Jamie Pearson funeral director

01360 860 345

Traditional funeral costs

all inclusive funeral costs

my aim is to keep my costs as reasonable as possible:

funeral director's service costs (incl. hearse & coffin) £2250
cremation fees (depending on crematorium) £487 - £920
cemetery fees (depending on cemetery) £505 - £1230

Below are a couple of examples of funerals (prices at April 2017):

cremation at Daldowie Crematorium

funeral director's services £2250
Glasgow Council cremation fees £605
   
total £2855

burial at Fintry Cemetery

funeral director's services £2250
Stirling Council cemetery fees £1044
total £3294

additional costs

you may also choose some of the following:

minister or humanist £100 - £175
church officer/organist £40 - £100
hire of a limousine £200
wood ashes casket or metal urn £80
longer distance funerals £1 per mile

paying for the funeral

  • a deposit is due at the start of our arrangements
  • (this is to cover payments made to third parties - disbursements)
  • the remaining balance is due after the funeral
  • you can pay by cheque, direct bank transfer, credit card or cash

help paying for the funeral

you may be eligible for the following

  • funeral payment, if you're on a low income (from £1030)
  • bereavement payment (£2000)
  • bereavement allowance (about £30 - £100 per week)

NB funeral payments are usually paid after the funeral has take place

https://www.gov.uk/funeral-payments

helpline - 0845 606 0265