Some funeral providers will offer ‘direct disposal’ as a simple and cost-effective alternative to a traditional funeral.
With a direct disposal funeral, only the basic services are provided for a cremation or burial, keeping the cost down.
A growing number of people consider a direct disposal funeral for one or more reasons which may include:
A direct disposal funeral can cost less than half of the amount of a traditional funeral
- Flexibility and convenience
As a funeral service isn’t held before the burial or cremation, loved ones can hold a separate memorial service or gathering at a time and place convenient for them
The traditional aspects of a funeral may seem unnecessary and a more simple, private affair may be preferred
Perhaps, due to the coronavirus pandemic and thus, the restrictions in place for funerals, a direct disposal funeral may seem like a sensible option.
Whether you’re considering a direct disposal funeral (or a ‘no fuss funeral’) for yourself or for a loved one, continue reading to learn more...
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