2741 N. 5th Street Highway
| Reading, PA 19605
Tel: 1-610-750-5057

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At-Need Form - Use this form if a death has occurred.

If a Death has occurred, please call us first at 610-750-5057, then complete the information below.

Please note:  The information you type here will be used on legal documentsHow you type the word is exactly how it will appear on all legal documents.  Therefore, please do not abbreviate words, spell correctly using proper capitalization and type full names or middle initials on everyone as-well as complete addresses.  If a questions is left blank it will appear as "unrecorded" on the death certificate.  If you do not know an answer, please type "unknown" in the space.

1)  After completing the questions on this form, click on the "submit" button on the bottom right of this page.

2)  Click on the "Cremation Forms" tab above, and complete the "Cremation Authorization" form too.

We will call you after the cremation has been performed to arrange a time to meet so you can receive everything. 

We are a Direct Cremation Provider, we Do Not Provided an opportunity for a viewing before Cremation.

Reading Cremation Society Vital Statistics for Death Certificate

Deceased's Information

Family Information

Educational Level

Work History

Military Experience



2) Urn Options 

All Cremated Remains are returned in a corrugated fiberboard Urn unless another is selected.   Click on the link below to up-load our Urn Catalog by Matthews Urns in Pittsburgh, PA  


Use this space to type in the name of the urn you would like us to order.

3) Memorial Stationary Options

Click on the graphic on the left to download and View all of our Memorial Stationary Products.  We offer Guest Register Books, Memorial Folders, Prayer Cards, Thank you cards, Memorial D.V.D.'s and Memory Candles. 

Use this space to type in the name(s) of the Stationary and prayer you would like us to have printed.

4) Finger Print Cremation Jewelry

Click on the link below to view our Finger Print Cremation Jewelry.  If you wish to order jewelry, you MUST let us know so we can obtain a set of prints prior to the cremation.  We will also assign you a PIN number at that time. 


Attach a file such as an Obituary, a picture, DD-214 Military Discharge, the prayer for a memorial folder, etc.

After you press the "Submit Information" tab (Below) please complete the "Cremation Authorization" by clicking on the "Cremation Forms" tab at the top of this page. 

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