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


Lowest Priced Cremation Service in Eastern, PA

Direct Cremation

$ 795.*

WHAT'S INCLUDED in the $ 795*:    

  • Professional Service of Funeral Director and Staff. 
  • Staff and equipment required for the transfer of the Deceased from the place of passing to our Crematorium, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.  
  • Use of all Automotive Equipment such as the transfer vehicle from place of death and to crematorium.  Also includes the use of a service vehicle to transport and retrieve legal documents (Death Certificates, Cremation Permit) from the Doctor or the State.
  • The use of our climate controlled holding room for three days, as required by law.   
  • The arrangement conference with a Licensed Funeral Director.  
  • The filing of the Death Certificate and the Cremation Permit with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county where the death occurred.  
  • The filing of Veterans documents with the Commonwealth. (If applicable)
  • Notification of Social Security.
  • Notification of Medicare.
  • Applying for and obtaining certified copies of the death certificate for you.  (We either deliver or mail the certificates directly to you.)
  • Formatting and forwarding of the obituary to the newspaper(s) of your choice.  Obituaries are emailed to us (gyfh@comcast.net) by you.  
  • Posting of the obituary on our website and Facebook page, if authorized by you.  There is no charge to you to post the obituary on our website or Facebook page.  You may also add one or two pictures of the Deceased to accompany the obituary too.  Obituary and picture(s) must be emailed to us.   
  • Obtaining legal documents (Death Certificate) from your Doctor and the Register's Office in the county where the death occurred.  
  • Placement of the Cremated Remains into a white hard shell urn, unless another is selected.  (White Urn included)
  • Notification of the family member in charge when the Cremated Remains will be available to be received at our office during normal business hours.  
          
          WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED in the $ 795:
  • Certified Copies of the Death Certificate. (The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charges $ 20. per copy.)
  • The cost of an obituary in the newspaper(s) of your choice.  You are not required by law to publish an obituary. The Reading Eagle has a minimum charge of $ 400. with additional fees for obituaries that extend beyond four inches in length.  (No charge for obituaries posted on our website.)
  • The use of the Crematorium.  An additional charge will apply for any Deceased weighing over 275 lbs. 
  • Cremation Permit Fee.  Required by the County where the death occurred.  Cost varies by county in PA



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