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Catholic Cremation Package

Catholic Cremation Package - $ 3516.00

Our price includes all normal and necessary expenses for cremation, including:

  • Transportation from place of death to funeral home 
  • Obtaining all required authorizations, certificates and permits
  • Initial notification to the Social Security Administration
  • Return of cremated remains in basic container, or a life memorial urn you've selected for an affordable cost from us.
  • Funeral Mass at Church 
  • Visitation / Gathering / or at church (if permitted) (2 hours)
  • Set up and break down of flowers, directional and reserved signs, register stands, easels, etc. for service
  • Embalming
  • Dressing, cosmetology and casketing of the deceased
  • Rental Casket (wood or 20 gauge non sealed metal)
  • Funeral vehicle
  • Committal Service at Holy Cross Crematory Chapel
  • Cremation performed by a certified technician at Holy Cross Crematory, a catholic crematory owned by the Diocese of Metuchen, NJ. 
  • Interment or Entombment of Ashes

Does not include the $300. Crematory fee, Holy Cross Chapel fee, cash disbursements such as a formal obituary, permit, death certificate certified copies, gratuities, clergy fees, Limousines, Prayer Cards, Church Fees, Organist, Solist, Flower Car, Cemetery Charges, Vault or special material urn for interment or entombment of ashes (if required), or any outside expenses.

FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CATHOLIC CREMATION

BASIC FACTS ABOUT CREMATION & THE CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR YOU OR YOUR FAMILY

If you are considering cremation, it is important to know what is involved and what your choices are. You will then be able to make a meaningful decision that is right for you and your family.

Yes. In May, 1963, the Vatican lifted the prohibition forbidding Catholics to choose cremation. 

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