Indianapolis

4825 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Recent Testimonials from Indiana Families Served

My mother died on June 6, 2017.  The two caretakers... Read More

My mother died on June 6, 2017.  The two caretakers who came to my parents home to pick my mother up were soft spoken, did not intrude, explained everything and took great care of her.  Jason was in constant contact and answered all our questions during the crematory process.  When Jason brought my mother’s ashes to my home he also was soft spoken and so caring of my feelings.
My father has his funeral planned through Neptune and I have absolutely no doubt my siblings and I will have the same experience.

Jan B
Indianapolis, IN

Jason Costin helped us after my father's death. He was... Read More

Jason Costin helped us after my father’s death. He was consistently thoughtful and prompt, making the process as trouble-free as possible. My wife and I will remember his caring assistance during this difficult time.

Lenard M
Indianapolis, IN

Our parents decided to be cremated even though they had... Read More

Our parents decided to be cremated even though they had already purchased their grave sites. The planning ahead made much of the process easier to handle. My brother called when our mother died 4 years ago and my sister recently called Jason for my dad. We were not aware of all the details involved in preparing for a funeral and Jason was very helpful. Our dad was a veteran and Jason made the arrangements for him to be honored at his funeral. He was also very helpful with the Order of Interment program and the small details that personalize the moment. We really appreciate the help and guidance we received. Thanks Jason.

Denise S
Indianapolis, IN

My mother recently entered hospice and I did not have... Read More

My mother recently entered hospice and I did not have a plan in place for cremation services. My wife shared that Neptune Society helped when her father passed, so I reached out to them. I had a brief discussion with them and planned to come back another time. Very soon after the visit, my mother passed and I needed to act quickly. The moment I called back to Neptune Society and began to work with Jason Costin, I was given amazingly quick, perfect and professional service.
Jason was so professional and prompt, it seemed like we had a relationship and plan already in place. He was incredibly patient and kind–especially at a moment of great loss. He made the entire process so simple and seamless. There were no hidden charges, complicated issues, or added work and responsibility on my part. Jason took care of everything and made it so much less taxing and burdensome. I was able to give my full attention to my family, which was crucial.
I wholeheartedly recommend the caring and kind professionals at Neptune Society. They are truly a trusted and caring partner during the most difficult times.

Patrick H
Indianapolis, IN

I and the rest of our family want to thank... Read More

I and the rest of our family want to thank Jason Costin for all of his help in making all of the arrangements and taking care of our mother, Georgene K. Grimm, when she passed away recently. He was extremely helpful, caring, and kind, and made this difficult time easier for us. He is a wonderful person, and we all appreciate how well he took care of everything. Thank you, Jason Costin. Sincerely, Debbie H

Debbie H
Fort Wayne, TX

This past May my mother passed unexpectedly.  My mother did... Read More

This past May my mother passed unexpectedly.  My mother did have a plans in place but due to the nature of her passing my sister and I were unable to move forward with her plans. This essentially left the full burden of our mom’s burial/cremation costs. We did not know where to begin.   Our aunt recommended Neptune Society because she knew that we could not handle this on our own.  So we contacted the local Neptune Society and that was the best thing we could have done for our mom. Jason contacted us that afternoon even though the office was closed.   Neither my sister nor myself live in Indiana and would have made it much harder for the both of us to handle mom’s affairs. Jason who works out of the Indianapolis office was truly a gem to have in our corner.  He handled all of the leg work for us.  I mean everything!  He made himself available all hours of the day, answered all of our questions and just allowed us to grieve without feeling pressured.   The Society handled everything from A to Z and then some. Before we left Indiana my sister and I were confident that we made the right choice and we knew that our mom was in good hands.  We were able to focus on what mattered and that was our families and friends.  The cost was truly  minimal compared to what it would have been if we would have done this on our own.  At no given time did we feel pressured into making any decisions.  Once he received the completed paperwork he went into action.  He was truly amazing!  In all honesty I know I could not have done it without having them in our corner.  I want to say thank you to Jason and his staff for making a very hard time in our lives much more bearable to handle.  It takes special people to be in this field and I know that we got the gem of all gems.  This whole experience has made me think about looking into my own plan.  It is not something that people don’t like to think about, but it is a part of life.  Thank God we do organizations out there like Neptune Society that cares about the family first rather than being a price tag.  Thank you Jason for everything!  You are a very caring and compassionate man and made a truly difficult time in our lives much easier to bear.

