Services / Direct Cremation

Direct Cremation

  • Online arrangements at
  • Transfer of your loved one from place of death into our care.(Within 50 miles of Fredericksburg, along the 1-95 Corridor)
  • Complimentary online obituary on VCS's site with links to share on social media platforms
  • Required forms completed and filed including: 1. Authorization to Cremate 2. Death Certificate 3. Certification of Cremation from Virginia Medical Examiner
  • Required outer cremation container ($100 Value)
  • Supervision of VCS Direct Cremation by certified VCS Cremation Technician
  • Cremated remains returned to next of kin in a temporary container or urn purchased by family
(Pick up in Fredericksburg or Culpeper.)

Total price of $1295.00

  • VCS Options: Upgrade your VCS Direct Cremation by adding a decorative urn, witnessing of the cremation, mailing of the urn to the family, or special cremation jewelry.
  • For Veterans: VCS provides free shipping of cremated remains to a National Cemetery of your choice and presents you with a VA certified American flag.
  • For more information, see our Veterans Benefit page.