Welcome to the website for

Simple Choices Cremation

The most affordable, low cost cremation service in the

Capital District & Surrounding Communities


No Gimmicks, No Hidden Fees, No On-line print out vouchers, just the lowest price for cremation with dignified and professional  service. Guaranteed! Please refer to our services & pricing page for more information on our offerings or call us at (518) 435-8030



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If saving Hundreds, even Thousands of Dollars on Cremation Services matters to you...We can Help.


What our service includes;


-Respectful Removal & Transfer of the Deceased into our care

-Sheltering the deceased until the cremation can be performed

-The Arrangement conference {Meeting with the Family}

-Securing and filing the death certificate and obtaining certified copies on your behalf

-Obtaining the necessary authorization to legally permit the cremation

-Basic sanitary care

-Sanitary vinyl enclosure

-Providing a cremation container to encase the deceased

-Placement of the deceased in the alternative container

-Transfer to the crematorium

-After the cremation, retrieval of the cremated remains to present to the family {Delivery to family if local}

-A simple urn suitable for burial, scattering or storage.

-Assistance in submitting an obituary or death notice to local newspapers selected

-Placing of a free death notice

-Placement of an everlasting memorial tribute page on our website with a photo

-Notifying Social Security and assistance with Insurance Companies



The philosophy of Simple Choices is simple.

No one pays for services and merchandise they neither need nor want; you don’t subsidize funeral home facilities, staff, a fleet of vehicles, etc.

The hallmark of Simple Choices is respectful and dignified service provided with the utmost in convenience and affordability.

Simple Choices is the answer for families who seek cremation, direct or Green Burials, Home Funerals and Memorial Services that will coincide with their budgetary guidelines.

We are licensed by the New York State Health Department and staffed by New York State Licensed Funeral Directors.

Our service is available in the Greater Capital District and we will meet with you in the comfort of your own home, office, hospital or other health care facility, or our offices.

Pre-arrangements with pre-payment or no payment are available.

Our dignified and affordable cremation services includes removal of remains, obtaining and filing death certificate, securing cremation permit, cremation case, and delivery of cremains (within  the Capital District)

We are a participating provider for members of the

Memorial Society of the Hudson-Mohawk Region, Inc.







DFS Memorials helps families find affordable cremation service providers in select areas. DFS Memorials has chosen Simple Choices Cremation to be the exclusive and preferred provider of low cost cremation services to families locally. Click on DFS Memorials logo above to learn more.