Comparison of Costs and Services

Is the Simplicity Cremation Plan the right choice for you? The table below compares services offered in online (Simplicity Cremation Plan) and face-to-face cremation arrangements (Funeral Director Assisted). Review the comparison, and if your needs are better met with funeral director assisted services, please call to make an appointment with a funeral director.

Cremation Services Simplicity Plan Funeral Director Assisted
Phone consultation: 505-753-2288 Yes Yes
In-person, face-to-face consultation No Yes
Online payments Yes No
Insurance payment No Yes
Financial assistance No Yes
Peace of Mind ID System Yes Yes
Viewing prior to cremation No Yes
Priority scheduling No Yes
Expedited death certificates No Yes
Obituary assistance – newspapers, web page, radio No Yes
Veterans assistance – VA Cemetary, military honors No Yes
Memorial service assistance No Yes
Urn selection for cremated remains 8 50
No-charge scattering service in Indian Maiden Butterfly Garden No Yes
Cost Range $695*-2,277 $1,350-6,500

*Does not include transport service (if any), upgraded casket, shipping container or urn, shipping fees, or taxes. Upper range figures could be more, depending on selection of keepsake urns and need for transport service.