How do I choose a St. Louis funeral home or a St. Louis cremation service?
If one is looking for a local funeral home or a local cremation service in St. Louis many families may call upon their neighborhood funeral director or use a familiar funeral director. Some may just go online and search funeral home near me or cremation service near me. In your search for a quality funeral home on cremation service location is always a factor, but sometimes if you look around you can save yourself hundreds or thousands of dollars by searching for funeral homes and cremation service in the St. Louis area that are qualified and able to provide the same services as some of the more expensive conglomerate and larger funeral service companies.
When deciding on a funeral home or cremation service the first thing you may wonder is What are people saying about them. You can search google reviews, as well as yelp and the better business bureau. (BBB accreditation are mainly paid rankings now.) Next step compare prices you will find prices in St. Louis metropolitan area as high as $3,000.00 for direct cremation. Funeral prices can exceed $15,00.00 $25,000.00 depending on the area. Some St. Louis Cremation Services like Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service can offer comparable funeral service in St. Louis, as well as cremation services in St. Louis for a fraction of these charges. Some funeral home and cremation services offer extremely low prices but charge extra fees for a lot of small service that should be included, such as ridiculous size and mileage restrictions, and going as far as charging a family crematory fees, cremation container fees. Some places are charging families to produce death certificates which is required to be done by law. These tactics are only used to increase the bottom line on cremation charges that are well below the market. At Bi-State Cremation and Funeral Service we practice no deception. Bi State Cremation & Funeral Service doesn’t just offer simple services we can make things as elaborate fancy as you would like.
Another factor to consider when choosing a St. Louis cremation service or funeral home how will I be treated, is this company prepared or willing to meet my individual needs? Is the funeral service provider experienced with dealing with my faith, religious, or personal life choices? Here at Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service we have dealt with over the years with people of all walks of life and feel that all people no matter their race, religious creed, or sexual orientation deserve first class service and to be treated with dignity.
Many St. Louis Metropolitan area funeral over the years have been bought out by corporations. These corporations U.S. as well as internationally owned. The money you spend with these companies leave the St. Louis area some dollars leave the country. When choosing a cremation or funeral home in St. Louis choose carefully.
Hope this information helps,
Larry T. Byndon
Licensed Funeral Director