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A: PA Simple Cremation LLC is a licensed funeral home in the state of PA and is owned by Kevin A. Beardsley, a licensed funeral director for 30 years.

What makes PA Simple Cremation different is that we only offer low cost cremation services and merchandise.  It is designed so that the consumer can complete their arrangements for themselves or for their loved one, right from the comfort of their own home or wherever they can access the internet.

After accessing our web page, www.pasimplecremation.com, the consumer can simply and easily choose their choice of services and merchandise, record their personal information and pay for their expenses with a credit card on our secure server.  After that, a simple phone call to our toll free number, (888) 602-7976, lets us know that a death has occurred and we then take care of all the requested arrangements.

In addition, you can make your own arrangements in advance the same way.

A: PA Simple Cremation is licensed to serve all areas of Pennsylvania. Our ‘local’ area includes Clearfield, Centre, Blair, Cambria, Indiana, Jefferson, Elk and Cameron Counties. Outside of this area, there is an additional transportation fee.

A: There is no requirement in PA for you to purchase an urn or any other merchandise for that matter. PA Simple Cremation was designed with this in mind. PA Simple Cremation is proud to offer cremation at a low cost to assist those we serve.

A: PA law mandates that the cremation process can not take place until 24 hours after death. After that time and all of the paperwork has been processed, you can expect the cremated remains returned to you in 7-10 days.

A: Yes, we strongly encourage advance planning of your cremation. PA Simple Cremation web site is designed to accommodate advanced planning. Advanced payment is also encouraged as it assures no additional payments in the future for the items you specify.

A: Included in our packages is one certified death certificate.  You may also order additional copies of the death certificate upon placing your order for services.  Following the cremation, if you need to order additional copies of a PA certified death certificate you may simply click on this link, Vitalchek.com.  You may also type in www.vitalchek.com on your browser.  Follow the directions for ordering a Death Certificate.  If during this process you need assistance, please call PA Simple Cremation at 888-602-7976.

For answers to all other cremation questions, call us at 888-602-7976.

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