General Price List

These prices are effective as of March 26, 2014 and 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 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 goods and services you selected.


Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff - $1,800.00

Our services include: conducting the arrangements conference; planning the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing of necessary notices; obtaining the necessary authorizations and permits; coordinating with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs.

This fee for our basic services and overhead 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 - $595.00

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.


Other Preparations

Dressing, Cosmetics, Hair Care, and/or Casketing - $180.00

Refrigeration for the first five days ( $50 each additional day) - $195.00

Bathing and dressing of unembalmed remains - $395.00

Autopsy Repair (if no embalming) - $250.00

Additional restorative arts (severe wound restoration, etc.) - $100/hour

Transfer to the funeral home within 30 miles - $350.00



Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Our Facility

Visitation MON-SAT 9 AM - 7 PM - $400.00

Visitation SUN, holiday or after 7 PM MON-SAT, per hour: - $75.00

Funeral Ceremony - $650.00

Memorial Service - $450.00


Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Another Facility

Funeral Ceremony - $650.00

Memorial Service - 
$450.00

Graveside Ceremony with Casket - $450.00

Graveside Ceremony with Urn - $250.00

Automotive Equipment

Casket Coach (Hearse) - $285.00

Limousine - $395.00
(add $90.00 for each hour or portion thereof after 3 hours)

Additional Mileage (one way, per mile beyond 30 miles) - $3.00

Service Vehicle or transfer to common carrier - $95.00


Expedited Service Fee - $200.00


Direct Cremation - $1,600.00

Our charge for a direct cremation includes vehicle and personnel for daytime removal of remains from place of death (within 30 miles); refrigeration; family consultation; filing necessary permits; placing remains in the container the family selects; transfer of remains to crematory; crematory fee; return of cremated remains to mortuary. 

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 containers we provide are cardboard boxes with a wooden bottom or wooden cremation containers. 

Cremation container and urn are additional.


Immediate Burial - $1,995.00

Our charge for direct burial includes vehicle and personnel for daytime removal of remains from place of death (within 30 miles); refrigeration; family consultation; filing necessary permits; transfer of remains to local cemetery (within 30 miles).

Does not include a casket.


Forwarding of Remains to another Funeral Home - $1,995.00

Our charge includes vehicle and personnel for daytime removal of remains from place of death (within 30 miles); family consultation; filing necessary permits; embalming; dressing; delivery to Sea-Tac airport; arrangements with commercial shipper and receiving mortuary.

Airline shipping container and airfare are additional.


Receiving of Remains from another Funeral Home - $1,295.00

Our charge includes vehicle and personnel for daytime removal from Sea-Tac airport; family consultation; necessary arrangements with shipping mortuary; delivery to local cemetery (within 30 miles) for interment or entombment.


Registers, Cards and Programs

Guest Book - $80.00
(Range: $80 - $295)

Prayer/Holy Cards (100) - $85.00

Memorial folders, standard (100) -  $75.00
(Plus $50 setup fee)

Custom memorial folders, with B&W photo (100) - $125.00
(Plus $50 setup fee)

Memorial folders, with color photo (100) - $175.00
(Plus $50 setup fee)

Airline Combination Unit - $300.00

Airline Shipping Tray - $225.00

Certified Copies of the Death Certificate - $20.00
(Cash Advance: produced by County Vital Statistics)

King County Medical Examiner Disposition Authorization - $70.00
(KCME reviews all King County death certificates)

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