Massachusetts Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in Massachusetts is $8,005 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $3,570 to $16,245.


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Massachusetts Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

The data here is intended for educational purposes only and we make no warranty about its accuracy. Funeral homes change prices frequently, so we recommend contacting the funeral home directly and asking them for their prices as they may have changed.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
Barnstable County, MA $10,337
Berkshire County, MA $6,820
Bristol County, MA $8,047
Dukes County, MA $11,459
Essex County, MA $8,684
Franklin County, MA $6,696
Hampden County, MA $7,913
Hampshire County, MA $9,090
Middlesex County, MA $7,965
Norfolk County, MA $8,477
Plymouth County, MA $8,721
Suffolk County, MA $6,940
Worcester County, MA $7,688

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,311
Viewing and Visitation $583
Funeral Ceremony $659
Graveside Service $268
Transport of Remains $397
Direct Burial $1,210
Direct Cremation $2,293
Embalming $701

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Cities in Massachusetts