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Patricia King
B: 1940-01-31
D: 2018-06-16
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King, Patricia
Neal Toliver
B: 1937-08-08
D: 2018-06-12
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Toliver, Neal
Tracy Henton-Williams
B: 1966-07-25
D: 2018-06-11
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Henton-Williams, Tracy
Amos Harring
B: 1995-01-15
D: 2018-06-09
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Harring, Amos
Zeter Phelps-Mason
B: 1929-05-13
D: 2018-06-05
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Phelps-Mason, Zeter
Gertrude Baker Thedford
B: 1937-02-19
D: 2018-05-28
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Baker Thedford, Gertrude
Xavier Aviles-Bracero
B: 2017-10-29
D: 2018-05-26
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Aviles-Bracero, Xavier
Robert Jackson
B: 1951-09-03
D: 2018-05-19
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Jackson, Robert
Sir. Jervante Jones
B: 2018-05-17
D: 2018-05-17
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Jones, Sir. Jervante
Deacon Henry Hill
B: 1946-01-11
D: 2018-05-14
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Hill, Deacon Henry
Annie Lee
B: 1948-02-18
D: 2018-05-06
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Lee, Annie
Lucille Simpson
B: 1935-10-01
D: 2018-05-06
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Simpson, Lucille
Gwendolyn Walters
B: 1954-08-23
D: 2018-05-03
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Walters, Gwendolyn
Mildred Chambers
B: 1929-04-14
D: 2018-05-03
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Chambers, Mildred
Brian DeGroat
D: 2018-04-30
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DeGroat, Brian
Charles Alexander
B: 1927-05-28
D: 2018-04-30
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Alexander, Charles
Tracy Dennis-Weeks
B: 1972-09-06
D: 2018-04-29
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Dennis-Weeks, Tracy
Brenda Gissendanner
B: 1958-11-12
D: 2018-04-28
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Gissendanner, Brenda
Lonnie Everett
B: 1932-06-12
D: 2018-04-28
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Everett, Lonnie
Willie Curry
B: 1991-12-16
D: 2018-04-21
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Curry, Willie
Michael Patterson
B: 1958-04-21
D: 2018-04-17
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Patterson, Michael

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Our Cremation Services for Rochester

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We offer families from Rochester and the surrounding areas some of the best cremation services while keeping them at a reasonable price. Losing a loved one is tough enough; you should not have to stress about trying to pay for cremation costs.

Below we give you a general oversight of some of the popular choices people choose with cremation.

Direct Cremation

This is the simplest cremation service we offer because it does not involve any ceremony. It basically just involves completion of all the required paperwork and transportation of the deceased from the place of death to the crematory. 

A Memorial Service after Cremation

The cremation takes place then at any time after your family can hold a memorial service. Often times the memorial service can take place weeks to even months after the cremation. This allows the family time to think about how exactly they would like the memorial service. The urn can act as the focal point of the service.

A Traditional Funeral with Cremation

This is much like our traditional funeral service that we offer. A traditional funeral occurs where the deceased is placed into a specially-selected cremation casket or in a rental casket. Also you have the option to hold a visitation before the funeral service. Once the funeral service has concluded the deceased is cremated as opposed to being buried. The cremated remains are then returned to you, at which point you can scatter, bury, or keep the remains in an urn. 

The above listing cremation services provides just a quick overview of some of the options available to you. We are flexible and allow for some customization. Contact us and we will work with you to find something that meets your specific needs and wants. For a full break down of costs take a look at our General Price List

 

What is Cremation?
Even now, when cremation is fast becoming the preferred alternative to burial. People still come to us to learn more about how the cremation process works. If you have ever asked "what is cremation", this page was written for you.
Why Choose Cremation
If you're curious about why more families today are choosing cremation, this page details the various reasons and looks closely at cremation costs.
The Cremation Process
Cremation has been around for centuries but there have been many changes in the process over the last half-century. Today, families can choose either traditional cremation or alkaline hydrolysis.
Frequently Asked Questions on Cremation Services
Are you struggling to answer the question "what is cremation"? Are you curious about what's involved in making the cremation decision; or wonder if you can be involved in your loved one's cremation? This is the right page for you.

With our cremation services, we promise each family we serve:

1. Experience & Professionalism: Metropolitan Funeral Chapels has been open for over 27 years. With each year we have become better and better and serving families. We do not stop striving at getting better at what we do.

2. Reasonable Prices: We are open and transparent about the costs involved right from the beginning. We will never take advantage of your family and you will soon learn we offer some of the most affordable cremation services in the state of New York. Our partnership with the Monroe County Funeral Assistance Program is just one example of how we work hard to make funeral services affordable for all families.

3. Support & Compassion: Outside of being cremation experts and honoring your loved one, we offer the support and compassion that your grieving family needs. 

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