W.E. Lusain Funeral Home & Crematory

2060 Germantown St., Dayton, OH 45417
(formerly Bowman Funeral Chapel)
West: (937) 268-6869

2455 Stanley Ave., Dayton, OH 45404
(Formerly Grunn Funeral Home)



How We Compare

Our Direct Cremation - $599:

- Transportation to Our Crematory (within 25 miles)
- Includes weight up to 250 lbs
- Refrigeration of unembalmed remains
- Basic services of funeral director & staff
- Cardboard Cremation Box and a Plastic Urn
- Securing all permits and cremation fees
- 1 Certified Death Certificate

Newcomer Direct Cremation- $1,740*:

- Transfer of remains to funeral home
- Refrigeration of unembalmed remains
- Minimal services of funeral director & staff
- Securing all permits and cremation fees
- No Cremation Box, No Death Certificate, or Urn is included

*$1565 Direct Cremation
*$150 Cremation Box (Required by law. If you don't provide
your own, Newcomer requires you to purchase it for $150).

*$25 Death Certificate
*Total Price - $1,740
Per pricing on Newcomer website August 1, 2019


How It Works
(1) Notify the hospital, hospice, or nursing home to call (937) 443-2030 once your loved one has passed. We do not need paperwork in order to pick up your loved one.

(2) Before or after your loved one passes, print the forms below, fill them out by hand, and fax or email them to our office. You may also take a picture of the forms with your smart phone.

Download Cremation Authorization Form
and DC Form (For Death Certificate)

(3) If you do not have access to these items, you may make an appointment at our funeral home.

(4) Payment may be made at the funeral home or via any major credit card below:
$599 Direct Cremation
Name of Deceased
Your Name and Phone Number

In-Home Arrangement - add $200
This service includes coming to your home to make arrangments and returning the cremains to your home once the cremation is complete.

Cremation View- add $200
This service includes up to Three (3) family members present at the start of the cremation.

Cremains Shipping- add $100
This service includes the certified shipping and handling of cremains anywhere within the continental US.

Private Viewing- $1500 total
This service includes everything in the direct cremation package and: embalming, cosmetics, and a 30 minute visitation for up to Five (5) family members. Your loved one will be presented in a "hospital type setting." This service is offered for family members who could not be present before your loved one's passing.


West Dayton - 2060 Germantown St

North Dayton - 2455 Stanley Ave

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