Catherine W
Cincinnati, OH

My Mom passed unexpectedly a few weeks ago. We had... Read More

My Mom passed unexpectedly a few weeks ago. We had always discussed her wishes being that her body would be donated to science for organ research and then cremated. Once she passed I began making calls to coordinate the procedure. It became apparent that the science community would not due to health complications accept my Mothers remains. With this all in mind I contacted Jason at the Neptune Society of Indianapolis to solicit their support. This was all new to me I have never had a loved one pass and for it to be my mother was beyond words or comprehension. Jason’s support and coordination was beyond exemplary. He guided and advised our family on all the next steps. My mother passed in Indiana however all her close friends and family were all in Ohio..Jason helped us with coordinating out of state arrangements, as well supporting us with all the small details. My sister and I could not have asked for more. He blessed our family with the the comfort , kindness and consideration that we needed during this sad and sorrow filled time. My mothers celebration was a beautiful day full of Joy, friends and family and we know in our hearts it would not have happened with such grace and beauty if it were not for the help and guidance Jason and the Neptune Society provided our family.

Vivien C
Marion, IN

My family and I really appreciate how The Neptune Society... Read More

My family and I really appreciate how The Neptune Society of Indianapolis went above and beyond to make this most difficult time easier for us, upon my father’s unexpected passing last month. Jason and his team are incredibly conscientious, and exceeded our expectations with both their consistently quick communication and their thoughtfulness. They are most professional and genuinely kind. Jason and his team go out of their way to be proactive and to lead families through this heartbreaking process of losing a loved one while fulfilling the wishes of those who have passed. The Neptune Society sets a high standard of care, which is especially appreciated during this most difficult time.

Karen S.
Indianapolis, IN

Our Parents had purchased the services of this wonderful organization... Read More

Our Parents had purchased the services of this wonderful organization about 2 years ago and when our mother fell ill and passed away recently, one call to Neptune was all it took and they were there for us. Jason was so responsive to the needs of our Family quickly and professionally. Jason was there to bring our mom back home to us after the cremation. He provided us the proper care and handling of the ashes. Our Dad said that it was perfect! and that Jason and Neptune provided profession services exactly per the terms of the contract.

Steve L.
Indianapolis, IN

My experience with Neptune of Indianapolis has been wonderful. When... Read More

My experience with Neptune of Indianapolis has been wonderful. When I purchased the package a year ago, Michael made it sound so easy and stress free for me. “Just call us when it’s time.” That is what I did and they took over from there. Jason, the funeral director made a difficult time in my life go so smoothly.

Doris B.
Indianapolis, IN

Our family is very pleased with the Neptune Society of... Read More

Our family is very pleased with the Neptune Society of Indianapolis and would highly recommend their services. Jason Costin, the location manager, went above and beyond to help our family during our time of grief. From the first time we spoke on the phone, until the cremains were delivered, Jason was extremely helpful and caring. He communicated consistently in a considerate and compassionate manner. He helped us through the process with no added stress or worries. This is the second time we have called upon Neptune Society for their services and would highly recommend. Thank you Jason, for a smooth and stress free transition for my family moving through our grieving process!

Dana M.
Indianapolis, IN

Neptune Society of Indianapolis, and Funeral Director Mr. Costin is... Read More

Neptune Society of Indianapolis, and Funeral Director Mr. Costin is highly recommended by our family! Everything was taken care of when our Grandmother passed. He took care of everything, leaving our family with no undo stress. He even gave us his personal cell phone number telling us he was available 24/7 with any questions we might have. How much that means to a grieving family! No words can explain. We would highly recommend Neptune Society in a family’s time of need. Thank you again.

Shannon S.
Indianapolis, IN

A big thank you to Jason for helping to organize... Read More

A big thank you to Jason for helping to organize our father’s cremation and service with short notice. We appreciated the assistance in coordinating the 21 gun salute and making sure we didn’t miss any details. Much more than I expected.

Jennifer
Indianapolis, IN

The Indianapolis office of the Neptune Society, and in particular... Read More

The Indianapolis office of the Neptune Society, and in particular Jason Costin, did an incredible job in handling my Mother’s cremation. My Mother actually paid for this service back in 1986 and passed away in 2017. Their service was outstanding and very professional. I would definitely recommend their services.

