Testimonials

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.

  • Family of Brucie Gbur

    September 22, 2017

    Justin, Thank you for being so patient and kind to my family. I truly appreciate it. Wendy Madden Read more

  • Family of William Keiper

    September 12, 2017

    To the staff of the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Thank you so very much! Marlene Keiper and sons. Read more

  • Family of Pauline F. Petho

    August 31, 2017

    Dear Justin, As you know, our mother, Pauline F. Petho, died at Holy Family Manor on 15 August 2017. I want to personally extend to you and the Cantelmi organization-callout to Sandy-my family's heartfelt thanks for planning and executing the funeral arrangements flawlessly. You and I had many phone conversations leading up to the funeral, and I can personally attest to your responsiveness to my questions and concerns and your willingness to address my expectations. Cantelmi has a sterling reputation, which shines brightly above the fold. You are clearly part of that shining and you should unequivocally know that your sense of dedication and professionalism is apparent. It might be understated, but you deserve a pat on the back, a tip of the hat and a cheery, "Well Done, Mate." Thanks again. Respectfully, Frank C. Petho, CAPTAIN, Medical Services Corps, U.S. Navy (Retried) Read more

  • Family of Leola Crandell

    August 21, 2017

    Justin, Thanks for all your help. We couldn't have done it without you. Love, The Crandell, Younes and Luther Family. Read more

  • Family of John Sikler

    August 18, 2017

    Dear Justin, I wanted to thank you for everything you did for my husband John's funeral. I especially want to thank you for being supportive and calming during a most difficult time for me. You are definitely perfect for the profession you choose. It is the support of family and friends that will help me get through this most difficult time. I sincerely appreciate everything you have done for me over the past two weeks. Sincerely, Debbie Sikler Read more

  • Family of Dorothy Howell

    August 10, 2017

    Dear Justin, Bill, Courtney and I wanted to thank you again for all of your hard work and your thoughtful execution. We appreciated the internment tent, meeting us at the cars with an umbrella, and keeping us to task with all of the other details that we may not have considered. Sincerely, Annie on behalf of the whole Howell family Read more

  • Marian Hummel

    June 30, 2017

    Dear Dino Thank you for your assistance with the funeral of my husband, Gerald Hummel on January 30th. The caring and professional manner you displayed were greatly appreciated. Thank you. Sincerely, Marian Hummel Read more

  • Family of Cynthia Spengler

    July 01, 2017

    Justin, Thank you for professional and compassionate assistance during this difficult time. Your service truly was helpful. Sincerely, Matt Spengler Read more

  • Jeff Dietrich

    Dear Dino, Thank you and your staff for the outstanding job your firm did in caring for the services for my Mother Irma Dietrich. Your thoughtfulness, friendship and caring during this most difficult time was truly appreciated and comforting. Sincerely, Jeff Dietrich Read more

  • Family of Robert Parvin

    June 14, 2017

    Justin, Thank you for the beautiful service. Robert would have loved it. - Steve and Betsy Parvin Read more

  • Lou Poczak

    Dino, Paul and Staff Thank you all so much for all that you did to make Kathy's memorial so wonderful, respectful, and loving. We could not have had asked for more. She is at peace and we will remember her in our prayers. Lou Poczak Read more

  • Betty O'Keefe

    Dear Dino, We just wanted to thank you for all you did for us after Mom's passing. Everything went off without a hitch and Mom looked beautiful. Your attention to all the details was greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Patti, Marie, Ron and Mike O'Keefe Read more

  • Contakes Family

    July 07, 2017

    Dear Dino, Thank you so much for helping us in countless ways with the memorial service for Jan. We appreciate every aspect and detail of the provisions you made, but moreover your kindness and sensitivity. Everything was simply lovely, dignified and was blanketed with a caring touch and word by you and your staff. Thank you so much for guiding my family through such a difficult time. Your caring and professionalism helped comfort everyone. You are a class act. Read more

  • The Reitzel Family

    June 06, 2017

    Thank you for your kindness to our Father and family. Dale was a great help to us. God Bless you! Read more

