|Burial:||Good $8,500||Better $10,250||Best $12,750|
|Casket:||20-gauge steel — or pine.||18-gauge steel — or oak.||16-gauge steel, stainless steel or copper — or oak, cherry, maple or walnut.|
|Outer container:||Grave liner – concrete box with drain holes (no sealing abilities).||Burial vault – concrete top seal with plastic liner or 18-gauge steel air seal.||Burial vault – concrete top seal with stainless steel liner or 7‑gauge galvanized steel air seal.|
|Transportation equipment:||Casket coach, clergy coach and flower car.||Casket coach, clergy coach and flower car.||Casket coach, clergy coach, limousine and flower car.|
|Flowers:||Casket spray and lid piece.||Casket spray and lid piece.||Casket spray, family piece and lid piece.|
Each option above also includes:
Note: Cemetery property, opening and closing of grave, and grave marker are additional.
Alternative container — An unfinished wood box or other nonmetal receptacle without ornamentation, often made of fiberboard, pressed wood or composition materials, and generally lower in cost than a casket.
Cemetery services — Opening and closing graves, crypts or niches; setting grave liners and vaults; setting markers; long-term maintenance of cemetery grounds and facilities.
Columbarium — A structure with niches for placing cremated remains in urns or other approved containers. It may be outdoors or part of a mausoleum.
Grave liner or outer container — A concrete cover that fits over a casket in a grave. Some liners cover the top and sides of the casket. Others, referred to as vaults, completely enclose the casket. Grave liners minimize ground settling.
Interment — Burial in the ground, inurnment or entombment.
Inurnment — Placing cremated remains in an urn.
Lid piece — A small floral arrangement that is usually displayed inside the casket.
Mausoleum — A building in which remains are buried or entombed.
Steel gauge — A measure of thickness: the lower the number, the thicker the steel.
Urn — A container to hold cremated remains. It can be placed in a columbarium or mausoleum, or buried in the ground.
Vault — A grave liner that completely encloses a casket.
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