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Margaret Warner
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1763 Route 209
P.O. Box 25
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Phone: (570) 992-4768
Fax: (570) 992-1235

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William H. Kresge Funeral Home, Inc.
Thomas J. Kresge, Supervisor
P.O. Box 25
1763 Route 209
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
               Telephone (570) 992-4768    



GENERAL PRICE LIST
These prices are effective as of  January 1, 2016, but 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 general 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.

SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF
Our  Professional Service Charge includes, but is not limited to counseling, availability on a 24 hour basis, consultation with family and clergy, assistance of staff in all necessary phases of arrangements, obtaining, preparation, and filing of necessary notices, authorizations and consents, certificates and permits; coordinating with those providing other portions of the funeral, e.g., cemetery, crematory, and others, and assistance to family following funeral and final disposition.  Included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as, insurance, maintenance and utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expenses................................................................................$1,500.00

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 and receiving remains.)

TRANSFER OF REMAINS TO FUNERAL HOME
(Within a radius of 40 miles)................................................$200.00

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 a 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...................$600.00

OTHER PREPARATIONS OF THE BODY
1)Dressing/Cosmetology/Restoration ....................... ............$150.00
2)Hair Dresser....................................................................... $50.00
3)Autopsy/Trauma/Extensive Restoration..............................  $150.00

USE OF FACILITIES AND FUNERAL DIRECTOR SERVICES FOR VIEWING (VISITATION/WAKE)
Use of visitation or viewing rooms per day or portion thereof including, but not limited to, family room(s) and reception area.  Our services include set-up of visitation area, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, supervision and attendance during the visitation....................................................................$300.00
Viewing one hour before service...........................................$100.00

USE OF FACILITIES AND FUNERAL DIRECTOR SERVICES FOR FUNERAL CEREMONY / RITE OR SERVICE
Use of service rooms per day or portion thereof including, but not limited to, family room(s) and reception area In lieu of funeral home facilities, all necessary equipment and additional staff for church funerals or funerals conducted from family residences our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral, and staff to attend funeral ceremony......................$300.00                            
USE OF FACILITIES AND FUNERAL DIRECTOR SERVICES FOR MEMORIAL SERVICE
Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral, and staff to attend funeral ceremony.  This charge includes use of service rooms per day or portion thereof including, but not limited to family room(s) and reception area  in lieu of funeral home facilities all necessary equipment and additional staff for memorial service at other location........................$250.00    




USE OF EQUIPMENT AND FUNERAL DIRECTOR SERVICES FOR GRAVESIDE SERVICE
Our services include accompaniment of remains to cemetery, supervision of graveside service, and staff to attend service.
.......................................................................................  $200.00                

AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT
Hearse (casket coach)....................................................$ 300.00
Family Car...................................................................... $ 175.00
Flower Car...................................................................... $ 150.00
Lead Car/Clergy Car.....................................................  $ 100.00
Car for Pall Bearers........................................................ $ 100.00
Limousine ...............................................................$225.00 upon availability
All vehicles listed above are priced within a radius of 40 miles.  The charge for additional miles over 40 is $2.00 per mile.
MERCHANDISE                                                        
Caskets:  Range in price from $100.00 to $6.000.00
    (The entire selection of caskets is represented in this manual)

Outer Burial Containers:  Range in price from $1.475.00 to $13,000.00
    (The entire selection of outer burial containers is represented in this manual)
Acknowledgment Cards (per 50)........................................$25.00      Crucifix...........................................................................$20.00
Plastic Undergarments....................................................... $20.00       Register Book................................................................$25.00       Memorial Folders (per 50. ............................................ $25.00       Temporary Grave Marker.......................................................$20.00
Prayer Cards (per 50)....................................................... $25.00       Gift Box Set ………………………………………………   $150.00
Burial Clothing:  Range in price from $20.00 to $250.00                         Video Tribute ………………………………………………$125.00   Laminating .................$25.00

    

FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME
This charge includes removal of remains, services of staff, embalming, receptacle for body, necessary authorizations, local transportation to airport or railhead.  It does not include the services of the staff or the use of facilities for any visitation and/or rites or ceremonies prior to forwarding the body.........................................................2,700.00

RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME
This charge includes temporary shelter of remains, transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory and required services of staff.  It does not include the services of the staff or the use of facilities for viewing or for funeral rites/ceremonies.
.........................................................................................$1850.00

IMMEDIATE BURIAL - $1,850
This charge(without any attendant rites or ceremonies) includes removal and shelter of remains, local transportation to cemetery, necessary services of staff, authorizations.
Without casket and services..............................................$1,800.00

DIRECT CREMATION - $2,300
This charge(without any attendant rites or ceremonies) includes removal and sheltering of remains, transportation to crematory (if local)
crematory charge, necessary services of staff, and authorizations
........................................................................................$2,300.00
Pennsylvania Rules and Regulations #13.201 6(i) requires that any human remains held 24 hrs. beyond the time of death shall be embalmed or sealed in a container that will not allow fumes or odors to escape, or kept under refrigeration, if this does not conflict with religious belief or medical examination.
Embalming 24hrs. after death..........................................$600.00
Transportation to and from
off site refrigeration..........................................................$200.00

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 Corrugated Fiberboard Boxes.
If the alternative container is provided by purchaser...................................................$2,200.00
 

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