Our charge includes, but is not limited to, staff, facilities and vehicles to respond to initial requests of service, 24 hours every day. Consulting with family or responsible party, coordinating service plans with cemetery, crematory, and/or other parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased; obtaining and/or filing official documents and necessary registrations and sheltering the deceased up to four days (see item O.) Also included in this charge are general operating expenses (overhead) relative to our facilities such as insurance, maintenance, utilities, taxes, salaries and benefits. Other costs included are regulatory compliance, legal and audit fees, secretarial, administrative, equipment inventory and parking expense. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of funeral arrangements you select.
This fee is already included in our charge for direct cremation, immediate burials and forwarding or receiving a deceased person.