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Since this community has been so supportive of us over the years, we believe strongly in giving back, remaining visible, and doing our part to promote the community’s wellbeing. We encourage our employees to volunteer their time in ways that serve their neighbors, and we delight in working closely with local caregivers, veterans, first responders, clergy, hospices, and charities. In short, we empower our employees to make a positive difference in the local community.

Giving back is part of what we do, and community involvement is intrinsic to our business model. We are grateful for every opportunity we have to serve our neighbors in this unique and special place.

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23rd Annual Butterfly Release

Published: August 8, 2018

Whisper to me your wish and I will take it to the Great Spirit

 to pass along to your loved one…


You and your family are cordially invited to attend the

 23rd Annual Butterfly Remembrance Ceremony

 Saturday, August 25, 2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

RSVP by Tuesday, August 14th

Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation

220 North Main Street, East Longmeadow

 (413) 525-2800


Saturday, September 8, 2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

RSVP by Tuesday, August 28th

Colonial Forastiere Funeral & Cremation

985 Main Street, Agawam

(413) 786-2600

Please select the date that is best for your family and call ahead to reserve your live butterfly to release in

remembrance of your loved one. 

Space is limited, one butterfly per family


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Click Here for more information on this upcoming event

St. Michael's Parish and Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation invite you to come and hear Chris Herren share his personal story of substance abuse and recovery. 

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM 

St. Michael's Parish 

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