Average Funeral prices:

Funeral Director’s Basic Services Fee: $1,000-$2,500

Funeral Home use & staff for viewing: $250-$500

Funeral Home use & staff for funeral/memorial ceremony: $300-$750

Use of funeral staff for graveside service: $250-$500

Transporting body to funeral home: $250-$400

Transporting body to cemetery/crematory: $250-$400

Embalming: $400-$750

Makeup, Hairdressing, putting body in casket: $200-$400

Basic memorial printed package: $150-$250

Caskets:

  • Plywood: $400-$1,000
  • Laminate: $800-$1,250
  • Veneered:$1,100-$3,500
  • Solid wood (mahogany, walnut, oak, etc): $2,500-$8,000
  • Steel: $1,500-$6,000
  • Copper/Bronze: $7,000-$12,000

Hearse: $250-$400

Limousine: $150-$350

Service car/utility van: $100-$250

Use of Church/Place of Worship: Free-$1,000

Music at church/place of worship: $150-$1,000

Cemetery plot: $1,000-$5,000

Concrete Vault/grave liner: $800-$1,500

Opening/Closing ground: $1,000-$2,000

Headstone: $2,000-$5,000

Grave marker: $750-$1,500

Flowers: $300-$750

Wreaths: $300-$750

Refrigeration of body: $50-$150 (per day)

Keeping body at funeral home: $100-$300 (per day)

Cremation: $500-$8,000

Obituary notice posting: $200-$1,000

Death notice posting: $50-$100

It all adds up to a very big bill.

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