Falconer Funeral Home, Inc.

44 W. Falconer St.

Falconer, NY 14733

Phone: 716-665-3401

General Price List

Effective November 1, 2016

Prices 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 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 and merchandise you select.

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

Alternative Services:

The charge for direct cremation and direct burial shown below include only the following descriptions.

Direct Cremation: Range or prices......................... $1,595.00 to $1695.00

Our charge for a direct cremation includes: local transfer of remains to the funeral home, obtaining required authorizations, service of funeral director and staff, transpiration of the body by livery to designated crematory and return cremains to funeral home.  There is an additional charge of $2.00 per mile for transfer or transportation by funeral home livery beyond a 35 mile radius from funeral home.

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 composite materials ( with or without  outside coverings), or may be pouches of canvas or other materials.

THE DIRECT CREMATION CHARGES DO NOT INCLUDE CREMATORY CHARGES

Direct Cremation Option 1 :(As described above) With Alternative container provided by funeral home................. $1,695.00

Direct Cremation Option 2: (As described above) With container*provided by client.........................................................$1,595.00

Crematory Price Range From.................................. $60.00 to $440.00

Delivery of cremains by funeral home to cemetery or as requested by family is $55.00

Direct Burial range of prices.................................. $1930.00 to $2,725.00

Our charge for direct burial includes: local transfer of remains to the funeral home, obtaining required authorizations, services of the funeral director and staff and transportation of the body by liver to local cemetery.  There is an additional charge of $2.00 per mile for transportation by funeral home livery beyond a 35 mile radius from the funeral home.

Direct Burial Option 1: (As described above) With fiber board casket........ $2,725.00

Direct Burial Option 2:m(As described above) With container* provided by client$1,930.00


Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home: (Includes personal, equipment and vehicle) Local:  within 35 mile radius of funeral home.    $2.00 per mile thereafter........................................ $250.00

Preparation of Remains:

Embalming (Including use of preparation room).... $425.00

Embalming: $290.00    Preparation Room $135.00

Embalming of Autopsied Remains & Organ Donation.. $495.00

Embalming: $360.00   Preparation Room $135

In New York State, Embalming is not required by law. If you do not want embalming you have the right to choose arrangements which does not require you to have embalming such as 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 home.

Other Preparation of Remains:

(Excluding Embalming) Preparation of the remains, unless selected, is not required for direct cremation or direct burial.)

Topical Disinfection:.............................................. $125.00

Custodial Care:...................................................... $95.00

Custodial care will not be charged on days when embalming or other preparation of the remains occurs, visitation is held or a funeral service is conducted.  Custodial care begins 24 hours after embalming. Charged per 24 hour period. Or part thereof.

Dressing and Casketing:........................................ $70.00

Casketing (without dressing the remains)............. $35.00

Cosmetology.......................................................... $70.00

Restoration: (per hour).......................................... $70.00


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 direct cremation or direct burial, forwarding of remains or receiving because the prices for those services include this charge.

Basic Arrangements: Including funeral director, other staff, equipment and facilities to respond to initial request for service, the arrangement conference, securing of necessary authorizations and the coordination of service plans with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased...................................... $1,395.00


Supervision: (Funeral Director and Staff)

Visitation: (Funeral Home, Church or Other, 4hrs) $240.00

Visitation: (Funeral Home, Church or Other, 3hrs) $180.00

Visitation: (Funeral Home, Church or Other, 2hrs) $120.00

Visitation: (Funeral Home, Church or Other, 1 hr). $60.00

Funeral Service or Memorial Service (At Funeral Home, Church or Other)...................... $270.00

Funeral Service or Memorial Service with visitation one hour prior to funeral or memorial service at Funeral Home, Church or Other)............................................................................... $315.00

Funeral Service or Memorial Service with visitation two hours prior to funeral or memorial service at Funeral Home, Church or Other)............................................................................... $360.00

Graveside Ceremony............................................. $150.00

Disinterment.......................................................... $895.00


Use of Facilities:

Visitation: ( per day, 4hrs)..................................... $220.00

Visitation: (per day, 3hrs)...................................... $165.00

Visitation: (per day, 2 hrs)..................................... $110.00

Visitation: (per day, 1 hr)...................................... $55.00

Funeral Service or Memorial Service.................... $260.00

Funeral Service or Memorial Service with visitation one hour prior to funeral service or memorial service          $315.00

Funeral Service or Memorial Service with visitation two hours prior to funeral service or memorial service        $360.00

General Price List Addendum

Use of Funeral Home Facilities and Supervision for one day $460.00

Use of Funeral Home Facilities and Supervision for two days $920.00

Use of Funeral Home Facilities and Supervision for Funeral

Service or Memorial Service................................... $530.00

Use of Funeral Home Facilities and Supervision for Funeral

Service of Memorials service with visitation one hour prior to service $630.00

Use of Funeral Home Facilities and Supervision for Funeral

Service of Memorials service with visitation two hours prior to service $720.00

*These prices are combines together from the Facilities and Supervision section of this price list to meet FTC Regulations.

