Neptune Society Located in Tampa / Palm Harbor, FL

Tampa, 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 Tampa

At the Neptune Society of Tampa, 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 Tampa. For nearly 50 years, we’ve helped the families of Tampa 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 Tampa.

Affordable Cremation To Help Through A Difficult Time

The Neptune Society of Tampa 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 Tampa 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 Tampa 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 Tampa from Neptune Society.

Prepaid Cremation Services

Cremation preplanning in Tampa 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 Tampa

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 Tampa residents. To learn more, contact us today or call (727) 619-1411.

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 Tampa, 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 Tampa.

Tampa, FL Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Tampa are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Tampa 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 Tampa 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.

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave.
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

Bay Pines National Cemetery
10000 Bay Pines Boulevard North
St. Petersburg, FL 33708
(727) 319-6479

Sarasota National Cemetery
9810 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
(877) 861-9840

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About Us

Driving Directions to Our Office:

From Tampa:

Take FL-60 West (Gulf to Bay Rd) towards Clearwater. Turn right onto US 19 N and continue about 7 miles north until you reach Tampa Road. Make a right on Tampa Road, and Neptune Society is located about one block down on the right.

From St Petersburg:

Make your way to US 19 N. Once you cross over Gulf to Bay Rd you will continue about 7 miles north until you reach Tampa Road. Make a right on Tampa Road and Neptune Society is located about one block down on the right.

Neptune Society is across the street from the Suncoast Hospice Care Center North Pinellas Facility.


Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:

  • Citrus County
  • Hernando County
  • Hillsborough County
  • Pasco County
  • Pinellas County
  • Tampa

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


Our Team

Neptune Society Cremation Employee
Russell Lavender

Location Manager/Funeral Director

Russell Lavender joined our Neptune Family in 2018 and has been in the funeral industry for over eight years.  A 2015 graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service located in Atlanta, Georgia (Decatur). He received his Associate of Science degree in Funeral Service and also was accepted into the Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity. After passing the National Board Examination and completing his internship he successfully passed the State Board Exam in Florida, becoming one of the youngest Licensed Funeral Directors and Embalmers in the state. Russell continued his education by obtaining a B.S. Degree in Business Administration, a Florida Variable Life and Annuity License, and Crematory Operator & Cremation Arranger (ICCFA) certifications. Russell has a heart for service, not only to the families he serve, but also for the whole community.


Carolyn Sabaski

Sales Manager

Carolyn was born and raised in New Jersey. She worked in the recruiting field for 25 years, in addition to owning her own recruiting firm, before relocating to Florida to be closer to family. In Florida she assisted families with final expense life insurance to protect them from the rising cost of funerals before joining the Neptune Society in 2014. She began her career with Neptune Society as a representative, providing families with the greatest gift they can give their loved ones and then began managing their pre-need counselors at the Tampa location in 2016.


Brittani Chandler

Office Coordinator

Brittani Chandler is originally from Miami, FL and is the middle child of 3 siblings. Brittani has been with the SCI family since 2018. She originally was the Office Coordinator for National Cremation Society in Port Charlotte, FL, but transitioned to the Neptune Society of Palm Harbor, FL office in May 2020. Brittani continues to dedicate herself by going above and beyond to help her office team and families that are in need. Outside of work, Brittani loves to travel and volunteer at her church, local food pantries, and animal shelters. She also has performed in a handful of musicals at her Community Theater.


Veronica Williams

Funeral Director

Veronica joined the Neptune Society in 2017. She attended St. Petersburg College and obtained her degree in Funeral Service. Veronica has had the honor of serving families since 2006.


Rachel Troutt

Funeral Director

As a native to Florida, Rachel enjoyed her childhood playing in the sand on the west coast. Now as a mother, her children share her enthusiasm for the beach lifestyle. On the weekends she loves to spend time with her children and fiancé at the beach, playgrounds, or riding bikes.

Rachel grew up in the funeral industry having both parents in the profession. Her passion for helping others started at a very young age spending her summers volunteering at the funeral home. Following in her parents’ footsteps Rachel graduated and became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 2010. With warmth and compassion she is dedicated to assisting families during their most difficult time.


Elizabeth “Liz” Dalton

Service Support

My name is Elizabeth, I’m a proud US Coast Guard wife. My husband’s career in aviation brought us to Florida at Air Station Clearwater in 2017. We have a 3 year old German shepherd named Khaden and he is everything to us. I love many things in life like college football, traveling, and of course my job. I don’t feel like I chose this career path- it chose me. In the future I hope to become a successful Funeral Director, because I find what my colleagues and I do is very rewarding. It’s a pleasure being able to successfully fulfill your loved one’s wishes at such an emotional time or even helping families make the decision to preplan for themselves. I’m very motivated when it comes to serving our families in the community and I’ve always believed in “A simple smile will go a long way.”


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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.

    • Make arrangements on your schedule, at your convenience
    • Affordable all-inclusive packages, no hidden fees
    • 30 day money back guarantee

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

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