SAMUEL GRANBY, JR. “Service To Mankind” Samuel Granby, Jr., affectionately called “Granby” by his family and friends, has used this quotation as a guide in fulfilling his life.
After his Honorable Discharge from the United States Army in 1955, he attended and graduated from McAllister School of Embalming.
The Lord Opened Many Doors For many years, Mr. Granby operated his Funeral Business from the Wiley’s Funeral Home. He always maintained faith that one day he would own his own funeral establishment. On April 27, 1984, this dream became a reality. Mr. Granby’s children currently work with him in the family funeral business.
Mr. Granby, his family and staff are involved with several community organizations, which give Scholarships to our youth. Mr. Granby firmly believes that “Education is the key to uplifting our community.”
AYRIS EVANS GRANBY “An Inspiration To All” Mrs. Ayris B. Granby, Registered Nurse. The title alone is impressive, but it does not address the accomplishments of this great and beautiful lady.
Mrs. Granby has been and is the “Right Hand” to her husband, “Granby”, in both their personal and business lives. Mrs. Granby has given to her husband the love, understanding, support, knowledge, and most importantly her time in the establishment of the Granby’s Funeral Service, Inc.
Mrs. Granby’s belief is “Quality Education Must Be Available For Our Young People”. It was from Mrs. Granby’s inspiration that the Granby’s Funeral Service, Inc. began to award scholarships to the young people of the community through the various community organizations.
AYRIS B. GRANBY, C.F.S.P., the daughter of Samuel and Ayris Granby is the Licensed Manager of the Granby’s Funeral Service, Inc.
In 1984, Ms. Granby joined her father in business as the Business Manager of Granby’s Funeral Service, Inc. In order to assist her family, Ms. Granby attended and graduated from the American Academy McAllister Institute for Funeral Service. Ms. Granby is a New York State Licensed Funeral Director and is responsible for the overall management of the funeral home.
Ms. Granby is "committed to life-long learning and excellence in Funeral Service", as demonstrated by her membership in the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. As a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner, Ms. Granby holds herself and the staff of Granby's Funeral Service, Inc. to the highest ethical standards within the profession.
REVEREND LAMONT S. GRANBY, son of Samuel and Ayris Granby is the General Manager of the Granby’s Funeral Service, Inc.
After graduating from college, Reverend Granby saw a need to join his father in the family business. In 1984, he enrolled and then graduated from the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in 1985. Reverend Granby is also a graduate of Drew University with a Masters of Divinity.
Reverend Granby is married to Felita Y. Granby and they have three children, Martine, Kyle and Jordenn.
Reverend Granby has served with Granby's Funeral Service, Inc., as the Licensed Manager. Reverend Granby is a member of the 47th Precinct Clergy Coalition.
In 2010, Reverend Lamont S. Granby was appointed the Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Bronxville.
Ms. Granby and Reverend Granby are Second Generation Funeral Directors.
The Granby's Funeral Service, Inc. is a service organization whose primary objective is to provide families with the necessary sensitive guidance and support when the death of a loved one has occurred. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) classification of this organization is Funeral Service Provider. This organization is governed by the Laws, Administrative Rules and Regulations of the State of New York Relating to Funeral Directing. In order to keep abreast of all the advancements within Funeral Service, Mr. Granby, Ms. Granby and Rev. Granby are all members of the National Funeral Directors Association, the New York State Funeral Directors Association and the Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association.
In 1994, the Granbys recognized the necessity to expand their facilities. The construction on their facilities began in June of 1996, and was completed in October 1996. The Granby’s are very proud of their new facility. To their credit, so is the community.
Our service is built upon the twin foundation stones of sympathy and respect. This is our Creed - Consideration for the living. Reverence for the Dead.
Samuel Granby, Jr., President and Founder