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Services

Here at Staples we provide a wide range of services to relieve the bereaved family of practically all responsibility during this trying time. Everything from flower arrangements and headstones to forwarding condolences. We work with many local area businesses to give you the highest quality service available.

The following is a list of our services and pricing to help you make decisions in this delicate matter

These prices are effective as of January 1, 2004, but are subject to change without notice.


Transfer Services

Local Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home Within a 15 mile radius of the Funeral Home:  $175.00

Transfer to or from the Portland Jetport:  $375.00


Embalming

Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law but may be necessary 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
$695.00


Other Preparations of Remains

Cosmetology, grooming and dressing:  $ 175.00

Alternate care of remains: 1. (Bathing & surface disinfection), for identification prior to: (cremation, immediate burial or donation):  $ 175.00

Cosmetology and grooming, when receiving remains with viewing:  $ 225.00

Restoration of remains (when necessary, per hour):  $ 150.00


Basic Services of the Funeral Director, Staff, and Overhead:  $1895.00

This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select and is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving remains.

Includes the following:

Staff available 24 hours daily to respond to the initial request for services; conference with family or it's representative and advise to determine desired services and to obtain vital statistical information for required documents; sheltering of remains for 4 days; coordinating the desired funeral service plans with: clergy, cemetery, crematory, and/or other third parties; The preparation and filing of all necessary notices authorizations, and permits with governmental offices; follow-up attention to related details connected with the service. In addition this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs such as: compliance with infectious waste management regulations and employee safety regulations mandated by governmental agencies. General administration and record keeping. 


Optional Use of Funeral Home Facilities, Staff, and Equipment

May include the following:
Securing obituary information for newspaper notices, if desired; supervision by funeral director and staff for visitation and/or ceremony; receiving and arrangement of flowers and other memorial tributes; professional adherence to the rituals of designated religious faiths and/or fraternal orders. 

  

Viewing and visitation: Select one (1) only 5. A option ( 1 or 2 ). 

1. Use of our facilities, staff and equipment: for viewing and or visitation (each night & portion of any day):  $ 375.00

2. Use of our staff and equipment: for viewing and or visitation at another local facility (each night and a portion of any day).:
$ 375.00


B. Funeral Ceremony: Select one (1) only 5. A option ( 1, 2, 3 or 4 )

1. Use of facilities, funeral director, and staff, including necessary equipment for services using our chapel.....$ 375.00 

2. Use of funeral director, and staff, including necessary equipment for church services...$ 275.00 

3. Use of funeral director, and staff, including necessary equipment for Grave side services:  $ 375.00

4. Use of facilities, funeral director, and staff, including necessary equipment for memorial services using our equipment:  $ 275  

5. Use of funeral director, and staff, including necessary equipment for memorial services at another facility:  $ 275.00


Automotive Equipment

All transportation charges are for local service.   Beyond a 15 mile radius add $ 1.50 per loaded mile, per vehicle. 

A. Hearse ( Funeral coach ):  $ 695.00 

B. Other automotive equipment:
Local service per vehicle: $ 375.00 Family vehicle ( limousine ) 


Funeral Merchandise

A. Remembrance package: 

1. Acknowledgment cards ( per box of cards ):  $ 35.00 

2. Guest register book each:  $ 45.00

3. Memorial folders ( each 100 folders ):  $ 75.00 


Caskets: from $ 625.00 to $ 5,364.00
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral establishment for your inspection, prior to your selection. 


Outer burial containers:  from 1238.00 to $ 2,375.00 
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral establishment for your inspection, prior to your selection. 


Forwarding Remains to Another Funeral Home:  $2765.00

This charge includes: Local transfer of remains to our facility (1.A.), embalming normal remains (2.A.), cosmetology, grooming and dressing (3.A.), Basic services of the funeral director and staff (4.), LOCAL TRANSFER of remains to Portland Jetport (1.B.) 

It does not include: merchandise, optional use of facilities, staff and equipment (5. A or B) (use of facilities for viewing, and/or a funeral ceremony), and other preparation of remains (3. B or C), if necessary. 


Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home:  $3190.00

This charge includes: Local transfer of remains from Portland Jetport (1.B.), cosmetology, grooming when receiving remains with viewing (3.B.2.), Basic services of the funeral director and staff (4.), and LOCAL transportation of remains to place of final disposition. 

It does not include: merchandise, optional use of facilities, staff and equipment (5. A or B) (use of facilities for viewing, and/or a funeral ceremony), embalming (2) and/or other preparation of remains (3. B or C), if necessary.


Cremation Services

Direct cremations: from $ 1475.00 to $ 6,309.00
 (Alternative container for item 11.A. below); Cardboard cremation 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: Gray cloth; cardboard cremation container; any casket 

This charge includes: LOCAL TRANSFER of remains to our facility (1.A.), basic services or the funeral director and staff (4.), and hearse (Funeral Coach) for LOCAL TRANSPORTATION to crematory. 

It does not include: merchandise (except as itemized below), optional use of the facilities for viewing or a funeral ceremony), embalming (2.A.), and other preparation of remains (3.A or C), if necessary. 

A. Direct cremation with a container provided by the purchaser.:  $ 1475.00 

B. Direct cremation with an alternative container (shown on line 11. above):  $ 1475.00 

C. Direct cremation with any cremation container in our inventory, is this fee, plus the container as selected.:  $ 1475.00 

D. Direct cremation with minimum casket:  $ 2090.00 


Immediate Burial:  $3360.00 - $7314.00

This charge includes: LOCAL TRANSFER of remains to our facility (1.A.), basic services or the funeral director and staff (4.), other preparation remains for identification (3.B.1.), and hearse (Funeral Coach) for LOCAL TRANSPORTATION to cemetery. 

It does not include: merchandise (except as itemized below), optional use of the facilities, staff and equipment (5.A or B), (use of the facilities for viewing or a funeral ceremony), embalming (2.A.) and other preparation of remains (3.A or C), if necessary. 

A. Immediate burial with container provided by the purchaser:  $ 3360.00 

B. Immediate burial with minimum casket:  $ 3960.00 

C. Immediate burial with any casket is this fee, plus the casket selected:  $ 3360.00 


Other Available Services and Merchandise

Air Tray ( for use when forwarding remains)......$ 275.00 

Burial or Disaster Pouch:  $ 125.00 

Custom Funeral Services Per Hour:  $ 100.00 

Hair Dresser:  $ 45.00 

Crematory Cremation Fee (will be added to our cremation charge):  $ 275.00 
Medical Examiners Fee for Cremations (required by state law):  $ 15.00


Notice to Consumers and Disclaimer of Warranties

These disclosures are made in compliance with the requirements set forth by the Federal Trade Commission. These prices have been computed according to the guidelines set forth by the F.T.C. Rule and in accordance with the generally accepted practices by Staples Funeral Service.

Our funeral home makes no representation or warranties regarding caskets, outer containers, or other funeral goods sold by the funeral home. The only warranties express or implied, granted in connection with the goods sold with this funeral service are the express written warranties, if any, extended by the manufacturers thereof. No other warranties, express or implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are extended by Staples Funeral Service.

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