Advance Arrangements Price List

These prices are effective January 10, 2017, and are subject to change without notice. The goods and services shown here are those we can provide to our customers. However, any arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements make it necessary for you to 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.

Prior to drafting 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 pre-need agreement in the possession of the funeral establishment that has been signed and paid for, in full or in part, by or on behalf of the decedent.

A. SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF:                                      $ 209.00
This fee is for our basic services and overhead. It will be added to the total cost of the arrangements selected. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation.) This fee includes registering the death certificate in the county where the death occurred, permit and sheltering of the decedent in refrigeration.

 * Professional fee to obtain certified copies of death certificate$ 95.00
 * Professional fee to amend the death certificate$ 85.00
 * Professional fee for obtaining additional permits$ 39.00
 * Professional fee to refile disposition permit$ 85.00
 * ID Viewing (15 persons, 30 minutes, minimal preparation$700.00
 * Witness Cremation with viewing (15 min. viewing at crematory prior to cremation)$800.00
 * Placement of cremated remains in urn provided by family$ 50.00
 * National Cemetery Placement (Securing clearance, scheduling burial and honors)$100.00

B. PREPARATION OF DECEDENT:

 Sheltering of decedent in refrigeration$  50.00
 Surgical removal of pacemaker$150.00
 Post autopsy care$275.00
 Dressing of decedent$195.00
 Surcharge for handling remains from 251 – 300 pounds
Surcharge for handling remains from 301 – 350 pounds
$100.00
$300.00
 Surcharge for handling remains from 351 – 450 pounds$450.00

C. TRANSPORTATION:                                                                                    $316.00

Transportation of the decedent into our care from a Hospital or Coroner’s office. from 09:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday).

Transportation of the decedent from a residence or nursing facility at time of passing.

*Packaging & mailing of cremated remains (within the U.S.)$150.00
*Scatter at sea without family present$150.00

D. MERCHANDISE:

 -Alternative container: $ 7.50 – $105.00
                 (Tan interior and exterior, constructed of fiberboard)
 -Plastic Utility Urn (Black plastic utility box) No Charge
Each additional utility urn for placement of divided cremated remains$20.00

E. CASH ADVANCE ITEMS:

*Permit for Disposition$ 12.00
*Cremation$295.00
*Rush Cremation (within 24 hours of registration of permit)$650.00
*Notary fee$ 60.00
*State Crematory Tax Fee$   8.50
*Does not include any medical examiner fees, or third party expenses.  Surviving next of kin will be responsible for any coroner fees due at the time of death.

F. ADVANCE ARRANGEMENT CREMATION:

Pre-Arrangements for the following counties:                                                        $ 898.00
San Joaquin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Contra Costa
Alameda and San Francisco

Pre-Arrangements for the following counties:                                                        $ 998.00
Stanislaus and Sacramento

Pre-Arrangements for the following counties:                                                       $ 1098.00
Santa Cruz, San Benito, Merced, Madera and Marin

Pre-Arrangements for the following counties:                                                       $ 1198.00
Napa, Solano, Sonoma and Monterey

Includes the removal of the decedent from a hospital or coroner’s office within the above counties listed, sheltering the decedent in refrigeration, completing a signed death certificate, filing the certificate and permit with the local health department, alternative container, cremation process, and utility urn. If you want to arrange for a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of material like fiberboard. The container which we provide is fiberboard. We are able to provide this service for decedents who weigh up to 300lbs.   Services can be provided, for additional fees, for decedents exceeding 250 lbs.

G.  TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN:                                                                      $385.00

Terms of Payment:

Payment is due at the time of advance arrangements.  Please make your check payable to Great Western Insurance Company.

For more information on funeral, cemetery and cremation matters you may contact:

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS

CEMETERY AND FUNERAL BUREAU
1625 NORTH MARKET BLVD, SUITE S-208
SACRAMENTO, CA 95834
(916) 574-784

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