Obituaries

Susan Chaffee
B: 1957-02-11
D: 2017-05-22
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Chaffee, Susan
Barbara Calcaterra
B: 1929-08-05
D: 2017-05-10
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Calcaterra, Barbara
Anthony Ponte, Jr.
B: 1977-06-26
D: 2017-05-03
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Ponte, Jr., Anthony
Colleen Krabill
B: 1935-12-10
D: 2017-05-02
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Krabill, Colleen
Phillip Payne
B: 1934-12-20
D: 2017-04-19
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Payne, Phillip
Wanda Vaughan
B: 1940-12-13
D: 2017-04-16
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Vaughan, Wanda
Mary Prokopp-Tostevin
B: 1941-02-02
D: 2017-04-06
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Prokopp-Tostevin, Mary
Edward Wilson
B: 1943-06-16
D: 2017-03-24
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Wilson, Edward
Helen Dysinger
B: 1913-12-21
D: 2017-03-13
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Dysinger, Helen
Rosalie Marcum
B: 1942-11-05
D: 2017-03-04
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Marcum, Rosalie
Dorothy Boyce
B: 1924-05-16
D: 2017-03-00
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Boyce, Dorothy
Helen Madison
B: 1927-04-18
D: 2017-02-25
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Madison, Helen
Judith Anderson
B: 1944-09-10
D: 2017-02-24
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Anderson, Judith
Robert Dougherty
B: 1964-06-16
D: 2017-02-21
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Dougherty, Robert
Ida Foor
B: 1912-02-14
D: 2017-02-08
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Foor, Ida
Everett Hathaway
B: 1938-01-28
D: 2017-02-06
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Hathaway, Everett
Nelda Higgins
B: 1941-06-20
D: 2017-02-06
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Higgins, Nelda
Donna Carr
B: 1924-10-06
D: 2017-01-27
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Carr, Donna
Arvilla Hanner
B: 1930-01-08
D: 2017-01-26
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Hanner, Arvilla
William Sutton
B: 1934-07-07
D: 2017-01-12
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Sutton, William
Alan Brown
B: 1939-04-15
D: 2017-01-05
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Brown, Alan

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408 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 0866
Farwell, MI 48622
Phone: 989-588-4541
Fax: 989-588-6084

General Price List


 

 

These Prices are Effective as of  April 1, 2012 and are subject to change without notice.

 

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff: .............................................................................. $1,900.00

       Our basic service charge includes, but not limited to funeral counseling, availability on a 24-hour basis, consultation with family and clergy, assistance of staff in all necessary phases of arrangements, obtaining preparation and filing of necessary notices, authorizations and consents, certificates and permits; a proportionate share of the taxes, licenses, utilities  and business expenses; coordinating with those providing other portions of the funeral service, such as cemetery, crematory, secretarial and administrative assistance to a family following the funeral and/or final disposition. This fee for our basic services and over head 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.)

   

 

Embalming: .......................................................................................................................................................................... $ 625.00

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.

     

Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home (within          45          mile radius) ........................................ $ 285.00

     

Other Preparation / Care of the Body:       

Dressing, Casketing, and Cosmetology ........................................................................$ 195.00
Dressing and Casketing only ...............................................................................................$ 155.00
Washing and Disinfecting of Un-embalmed Remains ...............................................................$ 195.00
Services of Hairdresser ........................................................................................................$ 50.00
Care of Autopsied Remains (additional) ................................................................................$ 125.00
Care of Organ donor Remains ( additional).............................................................................$ 125.00

Special Restorative Art (per hour)...........................................................................................................................$ 85.00
Refrigeration Charge (per day).................................................................................................................................$
25.00

Care and Custody while Sheltering Remains / day (after initial 3 days) .........................................$ 75.00

   



    





 

 

Use of Facilities, Staff and Equipment: Use of service rooms per day or a portion thereof, including but not limited to family room(s),  reception area and necessary equipment
Funeral Ceremony - (Conducted at Funeral Home) ...................................
Visitation / Viewing - One Day (Conducted at Funeral Home) “¦“¦“¦
Each Additional Day of Visitation (Conducted at Funeral Home) ... . .
Memorial Service (Conducted at Funeral Home) “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦... .

