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764 Farmington Avenue
New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: (860) 229-9006
Fax: (860) 229-9007

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   Paul A. Shaker

Funeral Home LLC.

 764 Farmington Avenue

New Britain, Connecticut 06053

TEL: (860) 229-9006 • FAX: (860) 229-9007

E-mail: shakerfuneralhome@snet.net

Website: shakerfuneralhome.com

FAMILY OWNED

GENERAL PRICE LIST

 

These prices are effective as of OCTOBER 15, 2016, but are subject to change without notice.

 

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 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.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OF THE FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND STAFF -                                                                                                                                                                                                 $1,800.00

Our basic service charge includes, but is not limited to, staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party; preparation and initial filing of necessary certificates and permits; shelter of remains; placement of obituary notices; planning of funeral arrangements; coordination of service with church/clergy, cemetery, crematory, florist, vault company, reception/restaurant and others as required.

 

·         This fee is for our basic services and overhead and will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation, immediate burial and forwarding or receiving remains.)

 

·         Licensed Personnel available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to respond to initial call.

 

·         Arrangement Conference

 

·         Coordinating service plans with church/clergy, cemetery, crematory, florist, reception/restaurant, newspaper notices/obituaries and/or other parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.

 

·         Clerical assistance in the completion of various forms associated with a funeral.

 

·         Assistance with probate matters, veterans and insurance benefits and notifying social security.

 

·         Securing and recording the death certificate and burial  permit and obtaining as many certified copies of the death certificate as the family wishes. (Death certificates in the State of Connecticut are $20.00 each.)

·         Also included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as insurance, maintenance, utilities, equipment, inventory expenses, secretarial and administrative costs.

 

EMBALMING: (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 that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial).                                                                                                   $800.00

Embalming Remains in Excess of 300 pounds                                    $875.00

·         Special care for autopsied cases                                                                                                          $195.00

·         Special care for organ/bone/tissue donations                                                                          $195.00

·         Restoration of Trauma Cases When Necessary (per hour)                                           $100.00

OTHER PREPARATION OF THE BODY:

·         Dressing and Casketing                                                                                                                                  $200.00

·         Cosmetizing                                                                                                                                                               $125.00

·         Washing and disinfecting unembalmed remains (Sanitary Care)                      $200.00               

·         Hairstyling                                                                                                                                                                   $100.00

·         Extended Sheltering of remains per day                                                                                       $ 75.00

(This charge is made commencing on the 8th day our facilities are used to shelter the remains)

·         Removal of Pacemaker / Defibrillator / Medical Device for Cremation or Otherwise

$195.00

·         Readjustment, Repositioning and reapplication of cosmetics following the receipt of deceased from another funeral home                                                                                      $150.00

·         Refrigeration                                                                                                                                                    $425.00

(It is the policy of our firm to require refrigeration of an unembalmed body after six hours)

 

FACILITIES

·         Use of facilities and staff services for Visitation/Wake at funeral home

(Three Hours)                            $500.00                                                      (Four Hours) $650.00

(Each Additional Hour)  $150.00

                                                               

(Our services include set-up of visitation area, placement of encased

remains, display of floral arrangements, slideshow presentation(DVD),

 supervision of and attendance during Visitation.)

                                                                                               

·         Use of staff for Visitation/Wake at another facility/church.                                                         

·         (Three Hours)                            $500.00                                                      (Four Hours) $650.00

·         (Each Additional Hour)  $150.00

(Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements,

supervision of funeral, display of floral arrangements and staff

to assist with funeral ceremony, slideshow presentation(DVD), supervision of services at cemetery/

crematory).

 

·         Use of facilities and staff services for funeral ceremony in our chapel.        $750.00

(Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, procession,

supervision of funeral, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist

 with funeral ceremony,  supervision of services at cemetery/crematory).

 

·         Use of facilities and staff services for funeral ceremony at another facility/church. (Our service include coordinating the funeral arrangements, procession$950.00

supervision of funeral, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist

 with funeral ceremony, supervision of services at cemetery/crematory).

 

·         Use of facilities and staff for private visitation (No embalming) One Hour $325.00

Limited to 12 – 15 persons for a period of 1 hour during normal business hours.

Additional time or attendants will result in full visitation charges. No ceremonies or published announcement.

 

·         Identification Viewing                                                                                                                                    $150.00

Limited to Brief Use (10 minutes maximum) In funeral home viewing area for purpose of identifying decedent prior to cremation. Limited to 6 persons with no ceremonies.

 

·         Use of facilities and staff services for memorial service                                               $950.00

(without remains present) at our chapel or church.                         (Two- Three Hours)

(Our services include coordinating the memorial service arrangements, supervision of memorial service, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with the service).

 

 

·         Use of facilities and staff services for memorial service                                               $1, 050.00

(Two- Three Hours)

(without remains present) at funeral home when funeral home has no

 involvement with care and disposition of remains. (Our services include

                coordinating the memorial service arrangements, supervision of

memorial service, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with

the funeral ceremony).

