Hindu Funeral Services in New York

Indians when it comes to certain things related to death would like to follow their culture and religious practices.

It is to cater to specific cremation requirements, a few Indian funeral homes have been established in NYC.

These Indian funeral homes offer a range of services from cremation, burial, pre-funeral preparation, caskets, cremation urns, final rites, poojas to shipping the body to India.

Here is a short list of funeral homes in NYC offering cremation and other services according to Hindu, Sikh and Jain practices.

Cremated Ashes Scattering - Burial at Sea
Cremated Ashes Scattering at Sea
Cremated ashes scattering off the shoreline of Atlantic City, New Jersey aboard the motor vessel Metamorphosis.

Helping families fulfill their wishes for a memorial scattering service at sea.

A dignified sea scattering is performed in accordance with all EPA requirements.

Captain Stewart Rosen
Atlantic City, NJ
Ph: 609-225-3023
Cremated Ashes Scattering at Sea
Cremated Ashes Scattering at Sea

EPA Burial At Sea Regulations

According to regulations (40CFR 229.1) based on the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuary Act of 1972, human remains transported from U.S. ports or on U.S. vessels or aircraft may be buried at sea under specified conditions. These include cremated as well as non-cremated remains. Requirements for burying remains at sea are listed below. Please note the requirement that the (EPA) be notified within 30 days after burial.

  • Preparation for burial. Human remains shall be prepared for burial at sea and buried in accordance with accepted practices and requirements as may be deemed appropriate and desirable by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, or civil authority charged with the responsibility for making such arrangements. For example, local health departments may require burial or cremation permits.
  • Disposal location and measures. Cremated remains shall be buried in or on ocean waters without regard to the depth limitations provided that such burial take place at least 3 nautical miles from land.
  • Decomposable flowers and wreaths. Flowers and wreaths consisting of materials that are readily decomposable in the marine environment may be placed at the burial site.
  • Notice to EPA within 30 days. All burials conducted shall be reported within 30 days to the EPA Region in writing.
Metamorphosis Boat Charters LLC complies with all EPA requirements and will
process all required documentation


Metropolitan Funeral Service
* Direct cremations
* Home arrangements available
2283 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, New York 11510
Ph: 516-223-3516