  • The family of Audrey Morgan

    May 02, 2017

    Dino & Justin, Thank you so much for the beautiful service. Mom looked amazing. Everything from the meeting before the funeral was so touching an comforting. Your act of kindness was more than expected. Thank You, The Morgan's, Anderson's and Smith's. P.S. Justin your personal touch with wearing mom's favorite color was truly appreciated. Read more

  • Lindner Family

    Dear Paul, I want to Thank you again for all your help, kindness and support to Richard, Tom and me. Mom's Service was beautiful! Take care and good luck with the new baby! Nancy MCAtee Read more

  • The family of Helen Hensinger

    April 28, 2017

    Justin, Thank you for your dignified, professional and understanding manner during our loss. You had a very comforting manner at a very emotional time and for that we are very grateful! Gary, Bob and Al Hensinger Read more

  • Snyder Family

    Paul, Thank you so much for your kindness towards our family in our time of sorrow. The lunch you provided for us was wonderful. We had company at my house and it was so nice and it was so nice to just set it out and add chips and beverages. You did a fine job with my Father also. Much Appreciated. Carol, Brenda and Fred Read more

  • Susan and Bob Dietrich

    April 17, 2017

    Dear Dino, Our sincere thanks to you and your staff for making this difficult time easier for us. We appreciate your thoughtfulness, understanding and service. With Gratitude, Susan and Bob Dietrich Read more

  • The family of Maria Rodriguez

    November 01, 2016

    Dino, Justin & Staff, Just a note to say how wonderful you and how easy you made the services for our family. We greatly appreciated all the special touches and eye for detail you made those days from our mothers passing. I speak for our entire family to say thank you again. Alex, Miriam, Lilli, Elzy, Mirna, David, Gilbert & Danny. Read more

  • The family of Myrtle Hein

    March 30, 2017

    Dear, Justin Our family sends our gratitude to you for your assistance in the planning for Myrtle Hein's funeral. We appreciated your kindness and thoughtfulness. Love in Christ, Betty, Rick,Tami & Derek Read more

  • The Madera Family

    March 23, 2017

    Dino, Paul & Staff, We Thank You for all you have done for our family during such a difficult time in our lives. Your attention and respect to our beloved family and father will forever be embedded in our hearts. I know that many locations such as yours provides a service but with you it was more then a service. Your attention to detail, your warmth charisma was genuine and one that is not usually rendered with many locations. We are blessed to have had you assisted us. I pray you will be the recipient of such a blessing as you have been to us. Thank you! With gratitude. The Madera Family Read more

  • Family of Myrtle Hein

    March 25, 2017

    Dear Paul, You were so helpful in the planning of my Mother's funeral arrangements. We appreciate your thoughtfulness and kindness. Please extend our gratitude to the Paul Bearers. Love In Christ, The Myrtle Hein Family Read more

  • The Villani Family

    March 27, 2017

    Dear Dino, Thank you so much for everything you did for me during this difficult time. You are thoughtful and so very much appreciated. You are such a wonderful person. All your kindness towards everyone will definitely be rewarded. Losing a mother is one of the hardest things in life but with the support of family and friends, I will be able to go on. Please know that I never have to worry because I have you to turn to. Dino, you did an excellent job with everything. People told me that if such a thing as a funeral can be beautiful, my mom's definitely was. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you did to make it a wonderful celebration of her new life. Sincerely, Elizabeth Villani Read more

  • Family of John Burcin

    August 29, 2016

    Dear Dino, I want to take a moment to thank you for making Jack's passing so comfortable. I felt that he would get the care he deserved with you and he did. Sincerely, Martha Burcin Read more

  • The Family of Jean Franz

    August 23, 2016

    Dino, I wanted to thank you for your kindness and understanding as we planned my mother-in-law's services. You have been so kind to me and my husband and we sincerely appreciate all you did to make this as easy on us as possible. It is never easy to plan the final Good Bye but you guided us each step of the way. Thank you for always understanding my need and desire to have everything as perfect as it could be for Jean. Sincerely, Peter & Charlotte Franz Read more

  • Nick Diehm

    August 15, 2016

    Dear Dino, I just want to congratulate you on being recognized and honored for your dedicated professional service by the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association. I speak for myself and for so many of your wonderful friends. You are one of the most sincere, loyal and caring person I have ever met. You certainly have acquired through the wonderful legacy and unforgettable reputation of the Cantelmi tradition. You just were born with that God given gift which is beyond description. Finally, I will always remember how well you treated each member of the Carl Family with so much compassion, dignity and respect. With my utmost respect and love always, Nick Diehm Read more

