General Price List

These prices are effective as of September 1, 2018 and are subject to change without notice.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York State Department of Health both require that certain disclosures be made by funeral providers on the General Price List. Although these disclosures are similar, they are not exactly the same.  This General Price List contains both sets of the required disclosures.  The disclosures required by the FTC, when different from those required by the Department of Health, are preceded by the letters "FTC."

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide our customers.  You may choose only the 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 services and merchandise you selected.

This list may not include prices for certain items that you select, such as cemetery charges or crematory services, flowers, and newspaper notices.  The estimated or final prices for those items will be shown on the itemized statement describing the funeral services and merchandise you selected.  We charge you for our services in buying certain items.

Your authorization is required for a funeral home to obtain custody of a body, and a body must be released promptly upon you request.

The Provider of funeral services is required to give price information in person and over the telephone.

A provider of funeral services is prohibited from representing that the deterioration of human remains can be prevented for more than a limited time by embalming, caskets, vaults or outer interment receptacles.

(FTC) "The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers.  You may choose only the 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 selected."

(FTC) "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."

Arrangements
Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff$1095.00
The charge for our services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. However, this charge will not be added to the cost for direct cremation, direct burial, forwarding of remains, or receiving of remains because the prices for those services include this charge. (FTC) "This fee for our services 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.)" Basic arrangements: including funeral director, other staff, equipment, and facilities to respond to initial request for service, the arrangement conference, securing of necessary authorizations, and coordination of service plans with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.

Preparation of Remains
Embalming (include use of preparation room)$995.00
Embalming of Autopsied RemainsIncluded

NOTE:  In New York State, embalming is not required by law.

If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for embalming such as a direct cremation or direct burial.  If you select certain funeral arrangements, such as viewing or an open casket funeral, embalming may be required by the funeral firm.

(FTC) "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 a 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 direct cremation or immediate burial."


Other Preparations (excluding Embalming)
Topical Disinfection (including use of the preparation room)$250.00
Custodial Care (charged per day after 24 hours)
NOTE:  "Custodial Care" will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparation of the remains occurs, visitation is held or a funeral service is conducted.
$125.00
Dressing/Casketing$125.00
Restoration (per hour)Included

Transfer of Remains
Transfer of Remains
(Local: Within radius of 30 miles)
$295.00
Charge per mile beyond local range$3.00 per mile

Supervision (Funeral Director and Staff)
Supervision for Visitation (Funeral Firm, Church, Temple or Other)$250.00
Supervision for Funeral Service$250.00
Supervision for Graveside Service$250.00
Supervision for Memorial Service$250.00
Supervision for Disinterment $900.00

Use of Facilities
Visitation (per day or any part thereof)$250.00
Funeral Service$250.00
Memorial Service without Visitation$250.00

FTC Combination Staff & Facilities Charges Disclosure
Use of Facilities and Staff for Visitation / Day$500.00
Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Service$500.00
Use of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service$500.00
Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service$250.00

Automotive Equipment
Hearse
(within 10 mile radius)
$395.00
Limousine
(within 10 mile radius)
$395.00
Passenger Car
(within 10 mile radius)
$200.00
Clergy / Lead Car
(within 10 mile radius)
$200.00
Extra miles (for all vehicles, per mile)$3.00 per mile

Direct Cremation
Direct Cremation

Which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorization, basic local transportation to the crematory, an alternative container for cremation, and return of the remains to the funeral home.

Container provided by purchaser$1,100.00
Using an alternative container$1,395.00
With Unfinished Wooden Box$2,200.00

which includes the services as described above but with the cremation container supplied by the customer.

NOTE: The above charges DO NOT include the cremation fee.

(FTC) “If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you may use an unfinished wooden box or an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of heavy cardboard, pressed wood or composition materials (with or without an outside covering), or may be pouches of canvas or other materials.”


Immediate Burial
Immediate Burial (w/ alternative container supplied by funeral home)$2,080.00
The first package includes the transfer of remains to the funeral firm, services of the funeral director and staff, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the cemetery and an alternative container.
Immediate Burial (w/ container supplied by customer)$1,785.00

The second package includes the services as described above but with the burial container supplied by the purchaser.

The alternative container is a flat- top, heavy cardboard. The direct burial prices do not include the cemetery charges.

NOTE: Direct burial prices DO NOT include cemetery charges.


Merchandise
Caskets and alternative containers
     (A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
The Federal Trade Commission prohibits the provider of funeral services from imposing any additional fee or surcharge to consumers who obtain a casket elsewhere.
$295.00 - $27,895.00
Outer internment receptacle
     (A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
$1,095.00 - $13,000.00
Cremation Urn Vaults
     (A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
$295.00 - $1595.00

Additional Services and Merchandise
Memorial Package$75.00 - $275.00
Prayer Cards (per 50)$50.00
Acknowledgement Cards (pre-printed, per 50) $50.00
Register Book$50.00
Clothing or Burial Garments $3.00 - $400.00
Flowers$35.00 - $2,000.00
Hairdresser / Barber $75.00
Grass and Device$125.00
Dissemination of cremated remains
(Received from another facility or family)
$125.00
Dissemination of cremated remains to sea without family present.$125.00

Limited Services
Forwarding Remains to Another Funeral Home
This charge includes the transfer of the remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing necessary authorizations, local transportation to point of shipment, and a minimum shipping container.  The charge does not include shipping charges or additional items of services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.
$1,300.00
Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home
This charge includes basic transportation of the remains to the funeral home and/or place of local disposition, staff services, and securing necessary authorizations.  The charge does not include additional items of services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.
$1,525.00