Options for Ashes


Ashes Picked up by Family

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We will hold the ashes for up to 10 business days for the family to pick up between Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. $0.00 (After 10 days, there is a holding fee of $85/month or portion thereof.)

Mail Ashes to Designated Party

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We will mail the urn selected to the designated party using signature required delivery.$110.00

Life Gems

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The LifeGem is a certified, high-quality diamond created from the carbon of your loved one as a memorial to their unique life, or as a symbol of your personal and precious bond with another. LifeGem diamonds are molecularly identical to natural diamonds found at any high-end jeweler. To qualify as diamonds, they must have the exact same brilliance, fire, and hardness (the hardest substance known) as diamonds from the earth, and of course, they do! LifeGem diamonds are created individually from your specific carbon source in our patented process.Whether you've lost a loved one or simply want to celebrate your love, the LifeGem diamond provides a way to embrace your loved ones memory day by day. The LifeGem is the most unique and timeless tribute available for creating a testimony to their unique life.Your LifeGem memorial will offer comfort and support when and where you need it, and provide a lasting memory that endures just as a diamond does. Forever.

$3,499 - $19,999* 

Prices shown are for loose diamonds only. Settings are available.

Deliver to Cemetery

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We will send the ashes either hand delivered by courier or shipped via signature certified mail to the cemetery of your designation. All cemetery fees must be paid in advance by the family.$110.00

Scatter at Sea

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A New England Lighthouse

The ashes are placed in a biodegradable urn used for water burial and scattered off of the east coast at a date and time convenient to the Cremation Society within one year of the cremation. A certificate of scattering will be sent to the family following the scattering.The price of this selection includes the shipping of the ashes to the ship captain. $195.00

Scatter at Sea

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Eternal Reefs creates permanent living legacies that memorialize the passing of a loved one. For families and individuals that choose cremation, Eternal Reefs offers a new memorial choice that replaces cremation urns and ash scattering with a permanent environmental living legacy. Families and friends are invited and encouraged to participate in the creation of their loved ones memorial reef. From placing your hand print in the damp concrete during the casting, making a rubbing of the bronze plaque during the viewing ceremony or placing a flag on your loved ones memorial reef during our military honors ceremony, all Eternal Reefs activities provide peace of mind for everyone involved.

Mariner Memorial Reef

(large) 4' high by 6' wide

3800 - 4000 lbs.

$6,495

The largest of our reefs, the Mariner Memorial Reef stands out as a pinnacle of the reef and attracts the larger species of sea life. The Mariner can accommodate up to four sets of remains and is frequently used for spouses or partners to be together.

Nautilus Memorial Reef

(medium) 3' high by 4' wide 

1200 -1500 lbs. 

$4,995

Our Nautilus is the key building block of a complete reef system. These reefs provide excellent habitats for all type of sea life. The Nautilus can accommodate up to two sets of remains and is frequently used for individuals and their pets.

Aquarius Memorial Reef

(small) 2' high by 3' wide 

350 - 400 lbs. 

$3,995

The most compact of our reefs, the Aquarius is an excellent complement to the larger structures and is ideal for the smaller varieties of life.

Sea Oats Community Reef

$2,495

Individuals that choose the Sea Oats Community Reef Memorial have their cremated remains mixed together and are cast as a complete reef system of multiple Memorial Reefs. One plaque with all the individual names is affixed to the pinnacle reef with all the remaining Memorial Reefs placed around the marker. Personal inscriptions on the plaque are not possible with this option. Location conditions may affect the number and type of Memorial Reefs being placed.

Prices include:

  • The handling of the cremated remains once we receive them
  • The incorporation of the remains into the concrete
  • The casting of the Memorial Reef
  • The transportation of the Memorial Reef to the project site
  • The final placement and dedication
  • A GPS survey to record the specific longitude and latitude of the Memorial Reef
  • Bronze Plaque with inscription
  • Two Memorial Certificates
  • Please note: When more than one set of remains is included in an individual Memorial Reef there is an additional charge of $250 for each set of remains other than the first set.

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WE SERVE THE ENTIRE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

Including Bridgeport, Danbury, Hartford, New Britain, New Haven, Norwalk, Stamford, Waterbury, West Hartford, Ansonia, Bristol, Darien, East Hartford, East Haven, Manchester, Meriden, Middletown, Milford, Naugatuck, Newington, New London, North Haven, Norwich, Shelton, Storrs, Stratford, Torrington, Trumbull, Wallingford, West Haven, Westport, Wethersfield, Willimantic and the counties of Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland and Windham.

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