  • Family of Paul Heidecker

    June 20, 2016

    To Dino & Staff, Want to express my thanks and appreciation for all your caring and kind help before, during, and after Paul Heidecker's funeral. For myself and my family, your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. A special thank you to Sandy for taking extra time to help me with some forms to fill out. Thank you all so much. Very Sincerely, Barb Heidecker & Family Read more

  • The family of Michael Johnson

    March 30, 2016

    Dino & Sandy, Many thanks to you both for Michael's passing to be a little less of a burden for us. The granite stone looks great and I am sure all will be pleased to see it. We have many memories to cherish, one of which that Cantelmi Funeral Home and everyone who participated, made it a little bit easier. We thank you for that. God Bless and May the Lord hold you in the Palm of His Hand! Read more

  • Friend of Jim Nagy

    March 21, 2016

    Thank you so much for what all of you did for our beloved Jim Nagy. Jim was a wonderful person and will be missed by all of us at St. Paul's. Your services meant so much to me and my St. Paul's family!! May God grant you and your family many many Blessed Years! Read more

  • Family of: Louis A. Derrico

    December 11, 2015

    Dear Dino, Thank you so very much for your support during the passing of Lou. You are not only family but also a true friend. Wishing you and your family a blessed holiday season. Love, Anna and Family Read more

  • Family of Joseph Fox

    November 07, 2015

    Dino, My family and I would like to thank you for the beautiful job you did in preparing the funeral services for our father, Joseph Fox. Obviously, we have worked with you in the past and know the level of professionalism your funeral home demands; however, my family was more than pleased with your services. Your compassion and empathy make such a sorrowful day a little more bearable, and for that we thank you. From the beautiful picture slide show, to the gun salute at the cemetery, your time and attention to detail touched the hearts of our family, especially our mother who said that she felt honored and it was exactly what her husband deserved. Sincerely, Mary Fox Richard Fox Sharon Zurick and Family Doreen Polak and Family Read more

  • The family of Dr. Thomas A Ward

    October 30, 2015

    Dear Dino and Staff, I want to thank you for your help, support, professionalism but most of all your friendly and personal attention afforded to me and my family. Your staff and everyone needs to be thanked... Sincerely, Dorothy Ward Read more

  • Family of Theresa Vario

    August 01, 2014

    Dear Dino, Our heartfelt "gratitude" to you and your staff for all you did for us to ease our sorrow at Aunt Tessie's journey home. Everyone expressed their thanks for the beauty of our last good-bye. Read more

  • Family of Frank Bianco

    June 24, 2015

    Thank you for everything with my dad's services; they were lovely and dignified and filled with details to help us remember the way he was. I also appreciated your professional and sensitive way of handling matters. Warm Regards, Lisa Bianco Guth Read more

  • The Miles Family

    March 05, 2015

    Dear Dino, Thank you for the wonderful job you did making my son Jeffrey look so good. You always come through for us. Fondly, Janet Read more

  • Jean Horvath

    April 14, 2014

    Dino, What a pleasure dealing with such a kind professional. I'll never forget your thoughtfulness. Thank you. Read more

  • Ruth Family

    July 17, 2015

    Dino, Thank you so much for all your kindness. Read more

  • Pavlochik Family

    April 14, 2015

    Thank you for all your help with John's monument! The stone is beautiful and is a great tribute. I am very pleased with the great carving too! Read more

  • Dimmig Family

    April 15, 2015

    Dino, Thank you for helping to make my Mom's funeral a beautiful tribute to her. I was well pleased with all the arrangements and your professional touch. I can, and always will, remember how beautiful she looked. During this difficult time your kindness and sympathy helped me, my family and all who loved her handle the day with the strength we needed. You are an asset to your profession and I wish you God's blessings in the future. Read more

  • The Molnar Family

    March 31, 2014

    Thank you for taking such great care of my father and for the comfort and peace you gave to my mother and our family. You really helped make such a difficult time a little easier to handle. Read more