Preplanning for Funeral Costs and Expenses
The final expense cost of regular adult funeral including basic items, can be significant. To give you a quick overview of the funeral costs, we’ve developed a quick chart. Keep in mind, these basic items do not include cemetery costs, cemetery monuments, or grave marker costs – nor any other miscellaneous charges such as for funeral flowers or obituaries.
$1,595 Non-declinable basic services fee
$ 233 Removal/transfer of remains to funeral home
$ 550 Embalming
$ 203 Other preparation of the body
$ 406 Use of facilities/staff for viewing
$ 463 Use of facilities/staff for funeral ceremony
$ 251 Use of a hearse
$ 120 Use of a service car/van
$ 119 Basic memorial printed package
$2,255 Metal Casket
Total Cost $7,323
For more information about specific Final Expense Costs or strategies to Prepay Funeral Expenses and End of Life Planning, you’ll find a wealth of information throughout our website, FuneralResources.com.