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GRIFFITH-CLINE

FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES

720 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205
941.748.1011
www.GriffithCline.com

GENERAL PRICE LIST

These prices are effective December 1, 2018

but are subject to change without notice

The goods and services shown in this General Price List 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 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. Unless legal or other requirements mean you must buy any items not specifically asked for, you will be charged only for those items you select. There may be extra charges for other items, such as cemetery fees and flowers. All of our prices are itemized.

BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR,STAFF & OVERHEAD

$1,895

This fee includes, but is not limited to the following: responding to the initial request for services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, conducting the arrange-ment conference with family or responsible party, coordinating with those providing other services (i.e., cemetery, crematory, religious personnel,vault company, etc.), preparation and filing of necessary permits and authorizations, recording vital statistics. It also covers overhead, including among other things, a proportionate share of the taxes, licenses, utilities and business expenses necessary to serve the public in a professional manner, facility main-tenance, equipment and inventory costs, insurance and administrative expenses.

This fee for our basic services andoverhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements youselect. (This fee is already included in our funeral packages including directcremations, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving remains.)

PREPARATION OF THE BODY

Embalming

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. It is our funeral home’s policy to require embalming if the body is to be present at any rites or ceremonies.

Standard Embalming

$795

Autopsy Embalming Surcharge

$195

Organ/Tissue Donation Embalming Surcharge

$350

(Surcharges are in addition to Standard Embalming charge listed above and are cumulative.)

OTHER PREPARATION OF THE BODY (including use of the Preparation Room, but excluding embalming.)

Dressing, cosmetizing and casketing deceased

$295

Disinfecting, dressing and handling of unembalmed remains

$295

(Topical disinfection of unembalmed remains)

Refrigeration of unembalmed remains

$795

(10 business day maximum. Florida law requires refrigeration of unembalmed remains after 24 hours.)

Refrigeration/Sheltering Surcharge (This fee will be imposed if arrangements aren't made in a timely manner) per day after initial 10 business days

$95/day

USE OF FACILITIES AND STAFF

Facilities and Staff Services for Visitation

Our services include the set-up of visitation area, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, supervision of and attendance during visitation.

2 Hour Period (or portion thereof. Additional time charged at $225 per hour or portion thereof.)

$295

1 Hour immediately prior to funeral or memorial ceremony

$225

Facilities and Staff Services for Funeral Service

Our services include set-up in funeral location, supervision of funeral, and staff to assist with funeral ceremony.

In our Chapel

$395

At other Facility

$395

Use of Facilities and Staff Services for Memorial Service (Without Remains Present)

Our services include set-up in the memorial service location, supervision of the memorial service, and staff to assist with the service.

In our Chapel

$395

At Other Facility

$395

Use of Stateroom for Reception (2 hours)

$250

Our services include the use of the Stateroom for a 2-hour period.  It also includes the provision of coffee and hot tea, as well as plastic cups,platters, pitchers, and cutlery as dictated by any additional refreshments provided by the client. 

Staff Services for on-site reception

$145

Our services include the set-up of the Stateroom including serving table/s, as well as clean-up of the Stateroom following the reception.  One dedicated staff member is provided to assist during the reception. 

Staff Services for Graveside Services

$300

Our services include accompaniment of remains/cremated remains to cemetery, supervision of graveside service, and staff to assist with the service.

ID View (Private Family Viewing)

$195

Immediate family members only (Limited to Spouse, Children, Grandchildren, Parents,Sisters/Brothers only) for 15 minutes maximum. Scheduled at the convenience of our firm between the hours of 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Monday through Friday in a facility at our Manatee Avenue Funeral Home.

Use of Preparation Room for Private Autopsy

$995

Scheduled between the hours of 9a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Does not include the cost of a third-party pathologist.)

TRANSPORTATION

Transfer of deceased from place of death to funeral home

(a) Manatee and North Sarasota counties*

$325

 (b) Pinellas and Hillsborough counties*

$375

*All areas not included in (a) or(b) above will be charged $325 plus a charge of $4 per loaded mile beyond an initial radius of 15 miles.

Funeral Coach (i.e., Hearse)

$375

Staff/Errand Vehicle

$175

Flower/Service Vehicle

$175

Transportation to/from Airport

Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport

$175

Tampa International Airport

$350

FUNERAL MERCHANDISE

Alternative Containers.......................................................................................................................................... Starting at $40

A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.

Caskets................................................................................................................................................................ Starting at $2,200

A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.

Outer Burial Containers........................................................................................................................................ Starting at $1,195

A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.

