Price list effective date January 1, 2023. Prices 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 that you desire. However, any funeral 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 funeral goods and services you selected.
We understand that losing someone you love is a devastating experience. It can be very traumatic and seriously impact one's judgment. Therefore, it is important to be realistic with respect to funeral expenditures.
One of the most important responsibilities that we have to each family we serve is to bring your emotional and financial needs together, whatever the circumstances may be. We do not want your choices to be more than is affordable, nor less than you would like to arrange.
We understand the importance of a meaningful service and are here to assist you in any way we can. As part of our consultation with your family, we will discuss the different payment options available. Our goal is to insure that the services and merchandise you select will be in keeping with your wishes, as well as your budget.
It is our goal to provide your family the finest in services and merchandise at a fair price. We offer a variety of options to fulfill payment.
All services must have financial arrangements for payment before any public announcement of final arrangements can be made.
Because of financial truth in lending laws, we are unable to provide financing or monthly payment arrangements through our services. You may want to contact your own financial institution to provide options if one of these options does not suit your needs. We encourage frank discussion of these matters, we will attempt to assist you in any way possible.
You may choose one or a combination of the following:
We know that visiting a conventional funeral establishment can cause additional and often unnecessary stress to loved ones. We also realize that making arrangements in a familiar and more comfortable setting can alleviate this added stress. For that reason, we find it best to come to you to offer our service and merchandise choices in the security of your own home or other place of your choice.
Our goal is to provide you with every option of personalization in final care as an alternative to the conventional way funeral and cremation services have been.
We also believe that making arrangements in a familiar comfortable surrounding allows for clearer and wiser decision-making.
We come to you when you need us the most, offering services and products without you ever having to leave the comfort of your own living room.
Our personalized offerings include the coordination of services at this most difficult time. Assisting you with arrangements, visitation and funeral services scheduled through your house of worship or one in your area that desires to minister to you and your family.
Our current operations are carried out by using a contract crematory and embalming facility so that the savings we realize can be passed on to each family we serve.
|Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff and Overhead |
Our services include: conducting the arrangements conference; planning of the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing necessary notices; obtaining 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 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 a direct cremation or immediate burial.
|Other Preparation of the Body |
This includes dressing, casketing, and basic cosmetology of remains.
|Other Preparation of the Body |
This includes preparation and display of the body for ID purposes prior to cremation.
|Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home |
This cost is within a 30 mile radius of the funeral establishment. Beyond 30 miles there is an additional charge of $2.75 per loaded mile (one-way).
|Transfer of Remains to the Crematory/ to or from Charlotte/Douglass ||$300.00|
|Storage of Remains ||$50.00 Per Day|
|Use of Equipment and Staff for Viewing (Church, Cemetery or Other Location)||$150.00|
|Use of Equipment and Staff for Funeral Ceremony||$300.00|
|Use of Staff for Memorial Service||$300.00|
|Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service||$275.00|
|Funeral Car (Hearse)||$295.00|
|Family Car (Limousine) (7 passengers)||$200.00 Each|
|Service Vehicle(s)||$75.00 Each|
|Caskets Price Range |
A complete casket price list will be provided at the funeral home.
|$1,020.00 to $7,520.00|
|Outer Burial Container Price Range |
A complete outer burial container price list will be provided at the funeral home.
|$1,090.00 to $5,090.00|
|Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home |
Ourcharge includes: basic services of funeral director & staff; aproportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; embalming; and transportationto Charlotte-Douglas. Other preparation of the body, rites, ceremonies,transportation to common carrier, shipping charges and the air tray or combinationunit prices are not included.
|Minimum Cremation Container||$100.00|
|Mailing of Cremains via US Postal Service Certified Mail||$50.00|
|Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home |
Ourcharge includes: basic services of funeral director & staff; a proportionateshare of overhead costs and transportation from Charlotte-Douglas. Rites, ceremonies, additional transportationcharges and merchandise are not included.
|Direct Cremation Price Range |
Ourcharge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes: basic services offuneral director & staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removalof remains; transportation to crematory; necessary authorizations; and cremation. If you want to arrange a direct cremation,you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the bodyand can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with orwithout an outside covering). The containers we provide are cardboard.
|$1195.00 to $1295.00|
|Direct Cremation with Container Provided by Purchaser||$1195.00|
|Direct Cremation with Fiberboard Container||$1295.00|
|Immediate Burial Price Range |
Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director & staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to cemetery.
|Immediate Burial with Casket or Alternate Container Provided by Purchaser||$1,650.00|
Immediate Burial with casket selected $2,650.00 - $9,366.00
|Immediate Burial with Casket or Other Alternative Container Provided by Our Funeral Home |
(Price is in addition to the price of the casket or alternative container)
|Service Folders/Prayer Cards (per 100)||$40.00|
|Insurance Filing Fee||5% of Insurance Value|
|Classified Obituary Charges |
Each publication sets their own price schedule for obituaries. Our funeral home does not add any charges to those charged by the publication.
|Website Obituary Charges||No Charge|
|Memorial Video Tribute (1 Copy with Up to 40 Photos)||$25.00|
|Air Tray |
(Airline requirement for shipping casketed remains by air travel.)
|Combination Casket/Air Tray |
(Airline requirement for shipping remains by air.)
|Mecklenburg County Sheriff Escort |
15 vehicle limit. Required when procession is within Mecklenburg County.
|Opening and Closing of Grave |
(Church, municipal and family owned cemeteries only. Does not include memorial parks or privately owned cemeteries.)
|Cemetery Tent Set-Up |
Tent over grave 3 days, weather permitting, and in cemetery where permitted.
|Cemetery Equipment Charge |
Casket lowering device, artificial turf, chairs for committal where no outer container is used. Fee already added to price of outer burial container if purchased from Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee.
|Veteran's Marker Placement Fee |
(Does not include memorial parks or privately owned cemeteries.)
|Grave Locating Fee (City of Belmont Owned/Operated Cemeteries ||$125.00|
|Grave Locating Fee (City of Gastonia Owned/Operated Cemeteries |
|Use of Staff Beautician||$75.00|