Making Cremation Services Affordable


By Queens Courier Staff |

With the economy in a recession, more and more families are choosing cremation as an alternative to traditional burial. With cremation rates between 30 and 35 percent and rising in New York alone, this business is meeting the financial needs of families looking for an option other than traditional burial. With over 100 years of experience in the funeral business, Affordable Cremation Services of New York focuses on the transfer and disposition of remains in the most stress-free and cost efficient way possible for families.
Specializing in direct cremation, Affordable Cremation Services of New York will transfer remains from anywhere in Nassau or Suffolk counties to the ACS of NY facility. The $1,695 fee includes staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, transportation and supervision at the crematory, an alternative container as required for cremation, the cremation process and the return of cremated remains to ACS of NY. If the family would like to have a memorial service as well, ACS of NY offers a two-hour service for $3,065, which includes use of the facility, staff supervision, coordination of service plans with parties involved, and all standard cremation services.
Clients can of course visit the ACS of NY facilities in person at 130 Carleton Avenue in Central Islip, but to offer the ultimate in convenience, cremation services can be arranged online at www.acsofnewyork.com. From the home page, people can choose a variety of services ranging from understanding the cremation process to planning everything with the click of a mouse. The site even offers a forms library and driving directions. With the goal of providing clients with as much information as possible, ACS of NY designed the site to be user-friendly, and it gives people the utmost control over their planning.
Affordable Cremation Services of New York currently serves Long Island and New York City. Call 516-546-4626 for additional information. The staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week.