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808 N Union Street | Wilmington, DE 19805

Tel. 302-314-6367

These prices are effective as of July 1, 2011 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


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).

Our basic 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 third party providers such as church, clergy, musicians, florists, cemetery, and/or crematory, etc. Facilities needed and staff to supervise, organize, and maintain that services are handled properly and with a professional demeanor. Overhead related charges such as clerical, administrative, insurances, maintenance and utilities. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs.



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

Superficial Preparation of remains for identification purposes                                                                                                                                                                                    $475.00
Dressing of remains and presentation of deceased in casket                                                                                                                                                                                         $475.00

Cosmetology when needed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $115.00
Hair stylist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $85.00
Donor or Autopsy Repair                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $375.00
Gift of Life Organ Donor Repair                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $875.00

Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home 
(Within 15 miles during regular business hours,) from 5 pm to 8 am, or removal from a residence, additional charges  may be applied).

Transfer of remains to funeral home from a residence, after 5pm, weekends and holidays                                                                                                                           $675.00
Transportation to Philadelphia Int. Airport Cargo City                                                                                                                                                                                                      $485.00
Transportation to JFK or La Guardia NY Cargo                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $685.00

Use of Facilities, Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Our Facility
First Hour of Viewing/Visitation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $675.00
First Hour of Funeral Ceremony/Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $675.00
First Hour of Memorial Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $675.00
First Hour of Graveside/Prayer Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $675.00
Each Additional Hour (Applicable to all of the above)                                                                                                                                                                                                        $575.00

Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Another Facility
First Hour of Viewing/Visitation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $675.00
First Hour of Funeral Ceremony/Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   $675.00
First Hour of Memorial Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $675.00
First Hour of Graveside/Prayer Service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $675.00
Each Additional Hour (Applicable to all of the above)                                                                                                                                                                                                        $575.00

Automotive Equipment
Hearse/Casket Coach                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $395.00
(Within 12 miles)    
8 Passenger Stretch Limousine for the first three hours                                                                                                                                                                                                   $465.00
(Within 12 miles)    
Each Additional Hour of Limo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $75.00
Clergy/Escort vehicle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $375.00
(Within 12 miles)    
Transportation of Humanities Gift Registry Patients to Philadelphia during regular business hours.  Our services also include assisting with               $1495.00
obituaries, procuring and delivering Certified copies of the death certificate, and assisting in arranging for a memorial service.
Flower Car/Utility Vehicle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $375.00
(Within 12 Miles)    
Livery Services Each Mile over the first 12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $3.50
(Price Per Mile)   

Direct Cremation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $2995.00
with alternative container provided by consumer
Alternative container provided by Funeral Home                                                                                                                                                                                                                $195.00

Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; removal of remains during regular business hours, transportation to crematory; necessary authorizations; and crematory fees, we will also assist in submiting an obituary to theNews Journal and organizing for a memorial service.
with a Memorial Service up to two hours.                                                                                                                                                                                     $5995.00

Immediate Burial
Immediate Burial                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $3200.00
Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; removal of remains during regular business hours, 20 gauge metal casket, and local transportation to the cemetery.

Forwarding of Remains to another Funeral Home                                                                                                                                                                                                           $2695.00
Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; removal of remains during regular business hours, embalming; or other preparation of remains, if relevant. This fee does not include airfare and/or over the road transportation to the receiving funeral home or third party arrangements and services.  If commercial air transportation is selected, a $195.00 air tray will be required by the airlines.

Receiving of Remains from another Funeral Home                                                                                                                                                                                                          $2695.00
Our charge includes: basic services of the funeral director and staff; care of remains; transportation of remains to our funeral home, and disposal of airline shipping container. This fee does not include any third party arrangements or services.

Box of 25 acknowledgement cards                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $25.00
Visitors Guest Book                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $32.00
First 100 service programs with information provided by the family                                                                                                                                                                         $195.00
($85 for each additional 100)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
First 100 Memorial Folders                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $195.00
($85 for each additional 100)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Laminated Obituaries                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $8.00
DVD Photo Slideshow. For first 35 photographs                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $195.00
(Approximate run-time: 12 minutes. ($4 Charge For every photo over 35)                                                                                                                                                                   
Dove Release, one dove                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $95.00
($55 for each additional dove)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Custom Made Memorial Cards, first 100                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $145.00
($40 per 100 after the first.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Biodegradable Balloon Release. First dozen balloons                                                                                                                                                                                                       $125.00
(Every half-dozen after: $30)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Bagpiper                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $275.00
Live musician at visitation or funeral service                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $275.00
(Your choice of music)                                                     
Beautifully Handcrafted Floral Baskets (satisfaction guaranteed)                                                                                                                                                                               $135.00
(For Head and/or Foot of the Casket)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Sculpted Floral Designs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $275.00
(Subject to Floral Choice. Hearts, Crosses, Bibles, Pillows, etc.)
Use of Audio Visual Equipment for Photo SlideShow                                                                                                                                                                                                          $125.00

Coffee Lounge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $75.00
(Coffee, Tea, and Hot Chocolate)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Premium Coffee Lounge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $350.00
(Cold Beverages, Tea Sandwiches, Cookies, Coffee, Tea,  for up to 100 people)                                                                                                                  
Walter's SteakHouse Luncheon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $19.95
(Price is Per Person. Please follow this link for the full Luncheon Menu:                   
 Porky Oliver Golf Course Luncheon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
(Price is Per Person. Please follow this link for the full Luncheon Menu:                    $18.95      
Scattering of cremated remains within a 15 mile radius                                                                                                                                                                                                   $125.00
Scattering at sea, Atlantic Ocean or local tributaries                                                                                                                                                                                                          $350.00
Scattering at sea, Chesapeake Bay or tributaries                                                                                                                                                                                                                  $350.00
(Price varies. Up to $450 based on distance.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Housing and continued care of Remains after 5 days(every other day)                                                                                                                                                                       $85.00
Ceremonial Casket including cremation insert (for use before cremation)                                                                                                                                                         $1,295.00
Tent and chairs (up to two dozen) for graveside service                                                                                                                                                                                                   $375.00
Shipping Container/Air-tray                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $195.00

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