Freeport Memorial at Sea provides dignified, compassionate, respectful and memorable arrangements for scattering of ashes. We offer professional services for a farewell to your loved one at sea aboard our 72′ charter boat. In choosing our company, you are ensured a professional, memorable and beautiful way of scattering ashes at sea.
Our company has served Long Island and the five boroughs for decades. Families from Nassau County, Suffolk County, and New York City have entrusted Capt. Cooke to assist during one of life’s most difficult transitions.
Respectful to the religious and non-religious alike, a non-denominational clergy member who is a Doctor of Divinity is available to provide pastoral counseling during the planning stages of the internment at sea and lead the service. After the Burial at Sea, we will present you with a certificate of the coordinates of where the ashes were scattered, should you wish to make a future visit.
Also offered are private charters for revisits to original scattering locations. We understand the significance of this moment and provide options to make this moment special..
We will also be happy to assist you with any flower and catering needs, and any other special requests you may have.
Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. Freeport Memorials at Sea will ensure it is dignified, compassionate and respectful.
Some families may wish not to attend the scattering. This is completely understandable. For these services, the vessel sails three miles from the beach with a Captain, crew and ordained non-denominational minister. When the vessel arrives to the location, our minister says a prayer and words of kindness as the ashes are scattered. The family is provided with a small vile of seawater from the location (optional) and a certificate with the coordinates of the scattering.
Attended Scattering (with or without clergy):
The primary vessel we use for attended scatterings is the Miss Freeport V. The Miss Freeport V provides abundant outside setting for the service, a comfortable cabin for the voyage, and sound system. For families who require, we can provide an ordained, non-denominational clergy to preside over the scattering. Each scattering is unique. Our clergy works directly with families for the scattering. Whether you choose to utilize clergy or not, our vessel can accommodate from 1 to 100 guests comfortably for a attended scattering three miles from shore.
As with unattended scattering, the family is provided with a small vile of seawater from the location (optional) and a certificate with the coordinates of the scattering.