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Brooks Cremation & Funeral Services
4058 NE 7th Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
Tel: 1-954-525-5405

Our facility is wheelchair accessible

Forms & Information

 

The following forms are available in PDF format for your convenience. If you need assistance downloading any form, please contact our staff at (954) 525-5405 or Toll Free 1 (877) 525-5401.

In order to complete Cremation arrangements using these forms you need to download at least the first four (4) forms, or at least the first three (3) for any other type of disposition (Burial, Ship-Out, etc) complete in Adobe Acrobat Reader and fax them to our office at Toll Free 1 (800) 948-8938 or email: jack@brookscremations.com

WE MUST HAVE THESE FORMS IN OUR POSSESSION PRIOR TO
MAKING THE REMOVAL FROM PLACE OF DEATH

1. General Price List (Funeral Options, Package Prices, Death Certificate Information)

2. Authorization for Release of Remains and Embalming (if desired) 
    [Required whether or not family signed release at the hospital or facility!]

3. Vital Statistics Form  [Required to complete death certificate]

     IF you have a copy of decedent's birth certificate, it will be helpful in supplying
     the information needed. Also a copy of driver's license or photo identification
     is also useful. You will need decedent's Social Security Card or Number, and
     IF decedent is a Veteran, a copy of the DD-214 Discharge Papers.

4.Cremation Authorization Form    THIS FORM MUST BE NOTARIZED

5. Credit Card Authorization Form

6. Sea Scattering Release - Only for Scattering Cremains at sea 

Guidelines for Catholic Funerals

There are three Catholic Cemeteries in South Florida:
Broward County: Our Lady Queen of Heaven - (954) 972-1234
Miami-Dade County: Our Lady of Mercy - (305) 592-0521
Palm Beach County: Our Lady Queen of Peace - (561) 793-0711
Click here to download a helpful brochure giving
Guidelines for Catholic Funerals
 

Other Important Forms

Florida Final Disposition Authorization Form - Requires 2 Witnesses
Florida Living Will Form - Requires 2 Witnesses
Florida Health Care Surrogate Form - Requires 2 Witnesses

Veterans Benefits Forms 

Burial Benefits Application - Form 21-530 fillable with Adobe Acrobat
Flag Application - Form 21-2008 fillable with Adobe Acrobat
Marker Application - Form 40-1330 fillable with Adobe Acrobat
Presidential Memorial Certificate - Form 40-0247 fillable with Adobe Acrobat
US Navy Burial At Sea Program Information
Veterans Emergency Form 180 Instructions
Veterans Emergency Form 180 - to request copy of DD214 for Deceased Veteran

 

To complete our online arrangement form, click here.

Please review Florida Statutes to see who is Legally Authorized to Release Remains and/or sign Cremation Authorization, regardless of who takes care of financial charges!

FS 497.005 Definitions. (37) "Legally authorized person" means, in the priority listed, the decedent, when written inter-vivos authorizations and directions are provided by the decedent; the surviving spouse, unless the spouse has been arrested for committing against the deceased an act of domestic violence as defined in s. 741.28 that resulted in or contributed to the death of the deceased; a son or daughter who is 18 years of age or older; a parent; a brother or sister who is 18 years of age or older; a grandchild who is 18 years of age or older; a grandparent; or any person in the next degree of kinship. In addition, the term may include, if no family member exists or is available, the guardian of the dead person at the time of death; the personal representative of the deceased; the attorney in fact of the dead person at the time of death; the health surrogate of the dead person at the time of death; a public health officer; the medical examiner, county commission, or administrator acting under part II of chapter 406 or other public administrator; a representative of a nursing home or other health care institution in charge of final disposition; or a friend or other person not listed in this subsection who is willing to assume the responsibility as the legally authorized person. Where there is a person in any priority class listed in this subsection, the funeral establishment shall rely upon the authorization of any one legally authorized person of that class if that person represents that she or he is not aware of any objection to the cremation of the deceased's human remains by others in the same class of the person making the representation or of any person in a higher priority class.

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