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Most people are familiar with what is known as the “Traditional Service”

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.

Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.

Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.

Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

Service Fees

Basic Funeral Home Costs:  1,080.00

Embalming (if required):  275.00 

Coordination of service:  400.00

Staff Attendance at Service:  350.00

Church or Hall Fees:  300.00

Service Vehicle if required:  100.00

Funeral Coach (hearse): 250.00

Casket: As listed in Merchandise

Additional Requirements:
Cemetery Costs
Crematorium Fee
Cash Disbursements: Flowers, Clergy, Obituary, etc.

Non-Taxable Fees: 

Consumer Protection Fee:  30.00

Death Certificate:  27.00

*Casket and Cemetery Costs are not included in this total*

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