Our General Price List

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General Price List

Prices Effective September 2016
Subject to Change Without Notice



On the following pages you will find a detailed description of the services and merchandise that are offered by White-Emerson Mortuary, with the corresponding prices. The Federal Trade Commission requires that all funeral establishments use certain specific language in its disclosures. If the wording of these disclosures or your Agreement does not seem to apply to your situation or to our establishment, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Prior to the drafting of any contract for goods or services, the responsible party or the decedent’s survivor who is handling the funeral arrangements is entitled to receive a copy of any agreement that has been signed and paid for, in full or in part, by or on behalf of the deceased, and that is in the possession of the funeral establishment.

The goods and services shown on this list are those we can provide to our clients. You may choose only those items you desire. However, any funeral selection you make will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements mean that you must purchase any items not specifically requested, we will explain the reason for this in writing. This will be shown on the Statement of Funeral Goods and Services Selected.

PAYMENT POLICY

All fees are due and payable 24 hours prior to service or delivery to crematory. In additional to cash or personal check, White-Emerson Mortuary accepts Visa, Maste, American Express and Discover. We also accept assignment of Verified Insurance Policies.

DISCLAIMERS

• We reserve the right to refuse service to any family whom we feel we cannot adequately serve.
• We are not responsible for delays in services or disposition because the attending physician does not properly sign the death certificate. • This is a non-smoking facility. Smoking permitted only in outside areas.
• No food or beverages are permitted in the building except in authorized areas.
• White-Emerson Mortuary makes no representations or warranties about the protective value of certain caskets or outer burial containers other than those made by the manufacturer. The only warranties, expressed or implied, granted in connection with goods sold with this funeral service are the written warranties, if any, extended by the manufacturers thereof. No other warranties and, specifically, no warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are extended by the seller.


ITEMIZED SERVICE FEES

SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF

Service charge includes 24 hour availability, services of arrangement counselor and other staff assistance, preparation of death certificate and regulatory permit, and coordination of final disposition with other firms/agencies. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs. This fee for our 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 cremation, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving of remains.) It is also included in all other plans offered herein. .....$1895.00

EMBALMING

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 Direct Cremation or Direct Burial. ..... $495.00

Organ Donor Repair ..... $200.00

Special Care of Autopsied Remains ..... $100.00

OTHER PREPARATION OF THE DECEDENT

Refrigeration of decedent for first five days ($100.00 per day thereafter) when embalming is not requested ..... $495.00

Dressing, casketing, and cosmetic care ..... $195.00

Minimal preparation for identification viewing when embalming is not requested ..... $150.00

FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

Use of staff, facilities & equipment for funeral or memorial services in our chapel or other facilities ..... $795.00

Use of staff and equipment in supervising and directing services at the graveside ..... $495.00

Use of slumber room for viewing or visitation, per 4 hours (or portion thereof) ..... $350.00

Limited use of slumber room for viewing of un-embalmed remains 1 hours (or portion thereof) ..... $150.00

Evening or Saturday (during regular business hours) service charge ..... $150.00

Use of Reception Room Facilities ..... $350.00

Special use of preparation room (ie: private autopsy/body donation/religious rites) ..... $250.00

Use of Audio / Visual equipment for DVD presentation ..... $150.00

TRANSPORTATION AND AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT

Transfer of decedent to funeral home (local area*) ..... $450.00

Hearse/Funeral coach and driver (local area*) ..... $350.00

Limousine and driver, for first four hours ($100.00 per hour thereafter) ..... $400.00

Utility car and driver (local area*) ..... $195.00

FORWARDING DECEDENT TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME

Includes an adjusted fee services of funeral director and staff, transfer of decedent to funeral home, securing necessary authorizations and legal documentation, embalming, coordination with receiving funeral home and common carrier, local transportation in utility vehicle to common carrier, and standard shipping container. Common carrier charges not included. Immediate forwarding of decedent (no viewing or ceremony) ..... $2195.00

RECEIVING DECEDENT FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME

Includes an adjusted fee for services of funeral director and staff, transportation from common carrier to funeral home, securing necessary authorizations and legal documentation, coordination with cemetery, temporary shelter of decedent, and local transportation to the cemetery. Receiving decedent with immediate burial (no viewing or ceremony) ..... $1995.00

