Price List

Price List Effective May 1, 2015

DIRECT CREMATION
“A”
CO-ORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES $ 450.00
  • Direction and implementation of arrangements by licensed Funeral Directors and support staff
DOCUMENTATION $ 177.00
  • Prepare documents, permits, clergy record, etc. including 12 certified Funeral Director’s Statements of Death (used as a Proof of Death)
  • File and storage of records
  • Notification to Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS), Income Securities
  • Supply applications for CPP death benefit and survivor’snbenefit
TRANSPORT REMAINS (60km Radius) $ 395.00
  • Removal of the remains into our care
  • Transfer from place of death to our cool holding room  shelter (until documents in order)
  • Transfer to crematorium. Allow 3-5 business days for the legal paperwork to be completed and the completion of the cremation process.
  • Transfer cremated remains back to ABC

FACILITIES FOR PREPARATION/SHELTER $ 295.00
  • Our cool holding room will shelter until ready to casket he deceased. (Room inspected annually by Hamilton Public Health Department and is inspected and approved by the Ontario Board of Funeral Services).
SUB TOTAL OF OUR SERVICES “A” $1,317.00

SUPPLIES

“OXFORD” cremation tray casket $ 195.00
  • Cardboard cremation casket into a wooden tray (plywood/chipboard) for a person up to 250 lbs. used for cremation only, manufactured by White Bird National Corrugate.

SUB TOTAL OF SERVICES & SUPPLIES “A” $1,512.00

“B” 
Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) @ 13% $ 196.56

“C”
DISBURSEMENTS (Taxes included)
Disbursements are out of pocket expenses that must be paid as soon as possible and are paid by ABC on behalf of the family or estate of the deceased.
  • City Hall Death Registration Burial Permit $ 43.00
  • Coroner’s Cremation Certificate $ 75.00
  • Cremation Fee (To Bayview Crematorium) $525.45 (If cremation fee is pre-paid disregard this Cost)

TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS “C” $ 643.45

GRAND TOTAL “A+B+C” $2,352.01


NOTE
1) Payment in full is required within 30 days of the date of death. Interest is 1.5% per month/18% per annum
2) Only payment in full is accepted for Pre-Payments. ABC payment held in trust with “Guaranteed Funeral Deposits of Canada” in the purchaser and/or expected deceased names.
3) Two cheques are required for prepaid arrangements
a. A cheque for Bayview Crematorium for cremation fee $ 525.45
b. A cheque to Affordable Burial and Cremation for Services, Supplies and Taxes $1,825. 56

Total $2,352.01


DIRECT BURIAL
“A”
CO-ORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES $ 450.00
  • Direction and implementation of arrangements by licensed Funeral Directors and support staff
DOCUMENTATION $ 177.00
  • Prepare documents, permits, clergy record, etc. including 12 certified Funeral Director’s Statements of Death (used as a Proof of Death)
  • File and storage of records
  • Notification to Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS), Income Securities
  • Supply applications for CPP death benefit and survivor’s benefit
TRANSPORT REMAINS (60km Radius) $ 395.00
  • Removal of the remains into our care
  • Transfer from place of death to our cool holding room shelter (until documents in order).
  • The cemetery needs 24 hours to open grave.
FACILITIES FOR PREPARATION/SHELTER $ 395.00
  • Cool holding room shelter /deceased into mortuary cooler (2 days at $50/day) or until ready to casket the deceased. (Room inspected annually by Hamilton Public Health Department and is inspected and approved by the Ontario Board of Funeral Services).
SUB TOTAL $1,417.00


GRAVE SET-UP $ 350.00
  • Casket cart transports the casket to grave from van *no need for pall bearers
  • ABC staff to do set up ½ hour prior to graveside service

SUB TOTAL $1,767.00

“B” Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) @ 13% $ 229.71

SUB TOTAL $1,996.71

DISBURSEMENTS (Taxes Included)
Disbursements are out of pocket expenses that must be paid as soon as possible and are paid by ABC on behalf of the family or estate of the deceased.
  • City Hall Death Registration Burial Permit $ 43.00
GRAND TOTAL $2,039.71 *

*A suitable burial casket plus HST needs to be chosen and added to this Grand Total

SUPPLIES
*A suitable burial casket (+HST) needs to be chosen and is not included in this Grand Total price.

Example: $2,039.71
Basic Burial Casket Sierra I 350.00
HST 13% 45.50
= $2,434.21

Payment in full is required within 30 days of the date of death. Interest is 1.5% per month/18% per annum

ADDITIONAL SERVICES (FACILITIES AND STAFF)

PRIVATE FAMILY IDENTIFICATION OF DECEASED
  • This is NOT visitation for friends and family
  • For closure some families are in need of closure by seeing their loved one. At the time of death some family members may be out of town or at great distances away from the home base of the deceased.
Minimum Preparation of Deceased $125.00
  • Set facial feature for acceptable viewing
  • Wash and disinfection of face area
  • No embalming
  • Dress with clothing supplied by family or ABC to shroud body with cloth.

