AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC.
1761 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10031
The cost of services varies depending upon the services and items/merchandise selected. Funeral, viewing, and memorial services may require items that may not be on our General Price List. Please contact us for further information. The cost of an average service ranges from $5,500 to $11,500. The final amount is reflective of items such as flowers, programs, livery, caskets, etc. Graves and mausoleums also determine the final cost. We encourage you to call us, and to also call other funeral homes (and cemeteries) to find services to which you can entrust your loved ones’ care.
Funeral Service: At church or funeral chapel, memorializes life of deceased. The body is present at services. Religious or secular, music may or may not be part of service.
Viewing /Wake: At church or funeral chapel. The body is present. It is an informal gathering of family and friends. Usually takes place for a few hours either the night before funeral services, or right before funeral in same day services. Music may be played.
Memorial Service: A funeral service where the body is NOT present. These services usually occur after a direct disposition. Direct disposition occurs with no family present, and can be burial, cremation or entombment.
Repast (Repass): The meal after the conclusion of services. It can be held in a restaurant, church hall, community room, or sometimes in the home of the deceased relatives. While most families opt to have a repast, it is by no means considered mandatory.