Bryant Funeral Home in East Setauket, NY

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Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services for Suffolk County, Three Village Community and surrounding area.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 631-473-0082 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Sergio R. Benites

Sergio R. Benites

Managing Partner

Sergio R. Benites has always been passionate about helping people through difficult moments. This led him to embark on a long-standing career in Funeral Services. Sergio joined the Bryant family in 2018, and quickly became a valuable member of the Three Village community.

Throughout his career, Sergio’s experience as a Funeral Director and Manager at the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes has been marked by quality and compassionate services.  He has counseled numerous families and mentored newly licensed funeral directors in the practice of funeral services.

Sergio has a degree in Mortuary Sciences from Nassau Community College, is a NYS Licensed Funeral Director, and actively participates in the Three Village Chamber of Commerce, local parishes, and the Nassau-Suffolk Funeral Directors Association.  He lives in Greenlawn with his wife, Cathleen, and their two sons, Patrick and Nathan. In his spare time Sergio enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, hiking, kayaking, painting, and otherwise enjoying nature.

Fred Bryant

Fred Bryant


Fred Bryant was born and raised in Port Jefferson. He received his degree in Mortuary Science from Farmingdale University.  After he graduated, Fred joined the family business at the Bryant Funeral Home in Setauket, where he has worked for over the past 40 years.  Fred’s family and ancestors have been actively involved in this community for many generations.

Mr. Bryant is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), the New York State Funeral Director Association (NYSFD), Board Member of the Nassau-Suffolk Funeral Directors Association (NSFDA), and Cremation Association of North America (CANA).

Fred is a trustee and serves on the board of many organizations and institutions in his community.

Fred currently lives in Port Jefferson with his wife, Debbie. Together they have 7 children and 6 grandchildren.

Kenneth J. Favara

Kenneth J. Favara

Funeral Director

Kenneth J. Favara was born in Nassau County and moved to Commack in 1961. He      graduated from Commack High School South in 1978.  He obtained his Associate's Degree in Applied Science with a major in Mortuary Science from Farmingdale University in 1980. After completing his residency, he received his license in 1981. Before entering full time funeral service, Ken worked with the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office as a member of the transfer team. Full time service began with the Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes, in Levittown and Hicksville, NY. Continuing with his professional experiences, he accepted a position at the Robertaccio Funeral Home in Patchogue. He joined the staff of Bryant Funeral Home in 1997 and is currently employed.

While in college, he met his wife Linda and married her in 1984.  They reside in Coram and have a daughter, Gina Marie.

Ken is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFDA), and the Nassau-Suffolk Funeral Directors Association (NSFDA), and the Academy of Professional Funeral Service.  Ken is also a 4th Degree Knight of the St. Gerard Majella RC Knights of Columbus Council #7006, Parishioner of Infant Jesus RC Church, Port Jefferson, and member of the National Rifle Association.

He enjoys collecting coins and stamps, boating, fishing, and target shooting. Ken also loves to travel to Italy, and visit with family and friends.


Gregory C. Muller

Gregory C. Muller

Funeral Director

Gregory C. Muller, is a dedicated funeral professional.  With over 20 years of service to families, Greg believes the trust placed in him is a sacred one.  Whether it be during a time of grief or during planning stages, he tirelessly assists with the highest degree of professionalism and compassion.

Gregory received his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science from Nassau Community and is graduate of Nassau Community College.  

Gregory is a former Coach and Assistant Coach at Terryville Soccer Club, Associate member of the Vietnam Veterans of America.  Greg also is a 3rd Degree Knight of the St. Kilian Knights of Columbus Council # 2204.  He is also a member of New York State Funeral Directors Association.

Arthur Bryant

Arthur Bryant

Funeral Director, Founder, 1919-2013

Arthur was one of four sons born at home to Edwin Melville and Mildred Bryant in East Setauket. He was raised on the family farm currently known as “Benner’s Farm”.  Shortly after graduation from Setauket High School, he served his country as a Sgt. in the Army Air Force, stationed in England.

After World War II, Arthur married Martha Curtis of Port Jefferson, built a home in Setauket, where they raised their three sons, Arthur Jr., Herbert, and Frederick. Art and Mart ran several successful area businesses. In the 1960’s he earned his New York State funeral director’s license, achieving a lifelong dream.  He was part-owner of another Long Island funeral home before starting the Bryant Funeral Home in Setauket. Through his encouragement, his three sons entered the family business as licensed funeral directors themselves.  Arthur had over 50 years of experience in his chosen field, and held many positions in his community.

His volunteerism included his lifelong membership at the First United Methodist Church in Port Jefferson where he served many, many years as Sunday school superintendent. Arthur was a proud 75 year member of the Setauket Fire Department, a member and past commander of American Legion Harbor Post 417 and the VFW.

Art and Mart were married for over 50 years and enjoyed traveling throughout the western states and especially loved Alaska and California.

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Bryant Funeral Home
411 Old Town Rd
| East Setauket, NY 11733
Tel: 631-473-0082

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