Lucchese Funeral Home in Morris Park houses Lily the therapy dog

News 12 The Bronx's Alisha Laventure visited Lily

News 12 The Bronx's Alisha Laventure visited Lily the therapy dog at the Lucchese Funeral Home in Morris Park. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

MORRIS PARK - A funeral home in Morris Park has a special therapy dog to help console those in mourning.

The dog, named Lily, has undergone extensive training in the past year to become an official therapy dog.

She now brings relief to those attending wakes and funerals at the Lucchese Funeral Home.

Joseph Lucchese, the funeral home's director, says having Lily around helps those who are in need of love and comfort. Lucchese says she also brings back happy memories for others.

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