Chapter 3: If you are planning a funeral or memorial service

Funeral home services: Basic services and fees

The lady at the funeral home was helpful – and patient. She had to explain a few things more than once, but my mind was just having a hard time processing everything.

A funeral home is very often the family’s main resource in planning a funeral. Funeral homes often offer packages that include a variety of services, but these services can also be priced on an item-by-item basis if the packages do not meet your needs.

Basic fees

The funeral home generally has one fee that covers the work that is common to all funerals. Click the arrows below to see what this basic fee typically covers.