Livery:

Hearse: ( Within 35 mile radius of Funeral Home, $2.00 per mile thereafter)          $225.00

Alternative Vehicle:............................................... $110.00

Flower Vehicle....................................................... $50.00

Passenger Vehicle.................................................. $55.00

Merchandise:

Caskets: Range of Prices......................................... $725.00 to $ 8,895.00

Complete prices list provided at funeral home

Rental Casket: (Solid Oak, Norwood)..................... $1095.00

Alternative Containers:

Cremation Container............................................ $100.00

Complete price list provided at funeral home

Outer Container Receptacles: Range or Prices...... $280.00 to $9,900.00

Complete price list provided at funeral home

Cremation Urns: Range of Prices........................... $40.00 to $1,600.00

Complete price list provided at funeral home


Additional Service and/ or Merchandise:

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

Memorial Package: (includes, personalized Register Book, Memorial/ Prayer Cards, Acknowledgement Cards, 1 Candle)    $130.00

Register Book........................................................ $50.00

Memorial / Prayer Cards: per 100........................ $65.00

Acknowledgement Cards per box.......................... $25.00

Transfer & Use of Funeral Home Equipment......... $150.00

Falconer FH Cemetery Equipment Urn Stand.......... $55.00

Falconer FH Cemetery Equipment Urn Stand & Chairs            $110.00

Laminations per copy............................................. $3.00

Memorial Candles................................................... $20.00

Obituary Price Range.............................................. $50.00 to $350.00

Dates On Marker.................................................... $135.00

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday Charge...............$250.00 


Limited Services

Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home               $1710.00

This charge includes local transfer of remains to the funeral home, other necessary local transportation of the deceased by livery, obtaining required authorizations, services of funeral director and staff, and use of facilities.  Transfer or other transportation by funeral livery beyond a 35 mile radius is subject to an additional charge of $2.00 per mile.  Transportation by common carrier is not included in the above charge.  Casket or alternative container is not included in this charge.


Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home              $1330.00

This charge includes local transfer of remains to the funeral home, other necessary local transportation of the deceased by livery, obtaining required authorizations, services of funeral director and staff, and use of essential facilities.  Transfer or other transportation by funeral liver beyond a 35 mile radius is subject  to an additional charge of $2.00 per mile.  This charge does not include additional items of service, merchandise, facility use and livery that the customer may wish to select.  Transportation by common carrier is not included in this charge.

Cash Advances: (Must be Paid On The Day of Arrangements)

Services and merchandise provided as cash advances items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral home firm.  The following items will be considered:

Cemetery Grave Opening/ Closing
Crematorium Charges
Certified Copies of Death Certificates: $10.00 per copy in Chautauqua County, New York
Clergy Honorarium, Church Fee, Organist, Soloist, Sound Technician
Cemetery Saturday & Overtime Charges
SI Funeral Service Tent & Cemetery Equipment
Newspaper Notices
Common Carrier Charges
Mortuary Shipping Firm Charges


Falconer Funeral Home, Inc. Payment Policy:

Funeral Arrangements can be a difficult task and one which many are not well prepared.  One of the ways we accommodate families in this regard is to offer different payment options for expenses involved.  Each family needs to consider which payment option best suits their needs.

1. We accept checks, certified checks, money orders or cash.

2. We accept Visa or Master Card only for Funeral Home Charges.

3. Prepaid funeral trust account established with Falconer Funeral Home which has been established with bank or trust company.

4. Life Insurance Assignment: of personal life insurance policy presented at time of funeral arrangements.  We must have complete cooperation of all parties involved: beneficiary, insurance company and the insurance policy value must be greater or equal to funeral home charges.  Beneficiaries must be 18 years of age or older, living and present at the time of arrangements.  If the beneficiaries are under the age of 18 or deceased then this is not an option for payment.  We cannot except company, group or Veteran Life Insurance Policies.

4. One Half of Funeral Home Charges Must Be Paid On The Day of Arrangements or within 2 days after funeral arrangements.  We accept cash, check, money order, certified check, Visa or Master Card.  The remaining balance must be paid within 20 days of arrangements, by cash, check, money order, Visa, Master Card or assignment on life insurance policy as described above in option 4.

Cash Advancements Must Be Paid On The Day of Funeral Arrangements By Cash, Check or Money Order.  We do not accept credit cards for cash advancements.

We do not offer payment plans for at-need cases.  If you would like to make weekly or monthly payments you must contact a financial institution such as a bank, credit union or third party lender.

It is the policy of Falconer Funeral Home, Inc. not to wait for the proceeds of the deceased estate to pay for funeral expenses.  The beneficiaries of the estate and/or the individuals who engage us  are expected to pay for all funeral expenses by one of the options listed above.  The beneficiaries will be reimbursed from estate assets.  It is our intention to assist each family any way we are able with these financial arrangements.  Financial arrangements other than the above need to be discussed and agreed upon prior to the conclusion of funeral arrangements.