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Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home

3128 West State Rd Olean, New York 14760 (716)372-0254 (716) 372-6161

GENERAL PRICE LIST

These prices are effective as of June 1, 2012 and are subject to change without notice.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York State Department of Health both require that certain disclosures be made by funeral providers on the General Price List. Although these disclosures are similar, they are not exactly the same. This General Price List contains both sets of the required disclosures. The disclosures required by the FTC, when different from those required by the Department of Health are preceded by the letters "FTC"

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services. 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 funeral services and merchandise you selected.

This list may not include prices for certain items that you select, such as cemetery charges or crematory services, flowers and newspapers notices. The estimated or final prices for those items will be shown on the itemized statement describing the funeral services and merchandise you selected. We charge you for our services in buying certain items.

FTC-"The goods and services shown below are those we can provide our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services. 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 funeral goods and services you selected"

FTC- "This list does not include prices for certain items you may ask us to buy for you, such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers, and newspaper notices. The prices for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services you selected." Alternative Services

The following charges for direct burial and direct cremation do not include additional items or services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.

Direct Cremations:

Prices range from $1995.00 which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the crematory, an alternative container for cremation, and the return of the cremains to the funeral home to $1895.00 which includes the services as described above but with the cremation container being supplied by the customer.

If you want to arrange for a direct cremation, you may use an unfinished wooden box or an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of heavy cardboard, pressed wood or composition materials (with or without an outside covering), or may be pouches of canvas or other materials. Direct cremation prices do not include the crematory charge.

FTC- "If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an unfinished wood box or an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of materials like heavy cardboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering), or pouches of canvas."

Direct (Immediate) Burials

Prices range from $1995.00 which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the cemetery and an alternative container to $1895.00 which includes the services as described above but with the alternative container supplied by the customer. The direct burial prices do not include cemetery charges.

Transfer of remains to the funeral establishment including personnel , equipment and vehicle.

Local: within 15 mile radius - $225.00 Charge per mile beyond local range - $2.25

Preparation of remains:

Embalming (includes use of preparation room) - $475.00 Embalming of autopsied remains - $525.00

In New York State, embalming is not required by law. If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for embalming such as a direct cremation or direct burial. If you select certain funeral arrangements, such as viewing or an open casket funeral, embalming may be required by the funeral firm.

FTC- "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 a viewing. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or direct burial.

Other preparation (excluding embalming) Preparation of the remains, unless selected, is not required for direct cremation or direct burial.

a. Topical disinfection - $195.00 b.Custodial care (charged after 24 hours) charge per day - $50.00 Custodial care will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparation of remains occurs, visitation is held or a funeral service is conducted. c. Dressing/Casketing - $125.00 d. Cosmetology - $95.00 e. Restoration (per hour) - $50.00

Arrangements:

The charge for our services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. However, this charge will not be added to the cost for a direct cremation, direct burial, forwarding of remains or receiving remains because the prices for those services include this charge. FTC- "This fee for our services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, direct burials, and forwarding or receiving remains.)"

Basic arrangements: including funeral director, other staff, equipment, facilities and personnel available 24 hours a day 365 days a year to respond to initial request for service, the arrangement conference, securing of necessary authorizations and coordination of service plans with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased. - $1925.00

Supervision (Funeral director and staff)

Supervision for visitation - $175.00 Supervision for funeral service - $225.00 Supervision for memorial service - $225.00 Supervision of disinterment - $495.00

Use of Facilities

Visitation: 1st day or part thereof - $195.00 2nd day or part thereof - $175.00 Funeral service - $225.00 Memorial service - $225.00

Livery

Hearse: Local within 15 miles - $220.00 $2.25 per mile thereafter

Alternative vehicle: Local within 15 miles - $145.00 $2.25 per mile thereafter

Flower vehicle: Local within 15 miles - $75.00 $2.25 per mile thereafter

Passenger cars: Local within 15 miles - $75.00 $2.25 per mile thereafter

Merchandise:

Caskets and alternative containers:

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Prices range from $12000.00 to$145.00

Outer interment receptacles

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Prices range from $7500.00 to $850.00

Burial clothing

Prices range from $225.00 to $115.00

Urns

Prices range from $3500.00 to $150.00

Additional Services and Merchandise

The prices in this section include a charge for our services in buying these items.

Memorial cards: $60.00 first 100,$ 20.00 each additional 100 Acknowledgment cards $7.00 per 25, Crucifix $20.00, Hairdresser $45.00, Register book $35.00, Shipping Air Tray $225.00, Lightweight Shipping Combo Unit, Rosary $6.00, Equipment setup (home, church) $195.00.

Limited Services:

Forwarding remains to another funeral home: $2075.00

This charge includes the transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing necessary authorizations, local transportation to point of shipment. The charge does not include shipping charges or additional items of service, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.

Transportation beyond local point of shipment will be billed either as livery or common carrier charges depending on the forwarding location. Local point of shipment is up to or within 15 miles.

Receiving remains from another funeral home: $2070.00

This charge includes basic transportation of the remains to the funeral home and/or place of local disposition, staff services, and securing necessary authorizations. The charge does not include additional items of services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.

Transportation beyond local point of shipment will be billed either as livery or common carrier charges depending on the forwarding location. Local point of shipment is up to or within 15 miles.

Cash Advances

Services and merchandise provided as cash advance items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral firm.

Cemetery Purchase, Cemetery Opening, Crematory, Death Certificate Transcripts, Clergy Honoraria, Public Transportation, Obituaries and Death Notices, Flowers, Gratuities, Pallbearers, Monument Lettering, Veteran Marker Foundations.

 

 

 

 

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Casey, Halwig and Hartle Funeral Services

Casey, Halwig & Hartle
3128 Rt 417w, Olean, New York 14760
phone: 716-372-0254

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(last edited May 21, 2012)