Massachusetts Cremation Services – FAQs

Massachusetts Cremation Services FAQs – Casper Funeral & Cremation Services – Massachusetts

What is Casper Funeral & Cremation Services coverage area for a $1,395.00 “Simplicity” direct cremation services?

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

Are there hidden charges beyond the $1,395.00 cremation cost?

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 cremation service includes our professional transportation team picking up your loved one, all necessary city/state/federal paperwork, cremation transportation unit, crematory fee; delivery to and pick-up from a licensed, Massachusetts Crematory, cremated remains container, plus our professional services all for $1,395.00. *Additional transportation ferry cost for Nantucket and Martha Vineyard.

Are cremations done individually? When after death can a cremation take place?

All cremations in Massachusetts are completed individually. We have always used fully licensed Massachusetts Crematories. In Massachusetts, there is a 48 hour waiting period before cremation. Only cemeteries can own a crematory. No cremation or funeral service provider can own a crematory. Cemeteries that have a crematory can only do the cremation portion of the overall service. The Medical Examiner must sign a cremation authorization and certify that a cremation may take place.

What makes Casper Funeral & Cremation Services different?

We pride ourselves on being highly professional. Our team is friendly, knowledgeable and dependable. Casper Funeral & Cremation Services is focused on over exceeding expectations during your time of great personal loss. 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, a Platinum associate member of the Hospice and Palliative Federation of Massachusetts, and a member of Leading Age Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Senior Care Association.

Do you use refrigeration when sheltering our loved one?

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.

What forms of payment do you accept?

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

Can I pre-plan and pre-pay for a “Simplicity” cremation?

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. Once you complete the $1,395.00 arrangements, there are no additional charges. We place your money in a trust account under your name that is regulated by the state of Massachusetts.

If I or someone I know is faced with a funeral emergency, when can we call you?

Casper Funeral & Cremation Services is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Personal service is our absolute priority. Simply call us at 617-269-1930 or 800-314-1890 toll-free.