Average Funeral Costs

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Much like any other service, the cost of a funeral can vary depending upon the selections made by an individual family. Funeral costs are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission and fall under two main categories: services and merchandise. Services generally include the professional staff, use of facilities and automotive equipment. Merchandise would include caskets, outer burial containers, cremation urns or other tangible products offered by the funeral home.

In the United States, the national average for traditional burials is $8,500.00. This normally includes the professional services of the funeral director and staff, use of facilities, automotive equipment, casket, vault, clothing, printed materials and other cash disbursements such as death certificates, newspaper obituary notices and hairdressing. The casket and vault selection alone can cause this average to rise or fall considerably.

By placing all of your needs under the Bekavac umbrella, we are able to assist our families with funeral planning, elder and estate law, monument design and cremations. These extended services are unique to our families because we are the only funeral home in the region that can provide these specific funeral related goods and services. We eliminate the uncertainty of what to expect at different service providers and do so at very reasonable prices.

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