 

·         Special Use of Preparation Room (for Religious Rites or Medical Procedure)$300.00

 

·         Use of equipment and staff services for graveside services                                      $495.00

(within 30 mile radius)

(Our services include accompaniment of remains/cremains to cemetery, supervision of graveside service, display of floral arrangements and staff

to assist with service). Additional distance will be charged @ $4.00 per mile.

 

·         Use of staff services and equipment for disinterment                                                     $495.00

 (within 30 mile radius)

                (Our services include the coordination of the disinterment arrangements.

                Reinterment at local cemetery/crematory and equipment). Additional

distance will be charged @ $4.00 per mile.

 

 

LIMITED SERVICES FEES

·         Fee for Correcting Death Certificate (plus cost of new copies)                               $50.00

·         Fee to Obtain additional death certificates after initial offering                         $50.00

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

·         Transfer of remains to funeral home (within 30 mile radius)                                   $450.00

Additional distance will be charged @ $4.00 per mile.

·         Additional personnel for transfer of remains in excess of 300 pounds          $100.00

·         Hearse with driver (within 30 mile radius)                                                                                  $370.00

Additional distance will be charged @ $4.00 per mile. After three hours,

A charge of $60.00 per hour will be imposed for use of the hearse.

 

·         Seven Passenger Limousine with driver (within 30 mile radius)                           $395.00

Additional distance will be charged @ $4.00 per mile. After three hours,

A charge of $66.00 per hour will be imposed for use of the limousine.

 

·         Flower distribution, equipment and staff vehicle                                                               $125.00

(within 30 mile radius) Additional distance will be charged

@ $4.00 per mile.

 

·         Procession Lead Car/Clergy vehicle (within 30 mile radius)                                      $125.00

Additional distance will be charged @ $4.00 per mile.

 

·         Transfer to or from local airport/crematory                                                                               $450.00

(within 30 mile radius) Additional distance will be charged

@ $4.00 per mile.

 

·         Donation of a Decedent to a Local Medical School                                                             $550.00

This charge includes: The removal of the remains from the place of death, necessary authorizations and transfer of the decedent to local medical school.

(It does not include any staff, services or use of the facility.)

With Memorial Service                                                                                                                                     $1,500.00

 

 

FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME                 $3,350.00

This charge includes removal of remains, basic services of funeral

director and staff, necessary authorizations, embalming or other means

of preservation, minimum shipping container and local transportation

to airport (excluding shipping charges). This charge does not include

visitation, rites or ceremonies.

 

RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME                       $2,550.00

This charge includes local transfer of remains, temporary shelter of

remains, basic services of funeral director and staff and hearse

transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory. This charge does

not include visitation, rites or ceremonies.

 

DIRECT CREMATION                                                                                             $1,090.00-$24,460.00

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The container we provide is: Corrugated Cardboard. Our charges for direct cremation (without ceremony) include: removal of remains, transportation to crematory, basic services of funeral director and staff, medical examiner fee, crematory fee and arrangement conference.

1.     Direct cremation with container provided by the purchaser.        $1,090.00

(All such containers must meet any applicable state or crematory requirements)

 

2.     Direct cremation with alternative container.                                           $1,100.00

Corrugated Cardboard (Description of Merchandise)

                               

3.     Direct cremation with unfinished hardwood casket                        $2,430.00

 

NOTE: Our prices for direct cremation are based on the fact that services are performed at our convenience, do not allow for the attendance of family, friends or representatives of the deceased.

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CREMATION FEES

·         Crematory Fee                                                                                                                                                         $330.00

With wood casket $360.00

With metal casket $500.00

·         Witness Cremation Fee                                                                                                                                   $175.00

·         Weekend Witness Cremation Fee                                                                                                          $200.00

·         Cremation Fee for Remains in Excess of 300 pounds                                                        $400.00

·         Filling of Urn or Other Container with Cremains / Ashes

provided by a third party or by a family member                                                                 $175.00                                                                                                                                                       

·         Delivery of Cremains / Ashes (including to cemetery)                                       

·         Local Area (within 30 miles)                                                                                                                       $50.00

·         Greater Area (within 60 miles)                                                                                                                 $150.00

·         Outside Area ($100.00 plus $4.00 per mile over 60 miles)

               

·         Mailing Cremains/Ashes within U.S.                                                                                               $50.00

·         International Shipment of Cremains/ Ashes                                                                               $ TBD

·         For storage of Cremains/Ashes commencing the                                                 $20.00 per day

7th day after cremation   

·         Scattering Cremains / Ashes                                                                                                                       $200.00

·       Medical Examiner Fee                                                                                                                                     $150.00

 

 

                IMMEDIATE BURIAL                                                                                           $2,070.00-$245,720.00

This charge for an immediate burial includes removal of remains, local transportation to cemetery with mini hearse/van, the necessary authorizations and basic services of funeral director and staff, 20 ga. non-protective steel casket and grave liner. This charge does not include the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to burial.

