Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home

           "Serving Every Family as Our Own"

We offer unique opportunities for families to create healing moments after loss. Our experience, coupled with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help you discover ways to pay tribute. Whether traditional or unique, these tributes allow us to love, laugh, and live well again.

Welcome and Thank you for visiting our funeral homes' website. 

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Please take your time and browse through our website.  We are extremely proud of our traditions, our facilities, and the attention to details that are provided to you and your family.  Nestled in the beautiful and historic Schoharie Valley of Upstate New York, our area is known as the breadbasket of the American Revolution and only 30 miles from the capital of New York. 

From our humble beginnings to the current technological world, it is our purpose at all times to render a considerate and thoughtful service that may continue to merit your highest esteem.

If a question should arise, please do not hesitate to contact us.  We are here to assist you in any way we can.

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  • Michael and I just watched the DVD with our daughter Heather and we all cherished every moment. The music was perfect, the tulips are lovely and the pictures just perfect. We will adore it always and thank you from the bottom of my heart. Appreciatively, Susan
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    Susan Cimino-Cary
  • My husband, Ronald Oathout, passed away unexpectedly. We were married for 45 years and I was in shock. Mereness-Putnam gave me all the time I needed without any sales pitches and assisted me in making Ronald's services beautiful with the funding I had. I will always remember their thoughtfulness in my time of grief. They should be commended for their high standard of service.
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    Susanne Oathout
  • "This Funeral Home has served the Moot family for 3 generations. The Directors, Staff, Facilities, Ceremonies & Products have always been superior."
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    Ret. Lt. Col Harrison James Moot-Richmondville, NY
  • "The Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home in Cobleskill, NY is top rated - excellent and so very accomodating."
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    Karolina Nolan-Port Henry, NY
  • "It is always a pleasure to in anyway work with you all. It is nice to see organization, professionalism, caring, and just overall great people."
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    Fred Guay-Commander American Legion Post 249 Richmondville, NY
  • "As far as we could tell, everything was very well thought out and organized. We have attended many funerals during our lifetime, but we will never forget this one. Please accept our commendation for a job well done."
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    Donald K. Isburgh-Amsterdam, NY
  • "Our "Thank You" notes would be incomplete if we did not express our deep appreciation to you both for going "above and beyond" for our family at the time of Frank's funeral. You made a very difficult experience as good as it could possibly be. You treated us like your own family and went out of your way to make sure our needs were met - and then some. You are a very special couple and a blessing to our community."
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    Lillian Pindiak-Cobleskill, NY
  • "This husband/wife funeral director team always gives more than 100% of themselves."
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    James Kerr-Howes Cave, NY
  • "Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home was recognized & honored with the "Schoharie County ARC's 2007 Community Service Award" & continue to serve every family & member of our orgainzation as their own."
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    Anthony Alvarez-Executive Director Schoharie County ARC
  • "Again, you could not ask for a more caring staff...It is unbelieveable how comforting they all are and how they treat the deceased as their own famiy. We were the first to use the facility after a remodeling. They had to finish to be able to have our service and never made it feel like it was a problem for them."
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    Shirley Bailey-Richmondville, NY

Experience the Difference

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life.

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What We Do

Life is full of opportunities to show someone we love them.

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Honoring Life

Celebrating the life you shared together are the cornerstones of healing after loss.

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