Page last updated September 2022


 We encourage you to have a no-commitment conversation with us, to learn more about how we can help plan a personalized service for your loved one. Our promise to every family we serve is to provide honest, accurate, and transparent information.  We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  



Direct Cremation $1,950.00

Our charge for a direct cremation (without any attendant rites or ceremonies) includes: 

removal and shelter of the remains, local transportation to the crematory, the cremation and necessary services of staff


Local Transportation is listed for travel within a radius of 35 miles of funeral home

The charge for additional mileage is $1.75/mile


Direct Cremation with Memorial Service $2,450.00 plus, Cash Advances*

Acquiring and Completion of Death Certificate, Disposition Transit Permit, 

Authorization for Cremation and Disposition Form, and any other Associated Forms, 

Removal from Place of Death, The Cremation, Cremation Container and Processing, 

Shelter of Remains / Cooler (24hr Waiting Period), 

Cremation Memorial Service *Includes Receiving of Friends with a Service Immediately Following* 

Register Book, 100 Folders, and Thank-You Cards  


Local Transportation is listed for travel within a radius of 35 miles of funeral home

The charge for additional mileage is $1.75/mile


Cremation with Viewing and Funeral Service $4,445.00 plus, Cash Advances*

Acquiring and Completion of Death Certificate, Disposition Transit Permit, 

Authorization for Cremation and Disposition Form, and any other Associated Forms,

Embalming and Preparation of Remains Dressing and Cosmetology, 

Removal from Place of Death, 

Funeral Service (Same Day) *Includes a Visitation with a Funeral Service Immediately Following*

Norwood Rental and Cremation Insert, 

Register Book, 100 Folders, and Thank-You Cards, 

The Cremation, Cremation Container and Processing


Local Transportation is listed for travel within a radius of 35 miles of funeral home

The charge for additional mileage is $1.75/mile




*Cash Advances are to aid the families we serve;  

we will cover third party expenses and place them on our account

might include:

 •Newspaper Notices (Obituaries)

•Cemetery Open / Close Charges

•Coroner's Authorizations (Cremation) Blair Co. $50 and Bedford Co. $50

•Certified Death Certificate - ($20.00 Each)


If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The container we provide (as part of this fee) is fiberboard without an outside covering.


Note: Pennsylvania Rules and Regulations number 13.211(A) requires that any human remains held 24 hours beyond death shall be embalmed or sealed in a hermetically sealed container that will not allow fumes or odors to escape or shall be kept under refrigeration; provided, however, that this does not conflict with any religious beliefs or medical examination. 



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