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Service Pricing

Service Pricing

To help you understand all of the costs associated with a funeral service and make an informed decision, we’ve broken them down in our general price list. We also have a variety of payment options to ease the financial burden of honoring your loved one so that you can give them the service they deserve. If you need any assistance or have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our staff is happy to help you explore all the options available to you.

These prices are effective as of September 29, 2021 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 may appear to be similar, they are not exactly the same. The 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 "NYS."

(FTC, NYS) "The goods and services shown below are those we cann 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 (NYS)"] However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. 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." (FTC)

(FTC, NYS) "This list does not include prices for certain items that you may ask us to buy for you, such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers, and newspaper notices. The prices for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services you selected."

 


 

Alternative Services

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 (NYS).



DIRECT CREMATION

(NYS) "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 or canvas or other materials."

(FTC) If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative container encases the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition material (with or without and outside covering). The container we provide is an Alternative Container made of unfinished heavy cardboard with a wood reinforced bottom.

Our services for a direct cremation represent the following items: Local Removal from place of death within 50 miles of the Funeral Home, Arrangement fee, and transportation by service vehicle to a crematory of the Funeral Home's choice

Prices range from $2,245.00 to $2,495.00



DIRECT CREMATION WITH THE CUSTOMER PROVIDING THE CREMATION CONTAINER
$2,245.00

includes the services as described above but with the cremation container supplied by the customer.

DIRECT CREMATION WITH ALTERNATIVE CONTAINER PROVIDED BY THE FUNERAL HOME
$2,495.00

includes the services as described above but with the cremation container provided by the Funeral Home.

NOTES: The above charges DO NOT include the crematory fee. Charge per mile beyond local 50 mile range $1.50 per/mile

 


 

DIRECT (IMMEDIATE) BURIALS

Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to cemetery. (FTC)

Our services for a direct burial represent the following items: Local removal from place of death within 50 miles of Funeral Home, Basic arrangement fee, and transportation to the cemetery by service vehicle for burial within 50 miles of Funeral Home.

Prices range from $2,245.00 to $2,495.00



DIRECT BURIAL WITH THE ALTERNATIVE CONTAINER PROVIDED BY THE CUNSUMER
$2,245.00

which includes the services as described above but with the alternative container supplied by the customer.

Charge per mile beyond local 50 mile range $1.50 per/mile<

DIRECT BURIAL WITH ALTERNATIVE CONTAINER PROVIDED BY THE FUNERAL HOME
$2,495.00

which incldues the services as described above but with the alternative container provided by the Funeral Home.

Charge per mile beyond local 50 mile range $1.50 per/mile<

NOTES: Direct burial prices DO NOT include cemetery charges or the cost of an Outer Interment Receptacle (FTC)/ Outer Burial Container (NYS) which may be required by the cemetery. See separate price list provided by the Funeral Home./p>

 


 

Traditional Services

 

TRANSFER OF REMAINS TO THE FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT INCLUDENG PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLE

•  Local: Within 50 mile radius $500.00
•  Charge per mile beyond 50 mile local range $1.50 per/mile
•  2nd Person required because of home eath, weight, stairs, etc. $100.00



PREPARATION OF REMAINS

•  Embalming (inlcuding use of preparationg room) $750.00
•  Embalming of Autopsied/Tissue Donor remains $850.00

NOTE: 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 a 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. (NYS)

(FTC) "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 chose an rrangement such as direct cremation or immediate burial that does not require you to pay for it."



OTHER PREPARATION (Excluding Embalming)

Preparation of the remains, unless selected, is not required for direct cremation or for direct burial (NYS).

  1. Topical Disinfection (including use of preparation room) $2200.00
  2. Custodial Care (Charged per day after 24 hours) $75.00 NOTE: "Custodial Care" will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparation of the remains occurs, visitation is held, or a funeral service is conducted (NYS).
  3. Dressing / Casketing $130.00
  4. Cosmetology $90.00
  5. Restoration $75.00/hr.
  6. Pacemaker Removal & Processing (Cremation Only) $200.00

 


 

Arrangements

"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" (NYS).

