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Dennis Lee
B: 1966-07-08
D: 2017-10-12
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Lee, Dennis
Amelia Franco
B: 1931-12-01
D: 2017-10-07
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Franco, Amelia
Haruo Ito
B: 1912-04-15
D: 2017-10-03
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Ito, Haruo
Julia Melendez
B: 1919-04-02
D: 2017-09-29
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Melendez, Julia
Carlos Heredia
B: 1952-04-13
D: 2017-09-29
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Heredia, Carlos
Mary Keppel
B: 1916-06-22
D: 2017-09-26
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Keppel, Mary
Candido Garcia
B: 1930-10-03
D: 2017-09-26
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Garcia, Candido
Sandra Accardi
B: 1944-12-28
D: 2017-09-25
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Accardi, Sandra
Gladys Rivera
B: 1926-09-22
D: 2017-09-24
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Rivera, Gladys
George Rosado
B: 1939-11-27
D: 2017-09-22
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Rosado, George
Fanya Khentov
B: 1925-01-07
D: 2017-09-20
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Khentov, Fanya
Lucy Lopez
B: 1947-08-13
D: 2017-09-19
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Lopez, Lucy
Delois Rios
B: 1946-11-25
D: 2017-09-13
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Rios, Delois
George Xiradakis
B: 1934-03-29
D: 2017-09-13
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Xiradakis, George
Eddie Rivera
B: 1961-08-24
D: 2017-09-07
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Rivera, Eddie
Gladys Rago
B: 1929-09-27
D: 2017-09-06
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Rago, Gladys
Norma Gonzalez
B: 1936-07-01
D: 2017-09-03
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Gonzalez, Norma
Michele Calvo Ortiz
B: 1951-02-05
D: 2017-09-01
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Calvo Ortiz, Michele
Anthony Montefusco
B: 1943-06-29
D: 2017-08-29
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Montefusco, Anthony
Lucy Garfinkle
B: 1928-05-28
D: 2017-08-28
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Garfinkle, Lucy
Marie Guevara
B: 1931-00-00
D: 2017-08-25
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Guevara, Marie

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Professional & Affordable Cremation Services

We are caring cremation experts who promise each family we serve the highest level of:

  • Courteous, professional service
    Our dedicated staff will take care of all details, including prompt filing of required permits and notifications. Accurate completion of these essential documents not only ensures their acceptance by local or state agencies; it guarantees your loved one's cremation will not be delayed.
  • Respectful care of the deceased and timely completion of cremation process
    Your loved one will be attended to by certified crematory operators; each of whom has been trained to provide both compassionate care for the deceased, and conscientious attention to detail throughout the cremation process.
  • Safekeeping and prompt return of cremated remains
    We know it's important for the families we serve to know their loved one will be coming home as soon as possible. That's why we promise to notify you as soon as their ashes become available, and safeguard their urn until the time you are ready to receive them.
  • A memorial service to celebrate the life of the deceased.
    There are many advantages to taking some time to remember the life lived, share stories and laugh about all of the memories. Our team can help you plan a fitting memorial service with or without the cremation urn present, at our facility or in a place of your choosing.

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We offer three cremation funeral options; each can be modified to meet your needs:

Traditional Cremation Services.
These are much like a traditional funeral. The body of the deceased, placed in a specially-selected cremation casket or a rental casket, is the focal point of the service. A visitation can take place prior to the funeral service and the cycle is completed with the cremation rather than a traditional burial. Once the cremation has occurred, the cremated remains are returned to your family. You can then decide to scatter, bury, or retain the cremated remains in an urn.

Memorial Gathering After the Cremation Has Taken Place.
This can occur at any time after the cremation process. The urn is usually on display at the service, which can take place in any setting preferred by the family. View our memorial service ideas page.

Direct Cremation.
This involves completion of all required paperwork and the transportation of the deceased from the hospital, home, nursing facility, or coroner's office to the crematory. Read more about direct cremation here.

Why You Should Think of Us as Your Trusted Cremation Services Provider

We've had years of experience serving many families, so we understand and respect your decisions. Not only that, we will take all the time you may need to make an informed decision. Call us today at or email us through the Contact Us form.

We encourage you to contact us to discuss the cremation services we offer and to explore cremation costs. We are here to help you make an informed decision. Simply call to ask any questions.

How to Plan a Cremation Funeral Service

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1. Learn about your cremation options. Review the cremation information found on our website. 

2. Engage your family in a discussion. We urge you to bring your family into the conversation to get a better idea about how they feel about cremation and what they would prefer.

3. Speak with a funeral professional. If there are any questions or concerns, please turn to us for the insights you may need at this point.

4. Document your cremation intentions in writing. There are a number of forms we can provide to take this step. Call us at to learn more.

5. Arrange for the transportation of your loved one's physical remains. We can escort them to our facility or directly to the crematory.

After Deciding on a Cremation Funeral

6. Consider what kind of ceremony you would like to have. You can plan for a traditional funeral followed by the cremation or delay the ceremony until you have the time to plan a memorial service, celebration-of-life, or scattering ceremony.

7. Ask for assistance from your family and friends. When making plans for a meaningful event, encourage everyone to get involved. Ask them to gather family photos, write down the stories they'd like to share, and talk to them about the best location for the event. If you would like a eulogy, this is the time to ask someone special to take on that task.

8. Select the music, prayers, or other readings. You don't have to have any of these things but you should decide exactly what you and your guests will do at this event. There are endless possibilities.

9. Contact guests well ahead of time. This is especially important if they will need to travel or request time off from work.

10. Decide what will be done with the cremated remains. Commonly the urn is a visual focal point of a celebration-of-life. Will you then take it home? Will the scattering of ashes be a part of the event? You may want to purchase keepsake urns for family members.

Call on Us

We've had years of experience helping other families arrange affordable cremation service s. Never hesitate to pick up the phone to call us. We would be privileged to serve you and your family. Simply call to speak with one of our funeral professionals.

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