Taunton Cremation - Packages and Prices

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            Taunton Cremation is a full service cremation program available to  families, through the Sowiecki Funeral Home. We offer a variety of  options from a simple immediate cremation to having  services, such as a funeral service, memorial service, visitation prior to cremation, or burial in a specific cemetery. A family or individual may choose to tailor a service to their needs and wishes. Below is several packages that are commonly selected.

 We offer our services to families in Eastern Massachusetts and surrounding areas and the State of Rhode Island.  Please call us at (508) 824-9881 if you should need assistance or have any questions.

 



Simple  Basic  Cremation Package:  $1,795 *

Arrangements may be made at our funeral home or the licensed director will meet with you in the comfort of your home, if desired.

This package includes:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff

  • Local transfer of the deceased to our funeral home

 **within 15 miles of our funeral home. Additional mileage outside our coverage area to be determined depending on which city or town the death occurred.

  • Sheltering of deceased at our funeral home

** There is a 48-hour mandatory waiting period in the State of Massachusetts, before any funeral home can proceed with cremation. ** Rhode Island has a 24 hour waiting period.

  • Basic alternative container for transportation and cremation.
  • Massachusetts Medical Examiner cremation authorization fee.
  • Crematory fee at Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the deceased to the Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the cremated remains into our care after the cremation.
  • Complimentary online publishing of an obituary and memorial guestbook on our web site.


*This package does not include a funeral ceremony, visitation or cash advance items: which may include, permanent urn, newspaper obituaries, certified copies of the death certificate, burial permit fees (cost varies in each city/town) clergy honorariums, etc.


Cremation followed by Memorial Service - $2,050*


This package includes:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff

  • Local transfer of the deceased to our funeral home

 **within 15 miles of our funeral home. Additional mileage outside our coverage area to be determined depending on which city or town the death occurred.

  • Sheltering of deceased at our funeral home

** There is a 48-hour mandatory waiting period in the State of Massachusetts, before any funeral home can proceed with cremation. ** Rhode Island has a 24 hour waiting period.

  • Basic alternative container for transportation and cremation.
  • Massachusetts Medical Examiner cremation authorization fee.
  • Crematory fee at Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the deceased to the Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the cremated remains into our care after the cremation.
  • Use of facility and staff for Memorial Service / Visitation for 1 hour ( $150 per hour thereafter)
  • Complimentary online publishing of an obituary and memorial guestbook on our web site.


*This package does not include cash advance items: which may include, permanent urn, newspaper obituaries, certified copies of the death certificate, burial permit fees (cost varies in each city/town) clergy honorariums, etc.

Cremation followed by Funeral Services w/ Urn present - $3,995*

This package includes:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff

  • Local transfer of the deceased to our funeral home

 **within 15 miles of our funeral home. Additional mileage outside our coverage area to be determined depending on which city or town the death occurred.

  • Sheltering of deceased at our funeral home

** There is a 48-hour mandatory waiting period in the State of Massachusetts, before any funeral home can proceed with cremation. ** Rhode Island has a 24 hour waiting period.

  • Basic alternative container for transportation and cremation.
  • Massachusetts Medical Examiner cremation authorization fee.
  • Crematory fee at Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the deceased to the Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the cremated remains into our care after the cremation.
  • Use of facility and staff for same day Funeral Service 
  • Service car for transportation to church or cemetery
  • Emerald Tribute Package ( 200 laminated personalized tribute cards, personalized register book, 50 personalized thank you cards, and 10 laminated obituary cards)
  • Complimentary online publishing of an obituary and memorial guestbook on our web site.


*This package does not include cash advance items: which may include, permanent urn, newspaper obituaries, certified copies of the death certificate, burial permit fees (cost varies in each city/town) clergy honorariums, etc.


Public viewing prior to cremation   $4,295*

This package includes:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff

  • Local transfer of the deceased to our funeral home

 **within 15 miles of our funeral home. Additional mileage outside our coverage area to be determined depending on which city or town the death occurred.


  • Sheltering of deceased at our funeral home

** There is a 48-hour mandatory waiting period in the State of Massachusetts, before any funeral home can proceed with cremation. ** Rhode Island has a 24 hour waiting period.

  • Embalming, dressing, and other preparation. 
  • Use of facility and staff for 1 hour visitation ($150 per hour thereafter)
  • Emerald Tribute Package ( 200 laminated personalized tribute cards, personalized register book, 50 personalized thank you cards, and 10 laminated obituary cards)
  • Massachusetts Medical Examiner cremation authorization fee.
  • Crematory fee at Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the deceased to the Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the cremated remains into our care after the cremation.
  • Complimentary online publishing of an obituary and memorial guestbook on our web site.


*This package does not include a cremation casket (price ranges from $895-$10,000,  a complete price list will be provided at the funeral home) or cash advance items: which may include, permanent urn, newspaper obituaries, certified copies of the death certificate, burial permit fees (cost varies in each city/town)  clergy honorariums, etc.


Public viewing with Traditional Funeral followed by cremation  $5, 240

This package includes:

  • Basic services of the funeral director and staff

  • Local transfer of the deceased to our funeral home

 **within 15 miles of our funeral home. Additional mileage outside our coverage area to be determined depending on which city or town the death occurred.


  • Sheltering of deceased at our funeral home

** There is a 48-hour mandatory waiting period in the State of Massachusetts, before any funeral home can proceed with cremation. ** Rhode Island has a 24 hour waiting period.

  • Embalming, dressing, and other preparation. 
  • Use of facility and staff for 1 hour visitation ($150 per hour thereafter)
  • Use of facility and staff for Funeral Service
  • Hearse (if there is a church service)
  • Emerald Tribute Package ( 200 laminated personalized tribute cards, personalized register book, 50 personalized thank you cards, and 10 laminated obituary cards)
  • Massachusetts Medical Examiner cremation authorization fee.
  • Crematory fee at Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the deceased to the Woodlawn-North Purchase Crematory.
  • Transportation of the cremated remains into our care after the cremation.
  • Complimentary online publishing of an obituary and memorial guestbook on our web site.


*This package does not include a cremation casket (price ranges from $895-$10,000,  a complete price list will be provided at the funeral home) or cash advance items: which may include, permanent urn, newspaper obituaries, certified copies of the death certificate, burial permit fees (cost varies in each city/town)  clergy honorariums, etc.


Additional Cremation Services Available:

** For transfers in family residences, there is a charge of $95 per additional personnel needed to assist in transferring your loved one safely with dignity into our care.

Mailing of Cremated Remains

  • Mailing in the State of MA - $75
  • Mailing out of state - $100


Licensed Funeral Director for Burial of Cremated Remains at Local Cemetery:  $250

Sanitary care and dressing of deceased for Private Identification (with no embalming) - $175 


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