General Price List

These prices are effective as of January 1, 2016, but are subject to change without notice.


The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers.  You may choose only those items you desire.  (However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services.)   If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods and services you select.


This list does not include prices for certain items that you may ask us to buy for you, such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers, and newspaper notices.  The prices for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services you selected.  (We charge you for our services in buying these items).  This list does not include all the costs for final disposition that you may be required to pay.

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SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF     $1,650.00

Our professional service charge includes but is not limited to: counseling, availability on a 24-hour basis, staff assistance in the local removal of the body from place of death, consultation with family and clergy, assistance of our staff in all necessary phases of arrangements, direction of visitation and funeral services, obtaining, preparing and filing of necessary notices, authorizations and consents, certificates and permits; care and arrangement of flowers, coordinating with those providing other portions of the funeral, e.g., cemetery, crematory, and others, and supervising of all arrangements pertaining to the funeral service and direction of funeral and assistance to family following funeral and final disposition, and presence at place of final disposition.

This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select.  (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials and forwarding or receiving remains.)



EMBALMING     $775.00

Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law.  Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with viewing.  If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for it, such as a direct cremation or immediate burial



OTHER PREPARATION OF THE BODY

Hairdressing, dressing, and cosmetology     $125.00

 

 Other: ___________________________$_________


USE OF FACILITIES FOR VIEWING/VISITATION/WAKE     $395.00

Use of our visitation/viewing rooms per day or portion thereof including but not limited to family room(s) and reception area for receiving friends or in lieu of the use of funeral home facilities, all necessary equipment and additional staff for visitations held in a church or family residences.



USE OF FACILITIES FOR FUNERAL CEREMONY/RITE/SERVICE     $395.00

Use of our visitation/viewing rooms per day or a portion thereof including but not limited to family room(s) and reception area (in lieu of the use of funeral home facilities, all necessary equipment and additional staff for church funerals/memorial services or funerals/memorial services conducted from family residences .


USE OF FACILITIES FOR MEMORIAL SERVICE      $395.00

Use of our visitation/viewing rooms per day or a portion thereof including but not limited to family room(s) and reception area (in lieu of the use of funeral home facilities, all necessary equipment and additional staff for church funerals/memorial services or funerals/memorial services conducted from family residences .



USE OF FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT FOR GRAVE SIDE SERVICE ONLY     $250.00

Use of our all necessary equipment and additional staff for service conducted at the grave side .



AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT

Vehicle to transfer remains to Funeral Home (Local)     $200.00

Hearse (Casket Coach) (Local)     $225.00

Lead car/clergy car (Local)     $125.00

Rental Vehicles, (Local)   $_________


All vehicles listed are for travel within a radius of 35 miles.  

The charge for additional mileage is $1.75/mile.


FUNERAL MERCHANDISE

Caskets     $1,025.00 to $6,550.00

    (A separate complete list will be provided at the funeral home.)

Outer Burial Containers     $1,050.00 to $3,750.00

    (A separate complete list will be provided at the funeral home.)

Acknowledgment cards per box     $25.00

Register book(s)     $45.00

Memorial folders or Prayer Cards per 100     $35.00

Other   $_________


FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME/MORTUARY     $1,750.00

This charge includes removal of remains, services of staff, embalming, receptacle for body, necessary authorizations, and local transportation to airport or railhead.  It does not include the services of staff, or the use of facilities for any visitation and/or rites or ceremonies prior to the forwarding of the body.

The cost of other than local transportation is $1.75 /mile.


RECEIVING OF REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME/MORTUARY      $745.00

This charge includes temporary shelter of the remains, transportation of the remains to cemetery or crematory, and required services of staff.  It does not include the services of staff, or the use of facilities for viewing or for funeral rites/ceremonies.



IMMEDIATE BURIALS      $1,775.00

Our charge for an immediate burial (without any visitation, or attendant rites or ceremonies) includes:

    removal and shelter of the remains

    local transportation to the cemetery

    necessary services of staff



DIRECT CREMATIONS     $1,875.00

Our charge for a direct cremation (without any attendant rites or ceremonies) includes:

    removal and shelter of the remains

 local transportation to the crematory 

 the cremation

necessary services of staff


If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container.  Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering).  The container we provide (as part of this fee) is fiberboard without an outside covering.


Note:  Pennsylvania Rules and Regulations number 13.211(A) requires that any human remains held 24 hours beyond death shall be embalmed or sealed in a hermetically sealed container that will not allow fumes or odors to escape or shall be kept under refrigeration; provided, however, that this does not conflict with any religious beliefs or medical examination. 

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