Neptune Society Located in Fort Lauderdale / Plantation, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL Cremation Pre-Planning: What You Should Know

  • Cremation is Affordable
  • Prepaid Cremation Saves Money
  • Preplanning Gives You Control
  • Preplanning Provides Peace of Mind
  • Use the form on this page for a FREE cremation planning guide.

Cremation Service in Fort Lauderdale

At the Neptune Society of Fort Lauderdale, we understand how difficult the time of mourning the loss of a loved one is. We’re here to ease the burden of fulfilling this special person’s final wishes, through our cremation services in Fort Lauderdale. For nearly 50 years, we’ve helped the families of Fort Lauderdale put their loved ones to rest with dignity and compassion. We also assist those interested in planning future arrangements, with 3 convenient ways to contact us. The Neptune Society team are always available to help you find the most appropriate, affordable plan with our cremation service in Fort Lauderdale.

Affordable Cremation To Help Through A Difficult Time

The Neptune Society of Fort Lauderdale makes support for families who have lost a loved one a priority. Coping with the passing of someone close to you should not be a source of financial distress – and that’s why we offer the most reasonable Fort Lauderdale cremation service, making sure we work within your budget.
If you wish to purchase a prepaid cremation plan, a member of our experienced staff at Neptune Society of Fort Lauderdale will work with you to choose a plan you’re comfortable with. This gives you the ability to pay the current price and avoid higher cremation costs in the future.
Prepaying also prevents financial turmoil your loved ones may face at an already difficult time. Protect your family today, and ensure their peace of mind tomorrow, with prepaid cremation services in Fort Lauderdale from Neptune Society.

Prepaid Cremation Services

Cremation preplanning in Fort Lauderdale lifts the financial burden, and provides peace of mind for you and your family, in the event of an unexpected death. Choosing to preplan your cremation is a gift you give your family, allowing them to celebrate your life, rather than face confusing choices about your final wishes. Prepayment at today’s prices prevents your family from dealing with higher costs in the future. You won’t be leaving your loved ones to face financial hardship in an already difficult time.

Choose Neptune Society For Cremation Services In Fort Lauderdale

At Neptune Society, we’ll take you step by step through the process of either immediate need or preplanned services. Our goal is to make this time less stressful for Fort Lauderdale residents. To learn more, contact us today or call (954) 371-2185.

Immediate Need Cremation Services

Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss. If there’s no prearranged plan put in place when a loved one passes, the whirlwind of details and information can become overwhelming. At Neptune Society of Fort Lauderdale, our experienced professionals will walk you through the process, and be there to answer any questions you may have.

Notify Us That The Death Has Occurred

Speak with a Funeral Director, or a designated Family Services Representative to learn more about carrying out your loved one’s wishes for cremation.

Gather The Necessary Information

Neptune Society, doctors, state agencies, and other officials require the following information in order to proceed with cremation:

  • Date of birth and birthplace
  • Social Security number
  • Father’s name and state of birth
  • Mother’s maiden name and state of birth
  • Form DD-214 (if deceased was a veteran)
  • A copy of the driver’s license

We’ll work your behalf to take care of the rest. Contact us today for assistance with immediate need cremation services in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale, FL Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Fort Lauderdale are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Fort Lauderdale veterans may be eligible for the following benefits through the Department of Veteran's Affairs:

  • Special honors: American flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • A credit to help pay for your Fort Lauderdale cremation service
  • Interment of cremated remains in a National Cemetery

We help you navigate your veteran’s benefits eligibility and cremation planning. Contact us below to learn more.

Veteran Information:

Visit The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for questions/information on VA and benefits.

South Florida National Cemetery
6501 S. State Road 7
Lake Worth, FL 33449
(561) 649-6489

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About Us

The Neptune Society Plantation, FL office is located at 100 NW 70th Avenue Suite 140 Plantation, FL 33317.

Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:

  • Broward
  • Indian River
  • Martin
  • Miami Dade
  • Monroe
  • Palm Beach
  • St. Lucie

*Distance restrictions may apply in some cases in some areas.


