111 South Main Street | Jamestown, New York | 14701
General Price List
These prices are effective as of July 16, 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 following charges for direct burial and direct cremation do not include additional items or services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.
Prices range from $1,595
which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the crematory, an alternative container for cremation, and the return of the cremains to the funeral home.
to $ 1,395
which includes the services as described above but with the cremation containers supplied by the customer.
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.
The direct cremation prices do not include the crematory charge: $313
“If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an unfinished wood box or an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of materials like heavy cardboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering), or pouches of canvas.”
Direct (Immediate) Burials:
Prices range from $2,450
which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the cemetery, and an alternative container with wood fiber board.
which includes the services as described above but with the alternative container supplied by the customer.
The direct burial prices do not include cemetery charges.
Transfer of remains to the funeral establishment including personnel, equipment and vehicle:
Local, within 25 mile radius: $250
Charge per mile beyond local range: $2.50
Preparation of remains:
Embalming (including use of preparation room): $475
Embalming of autopsied remains: $775
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 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.
“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 immediate burial.”
Other Preparation (Excluding Embalming):
Preparation of the remains, unless selected, is not required for direct cremation or for direct burial.
a. Topical Disinfection $125
b. Custodial Care (charged after 24 hours)
1. charge per day $95
1. Custodial care will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparation of remains occurs,
1. visitation is held or a funeral service is conducted.
c. Dressing/Casketing $60
d. Cosmetology $95
e. Restoration $60/hour
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 of direct cremation, direct burial, forwarding of remains or receiving of remains because the prices for those services include this charge.
“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 services, the arrangement conference, securing of necessary authorizations and coordination of service plans with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased. $1,195
Supervision (Funeral Director and Staff):
Supervision for visitation $150
Supervision for funeral service $180
Memorial service $300
Graveside ceremony $175
Services at facility other than funeral home $275
1st day or part thereof $195
2nd day or part thereof $195
3rd day or part thereof $195
Funeral service $195
Memorial service without visitation $195
Hearse: Local within 25 miles $250
$2.50 per mile thereafter
Alternative vehicle: Local within 25 miles $175
(specify type- van)
$2.50 per mile thereafter
Limousine (s): Local within 25 miles $230
Flower vehicle $60
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.
Prices range from $125 to $18,000
Outer interment receptacles (outer burial containers)
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.)
Prices range from $1,020 to $14,570
Prices range from $10 to $150
Prices range from $25 to $900
Rental casket (P86 Silver Metal) $995
Cardboard construction/no interior $195
minimum alternative container
Additional Services and Merchandise:
The prices in this section include a charge for our services in buying these items.
Memorial Cards $45
Acknowledgement Cards $45
Memorial Candle $25
Register Book $45
Death notices per line– prices vary
Display Ad $60 per day
Church involvement $195
Forwarding remains to another funeral home:
This charge included 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.
Transportation beyond local point of shipment will be billed either as livery or common carrier charges depending upon the forwarding location. Local point of shipment is up to or within 25 miles.
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.
Transportation beyond a local place of disposition will be billed as livery charges. Local place of disposition is up to or within 25 miles.
Services and merchandise provided as cash advance items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral firm.
Cemetery or Crematory
Death Certificate Transcripts
Bridge & Road Tolls