IMMEDIATE BURIAL

Includes an adjusted fee for services of funeral director and staff, transfer of decedent to funeral home, securing necessary authorizations and legal documentation, refrigeration, coordination with cemetery, and local transportation in utility vehicle to the cemetery. (This does not include viewing, ceremony, or witnessed burial, and it will take place at the convenience of the mortuary). With container provided by family ..... $1995.00

With casket as selected casket plus ..... $1995.00

DIRECT CREMATION

Includes an adjusted fee for services of funeral director and staff, transfer of decedent to funeral home (within a 30 mile radius), securing necessary authorizations and legal documentation, refrigeration, and the actual cremation charge.* 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 alternative containers we offer are made of heavyboard. We also offer fiberboard containers and wood caskets which the family may select from our display room.

Direct cremation with container provided by family ..... $1520.00

Direct cremation with heavyboard container ..... $1595.00

Direct cremation with casket selected by family casket plus ..... $1520.00

*Situations requiring special handling may incur additional charges.




OTHER SERVICES, MERCHANDISE & CASH ADVANCES

OTHER SERVICES

Administrative Fee for Processing Insurance Claims ..... from $150.00

Filing / Documentation Fee (Foreign Shipment) from $150.00

Re-filing of Disposition Permit $95.00

Scattering of Cremated Remains at sea by Funeral Home from $125.00

Packaging and Mailing of Cremated Remains (Domestic postage included) from $95.00

Expedited Filing of Death Certificate* (Certified copies available within two business days of filing date) from $95.00

Priority Service* (Certified copies available within seven business days of filing date) $25.00

* Service not available in all filing districts – consult with your director



MERCHANDISE

Acknowledgments, per box of 25 ..... from $15.00

Register book ..... from $35.00

Standard Prayers or Memorial Folders, first 100, ($.25 for each additional) (Add $25 for photo) ..... from $75.00

Crucifix, each ..... from $15.00

Pallbearer gloves, per 6 pair ..... $15.00

Memorial Markers for the grave ..... from $425.00

Travel Case for shipping remains, required by airlines ..... from $195.00

Adult Caskets* ..... $495.00 to $6500.00

Infant and Children's Caskets* ..... $295.00 to $2495.00

Outer Burial Containers/Burial Vaults* ..... $150.00 to $2995.00

Rental Casket* ..... $895.00

Alternative Containers* ..... $75.00 to $495.00

Cremation Urns ..... $50.00 to $1795.00

*Note: A Complete price list will be provided at the Funeral Home upon request.



CASH ADVANCED ITEMS

Cash Advance items are those items that a family may ask us to purchase on their behalf. The following list includes several of such common charges, but it is not all inclusive and is to be used as an estimate only. We make no guarantees of the accuracy of these prices. The actual items and their charges will be confirmed at the time of arrangements, and listed in writing on the Statement of Funeral Goods and Services.

Sales Tax (on merchandise items only) ..... 9.00%

Filing of Permit of Disposition ..... from $12.00

Certified Copies of Death Certificate, each ..... from $21.00

Clergy gratuity/honorarium/stipend ..... from $100.00

Organist, Pianist, Soloist, each ..... from $125.00

Obituary notices (newspaper) ..... Varies

Note: Obituary prices vary widely depending on the newspaper company, and on the length of the obituary.

 

Motorcycle Escorts, each (minimum of 2) ..... from $150.00

There are no laws requiring a family to have a formal motorcade, although, if a family elects to have a formal procession, the law provides guidelines for the use of motorcycle escorts. For the safety of those in the procession, as well as others, the Highway Patrol’s guidelines state one (1) motorcycle escort for every twelve (12) cars in a procession with a minimum of two (2). A family must estimate their needs at the time of arrangements, with the understanding that if those needs increase at service time, additional motorcycle escorts will be added. If additional escorts are required for safety, the family must pay $150.00 for each additional escort.

Medical Examiners (Coroner) charges Varies

Crematory fee for cremation* ..... from $180.00

Scheduled Witness Cremation ..... $100.00

Priority Cremation Service Fees ..... from $100.00

*Note: An additional fee of $200 will apply if decedent exceeds 350 lbs.


