The cost of a funeral can be overwhelming, and many people wonder what the cost breakdown is for different aspects of a funeral service in wedding live streaming. While there are no set rules as to how much each service should cost, we can give you an idea of what factors into your total bill.
An average funeral cost breakdown is as follows: the average Philadelphia funeral costs $8,508 dollars, the average price for a burial plot is $1,717 dollars, the average cost of embalming is $357 and the cremation rate rose by close to 40 percent. These are some of the factors that go into funeral costs. Keep in mind that there are many, many more things that factor into this cost and you will get a full quote from us after we meet with funeral live streaming you.
Average Funeral Costs:
Memorial Service: $1,286
This price is based on the lowest possible memorial service at a funeral home, not all funeral homes provide a memorial service. If a viewing is required, the price will be higher. This can include an outside reception area, catering for guests, and the rental of a chapel or parlor room.
The average hearse rental cost is about $535. An alternative to the hearse is a station wagon or coach with an attached platform for carrying the casket.
Mortuary Fee: $2,640
This price covers the professional service of preparing your loved ones’ remains. It includes dressing and cosmetology services, removal of your loved one from their place of death, general cleaning of the body, disinfection, and preparation of the body for visitation or services. This does not cover funeral home charges for holding your loved one before final disposition.
Basic Service Fee: $1,286
The average cost for basic service fee is $1,286 dollars. It covers the use of facilities and staff to conduct a short service. The other factor in this fee is the transportation of your loved one from the coroner’s office or place of death to the funeral home, as not all funeral homes have their own mortuary staff and equipment.