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Itemized Selections for Goods and Services

Non-Declinable Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff: $800.00

Our fee for non-declinable basic services includes, but is not limited to: Arrangement conference in your home or our facility; Staff consultation; Administration and receiving facilities; Shelter of Remains (7 Days); Preparation and filing of the registration of death; Obtaining cremation or burial permit and death certificates; Delivery of the death certificates (and ashes of cremation) to the family. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost for the funeral arrangements you select. This fee is already included in all our package service charges for direct aquamation, cremations and forwarding or receiving of remains.



Embalming is included in 'The Open Casket Services' package service charge (Number 6) and in the package price for forwarding remains (A) 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.$475.00
Shelter of Remains$65.00
Charged if this is the only service you require from us, otherwise sheltering is included in the non-declinable service fee (first 7 days).


Other Preparation of the Remains

Dressing fee, casketing, cosmetics, hair (basic)$175.00
Washing and disinfecting (immediate family viewing)$175.00
Special care of autopsied remains for viewing$195.00
Restorative care of remains (billed per hour)$85.00


Facilities and Staff Related Charges

Staff attendance, equipment and use of facility for viewing 9-5pm$175.00
Staff attendance, equipment and use of facility for viewing evening$175.00
Staff attendance, equipment in another facility for viewing day or evening$200.00
Staff attendance for weekend or holiday service$200.00
Staff attendance for supervising and directing Rosary or Vigil service$200.00
Staff arrangements and use of equipment for Memorial Service$295.00
Staff arrangements and use of equipment for Graveside Service$450.00
Staff arrangements and use of equipment for Funeral Service$525.00
Transfer of remains within 50 mile radius (additional mileage $4.25 per loaded mile)TBD
Transfer of remains in excess of 275lbs.$95.00
Scattering of ashes in Puget Sound or Lake Washington$95.00


Automotive Equipment

Limousine(s) billed at cost as available$495.00
Family car$375.00
Motorcycle escort (minimum of three required)Each $175.00
Clergy or pallbearer's car$175.00
Flower or service vehicle (van)$175.00


Shipping Services

Air pack (combination of a casket and air tray)$225.00
Air tray (airline requirement for casket handling)$175.00
International documents fee$250.00
Shipping cremated remains via Registered U.S. Postal Service$125.00



A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home$699.00 to $4,995.00



A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home$65.00 to $2,195.00


Outer Burial Containers

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home$795.00 to $5,295.00


Memorial Merchandise and Other Related Services

Acknowledgement cards$15.50
Prayer Cards (individually printed) per 100$85.00
Pallbearer cards$5.00
Register book$35.00
Memorial folders (individually printed) per 100$85.00 to $248.00
Veteran's flag case (Cherry or Oak stained)$65.00
Certificate of Death (Washington State fee)$20.00
Cremation fee and processing up to 300 lbs.$350.00
Witnessing a cremationfrom $250.00
Rental Casket (including cremation container)$599.00
Pierce County Medical Examiner Fee$10.00
King County Medical Examiner Fee$70.00
Courier Services$75.00


Children: Discount of professional services range from 20 to 40% depending on age.

Payment Policy: All financial terms must be settled at the time of arrangements. We accept cash, checks, credit cards, or assignable insurance subject to verification.

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