BURIAL SERVICE OPTIONS

 


Traditional Funeral Ceremony
Total Itemized Services $4,725 Savings for this Option $930.00

Service Charge $3,795.00*
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); embalming; preparation of your loved one (dressing, cosmetics, etc.); use of chapel for visitation for family and friends; use of staff and equipment for a service in our chapel (including A/V) or outside facility; funeral coach & utility/flower vehicle.

Additional Services, Merchandise Items and Cash Advances Extra


Alternative Funeral Ceremony
Total Itemized Services $4,180.00 Savings for this Option $685.00

Service Charge $3,495.00*
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); refrigeration; use of staff and equipment for a service in our chapel (including A/V) or outside facility; funeral coach & utility/flower vehicle.


Additional Services, Merchandise Items and Cash Advances Extra


Traditional Graveside Ceremony
Total Itemized Services $4,425.00 Savings for this Option $930.00

Service Charge $3,495.00*
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); embalming; preparation of your loved one (dressing, cosmetics, etc.); use of family room for visitation for family and friends; use of staff and equipment for a graveside service; funeral coach & utility/flower vehicle.
Additional Services, Merchandise Items and Cash Advances Extra


Alternative Graveside Ceremony
Total Itemized Services $3,880.00 Savings for this Option $885.00

Service Charge $2,995.00*
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); refrigeration; use of staff and equipment for a graveside service; funeral coach & utility/flower vehicle.


Additional Services, Merchandise Items and Cash Advances Extra


*Discount Incentive


Our sale of caskets help pay our overhead costs. As a result, if a family purchases the casket through us, we are able to offer our service charges for less than our itemized total for each package. We provide a broad selection of quality caskets and funeral-related merchandise at reasonable prices. Itemization will be used for those families choosing to provide their own casket or alternative container. Additional items of service may be added, yet these packages include only the items listed in their description. Though all packaged services may not be utilized, the packaged savings typically exceeds the value of any unused services. Therefore, no deductions will be made from these packaged offerings.

 

All Inclusive Cremation Options

 


Full Service Followed by Cremation
Total Itemized Services From $6,570.00 Savings for this Option $1,375.00

From $5,195.00
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; use of chapel for visitation for family and friends; use of staff and equipment for a service in our chapel (including A/V) or outside facility; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); preparation of your loved one (dressing, cosmetics, etc.); embalming; private family “good-bye” prior to cremation in our crematory (witness cremation); funeral coach & utility/flower vehicle for services outside of our mortuary; cremation fee (remains available 24 hours after cremation has begun)*.
Includes a choice of a casket, urn, and memorial keepsake from selected products.


Cremation Followed by Memorial Service
Total Itemized Services From $5,275.00 Savings for this Option $1,780.00

From $3,495.00
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; use of staff and equipment for a service in our chapel (including A/V) or outside facility; use of family room for private viewing (up to 10 people for 30 minutes)**; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); minimal preparation for private viewing (when embalming is not required); refrigeration; flower vehicle; cremation fee (remains available 24 hours after cremation has begun)*.

Includes a choice of a casket, urn, and memorial keepsake from selected products.

 


Private Family “Good-Bye” followed by Cremation
Total Itemized Services From $3,865.00 Savings for this Option $1,370.00

From $2,495.00
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; use of family room for private viewing (up to 10 people for 30 minutes)**; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); minimal preparation for private viewing (when embalming is not required); refrigeration; private family “good-bye” prior to cremation in our crematory (witness cremation); cremation fee (remains available 24 hours after cremation has begun)*.
Includes a choice of a cremation container and urn.


Simple Cremation
Total Itemized Services From $3,390.00 Savings for this Option $1,495.00

From $1,895.00
Includes professional services of funeral director and staff; transfer of your loved one into our care (within 30 miles); refrigeration; cremation fee (remains available 24 hours after cremation has begun)*.



Includes a choice of a cremation container and urn.


Our service packages shown above are offered at substantial discounts from our itemized prices. Additional items of service may be added, yet these packages include only the items listed in their description. Though all packaged services may not be utilized, the packaged savings typically exceeds the value of any unused services. Therefore, no deductions will be made from these packaged offerings.

*Cremations of individuals over 350 pounds will incur additional $200 charge.
**Viewing of un-embalmed remains is contingent upon the condition of the decedent.

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