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Direct Cremation


We offer direct cremation when the family elects to not have a viewing or services.

This package will include the following: 

  • Professional Services of our a funeral directors and staff available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your call  to transfer the deceased from place of death to our crematory
  • Care of the remains and Worry Free Cremation at Davenport Crematory
  • Required authorizations and permits (Cook County is an additional $50)
  • Social Security notification
  • Preparing obituaries
  • Receptacle of your choice that your loved one will rest in to be cremated
  • Urn Selections: Avalon Bronze, Boccateak, Contempo, Crescent Imperial, Cultured Marble, Empire White Enamel, Oak Leaf, Rosewood, Tradition Walnut, Celtic Cross, Colonial, Grecian Pewter, and Athena Brushed Pewter. If you choose not to select one of our package urns a $100 credit will be given

Package price dependent on receptacle selected.

FAYETTE........................................................................................... $3,215

FIRST STEP....................................................................................... $2,815

ALTERNATIVE CONTAINER............................................................ $2,495

Complimentary Items:

  • Submitting obituaries to local newspapers
  • Online, web hosting of memorial page

*The package  does not include cash-advance items, such as death certificates, sales tax, newspaper notice fees, flowers, cemetery charges, etc., or the following:

  • Chicago transfers .....................................................................................................................................................................................…................... $200
  • Rush service requested (24 hours) .......................................................................................................................................................…................... $125
  • Plus-size cremation (over 300 pounds) Includes oversize alternative container)…….................................…............................…................... $250
  • Mailing of cremated remains ................................................................................................................................................................….................... $150
  • Removal of pacemaker and/or defibrillator .....................................................................................................................................…..................... $75
  • Graveside service and/or procession to local cemetery from place of service .......................................................................…...................... $350
  • Private family farewell and/or witnessing of cremation (limited to 8 people). Includes washing, grooming, other appropriate preparation of the body, and an upgraded First Step Cremation Casket.  Please note that this service is available at the sole discretion of the funeral director and is not available in all cases (e.g. trauma, autopsy, cases of disease or extended delay in viewing from the time of death). Embalming may be required. Viewing will be conducted at the funeral home in a First Step Cremation Casket. 
  • Private Farewell only or Witnessing of Cremation only during regular business hours – add to alternative container price…............. $695
  • Private Farewell and Witnessing of Cremation during regular business hours – add to alternative container price……......................... $895
  • For a Private Farewell and /or Witnessing after 5 p.m. add an additional …...................................................................................................... $200

We want this to be a positive experience for your family and we will do everything possible to make that happen. If the private family viewing evolves into a public visitation, you will be charged according to our General Price List.


Veteran Benefits and Requirements 

A veteran’s family will receive a flag. We will also assist a veteran’s family with the following:
  • Coordinating military honors
  • Arranging burial in a national cemetery
  • Ordering Presidential Memorial Certificates
  • Completing the application for a grave marker from the Veterans Administration
             Families must provide DD-214 discharge papers.

Veteran benefits are available for eligible veterans who have been discharged or separated from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable, and have completed the required period of service. U.S. Armed Forces members who die on active duty are also eligible, as are spouses and dependent children of eligible living and deceased veterans, and of current and deceased armed forces members.  Families must provide DD-214 discharge papers. For additional information please contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at 800-827-1000.

Prices effective February 15, 2018
(Subject to change without notice)

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