Hindu Funeral Services in New Jersey

New Jersey is home to a huge number of Indian-Americans.

Their numbers have grown significantly over the last two decades and now approaches the 300,000 mark.

While a majority of Indians in New Jersey are Hindus, there are a few from Sikh and Jain communities as well.

To cater to the needs of Indian community, various businesses including a few Indian funeral homes have come up in New Jersey.

These Indian funeral homes offer cremation and funeral services according to both Hindu and Sikh religious 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


Indian Funeral Service
* Direct cremation servcice
* Hindu / Sikh funeral home
* Traditional services for all cultures of India
416 Bell Avenue
Raritan, NJ 08869
Ph: 908-429-0800