Urns..................................................................................................................................................................... Starting at $90

Plastic Mailing Container....................................................................................................................................... $25

Cremation Keepsakes........................................................................................................................................... Starting at $30

Other:

Acknowledgement Cards(per 25)........................................................................................................................... $25

Air Tray................................................................................................................................................................. $175

Combination Unit.................................................................................................................................................. $275

Cremation Jewelry................................................................................................................................................. Starting at $59

Cremation Fee (on-site crematory)........................................................................................................................ $600

Additional Cremation Services (in addition to Cremation Fee andother services)

Expedited/Rush Cremation Surcharge.................................................................................................................. $150

Mailing of Cremated Remains.............................................................................................................................. Starting at $125

Placement of Cremated Remains into urn/receptacle/container/provided supplied by Purchaser 

(a signed letter of indemnity mus tbe submitted.)................................................................................................ $75

Long-term storage of unclaimed cremated remains (beyond 30 days).................................................................. $5per day*

Scattering of Cremated Remains at Sea.............................................................................................................. $175.00

DVD Memorial (2 copies)..................................................................................................................................... $125

Includes authoring up to 35 photos into a DVD for viewing at the visitation.

Additional photos beyond 35 are charged at $2 per photo. Photos to be supplied

on USB Flash Drive.  If photos need to be scanned, the maximum photo size that

can be scanned is 8 ½” x 11”.

Additional DVD copies......................................................................................................................................... $25/each

Estate Handling Fee............................................................................................................................................. $500

Laminated obituaries (size permitting).................................................................................................................. $6/each

Prayer Cards (per 100)......................................................................................................................................... $40

Register Book...................................................................................................................................................... $60

Mailing of Death Certificates................................................................................................................................ $25

Service Folders (per 100)

Standard............................................................................................................................................................. $50

Personalized verse or photo supplied by purchaser.............................................................................................. $150

SPECIAL PACKAGES

Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home in US & Canada

(without service or viewing)

$1,954

This charge includes transfer of deceased to this funeral home, basic services of funeral director and staff,embalming, obtaining necessary permits, and transportation to Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. It does not include any merchandise including a casket or shipping container, viewing, funeral rites or ceremony.  Nor does it include the charges of a common carrier.

International Surcharge for all regions outside of the US & Canada,including sheltering and coordination with responsible consulate/embassy (added to Forwarding Charge above)

$1,895

Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home (without viewing or service)

$1,794

This charge includes receiving the remains from Sarasota/Bradenton Airport, the overnight sheltering of the remains, basic services of funeral director and staff, and local (within 15miles) transportation to the cemetery or crematory. It does not include any merchandise including a casket, viewing, funeral rites or ceremony.

Direct Cremation (includes Private Family Viewing*)

This charge includes transfer of the deceased to this funeral home, basic services of funeral director and staff,private family viewing (if condition of the deceased allows), refrigeration,cremation fee (on-site crematory), staff/errand vehicle, cremated remains returned in a temporary cardboard container.

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering.)The containers we provide are heavy duty cardboard.

                1.    Direct Cremation with container provided by the purchaser........................................................ $1,855

                2.   Direct Cremation with heavy-duty corrugated cardboard box...................................................... $1,895

                3.   Direct Cremation with casket/alternative container selected from our funeral home................... $1,855

(in addition to cost of casket)

*Private Family Viewing of unembalmed remains if conditions permit, is restricted to immediate family members only (Spouse,Children, Parents, Sisters/Brothers) and limited to a maximum period of 15minutes. Private Family Viewing is scheduled between the hours of 9 am – 3 pm,Monday through Friday.

Immediate Burial (without service or viewing)

This charge includes transfer of the deceased to this funeral home, basic services of funeral director and staff, refrigeration, casketing, and funeral coach. Immediate Burial is scheduled at the convenience of the funeral home and cemetery and does not include family participation or services/ceremonies of any type at the cemetery.

                  1.      Immediate Burial with casket provided by the family................................................................... $1,855

                  2.     Immediate Burial with minimum 20 ga.,Non-gasketed, steel casket............................................. $4,055

                  3.     Immediate Burial with casket selected from our funeral home*................................................... $1,855

PLEASE NOTE: 

1. Please read carefully the statement regarding the disposition of unclaimed cremated remains that appears as item #7 on your Authorization for Cremation and Disposition Form.

* Charges for long term storage of unclaimed cremated remains apply to those cremated remains where no previous arrangements for storage beyond thirty days were made at the time of the Arrangement Conference.  Daily charges begin 30 days after notification that the cremated remains are available for pick up.

2. Payment in full for goods and services rendered is due at time of arrangement. For the convenience of our client families we accept all major credit cards as well as debit card,check and cash.

WORKSHEET

Name of Deceased___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Name of Purchaser___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Funeral Director______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Date_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Service Details:_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Total Service Charges:                   $____________________

Merchandise Details:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Total MerchandiseCharges:          $____________________

Other Charges:_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Total Other Charges:                    $____________________

Discounts (if appropriate):             $____________________

Total Contract Charges:                $____________________

  __Estimate (subject to change)                                         __Finalized Contract Amount

Funeral HomeRepresentative___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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