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Traditional Full Service Burial

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Full Service Cremation

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Direct Cremation

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Affordable Burial

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Traditional Full Service Burial

Traditional Full Service Burial includes funeral home basic service fee, embalming and care of body, a visitation or wake prior to the funeral, a service at either church or funeral home chapel, a funeral procession to the grave site and a committal service prior to the burial. The average cost of a casket is included.

Full Service Cremation

Full Service Cremation includes a visitation or wake prior to the funeral, a service at either church or funeral home chapel and basic cremation services, which include removal of deceased from the place of death, transfer to the crematory, and cremation services. The average cost of a cremation casket is included. Unless an urn has been purchased separately, the ashes are generally returned to the family in a cardboard box.

Direct Cremation

Direct Cremation includes removal of the deceased from the place of death, transfer to the crematory, and cremation services. The average cost of an alternative cremation container is included. Unless an urn has been purchased separately, the ashes are generally returned to the family in a cardboard box.

Affordable Burial

Affordable Burial, sometimes known as Immediate or Direct Burial, is the burial of a body without embalming, viewing or services. It includes basic services fee and transportation of the body from the place of death to the cemetery. The average cost of a basic casket is included.

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* Includes industry average prices for some merchandise.   See below  for information on merchandise costs.

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Average Funeral Merchandise Prices

Funeralocity has included national average prices for some merchandise items in the calculation of average funeral prices. Families may decide to select merchandise that is less or more expensive than the average. Values given here are the most recent national averages from the National Funeral Directors Association.

Metal casket Metal casket

$2,500

Metal casket
Alternative cremation container

$150

Metal casket Urn

$295

Metal casket Basic memorial printed package

$175

Metal casket Rental casket

$995

Metal casket Cremation casket

$1,200

Funeral Flower Costs

Here are examples of flowers commonly purchased by a family arranging a memorial service or funeral. Families commonly spend $500-700 on flowers for end-of-life services.

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