Estimated Cost of a Funeral in the United States
|Item||Cremation Ceremony Cost||Traditional Funeral Cost|
|Basic Service of Funeral Director & Staff||$2,195||$2,595|
|Transfer of Deceased to Funeral Home||$290||$290|
|Other Preparation of the Deceased||$190||$190|
|Use of Facilities & Staff for Ceremony||$500||$500|
|Procession Car/Flower Car||$190|
|Total for Funeral Home||$4,560||$6,550|
|Grave Digging and Filling||$300||$650|
|Obituary in Local Newspaper||$100||$100|
|Honorarium Paid to Minister/Priest||$100||$100|
|Grand Total : Suggested Insurance Amount||$5,210||
Estimates based upon a review of publicly available price lists from funeral homes in the U.S.
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