The traditional service with visitation remains the most commonly selected service we offer. The visitation, sometimes called the viewing, is a time for family and friends to support one another in their time of sorrow. The body is present in an open or closed casket allowing you and others to acknowledge the reality of death and to say goodbye.
At a traditional funeral, a member of the clergy officiates the service in the funeral home or in the church. The family decides whether the service is to be public or private. A procession to the cemetery follows, where a brief committal service at the gravesite concludes the ceremony.
All service offerings include our Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff. This includes, but not limited to, professional services of the funeral director and staff to provide 24 hour availability to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party; preparation and filing of necessary authorizations and permits; recording vital statistics; preparation and placement of obituary notices; coordinating service plans with clergy, cemetery, crematory and other parties involved in final disposition of deceased; assistance with insurance claims, veterans and survivors benefits and expenses related to our facilities.
This service includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; embalming; other preparation of remains; use of facilities and staff for visitation; use of facilities for funeral ceremony; if applicable, use of staff and equipment for set-up at other facility for visitation and/or funeral ceremony; transfer of remains to funeral home (within 50 mile radius); funeral coach; register book; memorial or prayer cards; acknowledgment cards.
This service does not include limousine, casket, outer burial container or cash advance expenses (expenses paid to a third party, such as newspaper obituary, hairdresser, certified copies of death, clergy honorarium)
One-day visitation (i.e. 2-4 and 6-8 pm): $5,445.00*
Visitation One-Hour Prior to Funeral Ceremony: $5,090.00*
Without Procession to Place of Burial – Deduct Hearse: $315.00
*If all funeral expenses are paid in full by the day of service and/or burial, deduct $245.00 for payment discount.
At a graveside funeral, family and friends gather at the cemetery for the ceremony. Typically, a member of the clergy officiates the service. There is no viewing at the funeral home or cemetery.
This service includes basic services of funeral director and staff; transportation from place of death to funeral home (within 50 miles); special care and other preparation; casket coach to cemetery (within 50 miles); attendance and supervision at graveside service.
This service does not include casket, outer burial container or cash advance expenses (expenses paid to a third party, such as newspaper obituary, hairdresser, certified copies of death, clergy honorarium).