Vanella's Funeral Chapel Inc.

Since 1918, when Vincent J. Vanella Sr. founded our location at 29 Madison St. on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, we at Vanella's Funeral Chapel Inc. have been a family-owned and operated business with compassionate service passed on from one generation to the next. In 1965 a second location was opened in Oceanside by Vincent's two sons, Vincent J. Vanella Jr. and Joseph J. Vanella. Currently, Joseph V. Vanella is at our Manhattan location while Vincent J. Vanella III and Joseph M. Vanella are at our Oceanside location.

Since this is a family owned and operated funeral home our main concern is each family. We pride ourselves on our caring and well-informed staff as well as our attention to detail. From the minute a family walks in to make arrangements to the time of internment, our goal is to make you feel like part of our family. We strive to build a relationship with you and not just fill your immediate need. For us this is more than a business relationship, it’s helping a friend through a hard time. We are proud of the repeat business that we receive from satisfied families.

Both of our locations offer spacious chapels, as well as a large choice in caskets and urns. Easels and tables are available for personal memorials during visitation. Visitation hours are regularly 2-4 and 7-9pm, but families may change them as needed. There is a member of the Vanella family to answer your call 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We offer pre-need counseling and services, as well as medicaid irrevocable pre-arrangements. For at need funerals, we offer both traditional burials and cremations.

In your time of need turn to Vanella’s, where you’ll be treated like family.