John C. Burns Funeral Home

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John C. Burns Funeral Home is situated on Broadway, near I-90's Exit 18, between Harvard University and The Port. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a local landmark. Two cemeteries are located within a 5-mile radius.

A chapel, reception and visitation rooms are housed in a white, turn-of-the-20th-century building set in peaceful, landscaped gardens. Facilities are suited for both private family wakes and receptions and larger gatherings for approximately 100 guests. Three churches are conveniently close by.

Established in 1920, the family-owned and operated funeral home is today run by Francis P. Burns Jr and director Susan L. Burns. As a member of the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association the funeral home is proud to have provided Greater Cambridge's community with a highly professional and compassionate funeral service for more than 90 years.

Another Burns-family operated funeral home serves residents of Billerca. Direct cremation is not offered at either of these facilities, but traditional burial, cremation and direct burial without rites, ceremony or memorial service are. John C. Burns Funeral Home also provide pre-planning and pre-payment options and Medicaid planning as part of their funeral services.

John C. Burns Funeral Home

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Basic Services of the Director, Staff, and Overhead $2,100
Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing/Visitation $650
Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Ceremony $650
Use of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service $650
Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service $550
Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home (First Call) $325
Use of a Funeral Coach (Hearse) $325
Use of a Family Car (Limousine) $350
Direct Burial $2,650
Direct Cremation $2,100
Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home $1,170
Forwarding Remains to Another Funeral Home $1,570
Embalming $875

The General Price List we have on file for John C. Burns Funeral Home has an effective date of March 15, 2013. The prices on our site are for your reference only. We can’t guarantee that the actual prices will be the same as the prices listed on our site. All funeral homes have an effective date on their Price Lists that are subject to change and we recommend that you ask the funeral home for its most recent prices over the phone or for a copy of their General Price List.


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