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2283 Grand Ave.
BALDWIN, NY 11510
Phone: (516) 223-3516
Fax: (516) 223-9829

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Our Low Cost Cremation Prices

Affordable Cremation Costs NYC available at Metropolitan Funeral ServiceTo help make your decision easier, we’ve created four (4) commonly selected direct cremation packages. The total price and an itemization of the services/merchandise included in the particular packages are described below. Please note that the $1248.00 basic fee advertised on our site’s main page is ALREADY INCLUDED in these packages!
 
What ISN’T included? Death certificates ($15.00 per copy in New York City; $10.00 in N.Y.S), permit fees, medical examiner fees and special services like an additional $150 for any death that occurs in a residence, nursing home or hospice facility, same-day cremation service or other special handling of the cremated remains. Based on our 67 years of direct cremation experience, the packages we’ve created will address the needs of 95% of client families.

Basic Direct Cremation Costs

Includes:

  1. Transfer from the place of death to the funeral home within New York’s five boroughs, Nassau and Western Suffolk.  (*Residential, nursing home or hospice transfer NOT included. Add $150.00)
  2. Basic services of the funeral director and staff, filing necessary authorizations, securing the death certificate and obtaining certified copies
  3. Service vehicle to the crematory
  4. Cardboard alternative container (Items 1-4 total $1284.00)
  5. Crematory charges (L. I. Cremation Co. W. Babylon, N.Y. $411.00)
If you select another crematory, the charges will be adjusted accordingly. The cremated remains will be returned to the funeral home where they can be claimed by a family member or other authorized person.

 $1,695


Basic Direct Cremation Costs PLUS Atlantic Scattering 

Includes:

  1. Transfer from the place of death to the funeral home within New York’s five boroughs, Nassau and Western Suffolk. (*Residential, nursing home or hospice transfer NOT included. Add $150.00)
  2. Basic services of the funeral director and staff, filing necessary authorizations, securing the death certificate and obtaining certified copies
  3. Service vehicle to the crematory
  4. Cardboard alternative container (Items 1-4 total $1284.00)
  5. Crematory charges (L. I. Cremation Co. W. Babylon, N.Y., $411.00)
  6. Atlantic Sea Scattering ($295.00)

If you select another crematory, the charges will be adjusted accordingly. A handsome certificate, suitable for framing and commemorating the date and location of the scattering, will be provided.

$1,990 


Basic Direct Cremation Costs PLUS Pacific (Maui) Scattering

Includes:

  1. Transfer from the place of death to the funeral home within New York’s five boroughs, Nassau and Western Suffolk. (*Residential, nursing home or hospice transfer NOT included. Add $150.00)
  2. Basic services of the funeral director and staff, filing necessary authorizations, securing the death certificate and obtaining certified copies
  3. Service vehicle to the crematory
  4. Cardboard alternative container (Items 1-4 total $1284.00)
  5. Crematory charges (L. I. Cremation Co. W. Babylon, N.Y. $411.00)
  6. Mailing of the cremated remains ($65.00 plus postage)
  7. Pacific ocean scattering ($395.00)

If you select another crematory, the charges will be adjusted accordingly. A handsome certificate, suitable for framing and commemorating the date and location of the scattering, will be provided.

 $2,155 


Basic Direct Cremation Costs PLUS cultured marble urn, urn name plate and 50 acknowledgement cards 

Includes:

  1. Transfer from the place of death to the funeral home with New York’s five boroughs, Nassau and Western Suffolk. (*Residential, nursing home or hospice transfer NOT included. Add $150.00)
  2. Basic services of the funeral director and staff, filing necessary authorizations, securing the death certificate and obtaining certified copies
  3. Service vehicle to the crematory
  4. Cardboard alternative container (Items 1-4 total $1284.00)
  5. Cultured marble urn (five colors available, $350.00)
  6. Laser Engraving (4 lines $132.00)
  7. 50 thermographed, custom-printed acknowledgement cards ($78.00)
  8. Crematory charges (L. I. Cremation Co. W. Babylon, N.Y. $411.00)

If you select another crematory, the charges will be adjusted accordingly. The cremated remains will be returned to the funeral home where they can be claimed by a family member or other authorized person.

$2,255


If you would like to know more about our affordable cremation services, please visit our Cremation Services page.
 
Our No Hidden Fee Guarantee promises that the price we give you over the phone or you see on this site, will be the price that you will pay. Learn more about how we offer no additional cremation fees.
 
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