Pittsburgh

Peters Township

Pittsburgh

Peters Township

No Cost Cremation

County Assistance

The Department of Human Services will provide payment for burial and cremation for those individuals who are eligible:

Cremation

  • Professional services of funeral director and staff and completion of documents
  • Transportation of your loved one into our care
  • Alternative cremation container
  • Cremation in our on-site crematory
  • Standard black plastic urn
  • Help with writing and submitting obituaries

Burial

  • Professional services of funeral director and staff and completion of documents
  • Transportation of your loved one into our care
  • Help with writing and submitting obituaries
  • Transportation to cemetery

 

The family is responsible for

  • Death certificates
  • Coroner's fee
  • Casket (if applicable)
  • Cemetery property (if applicable)

For more information visit www.dhs.pa.gov burial and cremation services

Body Donation

Whole Body Donation is  a "no cost" option available to those looking to contribute to advances in science and medical research.

All that is required for acceptance is a brief phone interview.

Once accepted into the program, Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care takes care of the rest.

While Body Donation includes:

  • Professional services of funeral director staff and completion of all required documents.
  • Transportation of your loved on into our care.
  • Coordination with donation program.
  • Cremation.
  • Help with writing and submitting obituaries.
  • One certified copy of death certificate.
  • Return of cremated remains to the family within four to six weeks.

For more information, visit www.medcure.org