Cremation Costs

Immediate Cremation:        $1,495.00 

Basic services of funeral director and staff, local transfer to funeral home (if beyond 30 miles a charge of $2.75 per mile will be added), cremation tray required by crematory, transportation to Oscoda, Michigan and the Huron Forest Crematory.  An opportunity (if desired) for up to five family members to identify the deceased at the funeral home prior to cremation.  Cremated remains will be returned in the black plastic container provided by the crematory within one week (documents permitting). 

Other charges you will likely incur: 

Death Certificates:   varies by county of death   (average $30.00)
Newspapers:    varies by publication
Cremation permits:  varies by county of death
Clergy honorarium:  varies per family wishes

 

Immediate Cremation with Memorial Service:      $2,000.00 

Basic services of a funeral director and staff, local transfer to funeral home (if beyond 30 miles a charge of $2.75 per mile will be added), cremation tray required by crematory, transportation to Oscoda, Michigan and the Huron Forest Crematory.  An opportunity (if desired) for up to five family members to identify the deceased at the funeral home prior to cremation.  Cremated remains will be returned in the black plastic container provided by the crematory within one week (documents permitting).  A memorial service at the funeral home (to included one hour of visitation prior to service), memorial stationary package including: register book, memorial folders or holy cards and acknowledgement cards.  Please note there is an additional fee of $350.00 for a Saturday, Sunday or evening memorial service. 

Other charges you will likely incur:

Crematory Processing Fee (locally):  $265.00
Death Certificates:   varies by county of death   (average $30.00)
Newspapers:    varies by publication
Cremation permits:  varies by county of death
Clergy honorarium:  varies per family wishes 


Traditional Cremation:      $ 5,300.00

Traditional funeral services with the body present followed by cremation instead

of an earth burial of casketed remains. 

This includes:

Basic services of funeral director and staff, transfer to funeral home (if beyond 30 miles a charge of $2.75 per mile will be added), embalming and preparation for final disposition, 3 hours of visitation at the funeral home or an off premise location, funeral ceremony following visitation on the same day at the same location, Taylor cremation casket, transportation to Oscoda, Michigan and the Huron Forest Crematory, memorial package which includes a register book, memorial folders or holy cards and acknowledgement cards. Please note there is an additional fee of $350.00 for a Saturday, Sunday or evening memorial service.

Other charges you will likely incur:

Death Certificates:   varies by county of death   (average $30.00)
Newspapers:    varies by publication
Cremation permits:  varies by county of death
Clergy honorarium:  varies per family wishes
Oversized casket – Newport casket please add $750.00 

PLEASE NOTE:  The deceased will not be embalmed unless required by law or consent is given by the next of kin.  Therefore, the identification process is restricted to 15 minutes if the body is not embalmed.

Pricing is effective July 26, 2016. To receive the complete general price list you may call or email to make that request. 

We have numerous urns, keepsakes, jewelry options and similar items available at Buresh Funeral Homes to personalize your cremation.