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Helpful Information about Direct Cremations in NYC

Find the information you need about direction cremations in Brooklyn, NY but we cover many areas. As a premier provider of this dignified and inexpensive service, Peter P Dohanich Funeral Service, Inc. is a reputable resource for everything you need to know about cremations. From pricing to additional services we provide, we offer the information you need when arranging this service for a loved one.

Affordable cremation directly from a morgue to the crematory

Internet Special: Funeral Home Charge plus Cash Advances for a direct cremation in NYC (5 Boroughs)

Any variation from this internet special you can add/itemize off our general price list.


$345 Funeral Home charge for recipients currently receiving social services includes:

  • Removal of remains from any hospital morgue or nursing home morgue in the five boroughs of New York City. (Must be a refrigerated morgue)
  • Completed necessary paperwork.
  • Meeting with the funeral director in person or via Internet/ Phone.
  • If you choose to pic up the cremains yourself at the crematory in NJ then no additional mail charge.

Cash Advances additional charges:

  • Tolls & gratuities from New York City to New Jersey to the crematory of our choosing to help keep costs low.
  • Crematory fee
  • Corregated container
  • Death Certificates
  • Cremation Permit
  • mail of cremains in temporary plastic urn to you if you choose not to pick them up yourself at the NJ crematory.
If there's any variation from the Internet Special above see general price list additions:

Additional Services Where Charges Apply In NYC:

  • Crematory fee/cremation if it's not the crematory of our choosing.
  • Extra personnel - $125 per man as necessary (i.e. home removal).
  • Witnessing of the cremation without visitation - call for price and restrictions.
  • Death certificate charges for New York City - $15 per copy and for New York State - $10 per copy.
  • Next-day FedEx shipping of death certificates - $25.
  • If the crematory is selected by you, additional pricing applies as per that location TBD.
  • Disposition permit fee of $40.
  • Mailing of the cremains by USPS is $50 within the US, except for Hawaii and Puerto Rico where additional charges may apply.
  • New York City charges a correction fee to documents of $40.
  • Corrugated alternative cremation container - ranges from gratis to $100 as per selected crematory charges TBD.
  • Low cost Funeral Home complete packages from $1495 for non recipients of social services. Call director to discuss.

Outside New York City:

  • Greater than 25 miles and up to 50 miles outside of New York City - $795 plus client selections.
  • Greater than 50 miles and up to 75 miles outside of New York City, - $895 plus client selections.
  • Greater than 75 miles outside of New York City - please call for a quote.

Funeral Home Price Includes:

  • Removal and transfer of remains from any hospital or nursing home.
  • Funeral home/funeral director charges.
  • Completed necessary paperwork.

Additional Fees:

  • Crematory fee/cremation If it's not one of our choosing.
  • Death certificates as local fees determined.
  • Extra personnel - $125 per man as necessary.
  • Suffolk County medical examiner fee - $60.
  • Disposition permits/permit fee.
  • Cardboard/corrugated cremation container - gratis to $100 depending on the selected crematory charge.
  • Please inquire with the funeral director for other charges as determined by your location or requests.

Contact us for more information about all types of cremations in New York City. We serve clients throughout New York City, as well as Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties.