Direct Cremation Costs & Cremation Funeral Cost
Cremation Costs & Direct Cremation Costs
We are fully committed to transparency in our business practices. This requires us to be upfront and open about our prices for both our direct cremation costs and any related products.
For a business to be truly transparent, the staff needs to follow certain rules or guidelines, which keep everyone accountable for their words and actions. We believe it's imperative for our firm to remain open, communicative, and accountable otherwise families would quickly lose their trust in us. Trust is everything.
The services we provide are unique and the people we serve are in a very vulnerable position. Because of this vulnerability, trust becomes an even more essential part of the relationship we develop with the families we serve.
Cremation Funeral Cost - Our General Price List
If you’re currently price-shopping for funeral services and products, we encourage you to download a copy of our current General Price List. You’ll be able to print it out and use it in planning conversations with family members involved in making the necessary decisions.
We know it may be well worth taking the time to call around to compare cremation costs before committing to any particular funeral firm, product, or service. That’s why we make our General Price List available to you through our website.
We encourage you to research your options, talk it over, and make the best decision for yourself and your loved ones.
Should you need any additional information, please call us. We will explain all your options thoroughly and clearly, as part of our commitment to transparency and to you.
How to Begin
It's very common to feel ill-at-ease when you're faced with making immediate need arrangements for a deceased family member. Even if you're making personal pre-need arrangements, it can be somewhat nerve-wracking. We're here to help. This page gives you the information you need to feel confident in taking this next step.
Simpler Times providers offer a variety of cremation service options through the Final Wishes Selector™ that range from direct cremation to cremation with a modernized visitation and service schedule. You select only the services and merchandise that you want.
Once you have built your customized package, it can be submitted directly to us, printed as a reference, and / or saved in the system to login at a future date to amend.
Arrangements are fully transferable to any Simpler Times provider and prepaying your arrangements can be done instantly online with verification and receipt; your funds will be held in trust in accordance with the strictest government regulatory requirements. Please note that payment for your final wishes is fully refundable should you wish to cancel at any time.
The Arrangement Conference
If you prefer a face-to-face meeting, we will sit down with you and ask the questions, share the stories, and explore the options available to you. All recommendations will be based on the wishes of your loved one and your budget. We can advise when asked but in the end, you will make the decisions and then leave the rest to us.
If your loved one has pre-arrangement plans with us or any other funeral firm – no matter the location – it’s helpful that you retrieve those plans for when we meet.
If you need further assistance or advice, please contact us and we’ll guide you in the right direction.
About Cremation and Ceremony
Many families think that when they choose cremation services, there is no way they can hold a memorial service or remembrance service. This is simply not true. In fact, we strongly recommend that you hold a service of some type to help you and your loved ones in the healing process.
The first decision involves selecting the perfect location; you can choose to hold your ceremony in our beautiful chapel or elsewhere. Just let us know what you think would be best for all concerned.
Next, you may wish to inform your wider circle of family and friends of the event location, date, and time. We will help you spread the word through our print and online channels to bring your community together to commemorate your loved one’s life.
There are many options available to make it easier to bring cremation and ceremony together. We can provide you with any guidance you need or would like.
For more information, visit our section on "When Cremation is Preferred".
Are you looking for information about cremation memorial services? If so, please visit our simple memorial service & affordable memorial service page.
If you would like to view specific cremation options please visit one of our following cremation pages: