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National Cremation Society Jacksonville, FL

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Our affordable plans have helped 100,000’s of Americans during one of life’s most challenging moments. We are proud to serve in Florida and to offer our families options to pre arrange with us. Florida residents can now make arrangements from the privacy of their home. Our simple 4 step process makes it easy to plan ahead. If at any point you have questions or would like to speak with one of our licensed funeral directors, just call our local office. We are here to help.

    • Make arrangements on your schedule, at your convenience
    • Affordable all-inclusive packages, no hidden fees
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We have served families for over 40 years, we are here to serve future generations.

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About National Cremation Society Jacksonville, FL

National Cremation Society Jacksonville, FL
3928 Baymeadows Rd Suite 108 -
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 346-3331
Fax: (904) 520-7288

National Cremation is one of the oldest and largest providers of affordable cremation services in the nation. Our mission is to create new and innovative ways for families and individuals to tell their stories, honor people and preserve memories. We appreciate the opportunity to guide and assist families during a difficult time. Because we understand the challenges associated with the death of a loved one, we have simplified our process to allow you to make cremation arrangements that fit your needs. Choose National Cremation, and hand the responsibility for final arrangements over to us. We handle the cremation, associated paperwork, and transportation, with the utmost respect and care. Let us take care of these arrangements so you can take care of your family.

We offer affordable, yet dignified services to the families we serve.

National Cremation Society Jacksonville serves Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Fernandina Beach, Mayport, Amelia Island, Hilliard, Yulee, Macclenny, Lake City, Live Oak, Starke, Alachua, Orange Park, Middleburg, Sanderson, Elkton, Ponte Vedra, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Valley, Palm Coast, St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach, Baldwin, Glen St. Mary, White Springs, Cuyler, Taylor, and Crescent Beach.

National Cremation is your choice for a simple, affordable cremation by a trusted and experienced cremation provider. Whether you have an immediate need at the time of death or are preplanning cremation for a future need, our caring team is available right now to answer your questions.

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Contact the Jacksonville office at (904) 346-3331 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474.

Cremation arrangements available at time of loss (no membership required)

Our cremation services include:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff
  • Transfer of the body from place of death to our licensed climate controlled care center
  • Use of positive identification system (a step by step procedure is followed when the body is transferred and the cremation is completed)
  • Transfer to the crematory facility
  • The actual process of cremation
  • Alternative cremation container
  • Delivering or mailing of cremated remains
  • Filing of all necessary paperwork: Cremation Permit, Certified Death Certificates, Social Security, Veterans Burial Benefits (if applicable) and help in creating and submitting an obituary (if applicable)
  • 1 year access to Compassion Helpline for all immediate family members

Our burial services include:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff
  • Transfer of the body from place of death within our local service area (35-mile radius from the NCBS office)
  • Embalming
  • Choice of 20 ga. caskets
  • Same day viewing as service
  • Funeral service in our chapel
  • Filing of death certificate
  • Transportation of body to cemetery
  • A memorial package (including register book, thank you cars, and prayer cards or folders)
  • Use of the compassion help line for 12 months

Unique Urns for all types of memorialization

  • In Ground Burial
  • Columbarium Niche Inurnment
  • Scattering Ceremonies
  • Cherished Home display

Keepsake Urns and Jewelry

  • Products designed to create a symbolic remembrance of your loved one. These items can hold a small portion of cremated remains, or just be a cherished keepsake. Personalized engraving options available.

Advance planning

  • Plan now to protect your loved ones later. Grant your family and dearest friends the time to grieve your loss and celebrate your life…instead of dealing with confusing choices during a painful time.
  • Save your family hidden charges. Your services are all arranged and paid for upfront and the cost is guaranteed. Why pay much more later when you can lock in today’s price?
  • Your pre-paid plan is protected. Your monies are placed into a state-required trust fund, held and invested for future need, in accordance with the state law. The National Cremation Society files trust fund reports with each state in which we do business.

For more information about our services, please contact the Jacksonville office at (904) 346-3331 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474..

Assistance in Veterans Benefits and National Cemeteries

Veteran services include

  • Applying for the United States Flag
  • Applying for the Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • Applying for burial benefits
  • Scheduling burial at a national cemetery (For Veteran or Spouse)
  • Scheduling military honors at a national or private cemetery

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218
(904) 766-5222

For more information on planning a veteran cremation, please call the Jacksonville office at (904) 346-3331 or fill out the contact form on this page. To reach another local National Cremation office, call (855) 469-9474..

What do I do when a death occurs?

  1. A call to National Cremation Society (904) 346-3331 is all that is needed to start the complete process, from anywhere in the world.
  2. We dispatch our professionally trained and compassionate personnel to transport the deceased from place of death to our licensed climate controlled care center.
  3. Families are contacted as quickly as possible after a death and information is gathered to initiate and coordinate the cremation.
  4. Cremation permit, disposition permit and family cremation authorizations must be completed according to Florida State Law before cremation can take place. These documents are usually completed in 2-3 business days.
  5. Once our staff has received the necessary authorizations and documents have been properly signed, the cremation will take place
  6. The cremated remains will be delivered to our office and transferred into the urn or keepsakes selected by the family. The funeral director will discuss with the family a time to release the urn. If shipping or delivery is requested, allow 1- 2 additional days.

If preferred we can complete all necessary paperwork via phone or email. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to meet with the funeral director at the office or at your home, to accommodate specific wishes.

Helpful Information

To save you time and inconvenience later, may we suggest that you bring the following items to the funeral home at the time of your appointment:

  • Clothing including undergarments (if applicable)
  • Shoes and socks or hosiery (if applicable)
  • Eyeglasses (if applicable)
  • Dentures (if applicable)
  • Jewelry
  • A recent photograph of your loved one that shows hair style, cosmetics use (if applicable)
  • A photograph of your loved one to accompany for the crematory for identification
  • U.S. Armed Forces serial number and veteran’s discharge papers (if applicable)
  • Your loved one’s Social Security number
  • Life insurance policies

Information to Gather

  1. Date of birth
  2. Place of birth (city, state/province)
  3. Education
  4. Mother’s maiden name
  5. Full name of father
  6. Work history
  7. Church affiliation
  8. Place and date of marriage
  9. Organizations or memberships
  10. Special achievements
  11. List of those who recently predeceased your loved one
  12. Name(s) of surviving relatives and the cities in which they live (include daughters, sons, brothers, sisters, and number of grandchildren and great grandchildren)

Our Role with Arrangements

We will assist you with all arrangement details, including:

  • Date and time of the services
  • Coordination of services with the cemetery, crematory, and/or airlines
  • Contacting the church or providing the funeral home chapel for the service
  • Selection of flowers to complement the colors of the casket and clothing
  • Newspaper notices

Related Paperwork

We will also help with related documents:

  • File the death certificate and order certified copies of the death certificate
  • File for V.A. benefits
  • File for Social Security benefits
  • File for life insurance benefits

Helpful Documents and Forms


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