 

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$  595.00
595.00
225.00
545.00

Use of Staff and Equipment:  In lieu of the funeral home facilities, our services include all necessary equipment and additional staff for conducting church funerals or funerals conducted from family residences, etc.

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Funeral Ceremony (Conducted at another facility) “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦
Visitation / Viewing - One Day (Conducted at another facility) “¦“¦“¦
Each Additional Day of Visitation (Conducted at another facility). . . .
Memorial Service (Conducted at another facility) “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦
Graveside Service “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦

 

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$  595.00
595.00
225.00
545.00
495.00

Automotive Equipment (within   40    mile radius):

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Casket Coach (Hearse) “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦ . . . . . . . . .
Service / Utility Vehicle (eg. Lead Vehicle)“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦ . . .
Limousine - 9 passenger (per vehicle)
(Cost by availability at time of service)
Family Car - 6 passenger (per vehicle) “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦ . . . .
Flower Vehicle “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦ . .
Additional Transportation Charges beyond 40 Mile Radius. . . . . .
 (
$2.50 per one way loaded mile)

 

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$  275.00
125.00

155.00
125.00
2.50/mile
Merchandise      
         Caskets (Range of Prices)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$ ____75.00____ to $ ___5750.00
                 (A complete price list will be provided at the Funeral Home)

 

     
         Outer Burial Containers (Range of Prices) . . . . . . . . $ __625.00 to $__5775.00
                  (A complete price list will be provided at the Funeral Home)

 

     
         Cremation Vaults / Urns (Range of Prices) . . . . . . . . $ 40.00_ to $ _3695.00_
                  (A complete price list will be provided at the Funeral Home)
     
Miscellaneous Merchandise:
        Register Book (s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . From
        Memorial or Prayer Cards (per 100)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . .  From
        Acknowledgement Cards (per 100)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   From
        Grave Markers and Monuments   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  From
        Flag Cases   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  From
        Crucifix or Cross  . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
        Combination Shipping Unit (required by airlines for human remains) “¦. . . . . . . . .
        Air Tray (required by Airlines for casketed human remains shipment) . . . . . . . . . . 
        Mailing Receptacle for Cremated Remains  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

   
$  45.00
30.00
30.00
375.00
175.00
15.00
295.00
250.00
35.00

Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home “¦

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This charge includes basic services of staff, local transportation to funeral home, temporary shelter of the remains and casket coach (local) to cemetery or crematory, (excluding visitation and funeral ceremony and cash advance items).

 

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    $1975.00

Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home

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This charge includes local removal of remains, shelter of the remains, basic services of staff,  necessary authorizations, embalming and local transportation (excluding shipping charges, air tray or combo unity, staff for visitation, funeral ceremony and cash advance items).

 

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    $2475.00

Immediate Burials (Range of Prices) “¦“¦“¦. . . . . . $ __2135.00__ to $ __7375.00__

Our charge for immediate burial includes local removal, care of remains, basic services of staff, authorizations and casket coach to local area cemetery. (Does not include embalming, funeral ceremony, visitation, outer burial container, cemetery charges and cash advance items)

Immediate burial not including cost of casket selected by client “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦. 
Immediate burial with alternative container provided by funeral home “¦“¦. . 

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Immediate burial with casket provided by Client) “¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦“¦. . . 

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$2135.00
$2210.00
$2135.00

Cash Advance Items

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  Sales Tax Death Certificates Disposition / Burial Permits
  Clergy Honorarium Vehicle Escorts Other Funeral Homes
  Obituary Notices Common Carrier Charges Medical Examiner's Fees
  Cemetery / Crematory Charges Musicians / Vocalists Outside Hairdresser

 

NOTE:    These are just a few examples of Cash Advance items.  There are many more
                that could relate to the services you select.