We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.
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Janet and Rich, This a very belated thank you for what you did for my Dad, Don Bond, and my family. From interrupting your Labor Day weekend by having to come to transport him, to graciously planning his services for a Saturday for which you already had commitments, to the outstanding ways in which you supported and guided us through this time of goodbye, it, simply, could not have been better. Thank you so very much for making a difficult goodbye easier.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Debra Wollaber April 16, 2023
Janet and Rich are very kind and caring people. Our family has been going to them for years for their outstanding services. They helped us get through these very difficult times of losing a loved one. Thank you so much for you kindness.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Michael & Christina All September 14, 2020
Janet and Richard were both very helpful in the planning of my husband's funeral. Considering I had never had to plan a funeral they both made it easy and very informative in every aspect of the choices we needed to make, I and my son would highly recommend Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home!!5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Emilie Rooney February 21, 2020
Richard & Janet, Thank you so much for all your help & compassion. Everything went as Bill wanted. He wanted the very best and you proved that you are. He was all about perfection and you showed us that.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★The Romain Family Judy, Bill, Bob, Karen, & Kathi March 25, 2019
Janet and Richard, you are outstanding in what you do. Thank you for making our last day with Mom memorable - she looked so beautiful. Your genuine care and compassion was felt by our entire family - we couldn't have asked for more.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Kathy Davis November 11, 2018
I couldn't have asked for better service! The entire process was carried through like a well oiled machine. Janet and Richard are very kind, compassionate people who respect and honor the family and friends of the deceased. I wanted the best for my father and they delivered it.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Rosemary Petersen September 17, 2018
Words cannot express how grateful I am to Mereness-Putnam family for their sincere sensitivity. I really felt they genuinely cared about my feelings. I will forever be grateful from the bottom of my heart.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Stacey Wojciechowski November 06, 2017
Dear Janet and Richard, Just a brief note of thanks for all you did for us and for our community. Your professional caring and support are so valuable when one has experienced the loss of a loved one, and for that we are most grateful. However, you both go so much beyond the professional role. You both showed us such personal love, as well as caring and support. For this we will forever be eternally grateful. Thanking you from the bottom or our hearts, Susan and Michael Cimeno-Cary.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Susan and Michael Cimeno-Cary March 19, 2017
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.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Susanne Oathout May 08, 2014
The Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home in Cobleskill, NY is top rated - excellent and so very accommodating.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Karolina Nolan-Port Henry, 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.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Donald K. Isburgh, Amsterdam, NY
This husband/wife funeral director team always gives more than 100% of themselves.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★James Kerr-Howes Cave, NY
Again, you could not ask for a more caring staff...It is unbelievable how comforting they all are and how they treat the deceased as their own family. 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.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Shirley Bailey-Richmondville, NY
Thank you for everything you guys did. Larry's battle with cancer was devastating for us all. You allowed his family and friends to have one last day to see the man we loved and remember him as he should be remembered. From start to finish you were there guiding us through with friendship and kindness, I am sure you even provided the perfect weather.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Jeanette Wollaber September 08, 2021
I can't say enough positive remarks about Janet, Richard and staff. Not just courteous - compassionate and warm. They're the best.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Gretchen Cosgrove February 21, 2020
We would like to thank Richard, Janet and Nick, for the care and considerate attention in conducting our dad‘s final arrangements. Their availability, professionalism and respect for our wishes, at all times, eased our minds and provided peace during this difficult time. There is a reason our family has always called on this establishment to care for loved ones at such a time as this. Experiencing their love and support first hand was indeed a blessing.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★The family of Lee Empie, Jr. April 14, 2019
Janet and Richard. Our family was blessed to have you for all our needs during our time of sorrow. The arrangements were all planned with great compassion from you and your staff.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Sielaff family November 14, 2018
We have had several family and friends' funerals at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home. Janet and Richard work so well together. They seem so understanding, helpful, kind & caring. I am so thankful for them in this capacity.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Marie Suiter September 18, 2018
Richard & Janet, I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you both for everything. From responding to our first call in the middle of the night, to our weekend visitation, to our long trip to Pennsylvania, I felt your personal attention was like that often reserved for family. You both were my strength those few days when I was so incredibly lost and brokenhearted. You held our hands and walked us through saying goodbye, and I am forever grateful. Sara (& Todd) Del Marter5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Sara Del Mater November 08, 2017
Janet & Richard, Thank you so much for making a difficult time go smoothly and efficiently. You guys are amazing.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Lori McGiver March 31, 2017
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, Susan5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Susan Cimino-Cary March 05, 2017
This Funeral Home has served the Moot family for 3 generations. The Directors, Staff, Facilities, Ceremonies & Products have always been superior.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Ret. Lt. Col Harrison James Moot, Richmondville, 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.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Fred Guay-Commander American Legion Post 249 Richmondville, 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.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Lillian Pindiak, Cobleskill, 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 organization as their own.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Anthony Alvarez-Executive Director Schoharie County ARC
Thank you for the wonderful service that you, your husband and staff provided for me and my family. As you may know, my wife's mother was laid to rest in February. All I can say is the differences in service were incredible. You were kind, compassionalte, understanding, flexible, efficent, thorough, timely, and I can't begin to list how pleased my family was with the arrangements. As you know, you are in a line of business that people do not want to have to refer to others to but if I am ever in the position, I would unequivocally recommend you. Again thanks.5 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★Jeffry Huse-Slingerlands, NY