Understanding Funeral Costs

Funeral homes serve the needs of families by providing services that reflect the specific values, traditions and cultures of those they serve.

The funeral cost information provided in this section will give you a basic idea of average funeral expenses. A funeral can vary greatly in cost depending on your particular wishes, and your merchandise and service selections.

Please read the sections below and then speak to your local funeral director for more information.

How much does a funeral cost?

Find out the average costs of different funeral types.
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How to Pay for a Funeral

In New Jersey, there are three ways to prepay or prefund a funeral.
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Expecting to receive SSI/Medicaid?

If you or a family member expect to receive SSI/Medicaid or General Assistance within the next six months, you are permitted to establish an irrevocable funeral arrangement. This means that you will be able to plan and pay for your funeral BEFORE your assets are used up for medical care or are reduced to SSI/Medicaid eligibility levels.

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New Jersey Prepaid Funeral Trust Fund Net Yield

Last Twelve Months: 1.71%
Month of April 1.76%

Funeral Planning CHOICES

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