Todd Jones
Indianapolis, IN

Shame on me for worrying about whether or not the... Read More

Shame on me for worrying about whether or not the Neptune Society would be there for our family when we first signed up for cremation services a couple years ago. In these days of scams, it is increasingly difficult to trust a business to do what it says it will do. This is especially the case when there is only one opportunity to do things properly when a loved one passes. When my mother died recently as I held her hand, I walked out of her room wondering “now what do I do?”; “will I have to fight to get people to do what I thought I had arranged?”; “will I have to micro-manage ‘after death’ details when I can hardly grasp the loss of my mom”? I am told that I am a bit of a perfectionist and difficult to please, so I was expecting the worst, BUT I was completely satisfied with the Neptune Society and Jason in particular. There was never any pressure to buy a particular package of services when we first signed on, nor were we made to feel inadequate when we needed to work within a tight budget. Communication was very appropriate and timely. Everything we thought we had purchased was delivered with compassion and professionalism. My fears of being taken advantage of were totally misplaced. Our family is just so grateful to Jason for helping us through this early stage of our grief, and for the Neptune Society for allowing us to have the option of a very personal end-of-life experience with our dear mother. Thank you so much!

Gregory L. Doublestein
Indianapolis, IN

Jason Costin was a joy to work with. He was... Read More

Jason Costin was a joy to work with. He was helpful and answered all of my questions. Saved me a lot of worries. I can’t thank him enough.

Paul Jakes
Indianapolis, IN

The Neptune society did myself and family a wonderful service... Read More

The Neptune society did myself and family a wonderful service taking care of all the arrangements with the death of my Mother in January 2017. Jason was very helpful, courteous, and professional. I would easily recommend The Neptune Society to any family in need of their services.

Bob Eldridge
Indianapolis, IN

Dear Jason, thanks a million for all your help and... Read More

Dear Jason, thanks a million for all your help and sincere compassion. You have made a very difficult time bearable.

Linda B.
Indianapolis, IN

Jason, I wanted to let you know that I finally got... Read More

Jason, I wanted to let you know that I finally got around to taking the J.D. Powers survey. You and your staff all rated a 10 on every aspect of service. Thank you all for making a difficult situation feel less so.

Marilyn D.
Indianapolis, IN

I will have to tell you that the person that... Read More

I will have to tell you that the person that handled my mother’s case when she passed away, was the most wonderful, kind, and caring person. I had no idea that going through Neptune was going to be so easy. Jason Costin was there every step of the way and I am so grateful that it was him that handled all of this, there is so much that they do which saves the family a lot of time and heartache. Without him, this would have not even been possible. Really Jason was there for me more than my own family was and that is saying a lot.

Naomi Jahn
Indianapolis, IN

My father passed away right before the new year. Jason... Read More

My father passed away right before the new year. Jason Costin was our Neptune representative. He was so helpful to our family and made a very overwhelming situation easier to bear. Anything and everything we asked about was taken care of. He went above and beyond! Thank you so much Jason.

Chrissie Saunders
Indianapolis, IN

I am so grateful to Jason Costin for his exceptional... Read More

I am so grateful to Jason Costin for his exceptional service at the time of my husband’s death. Jason was kind and compassionate. He quickly answered calls and emails, providing assistance with every detail. His ready answers to my questions gave me comfort and helped to simplify the painful process of losing a loved one.

Molly Griffin
Indianapolis, IN

Neptune Society, thank you for the wonderful care provided upon... Read More

Neptune Society, thank you for the wonderful care provided upon the passing of Susan this past October. We appreciate your quick response and the timely manner initiated for our loved one. Jason was a great help as we began the paperwork and the process of publishing obituaries. We could not have asked for a better experience.

Keith, Ed, Henry, Chad, & Melissa Borau
Indianapolis, IN

I would like to thank Jason Costin for the outstanding... Read More

I would like to thank Jason Costin for the outstanding support that was provided to our family. My mother, Norma, purchased her cremation package 20+yrs ago in Florida, prior to computer databases. Jason was able to locate all documentation within 24hrs of our call. He not only provided clear direction and compassion but was highly informative on Veteran benefits due to our mother. My sister, Karen, and I were so pleased and impressed with Jason’s support, that we have decided to purchase our own Neptune Society Cremation package.

Paula R.
Indianapolis, IN

We feel that we lucked out by choosing the Neptune... Read More

We feel that we lucked out by choosing the Neptune Society and working with Jason. We had to manage the treatment of our loved one’s remains from out-of-state, and he was excellent at communicating with us and informing us of the measures that needed to be taken. Jason’s customer service is top-notch and he is the perfect mix of kind and efficient.

