Choosing a funeral home is a difficult decision. Whether it’s the result of necessity or a desire to be prepared, there are many factors to consider. Will your needs and wishes be met? Do you know and trust the director? What is the firm’s reputation? With such a serious matter it’s wise to get all the facts before making your selection.
Today, Manhattan families select Greenwich Village Funeral Home for chapel, church, synagogue, burial and cremation services.
“We are dedicated to helping the bereaved cope with the loss of a loved one by providing a professional, caring, understanding and compassionate response to their needs.”
Peter DeLuca, President
Greenwich Village Funeral Home
Our mission has been to help lighten the burden and improve the experience that one has when going through the difficult time of arranging the funeral of a loved one. We achieve this through a staff of well-trained professionals, who through their sensitivity and creativity, help guide you through your journey to healing.
Our directors will guide you in your arrangements so that your cost will be within your means and that the service that you plan will be meaningful.
We are a family owned, full-service funeral home, in the heart of Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Our family has been in the funeral profession for three generations. We have taken great pride in serving many of our families, generation after generation. During that period of time, we have served families of all faiths, nationalities and beliefs from many different communities of New York City.
Gregory joined the Greenwich Village Funeral Home in the spring of 2011 and is a resident of New York City. He attended Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY, where he studied mortuary science. Subsequent to mortuary school, Gregory attended the University at Albany and Empire State College. Gregory began his career in 1997 was licensed in New York State since 2000, and has been continuously employed in funeral service. He first served as a funeral director and manager in his home city of Schenectady, NY, prior to his move to New York City. The consummate professional, Gregory has a volume of experience and is credited for his attention to detail, competence and compassionate demeanor. His dedication is unsurpassed.
A licensed N.Y. State Funeral Director since 1971, Peter has served as owner and CEO. A native New Yorker, he has utilized his entire career to coalesce the most advanced staff, the finest facility and the highest principles of funeral service. He has dedicated himself to serving countless individuals and families that have experienced loss, while providing them a comfortable atmosphere of compassion and professionalism. With these ideals, Peter has personally taught each of his staff to carry-on premier standards. A persistent advocate for the communities of the metropolitan area, Peter serves on many non-profit boards and has been honored by the City Council of NYC, The Caring Community, The Children’s Aid Society, Greenwich Village – Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, The American Legion and most recently was named “A Legend of the Village” and received the Humanitarian Award by VillageCare.org for community service. Currently, Peter serves as a board member and is a past president of the Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association.
Jennifer was born and raised in New York. She attended American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Services in Manhattan, graduating in 2007. Known for her warmth and compassion, Jennifer epitomizes the professionalism and trust that evokes the spirit of the company. She served her residency and career as a funeral director with the Greenwich Village Funeral Home and has quickly become part of the fabric of the community.
Born in Washington State, Joel has lived in New York City for the past 14 years and joined the firm in 2002. Having attended and graduated from the American-McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in Manhattan, he served his residency and his career as a funeral director at Greenwich Village Funeral Home. Joel brings a quiet dignity and sincerity to all he serves. His genuine demeanor and humble manner makes everyone he meets feel comfortable and at ease.