Meriden CT Funerals Checklist

Prior to engaging with a funeral home in Meriden CT, check with several funeral homes. Compare their costs along this Meriden CT funeral checklist.


‘Simple’ Disposition of the Remains in Meriden CT:


- Immediate burial

- Immediate cremation

- If the cremation process is extra, how much is it?

- Donation of the body to a medical school or hospital


Meriden CT ‘Traditional,’ Full-Service Burial or Cremation:


- Basic services fee for the funeral director and staff

- Pickup of body

- Embalming

- Other preparation of body

- Least expensive casket

- Description, including model #

- Outer Burial Container (vault)

- Description

- Visitation/viewing – staff and facilities

- Funeral or memorial service – staff and facilities

- Graveside service, including staff and equipment

- Hearse

- Other vehicles

- Total


Other Funeral Services in Meriden CT


- Forwarding body to another funeral home

- Receiving body from another funeral home

- Cost of lot or crypt (if you don’t already own one)

- Perpetual care

- Opening and closing the grave or crypt

- Grave liner, if required

- Marker/monument (including setup)

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