Long Island Crematory
Mt Pleasant Cemetery has a beautiful grounds on Long Island to act as the final resting place for your loved one, but we also operate a crematory for those looking to go that route. So many people on Long Island turn to us for affordable cremation services and our state-of-the-art cremation system allows for the best results. Here are some frequently asked questions regarding cremation services. We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one, but we are here for your to help you get through this difficult time.
What is cremation?
Cremation is the process of reducing a deceased human body to fragments of bone and ash using extreme heat and flame. This takes place in a cremation furnace capable of reaching temperatures from 1850 to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit.
How do I receive the remains?
You can choose to pick up the cremated remains at our crematory or some other designated location. Or we can mail them to you for a fee.
What if the deceased wants to be an organ donor?
The donated organs are removed according to the guidelines established by the medical profession. After the removal of the organs, the body is then prepared for cremation.
What is your “clean sweep” cremation system?
Since 2012, we have been using a state-of-the-art cremation sweeping tool for cremations called “Clean Sweep.”It is different from how other crematories gather remains because it uses air instead of a wire brush. By using this new clean sweep technology, there is less co-mingling of ashes and it only picks up the ashes of your loved ones.
What type of certification does your staff posses?
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery adheres to the highest standards of memorialization and code of ethics as a member of the Cremation Association of North America (CANA). On top of offering trained, certified employees, we also provide the finest, most hygienic equipment that utilizes a cremation process that exceeds air-quality regulations.
Can you help with funeral homes?
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery has a great reputation of working with funeral homes on Long Island that follow our core values of caring for your deceased loved one respectfully, keeping the process smooth and well-coordinated, and providing you utmost professionalism and peace of mind.
We can help you choose the right funeral home for your service if that is a route you want to go down. For your convenience, we have a list of Long Island funeral homes chosen for their exceptional client service. If you want to combine funeral and cremation services, you can rest easy knowing that these facilities will coordinate care with Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Can you help select a professional florist?
Yes, we can help you choose a florist. Here is a list of some florists we would recommend.
Is there a refrigeration unit on the premises?
Yes, there is a refrigeration unit on the premises.
Who owns the crematory?
We own and operate the crematory on our premises.
Are all required licenses and permits current?
Yes, all required licenses and permits are up to date.
Is cremation performed quickly after the required paperwork is completed and the permits are secured?
Yes, cremations are done quickly and to your schedule once all of the details are worked out. Get authorization for the cremation services by filling out this PDF.
Do you charge extra for a deceased who is overweight?
Yes, the regular price for an adult cremation is $475. But for an adult over 350 lbs, the price for the cremation (with the container) is $625. Check out all of the prices for our services.
Contact Mt Pleasant Cemetery For Cremation Services
Are you interested in a cremation? Then check out our crematory site and the cost of cremation services at our location. We understand how all of this can be an expensive undertaking, but we will work with you to make sure it is as affordable as possible. While also keeping it thoughtful, respectful, and elegant.
Do you need help deciding on what to do after losing a loved one? Then please, do not hesitate to reach out to us today. We will happily answer any questions you may have regarding our cemetery and crematory services. The number for our office is 631-878-0482. When you call, we can go over all of the details with you. We understand how difficult it can be to lose a loved one. Which is why we go out of our way to make sure you feel comfortable with every decision.