Services


Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff

Services include, but not limited to: 

  • Responding to the initial request for service
  • Conducting the arrangement conference
  • Preparation of biographical and statistical data
  • Examination of financial settlement options
  • Preparation and filing of papers, permits and authorizations
  • Coordination with those providing other services
  • Preparation and placement of obituary notices
  • Retention and care of remains prior to commencement of post death activities
  • Overhead expenses relative to our facility and operations, such as occupancy, administrative and equipment costs

This fee for our basic 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 of remains.)


 » Basic services of funeral director and staff - $2,700

Embalming

(including use of preparation room and sanitary care)

Except in 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 that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial. No human remains may remain unburied or uncremated in New Jersey for more than 48 hours unless embalmed or refrigerated. (N.J.A. C.8:9-1.1)


 » Standard embalming...$795.00


Other Preparation of the Body

(including use of preparation room but excluding embalming)

 » Dressing, casketing and cosmetizing - $300.00

 » Restoration and other procedures - per hour $100

 » Sanitary care (topical disinfection), without embalming - $250

 » Refrigeration charge for unembalmed remains (includes any sheltering charge) - per day $75

 » Special autopsy care - $300.00

 » Readjustment and repositioning following transfer in - $100

 » Ritualistic washing - $250


Sheltering of Remains

Applies only on days when no post-death or ceremonial activities occur, and the funeral home is in possession of the remains - per day $75

Traditional Funeral with Viewing Night Before Service

SERVICES

Basic services of funeral director and staff - $2,700.00

Embalming - $795

Dressing, casketing and cosmetizing - $300


CEREMONIES (local)

Visitation for guests (1-2 hrs.) - $595

At funeral home and then to church - $450


TRANSPORTATION (local)

Transfer of deceased from place of death to funeral home - $350

Hearse - $375

Service car - $250


MERCHANDISE

Memorial Package - $135

(includes register book, 75 acknowledgement cards, 150 prayer cards).


Crucifix / Cross -  $45



SUBTOTAL - $5,950


This fee is for a funeral service with visitation. You may add to or delete any item, except the "Basic services of funeral director and staff."

ADD TO THE SUBTOTAL, the cost of any casket, outer burial container or cash advance items to arrive at the estimated total funeral cost.

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