Federated Reports Averages for November

A regular adult funeral, including a casket and professional services, sold for an average cost of $6,766.44 in November 2014. That’s a 0.4 percent increase over the same period in 2013, according to Federated Funeral Directors of America in Springfield, Ill., a unit of Fiducial. Meanwhile, the average outer container sale was $1,331.54 a 1.08 percent increase over the 2012 figure.