Caribe Funeral Home–One of Brooklyn´s Largest Funeral Chapels

Local Leaders help cut the Ribbon for Caribe Funeral HomeOffering Funeral Services For New York´s International Communities,

Especially the Caribbean and Latin American Communities

BROOKLYN, N.Y.– Caribe Funeral and Floral Studio ( has debuted their new location. Caribe hosted a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening ceremony last week at their new location, 1922 Utica Avenue (between Avenues L and M).

New York State Assembly members Rhoda S. Jacobs (D–District 42) and Helene E. Weinstein (D–District 41) along with Rene Hastick-Motes, Policy Advisory, Borough President Marty Markowitz’s office, and Dr. Roy Hastick, President of Caribbean-American Chamber of Commerce attended the ceremony and delivered remarks.  Clergy members from various denominations were also on hand, including Reverend Gilford Monrose, President of the 67thPrecinct Clergy Council.  Caribe has created 12 new full and part-time jobs and plans to add more positions in the next 18 months

Stated Dr. Hastick, “We are delighted that Caribe Funeral Home has provided affordable funeral services for people of the Caribbean and Hispanic Diaspora who have specific needs and have created jobs right here in the community.”

Joseph Fanzai, owner of Caribe Funeral Home, stated, “I have had the privilege of serving many families from all walks of life, honoring the deceased and comforting their families. At Caribe Funeral Home we are dedicated to doing whatever it takes to make a difficult time easier for the families we serve.”

Caribe offers professional direction of funeral services, whether held in the funeral home, church, temple, cemetery, or crematory.   Caribe Funeral Home specializes in funeral services for the Caribbean and Hispanic communities with multilingual world-class customer service representatives who speak Spanish and Creole. Caribe also proudly offers affordable prices, life-centered innovations and affordability for grieving families.  The tranquil state-of-the-art building offers complimentary valet service and two of the largest chapels in Brooklyn located in the15000-square-foot space with seating capacity up to 410 people.

The mission of Caribe Funeral Home is to providing families with the utmost of care, integrity, respect and innovations, such as live webcast and or videotaping of the funeral service, memorial service, and graveside service for family members overseas.

Caribe Funeral Home offers:

  • Full service funeral services
  • Coordination of funeral services in the United States and overseas
  • Cremation services
  • Memorialization services
  • Casket and urn showroom
  • Specializing in veterans funerals

Caribe Floral Studio is conveniently located on premises and offers the highest quality of floral tributes in both freshness and design.  Caribe´s floral designers are trained to help you with your selections, and are able to provide information concerning what is traditional and customary for all occasions.  Floral delivery is available throughout the New York City area.

From procuring the death certificate to composing the obituaries to coordinating service details with church and clergy and burial or cremation permit to providing benefits assistance in completing forms for Social Security, insurance, Veterans benefits, pensions and notary public service, Caribe Funeral Home provides every service necessary to assist families during their time of grief.

For a consultation or more information call 718-444-1818 or log onto www. for helpful information on all your funeral preparation concerns.