Casper Cremation: Frequently Asked Questions

Massachusetts Cremation Cost Information.

The State of Massachusetts. Casper Funeral & Cremation Services is a licensed Massachusetts funeral service provider.

No, we do not charge a membership fee to have a cremation. We are focused on saving families money and are committed to over-exceeding your expectations. Our complete direct cremation service is $1,395.00.

No. We have one price that includes everything needed to have a "Simplicity" cremation. Unlike others, we do not have extra costly service fees. Our complete service includes our professional transportation team picking up your loved one, all necessary city/state/federal paperwork, crematory fee; delivery to and pick-up from a licensed, Massachusetts crematory, cremated remains container, all of our professional services and pick-up of cremains, all for $1,395.00. *Additional ferry fees for Nantucket and Martha Vineyard.

There are of course additional services that you can do without a funeral director, they are not required and can be done on your own. Newspaper notices, purchase of a personalized urn, death certificate, certified copies, memorial services, scattering of ashes at sea, and shipping of remains are a few additional services that we will be happy to advise you or your family.

All cremations in Massachusetts are done individually. We have always used fully licensed Massachusetts Crematories. In Massachusetts, there is a 48 hour waiting period before cremation.

In Massachusetts, funeral homes are not allowed own a crematory. All Massachusetts funeral home providers must use a fully licensed state approved crematory.

We are experts in international funeral shipping. Each country has specific regulations and processes in order to receive approval to send cremated remains into a country. It is extremely important working closely with a funeral provider that has significant international funeral shipping experience. The provider must be approved as a "Known Shipper" by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Casper Funeral & Cremation Services are a credentialed "Known Shipper".

First of all, we pride ourselves on being highly professional. Our team is friendly, knowledgeable and dependable. Casper Funeral & Cremation Services are focused on over exceeding your expectations. We have been assisting families faced with a funeral emergency for over 85 years and Casper Funeral & Cremation Services is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.

We accept all major credit cards, checks and cash. We review with you every possible and available benefit.

Definitely, all you need to do is contact us. We will send you our cremation information packet. The cost of the cremation is guaranteed and will not change. The cost of your cremation is protected from inflation. Once you complete the $1,395.00 arrangements, there are no additional charges. The monies are placed in a trust in your name that is regulated by the state of Massachusetts.

Yes, Casper Funeral & Cremation Services has a customized presentation on "Understanding Funeral, Beyond the Myths". This speaking program educates and addresses questions and concerns that individuals have about the funeral process. Please contact us at 617-269-1930 0r 1-800-314-1890 toll-free to schedule a time for us to come and speak to your community group organization.

Yes, In our processing center, we have state-of-the-art funeral refrigeration . Unlike the majority of funeral homes in Massachachusetts that do not have refrigeration coolers, we have the most advanced refrigeration.

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