Cremation is irreversible, the State of New Jersey requires that a minimum of 48 hours must elapse after a death before cremation can take place. In addition, the death certificate must be completed and authorization(s) from the next of kin must be obtained.
No human remains may remain unburied or uncremated in New Jersey for more than 48 hours unless embalmed or refrigerated. (N.J.A.C. 8:9-1.1)
Basic services of funeral director & staff
Removal (Essex County)
Filing death certificate and obtaining permit
Minimum cardboard alternative container - Cardboard construction; minimum brown
Return of Cremains
NOT INCLUDED: Memorial or Visitation service, death certificates, death notice, scattering or mailing of Cremains, Nursing Home/House Removal, ETC.
Click below to download and complete the forms and present to the funeral director or fax them back to 973-866-5656 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance please give us a call at 973-675-8401 ext. 0 or 215. Upon receipt a funeral director from our office will contact you to discuss your options.