Cremation Service Costs

Posted on October 26, 2020 by Teri Vila-Caballero under Cremations
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While you may know that cremation services in North Miami, FL cost a lot less than a funeral or burial, there are still various costs that can go into the process. If you are looking into cremation for yourself as part of a pre-plan, or if you are trying to figure out what to do for a loved one who has passed away, the cost factors are going to matter. Here are some of the things you will pay for during the process of cremation.

The Cremation Package

When you start working with a funeral home, they will present you with various packages that you can use to build the services you want for your loved one or for yourself. The beauty of these packages is that they include everything you absolutely have to have for the services. You don’t really have to have anything else. IF you want to take the simplest route, you can just choose a cremation package and the price you see on that package could be all you pay. There are, of course, things to add, if you want, and other things that you might need to pay for if you have memorial services and other things. But the cremation package is really all you have to have for sure.


The death certificate is the most important document your family members will need when you pass on. It’s the most important you will need when someone else passes on as well. You will have to have lots of copies of this document for various things and each certified copy costs a certain amount. While the amount overall is small, you will get enough that it adds up a bit and should be considered as one of your costs.

Urn Options

Keep in mind that when you choose a package for the cremation, it comes with a simple container for the ashes of the deceased. However, a lot of people prefer to choose an urn for themselves or for their loved one so they can get the functions they need and personalize things a bit more. Urns don’t have to cost a lot, but they have a wide range of options involved. You can spend as much or as little as you’d like.

Possible Services

Cremation services are about as varied as they come. You can do something free and simple and add nothing to the costs. Or you can have something in a funeral home, community center, or church that might come with some costs.

Final Resting Place Costs

You may have to get a permit for ash scattering in certain locations. You would have to buy a burial plot for a cemetery urn burial. There are costs that could be involved with final resting places, depending on what you choose.

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Think through all of the options with care and remember that no matter what you pick, cremation services in North Miami, FL are completely honorable and respectful for anyone who uses them for any reason. Contact Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory with questions.

Teri Vila-Caballero

Teri Vila-Caballero is the Pre Need Director at Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory. She joined the team in 2012 to fulfill her calling to serve our community.

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