Today the average funeral costs close to $8,000 and add in the reception and cemetery plot and you could be looking at $10,000 or more.
Family and friends gathered to remember 22-year-old Sharrice Perkins who was shot and killed on Harlem Street.
Bobby Brown will perform at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on Saturday after attending Whitney Houston’s funeral in New Jersey.
Boston is preparing to say a final farewell to former Mayor Kevin White, who served the city for 16 years.
More families are making plans to webcast funerals live on the internet for people who can’t make it there.
As thousands of firefighters lined the funeral route for Worcester firefighter Jon Davies, many of them came from across the state and the country never knowing him.
Thousands of people paid their final respects Thursday to a Worcester firefighter who was killed in the line of duty last week.
Police have arrested a man they have been looking for as part of an investigation into the fire that killed a Worcester firefighter.
A soldier from Plymouth killed in Afghanistan was laid to rest on Monday.
Hundreds have gathered in Boston to mourn a 17-month-old boy who was found dead in the back of a transport van outside a day care.