Services of Funeral Director and Staff - $2600
Our professional service charge includes but is not limited to counseling, availability on a 24 hour basis, consultation with family and clergy, assistance of staff in all necessary phases of arrangements, obtaining, preparation, and filing of necessary notices, authorizations and consents, certificates and permits; coordinating with those providing other portions of the funeral, e.g. cemetery, crematory and others; and assistance to family following funeral and final disposition. Included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as insurance, maintenance and utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expenses and governmental compliance. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (A portion of this fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation, immediate burial and forwarding/receiving remains).
Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home - $335
Transfer of remains to funeral home within Lebanon County. Outside of Lebanon County will be an additional $3.00 per loaded mile. To safely care for our clients over the weight of 300 lbs., a $200 fee will be added to the cost of transportation.
Embalming/Scientific Preparation - $980
Except in certain 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 that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial. Reasonable attempt will be made for authorization, when not available, refrigeration will be used at a charge of $5.00 per hour (maximum $100 per day) until authorization is available.