Funerals is a lengthy procedure involving a select team of experts and a variety of independent providers. You need to employ a funeral director, reserve a spot in a burial ground, provide space for a funeral or memorial service, etc. Both of these things will cost you money, and most people don’t know how much. We at Casket Emporium can help clarify all the expenses to customers, as we have licensed Funeral Directors on Staff.. Here’s a short rundown on what is involved:
Most simple service costs are normally included in the funeral package. The service provider would charge a fixed price, which includes the following services:
- Preparation by the funeral director
- Cost of licenses, notices, permits, death certificates, and other necessary documentation.
- Storage of ashes before the funeral or cremation takes place.
- Agreements with a crematorium or cemetery.
Many funeral providers charge a general fee on certain services, so it is best to inquire what is included in the standard package to ensure that there are no hidden expenses.
Optional Service Costs
These arrangements can be arranged by employing third-party contractors by the funeral director. If you opt for the services of a funeral director, double-check the rates and make sure they are fair. These expenditures may include:
- Transport of the body
- Embalming (necessary in the case of an open casket funeral service)
- Funeral or memorial services
- Urns or caskets
Some other costs include recruiting pallbearers, clergy or celebrants, floral arrangements, media, etc. Most funeral homes will request cash advances to be paid in full for third-party providers. Get a written quote covering all the costs from the funeral director.
If you want to know more about more about how funeral homes price structure their funerals, reach out to us at CASKET EMPORIUM. You can call 800 618 4642 anytime you need 24/7.