team creates singular funeral and memorial services that celebrate a person's passions and personality. Whether you prefer a traditional funeral service or an imaginative celebration of life event, we promise to honor your wishes and needs.
We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers. When you choose LaMonica Memorial Home, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.
We Honor Veterans
At LaMonica Memorial Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.
Conveniently located at 145 East Mount Pleasant Ave. off Interstate 280, our funeral home is near several churches and synagogues and is approximately 30 minutes away from Newark Penn Station and Newark Liberty International Airport. We invite you visit us to meet our friendly team and tour our beautiful funeral home facility.
LaMonica Memorial Home was established by R. Samuel and Josephine Z. LaMonica on November 29, 1959 in Bloomfield, New Jersey. The LaMonicas offered a sense of trust and comfort to all families they served throughout the years. In 1984, their daughter, Josette, joined the funeral home operation.
The LaMonica family built a reputation of service and generosity within the Bloomfield community. R. Samuel and Josephine were active members of numerous social and civic organizations and received countless awards for their efforts and dedication. Their never-ending generosity made them pillars of the community. Together, they built a legacy of comfort and friendship to all who came to know them.
Growing with the Community
Over the years, the LaMonica family saw a need to grow their facility and enlarged the funeral home to accommodate more families efficiently. Additional parking was added, as well. While thriving as a family-owned business, the LaMonicas felt the community would benefit from joining the largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. In 1997, LaMonica Memorial Home became a member of the Dignity Memorial network. In 1997, the passing of R. Samuel LaMonica was a loss for the entire community. His legacy remains with his family, and the team at LaMonica Memorial Home continues to provide the level of service that has become synonymous with the LaMonica family’s heritage.
In 2005, LaMonica Memorial Home opened an additional location in Livingston to better serve the large population that moved from the Bloomfield community. Later that same year, the businesses were consolidated into 1 and the Bloomfield location was closed. The Livingston location shares facilities with the Quinn Hopping Funeral Home, but operates as a separate entity.
An enduring legacy
As the manager of the funeral home, Josette continued to provide the compassionate service her family instilled in her with the help of her mother, Jo, who had remained a driving force behind the reputation of the LaMonica Memorial Home until her passing in 2011.