Funeral and cremation

Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes

How may we help you?

At Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes in West Islip, New York, we have provided funeral and cremation services to families in the West Islip, Islip, Babylon, North Babylon, Bay Shore and surrounding communities along the South Shore of Long Island since 1934.







Our Difference

We want you to feel confident planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one. Here are some of the unique benefits we offer to help relieve your family of emotional and financial burdens.

  • National plan transferability

  • Personal Planning Guide

  • Free online obituary

  • Price protection

  • Experts in honoring veterans

  • Away from home protection

  • Celebration of life

  • Compassion help line

  • 100% Dignity Service Guarantee

Recent Obituaries


The dedicated team at our West Islip funeral home

Our funeral home team consists of dedicated professionals who serve the people of West Islip and the surrounding Suffolk County communities with the utmost care and compassion. We are available 24/7, 365 days a year to assist you in celebrating the life of your loved one through personalized funeral and cremation services.

At our funeral home, we serve families of all origins and faiths. At Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, we have consistently obtained high marks from J.D. Power and Associates for our Customer Satisfaction Survey results. We have also received many sincere expressions of gratitude from families we have had the honor of already serving and continue to serve in years to come.

We Honor Veterans level 4 badge We Honor Veterans

At Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral 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.

Planning ahead for funerals

Chapel at Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral HomesOne of the most meaningful things you can do for your family is to plan ahead your own funeral or celebration of life event. Knowing the ones you love will not have to make difficult decisions at the spur of the moment can give you and your family peace of mind. Our team can assist in making advanced arrangements at Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, or even in the comfort of your own home.

Visit our convenient location

Centrally located in the heart of the West Islip community, Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes at 255 Higbie Lane, is conveniently located between Montauk Highway and Sunrise Highway. Our renovated 2-story funeral home, which formerly housed Lang-Tobia-DiPalma Funeral Home, has street-level entrances, both in the front and rear, making it easily accessible from the adjacent parking lot.

We invite you to come for a tour of our building and talk with our team. Please contact Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes in West Islip if you have an immediate need or would like more information about our funeral, memorial and cremation services.

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