Urns have been in burial services, with cremation dating far into ancient times. From simple stone boxes to urns of ornate finery, there is a large assortment of options for your loved one’s urns. Some families choose to go with a more personal touch, such as keepsake urns or pendants. These options allow a number of family members to keep your loved one close, always.

Cremation Urns

Cremation urns are the traditional, larger sized urn. These are meant to hold the cremains of your loved one They are usually available in a number of shapes, sizes, colors, designs, and materials. Everything from picturesque marble boxes to sleek, metal vases.

Keepsake Urns

Keepsake urns are much smaller than an average urn. They are meant to store only a small portion of ashes. Keepsake urns are generally used in addition to a cremation urn, or in a set of them. With these types of urns, a family that lives separately can all be close to their loved one. Some cremation urns come in smaller keepsake versions, so the keepsake urns can be the same design and style.


Pendants and other types of jewelry keep your loved one close to you always. There is a large assortment of styles for both men and women, and for different religious beliefs. We offer personal rings, pendants, and bracelets that hold ashes of your loved one. You can view our list of available keepsake jewelry here.


Pets are members of the family too. We offer specialized urns crafted to memorialize your pets, and to keep them with your family. Pet urns come in all shapes and sizes, with a number of different designs for cats and dogs.

For almost 50 years, Matthew Funeral Home has been serving the Staten Island community. We can help with almost every aspect of your loved one’s memorial service. Our family is here to serve yours, every step of the way.