General Price List
These prices are effective as of December 15, 2012 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 goods and services shown below are those we can provide our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services. 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 funeral services and merchandise you selected.
This list may not include prices for certain items that you select, such as cemetery charges or crematory services, flowers, and newspaper notices. The estimated or final prices for those items will be shown on the itemized statement describing the funeral services and merchandise you selected. We charge you for our services in buying certain items.
(FTC) “The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services. 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 funeral goods and services you selected.”
The following charge 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 $3,585.00 - 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 $3,188.00 - which includes the services as described above but with the cremation container 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 with- out an outside covering) or may be pouches of canvas or other materials.
The direct cremation prices do not include the crematory charge.
(FTC) “If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like heavy cardboard or composition material (with or without an outside covering). The Containers we provide are made of plywood/cardboard.
Direct (Immediate) Burials:
Prices range from $3,585.00 - 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.
To $3,188.00 - 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.
New York City $776.00 Nassau County $746.00 Suffolk County $696.00 Transfer of remains from private residence Additional cost: $100.00 Beyond these area charges are based on non-local removal plus $1.50 per mile.
Preparation of remains:
Embalming (including use of preparation room) $1,212.00 Embalming of autopsied remains $1,312.00
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 firms.
(FTC) “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 a direct cremation or immediate burial.”
Other Preparations (Excluding Embalming)
Preparations of the remains, unless selected, is not required for direct cremation or for direct burial; however a photo ID is required.
a. Topical Disinfection $531.00 b. Custodial Care (charged after 24 hours) - charge per day
(Custodial care will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparations of remains occurs, visitation is held or a funeral service is conducted.)
$35.00 c. Dressing/Casketing $278.00 d. Cosmetology $85.00 e. Restoration (per hour) $80.00 f. Other (specify) Removal of Pacemaker $100.00
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 for direct cremation, direct burial forwarding of remains or receiving of remains because the prices for those services include this charge.
(FTC) “The fee for our services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangement you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations immediate burial and forwarding or receiving remains.)”
Basic arrangements, including funeral director, other staff, equipment and facilities to respond to initial request for service, the arrangement conference, securing of necessary authorizations and coordination of service plans with the parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.
Supervision (Funeral Director and Staff)
Supervision for visitation (per session) $175.00 Supervision for funeral service $395.00 Memorial Service $395.00 Graveside ceremony $395.00 Disinterment $982.00
Visitation: 1st day or part thereof $1,750.00 2nd day or part thereof $100.00 3rd day or part thereof $100.00 Funeral service $950.00 Memorial service without visitation $950.00 Second adjacent visitation room, if available and requested, for visiting, funeral or memorial services without visitation - Additional cost $800.00
Combined charges for Facilities and staff for Visitation:
1 Session $1,925.00 2 Sessions $2,100.00 3 Sessions $2,375.00 4 Sessions $2,550.00
Combined Charge for Facilities and staff for Funeral or Memorial Service:
With visitation $395.00 Without visitation $1,345.00
Location Suffolk Pinelawn Area Nassau Queens Bklyn. Bronx Hearse 490.00 500.00 505.00 525.00 540.00 Alternative Vehicle (van) 360.00 370.00 375.00 395.00 410.00 Flower Car 440.00 450.00 455.00 475.00 490.00 Limousine 440.00 450.00 455.00 475.00 490.00 Passenger Car 310.00 320.00 325.00 345.00 360.00 Beyond these areas - $1.50 Per mile thereafter
Caskets and alternative Containers:
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.)
Prices range from $ 397.00 To $ 9,920.00
Outer interment receptacles (outer burial containers)
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.)
Prices range from $540.00 To $8,000.00
Prices range from $15.00 To $150.00
Prices range from $75.00 To $4,255.00
Additional Services and Merchandise:
The prices in this section include a charge for our services in buying these items.
Prices Range From To Memorial Card (per 100) 85.00 300.00 Acknowledgement Cards (per 100) 20.00 160.00 Casket Name Plate 35.00 N/A Crucifix/Cross 20.00 N/A Register Book 25.00 N/A Temporary Grave Markers 25.00 N/A Monument Inscriptions 435.00 820.00 Clothing/Shroud 125.00 250.00 Flowers 75.00 950.00 Equip Rental/Setup/Take Down Fee 395.00 N/A Pallbearers (each) 60.00 N/A
Forwarding Remains to another Funeral Home:
This Charge includes the transfer of the remains to the funeral home, staff services, embalming, securing necessary authorizations, local transportation to point of shipment. 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 20 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 20 miles.
Services and merchandise provided as cash advances items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral firm.
Cemetery or Crematory Fees
Mass Offering / Clergy Honoraria
Death Certificates Transcripts
Public Transportation /Airline Fees
Bridges & Road Tolls
Telephone & Telegraph Charges
Suffolk County Medical Examiners Cremation Permit
Clergy at Cemetery