Professional consultation with licensed personnel, including, but not limited to, expert advice on options to meet your needs.
Coordinating activities, rites and ceremonies
Co-ordination of all activities, rites and ceremonies, before, during and after they have been provided, including services and supplies provided by us, as well as those provided by third party suppliers, but not limited to, death registration, obtain burial permit, Coroner's certificate for cremation, flowers and death notices.
Documentation - permits, forms, etc.
-Completion and filing of all documents necessary to carry out the services and supplies requested, including, but not limited to, death registration, burial permit, coroner’s certificate for cremation, documentation necessary to ship the body out of the country.
-Provision of 10 Proofs of Death issued by (our proofs of death are usually accepted for most estate settlement purposes, but sometimes a provincial “Death Certificate” will be necessary and is available from the Office of the Registrar General)
Basic preparation of the Loved One
The preparation of the Loved One for placement into the casket, including bathing, dressing, and setting of facial features for identification or viewing without embalming.
Embalming (In addition to Basic preparation)
Embalming is the process of replacing blood and bodily fluids with chemical preservatives. It is a process of sanitation, restoration and temporary preservation. Embalming is not legally required, but may be recommended to preserve the Loved One between time of death and the visitation or disposition at the cemetery or crematorium. Our professional funeral directors will make a recommendation based on the condition of your Loved Ones remains and expected service needs.
Staff services for visitation (per hour)
Staff to provide co-ordination/supervision of an attendance during visitation.
Staff services for ceremony (per hour)
Staff to provide co-ordination/supervision of an attendance during ceremony.
Staff services for reception (per hour)
Staff to provide co-ordination/supervision of an attendance during reception.
Staff services for assemble and disassemble (per hour)
Staff to assemble and disassemble facility of choice, include set-up of visitation area, display of floral arrangements, Photo’s, Memorial Boards. Etc.
*Additional hours requiring staffing is base on $150.00 per hour.*
Refundable Deposit for Cremated Remains
When human remains are to be cremated, a refundable deposit will be required to be paid. If the cremated remains are not claimed within one year of the cremation, the deposit may be used to inter the cremated remains in common ground. If the cremated remains are claimed before they are interred, the deposit will be refunded.
Facilities for shelter
A dedicated locked and secure holding room equipped to shelter the deceased while in our care.
Facilities for visitation
Third party facilities used for visitation.
Varies per location
Facilities for ceremony
Third party facilities used for the ceremony or memorial service and funerals.
Varies per location
Transportation of your Loved One from place of death
Vehicles and equipment needed to transport the deceased with dignity and respect from place of death. Depending on place of death and situations beyond our control a second staff member may be required. (One way within 100 km; additional fees apply beyond 100 km,) -Using an unmarked van
Transportation to Cemetery/Crematorium
-Using an unmarked van
Lead/General Admin Vehicle
To transport clergy to and from ceremony/cemetery, obtaining Permits, Documentation and any other necessary tasks.
Funeral Coach (3 Hours/ $50.00 per hour after the 3 hour limit)
Specially designed vehicle designated to transport body and casket to the cemetery or crematorium.
Limousine (3 Hours/ $200.00 per hour after the 3 hour limit)
Six Passenger Limousine to transport family to cemetery or crematorium .
Mileage travelled beyond 100 km from In Memoriam will be charged one way only (this is a rate per kilometre).
Removal of pacemaker or implant
The removal of a pacemaker or implant will be carried out by a licensed professional.
Cremated Remains Delivery: Up to 50 Km.
Death Certificate, obtaining from doctor when not left at place of death, up to 50Km.
Identification: Private time for immediate family to view deceased for ten minutes.
Witnessing of Cremation: Max 5 people to attend and start the cremation process.
Acknowledgement cards (Box of 25)
Memorial Cards/Prayer Cards (per 50)
Memorial Book and personalization
disbursements charged at cost
Disbursements are items arranged for and possibly paid for on your behalf by us. You are expected to pay for these items at the time the contract is entered into. The following are some items that are often identified as disbursements.
This is a fee charged by Flesherton Cemetery Crematorium for cremation. Other crematoriums are available for cremation at varying prices.
This is a fee charged by the coroner for issuing a certificate that allows cremation to take place. The fee is set by the Chief Coroner for Ontario.
Municipal death registration fee: Grey Highlands
This is a fee charged by the local municipality to register the death. The fee is set by the municipality and may vary.
This is an amount paid to the clergy for their services. In some cases the amount is set by the clergy, in others it is an amount to be determined by you.
Newspaper or radio notices:
These are charges for death notices placed in newspapers or radio or other media outlets.
-Unless otherwise specified, payment is due within 7 days of signing the contract. Payment may be made by cash, cheque, debit, and most major credit cards. Financing charges apply to payment plans. Beyond the allotted time, interest will be charged at a rate of 1.5% which is equivalent to 18% per annum (APR).