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Direct Cremation via Online Gathering of Information

(including cremation container)

 Please complete the form at the right of this page.  All fields must be complete.

We are very sorry for your loss and stand ready to assist you in your time of need.   If you have not yet done so, please call us at 941.748.1011 so that we may begin the process of bringing your loved one into our care.

This package is for At Need (death has occurred) Arrangements only. If death has not taken place, please choose 'Pre Plan' from the menu above. 


NOTE: Please download your copy of our General Price List by clicking HERE


This package includes and is limited to the following services and merchandise

  • Transfer of deceased from place of death to our funeral home within a 15 mile radius. Additional charges apply for locations outside this region and for any additional transfer staff required as noted in the GPL.)
  • Submission of the death record to the State of Florida using data supplied online to us by the family.
  • Liaising with medical personnel to provide cause of death.
  • Obtaining cremation authorization from the appropriate Medical Examiner's office (the fee assessed by the ME's office is in addition to the package price listed.)
  • Sheltering of the deceased according to state law in our own sheltering facility till cremation is finalized.
  • Cardboard Alternative Cremation Container.
  • Cremation of the deceased in our on-site crematory.
  • Finalization of the cremation process.
  • Return of cremated remains to the family in a simple temporary cardboard container at our funeral home. Cremated remains must be picked up within 30 days of notification of completion.
  • Submission of a free death notice (Limited to 10 lines. Text will be composed by our firm's administrative staff.) to the Bradenton Herald or Sarasota Herald-Tribune (one newspaper only).
  • Hosting minimal death notice on our website.
The following are NOT included in this package, but may be purchased as additional options:
  • In-person contact with a funeral director
  • Ordering and procuring death certificates
  • Obituary editing and support services to place a full obituary in a local newspaper.

Legally Authorized Persons

In the state of Florida, the following list of persons - in priority right - have the legal right to make the arrangements of a deceased individual. When making arrangements you must attest that you hold the priority right.
  1. Surviving spouse
  2. Adult child (18 years of age or older)
  3. A parent
  4. A sibling (18 years of age or older)
  5. A grandchild (18 years of age or older)
  6. A grandparent
  7. Any person in the next degree of kinship.
More information on Florida funeral law may be found HERE



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