(FTC) "This fee for our basic 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 cremations, immediate burials, 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 parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased. $1,425.00

 

SUPERVISION (FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF)

•  Supervision for visitation per day (max 5 hours) or part thereof $200.00
•  Supervision for visitation at place other than Funeral Home charged per day (max 5 hours) or part thereof $550.00
•  Supervision for "Final Farewell" (not to exceed 1/2 hour) $60.00
•  Supervision for Funeral Service $300.00
•  Supervision for Graveside Service $300.00
•  Supervision for Memorial Service $300.00
•  Supervision for Disinterment $500



FACILITIES

•  Visitation per day (max 5 hours) or part thereof $350.00
•  "Final Farewell" viewing (not to exceed 1/2 hour) $50.00
•  Funeral/Memorial Service $250.00
•  Gathering Prior to Church Service $100.00



FTC COMBINATION STAFF & FACILITIES CHARGES DISCLOSURE

•  Use of facilities & staff for visitation per day or part thereof $550.00
•  Use of facilities & staff for "Final Farewell" per 1/2 hour $110.00
•  Use of facilities & staff for funeral service $550.00
•  Use of facilities & staff for memorial service $550.00



LIVERY

•  Hearse: Local wihtin 50 miles $425.00
Local within 50 miles radius of Funeral Home, $1.50 Per mile thereafter charged each way

•  Service/Utility Vehicle (minivan): Local within 50 miles $325.00
Local within 50 mile radius of Funeral Home, $1.50 per mile thereafter charged each way



MERCHANDISE

•  Caskets and alternative containers (A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home. (NYS, FTC) )
Prices range from: $250.00 to $12,790.00

•  Rental Caskets - Includes use of the rental casket shell and cremation suitable interior.
Prices range from $1,295.00 to $1,295.00
The Federal Trade Commission prohibits the provider of funeral services from imposing any additional fee or surcharge to consumers who obtain a casket elsewhere.

•  Outer Interment Receptacles (FTC)/Outer Burial Container (NYS) (A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home. (NYS,FTC) )
Prices range from: $1,300.00 to $5,225.00

•  Cremation Urns
Prices range from $35.00 to $2,600.00

 


 

Additional Services and Merchandise

"The prices in this section may include a charge for our services in buying these items" (NYS)

•  Register Book $50.00
•  Memorial DVD Production $75.00
•  Memorial DVDs per additional copy $15.00
•  Printed Prayer Cards (per 104) $50.00
•  Acknowledgement Cards (per box of 25) $15.00
•  Professional Videography of Funeral Service $125.00



OTHER ITEMS

•  Cross / Crucifix $15.00
•  Temporary Marker $30.00
•  Monument Engraving Basic (2 Numbers) $275.00
•  Each number of letter engraved thereafter $15.00



CEMETERY EQUIPMENT CHARGES

•  Full Set Up
Includes: Device, Placer, Grass, tent, Chairs $260.00

•  Partial Set Up
Includes: Device, Placer, Grass, Chairs $235.00

•  Device & Placer Only $200.00

•  Vault Company Overtime Charges - Charged on Sundays and ALL Holidays $250.00

•  Arrival after 3:30PM at Cemetery (all days) $100.00 per hr.

 


 

Limited Services

 

FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME

This charge includes 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. $2,500.00

Transportation beyond local point of shipment will be either as livery or common carrier charges depending upon the forwarding location. Local point of shipment is up to 50 miles, $1.00/mile thereafter.



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 inlcude additional items of services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.$2,250.00

Transportation beyond a local place of disposition will be billed as livery charges.
Local place of disposition is up to 50 miles, $1.00/mile thereafter.



CASH ADVANCES

"Services and merchandise provided as cash advance items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral firm" (NYS).

CASH ADVANCE ITEMS MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO THE FUNERAL.

  • Cemetery and/or Crematory Fee
  • Hairdresser
  • Clergy Honoraria
  • Newspaper Notices
  • Death Certificate Transcripts
  • Mass/Church Fees
  • Public Transportation
  • Overtime Charges if Applicable

Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home
Phone: (585) 786-2424
Fax: (585) 786-3024
246 N. Main St., Warsaw, NY 14569


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