Saint Stephen’s Cemetery & The Chapel at Short Hills

451 Millburn Ave. Millburn, NJ 07041

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Above-Ground Burial Services in Short Hills, NJ

Since 1858, families and loved ones in Short Hills and Milburn, NJ, along with those in Essex and Union County, have had access to the beautiful grounds of Saint Stephen’s Cemetery. To continue to serve the community, Memorial Properties built The Chapels at Short Hills on Saint Stephen’s Cemetery grounds to accommodate those who wish to be remembered in an above-ground mausoleum. The addition of The Chapels at Short Hills allows us to cater to a variety of burial options. The Saint Stephen’s Cemetery & The Chapel at Short Hills offers a relaxing final resting place whether you are pre-planning a funeral for yourself or making arrangements for a loved one. 

As a family-owned and operated company, we recognize the importance of compassion during this difficult time in your life. We will work with your family to ensure that your loved one is properly honored, and that you have a beautiful place to visit to reflect on their life for years to come. Learn more below about ourburial options and programsin Short Hills, NJ.

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Mausoleum Burial Options Near Union County NJ

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Above-Ground Burial

The Chapels at Short Hills specializes in the above-ground mausoleum, a beautiful option for those who do not wish to be buried. The newly completed community mausoleum was designed to evoke the spirit of the English countryside. The interior of The Chapels at Short Hills features imported marble, a grand staircase, elegant lighting, and beautiful quiet spaces for reflection. The goal ofMemorial Propertieswhen building The Chapels at Short Hills was to create a peaceful and tranquil environment for all visitors.

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Cremation is when the body is reduced to its most basic elements to prepare for memorialization. Remains are placed in an urn that can be customized to reflect the life of the person who has passed away, and can be interred below-ground or in one of our peaceful mausoleums near Union County.

Special Burial Programs Near Union County at Saint Stephen’s Cemetery and The Chapel at Short Hills

At Memorial Properties, we recognize the importance of tradition and respecting the wishes and values of those who have passed away. Families who work with us can choose between a number of religious and cultural burial programs, as well as programs designed to honor those who gave their lives protecting our communities.

Areas We Serve

Memorial Properties provides a wide range of funeral and burial options, including in-ground burials, above-ground burials, and cremation services for those in Short Hills, New Jersey. With ten peaceful and serene locations throughout NJ, you never have to travel far for caring, compassionate, and personalized memorial services. We also offer various customizable burial programs to accommodate families of all religious and cultural backgrounds. See the full list of areas we serve below, including those in Short Hills and Union County, to start pre-planning your own arrangements or to plan the funeral of a loved one today.

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Memorial Properties’ Cemeteries and Mausoleums in New Jersey

Whether you are interested inpre-planning your arrangementsto save stress and costs in the future or you are planning the funeral of a loved one, Memorial Properties is home to ten peaceful final resting places in New Jersey, where those in Essex County, Union County, and the surrounding areas can come to reflect on and remember the lives of those they have lost.

Short Hills FAQs

Saint Stephen’s Cemetery & The Chapel At Short Hills is at 451 Millburn Ave. Millburn, NJ 07041

At this location, we provide above-ground burial and cremation services, along with diverse burial programs that include options from religious to cultural.

We have cemeteries throughout Northern NJ. We serve neighborhoods in Montclair, Livingston, New Brunswick, Whiting, and Toms River, as well as many others. You can see all of ourlocations here.

Funeral expenses usually range from $7,000 to $12,000 on average, depending on the particular wishes and requests of an individual. Services that might affect the cumulative cost of a funeral include, but are not limited to:

    • Funeral home’s basic service fee
    • Traditional burial or cremation
    • Transporting, preparing, and embalming the body
    • Visitation and viewing
    • Casket, urn, or vault
    • Funeral or memorial service
    • Flowers and wreaths
    • Printed materials
    • Hearse
    • Service car/van
    • Perpetual care

Funerals can be expensive, and it may seem hopeless if you don’t have money set aside to pay for such costs. There are some types of programs that you may be aware of, however, that may provide assistance, such as:

    • Government programs – especially if the deceased had little to no resources, or may not have family. Try your county treasurer to learn more. Social Security also offers a one-time payment to the deceased’s spouse, and veterans additionally may qualify for assistance.
    • Cremation – one of the least expensive options may be cremation as there are no costs for a casket and some other associated services.
    • Payment Plans – while some funeral homes may offer pre-payment plans, Memorial Properties also encourages pre-planning. This means paying ahead for funeral expenses you might normally incur, alleviating the burden of an upfront cost while allowing for the type of funeral plot and service that is most adheres to the deceased wishes.

Yes, you can see the most common burial serviceshere.At Memorial properties, you can also customize the burial service that is most suitable to your faith, culture, or wishes.

Yes, learn more about pre-planning for any of our locationshere.

We have a wide range of burial options, and these include ones specifically forpolice officers,firefighters, andveterans.

Certainly! Learn more aboutsetting up a tour here. Explore our locationshere, then give us a call to set up a tour at your chosen property.

Compassionate Burial Services at Saint Stephen’s Cemetery and The Chapel at Short Hills

Saint Stephen’s Cemetery & The Chapel at Short Hills is located on 451 Millburn Ave, close to Millburn High School and St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church. We are also conveniently located near Union County, providing our compassionate burial services to those in the area. Our family will work with you each step of the way to ensure that your needs are met and your loved one is honored in the best possible way. We follow the philosophy of today’s wisdom being tomorrow’s peace of mind, and will ensure that all options and programs are clear so you can choose what works best for you and your family. Forpricing informationor to tour our grounds, please give us a call at (732) 820-0211 or fill out our contact form.

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