Direct Funeral Services Singapore

Direct Funeral Services

When it comes to Direct Funeral Services, Ang Brothers Funeral Services is the leading brand in Singapore. Therefore, We offer the most simple, reliable, and economic Direct Funeral Service to the poor, deprived families in Singapore. Did you hear the Latin Phrase “Pro Bono Publico”? Actually, it means something done for the public good. In connection, Casper Ang, the founder of Ang Brothers Funeral Services had provided countless Pro Bono Services to the poor in Singapore. Now, what is the connection between Pro Bono Services and Direct Funeral Services? The answer is simple, both of them are for the below poverty level people and is done only for the public good only.

Ang Brothers Funeral Services is the rebranding of the Ang Brothers Casket Services. Thus, we have 40 – years of enriched excellence in handing funeral and casket services in Singapore. Direct Funeral Services is one of the various services, we provide. Ang Brothers offer Direct Funeral Service Package at only $800. Henceforth, our Direct Funeral Services price is the lowest and the most affordable in Singapore. Therefore, Ang Brothers are always with the poor bereaved family in Singapore. It is a great hardship for the poor to arrange a posh funeral wake. Sometimes, due to the fast and busy life, people may try to avoid lengthy rituals. For these reasons, Direct Funeral Services is becoming popular nowadays in Singapore.

What is Direct Funeral Service?

A Direct Funeral is the uncomplicated and the most economic funeral option. The term direct funeral generally used to refer to both direct burial and direct cremation. However, in Singapore Direct Funeral Service will refer only to Direct Cremation Service. The reason is simple, due to the scarcity of burial spaces burial is very costly here. Thus, Direct Burial Service is not preferred by the people of Singapore.

Direct burial or cremation generally takes place without a funeral wake service beforehand, and usually without any mourners present. These types of funerals include only the essential materials of a cremation or burial enabling the funeral director to keep costs to a minimum.

Direct Funeral Services is an increasingly popular alternative to a traditional funeral. Because they are ideal for those looking for a low-cost funeral option or those that do not want a mess after the death of their loved ones. Hence, Direct Funeral Services saves both time and money.

Direct Cremation Service

A Direct Cremation is a regular cremation without a funeral wake service. The services provided as part of the Direct Cremation Package will vary from provider to provider, with some providers charging extra for cremation fees and doctor’s fees.

At Ang Brothers, arranging a Direct Cremation Service is a simple and straightforward process. Our Direct Funeral Services are free of the traditional ritualistic elements some people feel are unnecessary, such as a pre-ceremony or procession with a hearse, limousines for the family, and pallbearers.

We take care of arranging the practical elements of the funeral, allowing you to remember your loved one’s life in a way that suits your need, budget, and social strata. Thus, Ang Brothers’ Direct Funeral Service is the simplest way to bid goodbye and offer the final homage to your deceased loved one.

Direct Burial Service

A Direct Burial Service is a burial without a funeral wake or ceremony. The Direct burial is the least preferable option of the two direct funeral options. Actually, Direct Burial Service is not readily available in Singapore. As a result, Direct burial is not provided in Direct Funeral Services in Singapore. Unlike a direct cremation which can often be provided for a predetermined price, the cost of a direct burial can be influenced by a number of factors, such as location. The cost of the burial location is very high in Singapore due to the scarcity of the same. The ‘Choa Chu Kang’ is the only available cemetery in Singapore. The cost of a tombstone would not be included as part of a Direct Burial Package. There may also be additional costs such as grave digging which might not be incurred with a direct cremation.

In many countries, committal will often take place at a burial ground. Hence, the authority chooses the resting place which will not always be local. Therefore, it means direct burial may not be a suitable choice for those families that want to visit their loved one’s grave. If this is the case, a direct cremation may suit your needs better, as you can request the ashes are returned to you. You could then choose to bury or inter your loved one’s ashes if you would like your loved one to have a final resting place that you are able to visit.

The nature of a Direct Funeral Service means there is no option to view the deceased. Therefore, embalming is not required.

Thus, Direct Burial is not a part of Direct Funeral Services in Singapore.

