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Keeping funeral costs affordable

January 20, 2013
By JASON ALDERMAN , Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Anyone who's put a loved one to rest knows that death is not cheap. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average adult funeral cost $6,560 in 2009 (their most current data). That doesn't include such common add-ons as a cemetery plot, headstone, flowers, obituaries and limousine, which can add thousands to the bill.

 
 
 

 

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