While simple, there are many decisions to consider when selecting direct cremation. It’s always better to have all the answers before making a final decision.
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With Simple or Direct Cremation, it is important to make sure you have all the forms you need. We’ve compiled a few resources to help you with your decision. Feel free to download these documents and refer to them at your leisure. All forms and documents are courtesy Crestwood Cremation and Funeral Services.
- Vital Statistics (PDF)
This form is used to provide the vital statistical information necessary for the cremation and to obtain certified copies of the death certificate.
- Hierarchy of Direct Cremation Signatures (PDF)
This New York State from defines who is in charge of controlling the disposition of the cremation.
- Reasons You Might Need Certified Copies of Death Certificates (PDF)
A checklist that describes various reasons you will need certified death certificates.