From 1928 through today, the MetFDA provides member firms and their staff educational programming, industry resources, and networking opportunities. Our members strive to serve, support and comfort those in need and are held to the highest standards. Learn more about the MetFDA.
"Being a member of the MetFDA has kept me aware of many important developments that impact our industry, saved my company money due to its many benefit programs and provided me with the advice I need when issues arise. I would advise everyone to join, get involved and stand united."
"Being a member of The Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association has been invaluable. I am kept informed of anything pertinent to our profession on the local and state level, and I really enjoy the camaraderie of my fellow members."
Again this year, members of the Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association met via Zoom for their Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 26. President Sal Anthony Farenga (Farenga Brothers Funeral Home, Inc., Bronx) called the meeting to order and led participants through associatio... [read more]
September 5th, 2023
As you know, the Annual Meeting is a time when we welcome new visionaries into the folds of our elected leadership. Please welcome your new MetFDA Officers: Sherry Bensimon (Riverside Memorial Chapel), President Lucy Vista(Frederick Funeral Home), Vice President Patrick... [read more]
September 5th, 2023
Funeral service professionals are considered both first and last responders. We are trained and ready to respond to medical emergencies, offering medical and emotional support. We are also the professionals working with families when grieving the loss of a loved one.
Here are just a few news articles featuring the work of our members and the important role we play in local communities.
Funeral Home – Regular Member
Each firm is represented by a designee—a licensed funeral director from the firm who is eligible to vote and run for elective office.
Individual – Affiliate Member
An additional licensed funeral director of a firm who receives mail at that firm.