Average funeral cost in the St Louis area
According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average cost of a funeral in St Louis is $7045. Many factors affect this price, such as casket purchase and location of funeral services. This price is just associated with the funeral service itself, so the burial and any cemetery services would be a separate price. A great way to cut down on funeral expenses is to pre-plan services. This can help assist with allocating finances.
How much does it cost to be cremated?
In St Louis, it can cost up to $2,250 to be cremated according to The Cremation Association of North America. Just like a funeral service, you have the option to pre-plan a cremation as well. Our low-cost services and cremation plans are centered around making the cremation process more affordable. With the option to include a customized urn and other add-on features, there is a plan that will fit your needs.
Do I need a cremation authorization?
A cremation authorization is a legal document that gives permission for a person’s body to be cremated. If you are pre-planning a cremation you are able to sign an authorization yourself, prior to death. If no pre-planning takes place then the authorization will need to be signed by the next of kin. This is typically a spouse or a child, if there is no spouse.
We offer many different pricing options for St Louis cremations. We are here to help guide you and your love ones through the process from start to finish. No matter your needs, we have a plan that is right for you.
Funeral service followed by cremation at B-State cremation is $2,895.00. This service includes picking your loved one up from the place of passing and all preperation needed for the funeral service. Also included is use of the rental casket, a one day visitation funeral service as well as the cremation service. Weight and distance charges may apply.
Direct cremation cost at Bi-State cremation is $795.00. This charge includes picking your loved one up from the place of passing, as well as completing paperwork for cremation with the next of kin. The charge of cremation is also included in this price. Weight and distance charges may apply.