The following lists partnerships that have evolved over the years to allow Neptune Society to better serve our community:

  • American Legion
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Our Team

John E. Van de Water

Service Manager

John has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 30 years in California, Washington and Florida. He has had a career long interest in helping people pre-plan their final arrangements. He has been with the company 7 years. John’s personal interests extend to World War II military history, exercise, fitness and the beach. John is an active member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale, Pompano and Plantation Chambers of Commerce.


Kellie Hoodiman

Funeral Director

Kellie joined our Neptune family in 2012. She is a licensed funeral director with over 40 years of funeral service experience. Her interest in the profession was sparked as a teenager. She satisfied her curiosity by working after school and weekends at a funeral home in a rural South Dakota town where she was born and raised. She fell in love with helping families, and serving the community, so in 1983, she ventured to Florida for her Mortuary Science education. Kellie served 6 years as a board member of the Cremation Association of North America, and has been active in the community through her years in South Florida. She is married to her, David, who is also a funeral director, and they have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.


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George Scott

Funeral Director

George joined Neptune Society in 2005. A graduate of Miami-Dade College of Funeral Service, he has been a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for 12 years. He is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and also the Florida Mortician Association.


Jimmy Sasser

Funeral Director

Jimmy joined Neptune Society in 2012. A graduate of Gupton-Jones College of funeral service, he has been a licensed funeral director for 18 years.


Raymond Scott

Funeral Director

Raymond joined the team at Neptune Society in January 2019.

He is an honors graduate of Miami-Dade College of Funeral Service, and has been involved in Florida funeral services since 2004.

Funeral service is his second career, having been a pharmaceutical research scientist for many years.

Raymond is an active championship-level bridge player, enjoys the beach, gardening, dancing, growing orchids, baking and cooking.

He is also a loving and proud parent of Zeus – part English Bulldog and part human.


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Shaun Halladey

Office Manager

Shaun Halladey has been in the funeral industry for 14 years and has been with the Neptune Family for 9 years.

Shaun previously worked in banking before she started working part-time at a funeral home to try something different, and then decided she wanted to work full time in the funeral profession helping families, and serving the community.

Shaun is married to Martin Halladey and has a beautiful step-daughter, Shana, who recently graduated from Nursing School and has a 14 year old nephew, Brandon who is already taller than his father at 6’3 and a niece, Jordan who is 13 and has started a band called “Good Luck Audrey”.

Shaun is looking forward to the next 9 years with her Neptune Family, and would like to remind you to thank a Veteran or an Active Service Member for all they did and for all that they do for our Country.


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Maria Gabriela Siqueira

Service Support

Maria Gabriela Siqueira has worked for Neptune Society since 2011, and she goes by the name Gabby. Even though she’s been working for Neptune for 5 years, people still get confused when a “Maria” emails them. Gabby moved to Florida from Washington and is a big Seattle Seahawks and Miami Heat fan. She finds great interest in computers, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.


Lisa Handrahan

Administrative Assistant

Lisa joined the Neptune Society in August 2014, before then she processed worker’s compensation claims. She lives in Pompano Beach and has been married 25 years and has 2 children.


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Harriet Gonzalez

Receptionist

Harriet Gonzalez started with Neptune Society in April of 2008. She started in the Customer Service/Contract Processing Department at the office in Pompano Beach and in November of the same year that department moved to the corporate office in Plantation where she remained until 2013. In February 2013, she was transferred back to the Fort Lauderdale location as the receptionist where she remains today.


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Online Direct Cremation Services

Our affordable plans have helped 100,000’s of Americans during one of life’s most challenging moments. We are proud to serve in Florida and to offer our families options to pre arrange with us. Florida residents can now make arrangements from the privacy of their home. Our simple 4 step process makes it easy to plan ahead. If at any point you have questions or would like to speak with one of our licensed funeral directors, just call our local office. We are here to help.

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We have served families for over 40 years, we are here to serve future generations.

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