Chase Maxwell
Indianapolis, Indiana

My family and I would like to thank Jason for... Read More

My family and I would like to thank Jason for the wonderful, compassionate service he gave to us when our mother passed away recently. He made everything so easy during a difficult time.

Betsy Feldmann
Indianapolis,IN

I would like to send my deepest Thank you to... Read More

I would like to send my deepest Thank you to Jason Costin with the Indiana Neptune Society. Jason went over and beyond our expectations in our time of grief. He always was available, drove 2 hours to deliver our loved one, and even called before arriving to see if we needed anything! He told us he would take care of everything and he did! What a wonderful asset to Neptune Society. Thank you for your compassion and we would highly recommend Indiana Neptune Society!

Angela
Indianapolis, IN

I wish to thank Jason Costin and the Indianapolis Neptune... Read More

I wish to thank Jason Costin and the Indianapolis Neptune Society for the wonderful, compassionate care that was provided to me on June 1, 2016 when my dear father died. Both my father and myself were treated with the utmost respect.
Jason was always available by phone and e-mail and quickly helped me to handle the necessary paperwork.
I can recommend the Indianapolis Neptune Society without reservation.
The death of a loved one is very emotional and having a competent, caring person to guide you through the process is invaluable.

Diane M. Bernardi Stockinger
Indianapolis, IN

We had excellent service. We were so pleased with all... Read More

We had excellent service. We were so pleased with all the compassion that Jason gave our family. Thank you so much

Steve and Cathy Potter
Indianapolis, IN

Places to Scatter Ashes in Indiana

Ouabache State Park

Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana and formed in the 1930s, Ouabache State Park’s nature views and Wabash River offer a beautiful place to hold a scattering.

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White River Gardens

This stunning 3-acre garden next to the Indianapolis Zoo lets you escape the city and retreat into a lush oasis. Whether by some of the lovely flowers and plants or in the Hilbert Conservatory, this could be a very memorable place to scatter your loved ones ashes. Be sure to contact them before arriving.

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Egress Aerial Cremains

This organization offers personalized scattering over a location of your choosing, and can provide any type of ceremony desired. Once your loved one has been cremated, Egress will handle scheduling the plan and gaining clearance from aviation authorities.

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Additional Notes on Scattering Cremated Remains in Indiana

Indiana law allows you to scatter ashes over uninhabited public land with permission/a permit, over a public waterway or sea, or on private property of a consenting owner. If scattering at sea you must be at least 3 nautical miles from land, notify the EPA within 30 days of scattering, and avoid beaches and wading pools. You must obtain a permit to scatter on federal land. You can also scatter the ashes, but NOT the container, from the air as the government doesn’t consider cremains to be hazardous material. If the container isn’t biodegradable you must remove the ashes from the container before scattering. A form documenting the disposition of ashes must be filled with the county recorder within 10 days of placement or scattering.

Indiana Cremation FAQs

What veterans benefits are available in Indiana?

The VA benefits provided (at no cost to the family) include a grave site; opening and closing of the grave; perpetual grave site care; a government headstone or market; and United States burial flag that can be draped over the casket or accompany the urn (and is given to the next of kin after the service); an engraved presidential memorial certificate signed by the current sitting President, expressing the country’s grateful recognition of their service.

What is the average cost of cremation in Indiana?

According to US Funerals online, a cremation and memorial service in Indiana costs between $1,500 and $4,000 while a direct cremation averages between $800 and $2,500.

How many funeral homes are in Indiana?

There are 650 funeral homes in 353 cities of Indiana.

Indiana State Facts

State Nickname: The Hoosier State

State Motto: The Crossroads of America

Population: 6,596,855

State bird: Cardinal

State tree: Tulip Tree

State flower: Peony

Bonus fact 1: The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4th, 1871.

Bonus fact 2: Santa Claus, Indiana receives more than a half million letters and requests at Christmas time.

Bonus fact 3: Over 20% of all the world’s popcorn is made in Indiana.

Bonus fact 4: A popular nickname for Indiana is “Mother of Vice Presidents”, as 5 Indiana natives were elected vice president: Schuyler Colfax, Thomas A Hendricks, Charles W Fairbanks, Thomas Marshall, and Dan Quayle.

Bonus fact 5: It is illegal for Indiana liquor stores to sell a cold soft drink or water.

*State population based on estimates provided by the 2014 U.S. Census.
*Cremation rate provided by the most recent study by CANA in 2014.

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 Indiana and to offer our families options to pre arrange with us. Indiana 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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