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Bernice Simmons
B: 1919-09-03
D: 2017-08-11
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Simmons, Bernice
Muriel DeCicco
B: 1937-09-07
D: 2017-07-29
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DeCicco, Muriel
Virginia Kiernan
B: 1926-05-09
D: 2017-07-27
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Kiernan, Virginia
Fawn Beadle
B: 1962-06-18
D: 2017-07-23
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Beadle, Fawn
Sara Hart
B: 1935-06-07
D: 2017-07-18
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Hart, Sara
Helen Landes
B: 1929-12-24
D: 2017-07-18
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Landes, Helen
Jan Van Heusen
B: 1943-02-21
D: 2017-07-11
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Van Heusen, Jan
Robert Harjes
B: 1939-06-17
D: 2017-07-02
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Harjes, Robert
John Becker
B: 1956-01-26
D: 2017-06-24
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Becker, John
Gary Overlee
B: 1947-04-07
D: 2017-06-18
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Overlee, Gary
Patrick Kane
B: 1963-02-11
D: 2017-06-17
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Kane, Patrick
Charles Black
B: 1962-02-22
D: 2017-05-22
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Black, Charles
Annette Matera
B: 1929-01-21
D: 2017-05-21
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Matera, Annette
Peter Holmes
B: 1939-02-06
D: 2017-05-12
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Holmes, Peter
Aurora Decker
B: 2014-04-15
D: 2017-05-11
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Decker, Aurora
Dr. William Van Kleeck, Jr. DO
B: 1929-01-29
D: 2017-05-04
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Van Kleeck, Jr. DO, Dr. William
Michael Ferrante
B: 1960-12-17
D: 2017-05-01
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Ferrante, Michael
Brandon DeBold
B: 1984-10-30
D: 2017-04-04
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DeBold, Brandon
Patrick Bogert
B: 1958-08-13
D: 2017-03-31
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Bogert, Patrick
Francis Baumgaertner
B: 1936-12-28
D: 2017-03-26
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Baumgaertner, Francis
James Parkes
B: 1930-07-20
D: 2017-02-27
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Parkes, James

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General Price List

GILPATRIC-VANVLIET FUNERAL HOME ULSTER PARK NY

GENERAL PRICE LIST

These prices are effective as of January 1, 2016 and are subject to change without notice. 

Download a PDF copy of our General Price List.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York State Department of Health both require that certain disclosures be made by funeral providers on the general price list. Although these disclosures are similar, they are not exactly the same. This general price list contains both sets of the required disclosures.   The disclosures required by the FTC, when different from those required by the Department of Health, are preceded by the letters “FTC”.

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 funeral services and merchandise you selected.

This list may not include prices for certain items that you select, such as cemetery charges or crematory services, flowers and newspaper notices. The estimated or final prices for those items will be shown on the itemized statement describing the funeral services and merchandise you selected. We charge you for our services in buying certain items.

(FTC) - The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements that you select will include a charge for our services. 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.

(FTC) -This list does not include prices for certain items that you may ask us to buy for you, such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers, and newspaper notices. The prices for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services you selected.

ALTERNATIVE SERVICES:

The following charges for direct burial and direct cremation do not include additional items or services, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.

DIRECT CREMATION                                    Prices range from: $ 2450

which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the crematory, a corrugated fiberboard container for cremation, and the return of the cremains to the funeral home.

                                                                                                  to: $ 2255

which includes the services as described above but with the cremation container/casket supplied or selected by the customer.

NOTE: Direct Cremation prices above DO NOT include the crematory charge.

(FTC) “If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you may use an unfinished wooden box or an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of heavy cardboard, pressed wood or composition material (with or without an outside covering), or may be pouches of canvas or other materials.”
 

                                          
DIRECT (Immediate) BURIAL                                Prices range from:   $ 2,985
which includes the local transfer of remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing of necessary authorizations, basic local transportation to the cemetery, and an alternative container (unfinished Pine).

                                                                                                        to: $ 2,275
which includes the services as described above but with the alternative container/casket supplied or selected by the customer.

NOTE: Direct burial prices DO NOT include cemetery charges.


TRANSFER OF REMAINS to the funeral establishment including equipment and vehicle:
 - Local within 15-mile radius                                                          $  375
 - Charge per mile beyond local range                                           $  3.00
 
Additional staff member if needed                                                 $  75
(transfers may require more than one staff member)

 

PREPARATION OF REMAINS:

Embalming (including use of preparation room)                        $800.00
Embalming of Autopsied Remains:                                            $975.00
 

NOTE: In New York State, embalming is not required by law. If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for embalming such as direct cremation or direct burial. If you select certain funeral arrangements such as viewing or an open casket funeral, embalming may be required by the funeral firm.

(FTC) – “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 the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial.”

OTHER PREPARATION (excluding embalming): Preparation of remains, unless selected, is not required for direct cremation or for immediate burial.
 
a. Topical Disinfection (including use of preparation room):          $275
b. Custodial Care (charged per day after 24-hours):                       $  80
NOTE: Custodial Care will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparations of the remains occur, visitation is held or a funeral service is conducted.
c. Dressing/Casketing                                                                 $300
d. Cosmetology                                                                            $100
e. Restoration (charge is per hour)                                               $  85/hr.
 