 

1.     Immediate burial with container provided by the purchaser.         $2,070.00

(all such containers must meet any applicable state or cemetery requirements).

 

2.     Immediate burial with 20 ga. non-protective steel casket         $2,695.00

and grave liner.

3.     Immediate burial with 20 ga. non-protective steel casket,

grave liner and hearse.                                                                                                   $2,995.00

 

 

NOTE: Our prices for immediate burial are based on the fact that services are performed at our convenience. The above charges do not include cemetery charges, clergy, flowers and death notices/ obituaries.

 

CASKET PRICE RANGE:                                                                                          $300.00-$245,720.00

A complete price list will be provided by the Funeral Home

 

OUTER BURIAL CONTAINER PRICE RANGE:                           $1,110.00-$16,000.00

A complete price list will be provided by the Funeral Home

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:

·         FLAG CASE                                                                                                                                                    $135.00

·         MILITARY PACKAGE                                                                                                                             $450.00

·         AIR TRAY - DECEDENT                                                                                                                        $420.00

·         AIR TRAY - OVERSIZE                                                                                                                          $495.00

·         AIR TRAY - CASKET                                                                                                                                $460.00

·         ZIEGLER CASE                                                                                                                                            $1,700.00

·         Laminated Prayer cards with picture (Specialty item) – 100-$275.00, 150- $285.00 200-$300.00, 250-$325.00, 300-$340.00, 350-$360.00, 400-$370.00, 450-$380.00, 500-$405.00, 1000-$495.00

·         Prayer cards (per 100)                                                                         $100.00 ($150.00 Laminated)

·         Register Book                                                                                                                                                           $50.00

·         Service folders (Per 100)                                                                                                            $195.00

·         Acknowledgment cards (Per 50) (with photo)                                                  $50.00

One box -  $25.00

·         Acknowledgment cards (Per 50) (without photo)                                                 $25.00

One box -  $15.00

 

·         6 Pallbearer acknowledgment cards                                                                                           $25.00

·         Personalized Memorial Candles                                                Square - $45.00 Round - $25.00

·         Temporary Grave Marker                                                                                                                               $25.00

·         Crucifix/Cross -Cherry/Metal                                                                                                                    $50.00

·         Crucifix/Cross                                                                                                                                                            $25.00

·         Hairdressing                                                                                                                                                                 $100.00

·         Pallbearers – 6                                                                                                                                6 @       $60.00 each

·         Laminated Obituaries                                                                                                                                    $5.00 each

·         Certified death certificates in State of Connecticut                                                     $20.00 each

 

 

GENERAL PRICE LIST

 

These prices are effective as of October 15, 2016

 

TERMS: A FINANCE CHARGE at the rate of 1 ½% per month (annual percentage rate of 18%) will be added to the debt or any portion thereof unpaid thirty days from the date of this contract. I/we assume responsibility solely or collectively for payment of services and merchandise along with any attorney and/or collection fees and such additional services by me/us, and agree to the terms of payment described above. The liability hereby assumed is in addition to the liability  imposed by law upon the estate and others, and shall not constitute a release thereof.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The only warranties, express or implied, granted in connection with the goods sold with this funeral service, are the express written warranties, if any extended by the manufacturers thereof. No other warranties and no warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose are extended by the funeral director.

CASH ACCOMODATIONS : The cash accommodations listed on the contract are to be provided by the family before the day of the funeral. These monies may be paid directly to the provider or given to the funeral home who will forward them for you to the providers of the cash accommodations. E.g. – Church, cemetery, flowers & newspaper notices.

 

*NOTE: Cemetery charges, clergy offerings/church, death notices/obituaries and flowers are not advanced by our funeral home(these charges are not included in our bill)

 

 

 

 

 

CHILDREN’S FUNERALS:                 BURIAL AND CREMATION

 

·         Under 1(one) year of age

There are no service charges for graveside services and/or funeral services. Charges will be for the merchandise selected and any cash accommodations. Any additional services will be twenty-five percent of the normal service charge.

 

·         Ages 1-5

The Service charge is twenty-five percent of the normal service charge plus any merchandise selected and any cash accommodations.

·         Ages 6-10

The Service charge is fifty percent of the normal service charge plus any merchandise selected and any cash accommodations.

 

·         Ages 11-15

The Service charge is seventy-five percent of the normal service charge plus any merchandise selected and any cash accommodations.

 

·         Ages 16 and over

Regular service charges apply plus any merchandise selected and any cash accommodations.

 

Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

Payment Policy / Terms of Payment

 

We are a small business providing service and merchandise, being totally dependent upon our clients/families for prompt payment for said services and merchandise. Our payment terms are as follows: Payment is kindly expected at time of arrangements.

 

For your convenience we accept cash, checks, cashier checks, money orders, personal checks, insurance assignments, major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express) and debit cards.

 

Re: Group insurance, contestable insurance policies, death certificates that state the cause of death as Pending Further Studies and Forwarding and / or Receiving of Remains, Payment is kindly expected at time of arrangements.

 

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