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General Price List

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A list of funeral costs is mandated by the Federal Trade Commission. Every funeral home is required to make this list available upon request for comparison by the consumer. Our list has been simplified for this purpose and we also make it available online for your convenience. However, comparing prices can be confusing. We invite you to contact us for clarification. 

These prices are effective as of September 1, 2019.

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. 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 goods and services you selected.


Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff

2,000.00

Our fee for the basic services of funeral directors and staff includes, but is not limited to, conducting the arrangement conference, planning and coordinating the funeral, obtaining necessary permits, writing and placing obituary notices, posting of obituary on our website, completing the necessary paperwork for insurance payments, veterans and other benefits, coordinating providers of outside services (clergy, cemetery, etc), pre and post funeral counseling, general business administration and record keeping. 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, forwarding and receiving of remains).


Embalming

550.00

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 that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial.


Other Preparations

Other Preparation of the Body (Dressing and Casketing, Cosmetology)

250.00


Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home

350.00

(Within a radius of 10 miles)


Use of Facilities, Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Our Facility

Facilities and Staff for Visitation/ Calling Hours for One Evening

500.00

Facilities and Staff for Funeral Ceremony with a calling hour on the day of Funeral

900.00

Private Viewing at the Funeral Home (for up to 10 people)

300.00

Facilities and Staff for Funeral Ceremony

700.00

Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service at the Funeral Home

550.00


Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Another Facility

Viewing/Visitation for One Evening

500.00

Funeral with Church Service Only (not from funeral home) 

600.00

Services of Funeral Director for Funeral Service with Cremated Remains

300.00

Services of Funeral Director for Graveside Burial of Cremated Remains

250.00

Services of Staff for Graveside Burial (with Traditional Funeral this charge is included)

500.00

Services of Staff for Service at Crematory

250.00


Automotive Equipment

Use of Hearse for Funeral Ceremony

(within a radius of 20 miles) 

365.00

Use of Limousine for Funeral Ceremony

(within a radius of 20 miles)

365.00

Second Limousine

(within a radius of 20 miles)

365.00

10-Passenger Limousine

(within a radius of 20 miles)

415.00

Flower Car/Utility Vehicle

(within a radius of 20 miles)

0.00


Direct Cremation

Direct Cremation

2,175.00

Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; transfer of remains to the funeral home; transportation to local crematory; necessary authorizations, preparing and posting of obituary on our website, if desired;  and cremation fee.  The medical examiner fee ($200) is an additional cash advance item.

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of materials such as fiberboard or composition materials. The alternative containers we provide are fiberboard with a wooden base.


Immediate Burial

Immediate Burial / Green Burial

2,100.00

Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to the cemetery.


Forwarding of Remains to another Funeral Home

1,350.00

Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; embalming; or other preparation of remains, if relevant; and local transportation.


Receiving of Remains from another Funeral Home

990.00

Our charge includes: basic services of the funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; care of remains; transportation of remains to funeral home and to cemetery or crematory.


Registers, Cards and Programs

Acknowledgement Cards (no charge for first box)

5.00

Visitors Register Book

15.00

Prayer Cards (price per 8 cards)

5.00

Tribute Slide Show (with music) from digital photos you provide

Additional fee to scan your photos / slides into digital format

75.00

75.00

Funeral Programs (50 Copies)

100.00



Other External (Cash Advance) Charges

Obituary in Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

$38 per column inch + $60 online fee

Fee for filing Death Certificate (by the City of Worcester)

25.00

Medical Examiner Fee for Cremations 

200.00

Funeral Mass in Catholic Churches of Worcester Diocese 

300.00

Certified Copies of Death Certificates (in Worcester) - Each copy 

Picked Up $12 / Mailed $14

We accept Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express for an additional 2.85% surcharge   

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