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New York City NY Funerals Checklist

Prior to engaging with a funeral home in New York City NY, check with several funeral homes. Compare their costs along this New York City NY funeral checklist.

‘Simple’ Disposition of the Remains in New York City NY:

– Immediate burial
– Immediate cremation
– If the cremation process is extra, how much is it?
– Donation of the body to a medical school or hospital

New York City NY ‘Traditional,’ Full-Service Burial or Cremation:

– Basic services fee for the funeral director and staff
– Pickup of body
– Embalming
– Other preparation of body
– Least expensive casket
– Description, including model #
– Outer Burial Container (vault)
– Description
– Visitation/viewing – staff and facilities
– Funeral or memorial service – staff and facilities
– Graveside service, including staff and equipment
– Hearse
– Other vehicles
– Total

Other Funeral Services in New York City NY

– Forwarding body to another funeral home
– Receiving body from another funeral home
– Cost of lot or crypt (if you don’t already own one)
– Perpetual care
– Opening and closing the grave or crypt
– Grave liner, if required
– Marker/monument (including setup)