Staten Island, NY Funeral Services

Scamardella Funeral Home, Inc.

At your time of need, we offer many services that serve all faiths from our chapel, churches, or other locations of your choosing. Our full service funeral home provides you with many different options when it comes to arranging a funeral. Here are some of the different types of services we offer, however any service can be made to the specifications of your family:

  • A traditional funeral with burial

A traditional funeral is one in which there is a pattern that is followed for a funeral service. Here are some of the elements of a traditional funeral:

  • Calling hours of visitation
  • A formal service either at the funeral home or a place of worship
  • Funeral procession with a hearse to a cemetery
  • Earth burial or entombment at a cemetery
  • The traditional funeral service may include the following items:
  • Casket
  • Vault or box
  • Transfer of the deceased to the funeral home
  • Embalming (which is not required by law)
  • Dressing, cosmetology and other care of the deceased
  • Use of visitation rooms
  • General use of the facilities for the service
  • Funeral service
  • Use of funeral coach
  • Limousine
  • Memorial folders, Service Programs and/or prayer cards
  • Newspaper Obituary
  • A selection of flowers and other tributes
     
  • A Traditional funeral service with cremation

A funeral service with cremation is essentially the same type of service as a traditional funeral service except the funeral service does not conclude at a cemetery. Having this traditional service with cremation still allows you to have a viewing with an open casket. Here are some of the basic elements of having a traditional funeral service with cremation:

  • Calling hours of visitation
  • A formal service with an open casket shall you desire either at the funeral home or a place of worship
  • Funeral service to conclude before the cremation process at the funeral home, place of worship or at the crematory

A traditional funeral service with cremation may include the following items:

  • A rental casket (Please see description below) or purchase of a regular casket
  • Transfer of the deceased to the funeral home
  • Embalming (which is not required by law)
  • Dressing, cosmetology and other care of the deceased
  • Use of visitation rooms
  • General use of the facilities for the service
  • Funeral service
  • Memorial folders, Service Programs and/or prayer cards
  • Newspaper Obituary
  • A selection of flowers and other tributes

*A rental casket is used primarily for viewing and/or funeral services prior to cremation and consists of two parts. The first part is the outer shell which looks just like a regular wood casket however it has no interior lining. The second part is a separate container that fits inside the outer casket shell and has an interior lining and pillow. After the viewing and/or services, the inner unit, containing your loved one remains intact, and is removed from the outer shell and is cremated with the body.

  • A Direct Cremation

When a direct or immediate cremation is chosen, the remains are cremated in an alternate container without being present for visiting hours at the funeral home or a church service. Often, a memorial service at a church, place of worship or at the funeral home will take place at a later time.

  • A Direct Burial

A direct burial involves casketing and burial of remains with no public visiting hours or funeral service with casket present prior to. A committal service is customarily held at the grave side, which may be followed by a memorial service at a church or at the funeral home at a future time.

  • Military and Veteran Tributes

At Scamardella Funeral Home Inc, we provide assistance to our veterans and their families on all the various VA benefits and entitlements. Veterans Benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs can include such services and items as:

  • Reimbursement of burial expenses
  • Burial in national or VA cemeteries
  • Burial flags to drape the casket
  • Headstones and markers
  • Presidential memorial certificates
  • Off Site Arrangements

We provide offsite arrangements for those that have certain situations that hinder their ability to travel. We simply come to your home or other accessible place within Staten Island to help assist you with the arrangements conference.

  • When a death occurs away from home

When a death occurs away from home or in some instances when families move from their original places of residence, we can provide services to help accommodate you and assist you in returning back home. With one phone call, we can assist you in all of the necessary arrangements to transport your loved one back home safely.

  • International and Domestic Shipping

Transportation of your loved one to their final resting place either domestically or internationally, we will work to assist your family and receiving funeral home to complete arrangements for services here and the arrangements for transfer of your loved one to their final destination. Our location enables us to be accessible to all major local airports.


Contact Scamardella Funeral Home, Inc. today at 718-981-6622 to schedule an appointment, or browse our website for more information about pre-planning a funeral or information.

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