Private Identification (1 hr. maximum)
  • Private Identification Room $175.00
  • Staff required – 1 hour $ 75.00
Total $375.00
HST $ 48.75

GRAND TOTAL $423.75

PLACE OF WORSHIP (Church Set-up) $350.00
  • Transfer of the deceased to local church
  • Staff and Equipment
    • ABC staff (2 hr. minimum)
    • Set-up casket at front of church with framed picture and flowers ½ hour before service time
    • Church truck under casket
    • Optional dark green velvet pall to cover casket (optional)
NOTE: Regarding set-up at church or graveside service. Our staff/funeral directors MAY NOT TAKE PART OR DIRECT A FUNERAL SERVICE

OTHER SERVICES OR SUPPLIES + HST TO BE ADDED
  • Additional mileage (over 60 km in city) @ $1.45 /km one way
  • Removal of a pacemaker or defibrillator by Licensed Funeral Director $125.00
  • Additional “Funeral Director’s Statement of Death Certificates Certified (12 supplied at no charge)
  • Body Containment Pouch - $35.00
  • Urn Bags
    • 1 x ABC biodegradable black - No Charge
    • Gusseted velveteen bag in blue, black, burgundy, gray or green $15.00 ea.
  • Register Books
    • Large selection - $45 and up
  • Acknowledgement / Thank you Cards
    • Box of 25 cards and envelopes - $25.00
  • Cremation Jewellery (Large Selection)
    • Pendants and chains in surgical stainless steel in various styles - $129
  • Vehicles (limits on time and mileage applicable)
    • Hearse/Coach – transportation of the deceased - $350.00
    • Limousine – 6 passengers – family transportation - $350.00
    • Car for Clergy – clergy pick-up and return - $125.00

HAMILTON’S LARGEST URN DISPLAY OVER 200 URNS

  •  THAMESFORD/WESTMINISTER $99.00
    • Spun aluminum / baked enamel in antique pewter, gold or copper
  • McKAGUE or MacKENZIE CULTURED MARBLE
    • Various colours $295.00
    • Miniature keepsake $ 95.00
  • FLORENTINE ETCHED BRASS
    • Black enamel floral pattern $395.00
    • Miniature keepsake $ 95.00
Gravure Craft is the Distributor of all above urns

Wooden Urns
We offer a large selection of various handcrafted wood urns by local artisan woodworkers are on display (Pine, Oak, Black Walnut, Mahogany, Maple Bird’s Eye Maple) and exotic woods – Brazilian Purple Heart Wood, Brazilian Cherry Wood) (i.e. Garo Pine Urn - $165.00)

Other Urns
We offer various colours of genuine marble urns in black/white Jade, Onyx, Bronze, Copper, Brass, Aluminum, Alloy Steel, Corian, Leather, Ceramic, Stone, Granite, Pottery.

Bio-Degradable and Eco Friendly Urns (various prices)
  • Made out of papermache, sand, gelatin, cornstarch, salt, natural wood(no stain or finish), Oak, Pine, Hemp Chipwood, Cottonwood and specialty urns for burial in water as a final disposition
NOTE: Urns of all prices are subject to HST 13% to be added


BIO-DEGRADABLE & ECO-FRIENDLY CASKETS

Oxford Cremation Tray Casket $ 195.00
  • 6 ply premium cardboard casket for person under 250 lbs.
  • Into a plywood/chipboard base tray.
  • Suitable for cremation only
Sierra 1 Casket (Sensible Cremation Products) $ 350.00
  • o 5/8 inch exterior plywood or chipboard, full top, spruce wood handles for persons up to 350 lbs.
  • o Suitable for cremation or burial
Sierra 11 Casket (Sensible Cremation Products) $ 450.00
  • Oversized width and depth.
  • Same as above but for a person up to 450 lbs.
  • Suitable for cremation or burial, reinforced frame
European Coffin (Pan Pacific Products) $ 795.00
  • Honeycomb cardboard with a honey stain satin finish veneer of oak, six sided
  • Suitable for burial or cremation
Ecoland Casket (Pan-Pacific ) $ 895.00
  • Honey comb cardboard with dark oak or light veneer
  • Fully lined interior
Future Oak (Pan Pacific Products) $1,395.00
  • Large full size.
  • Dark or light stained oak with satin finish
Eco Pine (Care Caskets) $1,695.00
  • Interior non bleached flannel interior
  • Light satin and satin finish (No metal)
Eco-Cherry (Care Caskets) $1,995.00
  • Solid cherry wood (light cherry stain)
  • Bee’s Wax Coating with Eco Pine interior
If the deceased is over 250 lb. a Sierra 1 will be used at our discretion & extra cost

NOTE: ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO HST 13% TO BE ADDED
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