Why People Choose Direct Funeral Services?

Many people prefer direct funerals in Singapore as a low-cost alternative to a traditional funeral, but for what kind of people are Direct Funeral Services suitable?

– The People who do not believe in the often costly, ceremonial events of a ritualistic funeral wake and would rather prefer that their family spend the money in a more fulfilling manner, and hold only the simple funeral.

– Those who do not prefer that their family can handle the stress and hardship that typically comes with arranging, and attending a traditional funeral wake.

– The Person who passes away with little close family, or whose relatives live far away and are unable to be able to attend a funeral service at short notice.

– The below the poverty level who cannot afford a luxurious funeral wake at costly funeral parlors or even at HDB void deck.

– The persons who are very much busy with their stressful professional schedule and cannot arrange a lengthy ceremony for their loved one.

– Direct Funeral Services may be a good option for accidental death victims, murder victims, or for the deceased with an unnatural death.

It’s important to consider that a Direct Funeral Service does not stop you from holding a funeral wake ceremony or memorial service. Instead, it enables you more flexibility in how, where, and when you celebrate the life of your loved one.

Many people choose to hold a ceremony or celebration of life without the casket present, for example in a church, at a private place, at home, or at their loved one’s favorite place. Opting for a direct cremation over a direct burial will allow you the option to do so with the ashes present. You may even include the scattering of ashes or interment of ashes as part of the ceremony.

Can You Attend a Direct Funeral?

A typical Direct Funeral Service does not allow the presence of mourners. However, At Ang Brothers, we recognize that people are looking for a problem-free funeral option that they can attend. That’s why we offer Direct Funeral Services with the option to attend.

Therefore, our Direct Funeral Service allows a small group of friends and family. As a result, they spend a short time before the cremation of their loved ones. This time allows you to say a few words, Monk’s chanting, play a song of your choice. Although there is no funeral wake, many people feel comforted by simply being present at the crematorium.

If you are looking for an affordable cremation similar to a traditional funeral the Direct Funeral may be a better option. A Direct Funeral allows a short ceremony in the Mandai Cremation Centre, arranged by the family, with a limit on attendees. Henceforth, with a short ceremony and low-cost Direct Funeral is ideal in all respect

Direct Funeral Package Price

The cost of a Direct Funeral less than a traditional funeral. Because, many of the costly, ceremonial elements such as embalming, hearse, limousines, and pallbearers are non-inclusive in Direct Funeral Services.

A direct cremation is normally more cost-effective than a direct burial. In both cases, the family will choose the time, date, and location of the funeral. Therefore,  it enables additional savings of the cost of unnecessary items.

When choosing a Direct Funeral Director, it is important to understand exactly what their package includes. The price may seem low initially but there may be hidden charges such as mileage fees outside of a certain radius from their premises to consider.

At Ang Brothers, a Direct Funeral Service Package starts from $800 and includes all of the elements of a funeral. Our Direct Funeral Service is available throughout the whole of mainland Singapore.

Why Choose Ang Brothers?

It’s important to consider that not all providers will operate to the same high standards. So it’s always advisable to choose a funeral provider with an established track-record, goodwill, and the right facilities. The reasons behind choosing us your Direct Funeral Director may be as follows –

  1. Our expert team arranges Direct Funeral Services over the telephone. Therefore, you will not need to have several, often lengthy meetings with a Funeral Director.
  2. 40 – years of excellence in arranging Funeral Services and Casket Services.
  3. No hidden cost. We provide a transparent Direct Funeral Package which priced at only $800.
  4. Ang Brothers are respectful to every religion and everyone from different socio-economic strata. We understand the need for the people of Singapore better than any funeral directors.


Deciding how you want your loved ones to celebrate your life isn’t easy. But it is a decision worth making. As if you want to make things a little easier on your family after you die. Moreover, you may have specific wishes for your funeral.

If you feel a direct funeral is right for you, it may be a good idea to pre-plan the funeral. Putting a funeral plan in place will ensure your wishes are honored when the time comes. In addition, it also relieves your family from stressful funeral arrangements and the financial burden that comes with this.

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