Here is a list of some of our most frequently asked questions and answers. If you need any further information please feel free to ask we are always happy to help.
Q. Can the funeral home require me to buy a casket or cremation urn from them?
A. No, funeral homes are required by federal law to accept products from outside vendors. They also cannot charge you extra or require you to be there to accept delivery. (see federal funeral rule)
Q. Why should we buy a casket from Berkshire Gravesite? Doesn't the funeral home sell them?
A. Our casket prices are significantly lower on average then a funeral home but don't just take our word for it. We encourage you to compare. It could save you thousands of dollars.
Q. Why are your prices so much lower then the funeral home?
A. We have networked with manufacturers around the globe allowing us to offer factory direct prices. Also, We simply have a much smaller markup. We are here to help you in your time of need not take advantage of your vulnerable state by overcharging you.
Q. After we buy a casket from Berkshire Gravesite how does it get to the funeral home? Will it arrive in time for the service?
A. Once you have made your decision we will immediately go to work getting the casket ready for delivery to the funeral home in Berkshire county of your choice. We personally deliver and inspect the casket at destination. You will then receive a quick message letting you know it has been delivered for piece of mind.