A Taoist funeral package typically includes Taoist priest chanting, Taoist backdrop and decoration at the casket area (Kwan Peng), lanterns with lantern bearers on funeral day and burnt offerings like paper house, gold mountain etc, plus the usual items like casket, tables and chairs and floral arrangements.
Because Chinese funeral services and traditions tend to vary significantly between various dialect groups, a Taoist Funeral can likewise be very different, in terms of requirements and elaborateness. However, based on our 20 years of experience helping Taoist families with their funeral solution needs, we are able to customise a package suitable for the general needs of most Taoist families.
- A polished wood finish casket (with glass) with choice of either light or dark wood colour
- Taoist blanket and pearl are provided
Transferring Into Our Care
- Transferring of loved one from either home or hospital to our care
- Embalming at our professional embalming theatre
- Cosmetology services by our experienced morticians inclusive of hair and makeup
- Dressing and casketing. Family to provide clothes for the deceased
- Transporting the casket back to the HDB void deck for funeral setup
HDB Void Deck Funeral Setup
- Tentage, curtains and carpeted flooring at the casket area
- Surround canvas (2 piece)
- Taoist style backdrop and decor setup
- 2 fresh funeral flowers bouquets for use at the altar area
Funeral Photo Setup
- 1 enlarged photo plus 6 passport sized ones
- Wooden photo frame to house the enlarged photo (size: 10 inches by 12 inches)
- 1 floral wreath to line the photo frame (size: 11 inches by 13 inches)
Taoist Chanting Services
- A Taoist priest to lead the chanting during en-coffin, last night rituals and on funeral day itself
- 3 to 5 Taoist Priest (based on deceased dialect group) will lead the last night rituals
- Setting up of religious alter for the performance of rites and rituals
Paper House and Paper Products
- Handcrafted paper house
- Gold and Silver Mountains
- Black Treasure Chest
- Red Clothing Chest
- Paper Maids (Golden Boy and Jade Girl)
- Funeral Lanterns (With Surname and Age Inscription)
Funeral Day Arrangements
- Booking of cremation slots
- Taoist style glass hearse to transfer Casket for cremation.
- Pall bearer services
- 1 air con coach to bring relatives and guest to Crematorium and back
Tables and Chairs for the Wake
- 10 round tables and 15 square ones
- 100 plastic chairs
Fans and General Lightings
- 2 large standing fans
- 4 small fans
- General lighting for the whole void deck wake area (inclusive of running of electrical wires)
- 1 register book for funeral donations recording purposes
- Reception table
- Donation collection box
Post Funeral Service
- Towel and coins gift pack for guest
- Unique floral water setup (for cleansing)
- Complimentary ash collection service
- Post funeral customary advice for 7th, 49th, 100th, 1st year and 3rd year prayers
- $6,388 for a 3 day Taoist funeral package
- An additional $250 for each additional day thereafter, up to a maximum of 7 days.
- Food and drinks are not included and will be charged on an “amount consumed” basis
- Ceremonial items such as joss sticks, joss paper, candles, white t-shirts and pants etc are sold on a consignment basis and billed separately
- Price quoted are for funerals held at HDB Void decks. Funerals held in homes or funeral parlour will require a customised quote with the price different due mainly to the differing tentage setup cost
- A more elaborate setup can be arranged but at a higher cost
Why Choose Our Customised Taoist Funeral Package?
We are Singapore Funeral Group Pte. Ltd., a Singapore based undertaker established for many years. We are in the funeral business longer than most and hence are very familiar with the running and handling of Taoist funerals. Because of our guiding believe that everyone, rich or poor, fully deserves a dignified funeral, our rates are deliberately made affordable so that any Singaporean family can afford our funeral solutions.
Contact Us for a Customised Taoist Funeral Package Quote
We are easily reached at our 24 hour hotline: +65 6817 4288 for enquires or a customised Taoist Funeral Package quote.
Alternatively, you can contact us via the web form on this page.