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Guide to Pricing

We prepared the following guide to outline the basic categories of funeral costs. This information will help your family compare costs between different service options. It is also helpful when comparing costs at other area funeral homes. 

When pricing a funeral, keep in mind that there are 5 categories of costs.

Category 1: 

Funeral Home Professional Services

This section includes services of the funeral directors and staff, preparation, basic arrangements and services, use of facilities and use of funeral home vehicles.

Transfer of remains to funeral home 

Preparation of remains 

Arrangements/Basic service fee 

Supervision of the funeral director and staff

Visitation 

Funeral or memorial service 

Graveside service 

Disinterment

 Use of facilities 

Visitation

Funeral or memorial service in funeral home chapel 

Prayers at funeral home before church

Livery

Hearse 

Alternative vehicle 

Limousine 

Flower vehicle 

Clergy/lead vehicle

Category 2:

Casket/Cremation Container/Urn

Whether you choose ground burial or above ground burial, a casket is necessary. With cremation, your family will select the appropriate cremation container, ceremonial casket and urn.

Category 3:

Burial Vault/Urn Vault

Most cemeteries in our area require a burial vault for ground burial. Some cemeteries in our area also require an urn vault when cremains are buried in ground.

Category 4:

Additional Services and Merchandise

This section includes any services and merchandise in addition to the funeral home services, including:

Register book 

Prayer cards/memorial folders/acknowledgement cards 

Memorial packages 

Tribute services 

Flag cases 

Flowers 

Hairdressing

Category 5:

Cash Advances

Services and merchandise provided as cash advance items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral home. These charges are simply third-party expenses, paid by our funeral home as a courtesy to your family.

Newspaper notices 

Cemetery charges (new purchase, opening fees, use of equipment)

Crematory charges 

Honorariums (church, clergy)

Certified copies of death certificates

Motorcycle escort 

Monuments and markers (new purchase and final lettering of existing markers)

Assignment and processing charges 

Public transportation 

Out-of-town funeral home charges 

Postage

Use this helpful formula to assist you in determining the total, exact bottom-line cost of the funeral. 

1. Funeral Home Professional Services
$____________+
2. Casket/Cremation Container/Urn
$____________+
3. Burial Vault/Urn Vault
$____________+
4. Additional Services and Merchandise
$____________+
5. Total Cash Advance Charges
$____________+

TOTAL FUNERAL COST

= $_________

     Guide to Pricing

 

 

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