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Cremation Prices


MacKinnon Funeral Home has basic complete cremation services available starting at $1,300.00. Our Cremation services are the most affordable in Massachusetts.
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Cremation Inquiry

The MacKinnon Funeral Home, Mass Bay Cremation Service has been caring for families for two generations, with attentive, professional service. It goes without saying that ours is a delicate business that requires the most dedicated, yet compassionate services for our clients. MassBay Cremation Service is the same location and same pricing as MacKinnon Funeral Home they are one business entity with just a merged name.

Basic Cremation Package (Direct Cremation)   $ 1,300.00  

The charges listed below include:

• Professional licensed staff for arrangements, and obtaining authorizations, permits and death certificates.
• Transfer from place of death to our facility, (within Mass.) and sheltering of the remains.
• Alternative container for the body for transfer to the crematory for cremation.
• Transfer to the crematory and the crematory fee (for Duxbury Crematory).
• MA Medical Examiner Fee (for all cremations)
• A temporary container for the cremated remains.

This charge does not include a ceremony, viewing, certified copies of the death certificate or newspaper notices. *This charge must be paid in full at time of services. All cremations in Massachusetts are done individually. In Massachusetts, there is a 48 hour waiting period before the cremation can be done. Please do not schedule a service unless you check with us. Depending on the circumstances and timing it may take up to a week for the return of cremated remains.

How Much is Cremation?  (No extra fees)

Direct Cremation $950.00
Medical Examiner $100.00
Duxbury Crematory $250.00
Total $1,300.00

Certified Copies of Death Certificates 

Prices range from $5.00 to $24.00 per copy, depending on the city or town where the death occurred.

Choose a container for Cremation and or viewing 

A viewing may be done at our facility or at the crematory, for an additional cost.

Cremation Alternative container-(Included in the Basic Cremation Cost) We offer a rental Casket for $ 850.00


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Standard  Alternative Container- 

 (Container cremated with body)

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Alternative viewing  container- $ 450.00 ( Casket cremated with the body)

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Shaker Pine$ 750.00 for viewing and or Service (Casket not cremated with body)

Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing

Private family Viewing at our facility per hr. $250.

Director for viewing at crematory $250.

Removal of Pacemaker $125.

Embalming (Needed for public viewing or autopsy) $825.

Sanitary care and dressing of unembalmed body $150.

Except in certain cases embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however if you select a service with a public viewing. The family may have a private viewing without embalming.


Cremation Memorial Service: $425

Memorial Service at our facility with licensed staff

This price does not include charges of churches, cemeteries or other chapel fees.


Memorial Service Package: $200

Arrangement of the service, 1 register book, 50 memorial / prayer cards, and 50 thank you cards.


Burial of Cremated Remains: $250

A Licensed Funeral Director for a burial of cremated remains or a memorial service at an outside facility, such as a church, chapel or cemetery.

This does not include any fee required by a outside establishment or cemetery.


Death Notices and Obituaries

Newspapers charge according to number of days to be listed, and length of Notice to be placed in the newspaper.

Listing an Obituary or death notice on our web-site: No charge with cremation services and funeral services.


Cremation Urns and Memorials

Click here to view our full range of cremation urns and keepsakes/memorial jewelry at our website.


Delivery of Ashes

Personal Delivery.............$80 (in Eastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod)

Mailing in State................$45.

Mailing out of MA...........$50-90.


Crematories

We do use other crematories in order to cremate the price listed above is for Duxbury Crematory, Town of Duxbury due to their low cost. Other crematories would include:


Serving all of Massachusetts Cities and Towns included in our service area for cremation.

Abington, Acton, Acushnet, Allston, Andover, Arlington, Ashland, Assonet, Attleboro, Auburn, Avon, Ayer, Barnstable, Bedford, Bellingham, Belmont, Berkley, Beverly, Billerica, Blackstone, Bolton, Boston, Bourne, Boxborough, Boxford, Braintree, Brant Rock, Brewster, Bridgewater, Brighton, Brockton, Brookline, Burlington, Buzzards Bay, Cambridge, Canton, Carlisle, Carver, Cedarville, Centerville, Charlestown, Chatham, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Chestnut Hill, Cohasset, Concord, Cotuit, Danvers, Dartmouth, Dedham, Dennis, Dightin, Dorchester, Douglas, Dover, Dracut, Duxbury, East Boston, East Bridgewater, Eastham, Easton, Essex, Everett, Fairhaven, Fall River, Falmouth, Fitchburg, Foxboro, Framingham, Franklin, Freetown, Gardner, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groton, Groveland, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Harwich, Haverhill, Hingham, Holbrook, Holden, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Hull, Hyannis, Hyde Park, Ipswich, Jamaica Plain, Kingston, Lakeville, Lawrence, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Lowell, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Manchester, Mansfield, Marblehead, Marion, Marlborough, Marshfield, Marstons Mills, Mashpee, Mattapan, Mattapoisett, Maynard, Medfield, Medford, Medway, Melrose, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleboro, Milford, Millbury, Millis, Milton, Nahant, Natick, Needhan, New Bedford, New Seabury, Newbury, Newbury[port, Newton, Norfolk, North Andover, North Attleboro, North Easton, Northboro, Norton, Norwell, Norwood, Onset, Orleans, Osterville, Oxford, Peabody, Pembroke, Pepperell, Plainville, Plymouth, Plympton, Pocasset, Provincetown, Quincy, Randolph, Raynham, Reading, Readville, Rehoboth, Revere, Rochester, Rockland, Rockport, Roslindale, Rowley, Roxbury, Sagamore Beach, Salem, Salisbury, Sandwich, Saugus, Savin Hill, Scituate, Seekonk, Sharon, Sherborn, Shirley, Shrewsbury, Somerset, Somerville, South Dennis, South Weymouth, South Yarmouth, Southboro, Stoneham, Stoughton, Stow, Sudbury, Swampscott, Swansea, Taunton, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Townsend, Truro, Tyngsboro, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walpole, Waltham, Wareham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Wellfleet, Wenham, West Bridgewater, West Newbury, West Newton, Westborough, Westford, Weston, Westport, Westwood, Weymouth, Whitman, Winchester, Winthrop, Woburn, Woods Hole, Worcester, Wrentham, Yarmouth, Yarmouth Port.

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