BASIC SERVICES OF THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF           $1,795
Our fee for the basic services of the Funeral Director and staff includes, but is not limited to, staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family and responsible parties; arrangement of funeral; preparation and filing of necessary authorizations and permits; recording vital statistics; preparation and placement of obituary notice; and coordination with those providing other portions of the funeral, e.g., cemetery, crematory, vault companies, and others as required.

(FTC) – “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.)”

 

SUPERVISION (Provided by Funeral Director and Staff):
Supervision for Visitation (per day):                        $260
Supervision of Funeral Service:                                $450
Memorial Service:                                                       $350
Graveside Ceremony:                                                 $350
Supervision of Disinterment:                                    $495                    

FACILITIES
Visitation 1st day or any part thereof:                              $575
                2nd day or any part thereof:                              $280
                3rd day or any part thereof:                               $200
Funeral Service                                                                    $575
Memorial Service without Visitation                                 $575
Facility use for Identification or Family, Society Ritual
(upon family request)                                                           $220
Use and Setup of Equipment at another Facility              $250
 
FTC COMBINATION STAFF & FACILITIES CHARGES DISCLOSURE
Use of facilities & staff for visitation/day                            $835
Use of facilities & staff for funeral service                        $1,025
Use of facilities & staff for memorial service                        $925
Use of equipment & staff graveside service                          $350
 
 
LIVERY/AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT
Hearse
(Local within 15 miles, 3.00 per mile thereafter)                  $350

Van
(Local within 15 miles, 3.00 per mile thereafter)                    $175
 
Limousine
(Local within 15 miles, 3.00 per mile thereafter)                    $310
 
Passenger Vehicle
(Local within 15 miles, 3.00 per mile thereafter)                     $175
 
Flower Vehicle
(Local within 15 miles, 3.00 per mile thereafter)                     $175

 

MERCHANDISE:

Caskets and alternative containers 
           Price Range from                                $12,900
           To                                                        $   90                               
Outer Burial Containers
           Price Range                                         $8400
           To                                                         $ 970                                
Burial Clothing
           Price Range                                          $  300
           To                                                         $   25                                
Cremation Urns
           Price Range                                           $1400
            To                                                           $   80
 
Ceremonial/Rental Casket                                $1150
 
Ceremonial/Rental Urn                                     $   50
 
A complete price list for caskets, alternative containers, and outer burial containers will be provided at the funeral home.                                          

ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND MERCHANDISE:
We will purchase additional services and merchandise for you. The prices in this section include a charge for our services in buying these items.
 
                                                                           Price Range
                                                                                 From                       to
Memorial Cards (per 100)                                        $65.00                    $200.00
Acknowledgement Cards (per 100)                           $80.00                    $200.00
Memorial Folders (per 100)                                      $80.00                    $250.00
Crucifix & Rosary                                                    $20.00                    $110.00     
Hairdressing                                                            $55.00                    $110.00
Flowers                                                                    $50.00                    $500.00
Register Book                                                          $35.00                    $50.00
Obituary                                                                   $145.00
Solar Vigil Light                                                        $150.00
Outdoor Vigil Light                                                    $95.00
Candles per Dozen                                                    $60.00
Set-up @ Location other than Funeral Home           $125.00
Memorial DVD(per copy)                                          $ 95.00
Memorial Stone                                                        $450.00                $8,000.00
Memorial Urn Rental                                                 $ 50.00
Stone Inscriptions                                                     $140.00                $4,000.00
Temporary Grave Marker                                          $25.00                 $ 180.00
Vault Company Equipment                                        $ 60.00                  $ 250.00
Cross                                                                          $15.00


CASH ADVANCES:
Services and merchandise provided as cash advance items will be billed at the same amount paid by the funeral firm. Cash Advance items to be paid PRIOR to the funeral
include:
             Cemetery/Crematory                                Public Transportation

             Clergy Honoraria                                       Gratuities

             Death Certificate Transcripts                       Bridge & Road Tolls

             Livery                                                        Telephone

Musician/Vocalist

 

LIMITED SERVICES:

FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME                $1,945
This charge includes the local transfer of the remains to the funeral home, staff services, securing necessary authorizations, local transportation to point of shipment. The charge does not include shipping charges or additional items of service, merchandise, facility use and livery that the customer may wish to select.


Transportation beyond local point of shipment will be billed either as livery or common carrier charges pending upon the forwarding location. Local point of shipment is up to 15 miles. Additional mileage billed at $3.00 per mile.

 

RECEIVING OF REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME                 $1,795
This charge includes basic local transportation of the remains to the funeral home and or place of local disposition, staff services, and securing of necessary authorizations. The charge does not include additional items of service, merchandise, facility use, and livery that the customer may wish to select.

Transportation beyond a local place of disposition will be billed as livery charges. Local place of disposition is up to or within 15-miles. Additional mileages billed at $3.00 per mile.

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