James R. Gray Funeral Home
1530 Buffalo Rd. Rochester, NY 14624

Cremation options

 

Choosing Cremation does not mean that a meaningful service, burial or visitation at the funeral home is not possible. We will take the time to explain all of your options so that you can make a decision that fits your needs and wishes. Below is a selection of our most commonly chosen services and their affordable prices.

 
 
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Direct Cremation - $895

Our charge for Direct Cremation is one of the lowest in Western New York. This is the simple & affordable choice for those who only require cremation without any other services. This option includes the transfer of your loved one into our care, filing of all necessary authorizations, the cremation container, transportation to the crematory and returning the cremated remains in a temporary urn or another vessel you may choose to purchase. We will also assist in writing a meaningful obituary that we post on our website and social media account for sharing.

 
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Cremation followed by A Church or Graveside service - $1,490

Includes each of the services listed with Direct cremation, as well as coordination and scheduling of services with the church or cemetery, transfer of urn to location of service, setup and on-site supervision of the service. We will also assist in writing a meaningful obituary that we post on our website and social media account for sharing. We have experience serving families of every major denomination and have extensive knowledge of the rituals and traditions involved with each unique ceremony.

 
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Cremation followed by a Memorial service at the funeral home - $1,795

Includes each of the services we provide for direct cremation, as well as the creation of a meaningful memorial service, use of the entire funeral home and supervision by our Licensed Funeral Directors for two hours. We will also assist in writing a meaningful obituary that we post on our website and social media account for sharing. The funeral home is equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system, 55” flat screen television to share photos and video presentations as well as all the comforts you expect from a modern funeral home.

 
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One hour Private Viewing prior to cremation - $1,925

Includes each of the services provided with Direct Cremation, as well as the use of our funeral home for one hour by immediate family. A Licensed Funeral Director will be present to attend to your family’s needs during your time at the funeral home. The charge includes dressing and minor restoration of your loved one’s appearance for viewing. We will also assist in writing a meaningful obituary that we post on our website and social media account for sharing. A traditional solid wood casket is available for use for an additional charge.

 
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public visitation at the funeral home prior to cremation - $2,650

This option includes each of the services provided for a Direct Cremation as well as two hours of public visitation with your loved one present for viewing. We will provide professional services including embalming, dressing and cosmetics. Following visitation, your loved one will be transferred to the crematory. We will also assist in writing a meaningful obituary that we post on our website and social media account for sharing. A traditional solid wood casket is available for use for an additional charge.