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COVID-19, EXECUTIVE ORDER, Reopening New York

We have been closely monitoring the guidelines from the CDC, NYS and Federal Emergency Contingencies as well the National Funeral Directors Association and the NYS Funeral Directors Association.


*  Executive Order deemed funeral homes as essential services, will remain at full staff.

*  Inside calling hours/viewing/funerals:  Phase Four: 33% of occupancy.  A distance of at least 6 feet must be maintained amongst all individuals at all times, unless safety or the core activity requires a shorter distance (e.g. pallbearing) or the individuals are members of the same household.  All within the building coming within 6 feet of one another, must wear acceptable face coverings..

*  Graveside or outside services:  Phase Four: 50 people in attendance must maintain social distancing and wear a face covering, unless they are members of the same household.  Our funeral home will not be setting up chairs, please be sure to bring your own.

*  We are increasing the frequency of deep cleaning our entire facility per CDC guidelines.

It is our goal to protect and accommodate all who enter our funeral home to ensure the safely and comfort while honoring their loved ones.


* Offering Special Discounts for Military, Law Enforcement and Firefighters *


Two Locations - One Family 

Heller & Skinner Funeral Home
155 Main Street
PO Box 308
Worcester, NY 12197


Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home
51 Dietz Street
Oneonta, NY 13820



Worcester - Back Entrance
Oneonta - Side Entrance, Lift Under Carport


As of January 2015 the Heller Funeral Home in Schenevus has merged with the E.J. Skinner Co. in Worcester.  The funeral home is Heller & Skinner Funeral Home, 155 Main St., Worcester, NY. 

Our family is committed to providing the families in our communities with a highly personal as well as professional level of service, and still maintaining affordability.

We hope you find our site informative and helpful.

John C. & Kathleen M. Pietrobono

Information regarding the Schenevus Cemetery, call 607-397-9711

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