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At Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc., we have proudly served families in Rockland County, New York, since the early 1950s. Our beautiful location in Stony Point opened in 1969 to better serve the North Rockland community.

Committed to honoring your wishes

Losing a loved one is a difficult and emotional experience, and all of the associates at our funeral home are dedicated to assisting and guiding you with compassionate, professional and personal service. We are committed to honoring and respecting your wishes, whether you’re in immediate need of our funeral or cremation services or planning final arrangements in advance.

Our promise to you

We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network. When you choose Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc., you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a Rockland County-operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral and cremation service providers in North America.

The team at Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc. is motivated by a sincere desire to serve all of our families with the highest levels of consideration, conscientiousness and respect. By upholding these principles, we have maintained our esteemed reputation in the Stony Point and surrounding Rockland County community and will continue to pledge our dedication to every family we serve for generations to come.

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At Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc., 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.

Visit us

We invite you to visit our locations throughout Rockland County to meet our team and tour our funeral homes. Our Stony Point facility is located at 73 Liberty Point Drive. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our funeral, memorial and cremation services.

History

Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc. was established in the early 1950s by community leaders Michael J. and Dorothy M. Higgins. Dorothy was the first woman to be a licensed Funeral Director in Rockland County, New York, and Michael had the vision to expand and offer a wide range of services to the families of Rockland County during their time of need. In 1967, the Higgins Funeral Home of New City was built as the first stand-alone funeral chapel.

A growing business

In 69, Michael expanded his services to the families of North Rockland by establishing funeral homes in Haverstraw and Stony Point. His dedication and attention to the wishes of families reflected a high quality of standards and service, which we have proudly carried on along with his traditions and legacy of commitment and excellence.

Trusted funeral service provider

In 1990, the Higgins Funeral Home in the hamlet of Nanuet was closed due to the revitalization of the area, and in 96, Michael donated the Higgins Funeral Home in Haverstraw to the Archdiocese of New York and Catholic Charities. Later that year, the Higgins family placed their faith and trust in joining the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. In the funeral and cremation profession, the Dignity Memorial name is a symbol of trust, superior quality and attentive care.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully. Learn about our Dignity Difference benefits.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"In a time of unbelievable tragedy, the professional and compassionate care we received was a blessing"

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

August 2020

"Using Pre Plan was amazing. Everything was covered! The entire staff was always there for any questions we had. David's words at the cemetery were especially touching."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

July 2020

"ALL THE STAFF THAT MADE THIS DIFFICULT TIME HAVE BEEN SO COMPASSIONATE AND HELPFUL EVEN AFTER WITH ARRANGING FOR A MILITARY PLAQUE."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

March 2018

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