Guide to Funeral Directors in Jersey City
Jersey City, part of the New York metropolitan area and the seat of Hudson County, is the most populous city in New Jersey after Newark. In recent years it has seen a surge in its population with current estimates in excess of 257,000.
There are approximately 13 funeral homes in Jersey City. Many of these funeral homes are located five miles or closer to the center.
There are around four crematoriums located within easy reach of residents, and the city has nine cemeteries ranging from the central Holy Name Cemetery on West Side Avenue and Old Bergen Church Cemetery on Vroom Street, to Flower Hill Cemetery on John F. Kennedy Boulevard.
Noteworthy places of worship include St. Aloysius Catholic Church on West Side Avenue, Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church on Grand Street, Temple Beth-El on John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the Islamic Center on Park Street, and Shree Satyanarayan Dham Temple on John F. Kennedy Boulevard.
The laws of New Jersey require a death certificate to be registered within five days. Regulations on embalming are less strict in New Jersey than in other states. Embalming may be legally required in cases where the person who has died is to be transported in a journey lasting longer than 24 hours. Most funeral homes in Jersey City will be able to provide help and advice regarding state requirements.
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