Goods and Services | Whitehurst Funeral Chapels, Inc

Goods and Services

A copy of our General Price List is available upon request.

These prices are effective as of March 17, 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 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. 
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                         STATEMENT OF DISCLOSURE OF PRENEED
"Prior to drafting any contract for goods or services, the responsible party or the decedent's survivor who is handling the funeral arrangements is entitled to receive a copy of any preneed agreement in the possession of the funeral establishment that has been signed and paid for in full or in part, by or on behalf of the decedent".           __________________________________________________________
                                TRADITIONAL SERVICE SELECTIONS

Local Church or Chapel Service

Includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff, embalming, dressing, casketing, and cosmetology, use of facilities and staff for two hour viewing/visitation, use of facilities and staff for funeral service in our chapel or local church, or equipment and staff services for funeral service in another facility, transfer of deceased to funeral home, funeral coach and utility vehicle.

Graveside Service
Includes: Basic services of funeral director and staff, embalming, dressing, casketing and cosmetology, use of facilities and staff for two hour viewing/visitation, used of equipment and staff for local graveside service, transfer for deceased to funeral home and use of funeral coach.

Whether you need our services immediately for a loved one who has just passed, or you are preplanning your own funeral service in advance, we encourage you to learn more about the purchase you're about to make.

           Call or visit us for pricing and any additional information you may need.
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                                    ITEMIZED SERVICE SELECTIONS
Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff                                 

Our service includes, but is not limited to, attendant on duty 24 hours a day to respond to the initial request for service, care and sheltering of the deceased, preparation and filing of the death certificate and disposition permit, consultation with the family and coordinating service plans with cemetery, crematory and others responsible for final disposition of the deceased. This fee also includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs such a facility maintenance, administration, insurance, etc. 
This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for Direct Cremations, Immediate Burials, and Forwarding and Receiving Remains). 
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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 have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for it such as direct cremation or immediate burial.
Other Care of the Deceased                                                                             
Includes the following services as needed:
  • Washing
  • Sanitizing 
  • Dressing
  • Disinfecting
  • Cosmetology
  • Restorative Art
  • Hairdressing
  • Casketing
Special Care of Autopsied Remains                                                              
This service includes the extra time and materials needed for restoration after an autopsy and is in addition to our embalming charge.
Special Care of Tissue or Transplant Donors                                            
This charge is for special restoration and is in addition to our embalming charge.
Sanitary Care of Unembalmed Remains                                                     
Refrigeration                                                                                                          
It is the policy of our firm to require refrigeration of an unembalmed deceased after 24 hours of death.
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                                             FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT                             

Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing/Visitation  (2 hours)            
Our service include setup and use of visitation room, placement of floral arrangements and staff in attendance for visitation.

Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Service in our Chapel or
Equipment and Staff Services for Funeral Services in another
local Venue                                                                                                            
 
Our service includes coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral service and staff participation in funeral service in our chapel or in another local venue.

Use of Equipment and Staff for Local Graveside Service                    

Our services include accompaniment of the deceased to cemetery, supervision of graveside service and staff participation.

Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Service in our Chapel or Equipment and Staff for Funeral Service in another local Facility followed by Cremation.                                                                                    

Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral service and staff participation.
 
Use of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service in our Chapel
or Equipment and Staff for Memorial Service in another
local Facility  (without deceased present)                                                 
Our services include coordinating the Memorial Service arrangements and staff supervision.

Use of Facilities and Staff for Rosary or Vigil Service in our Chapel or Equipment and Staff for Rosary or Vigil Service in another local Venue.
Our services include supervision of prayer and vigil service and staff
assistance.                                                                                                                         

Private Viewing (Family only, up to 1 hour)                                               

Overtime for exceeding the normal two hour service time.  

Use of Facilities, Equipment and Staff on Saturday, Sunday
or Legal Holiday
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Direct Cremation     (without ceremony)                                       
Our charge for a Direct Cremation without any attendants, rites or
ceremonies includes: 
  • Basic services of funeral director and staff
  • Transfer from place of death within 25 miles of the funeral home
  • Shelter/Refrigeration of remains
  • Transportation to crematory
  • Crematory fee
  • Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser                             
  • Direct cremation with container purchased at the funeral home          
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Immediate Burial (No viewing or ceremony)                                              
Our charge for an Immediate Burial includes:
  • Basic services of funeral director and staff
  • Transfer of the deceased within a 25 mile of the funeral home
  • Shelter/Refrigeration of remains
  • Funeral coach to local cemetery
    Immediate Burial with casket selected at funeral home              
    Immediate Burial with casket provided by purchaser                                  
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    Forwarding Remains to another Funeral Home                      
    Our charge for Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home includes:
  • Basic services of funeral director and staff
  • Transfer of the deceased from place of death within a 25 mile radius
  • Embalming and other preparation of the body 
  • Service utility vehicle. 
  • A casket and shipping container must be purchased in addition.
  • Beyond a 25 mile radius mileage extra charges apply per mile.
                (Visitation, rites, ceremonies or shipping costs are not included)
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Receiving Remains from another Funeral Home                            
     
Our charge for Receiving Remains from another Funeral Home includes:
  • Basic services of funeral director and staff
  • Transportation within 25 miles of the funeral home.
  • Funeral coach to the cemetery.

                                 (Visitation rites and ceremonies are not included)
    ______________________________________________________                                                                  MERCHANDISE
                                 All Merchandise is subject to applicable sales tax
                         Caskets, Urns, Alternative containers and Shipping  containers
                                 A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.
                                   
                                       

    Standard Memorial Package:                                                                      
    Includes a of standard memorial book, (100) standard memorial folders and acknowledgement cards & envelopes.    
    Additional Printing  (100)                                                                                         

    Custom Memorial Package:                                                         
    Includes a choice of standard memorial book, printing of (100) custom
    large memorial bulletins and 2 boxes of acknowledgement cards & envelopes.
     
                                  Black and White                     Color   
  • Stock Memorial Folders only (100)                                                                          
  • Photo Memorial Folders (100)                                                                                
  • Holy Cards (100)                                                                                                          
  •  Guest Book                                                                                                                     
  • Rosary                                                                                                                              
  • Small Crucifix                                                                                                                
  • Large Crucifix                                                                                                                   
  • Veteran Wooden Flag Case                                                                                         
  • Acknowledgement Cards per box                                                                              
  • Undergarment package                                                                                               
  • Standard 12 x 24 Single Flat Headstone                                                     
  • Standard 14 x 36 Double Flat Headstone                                                  
  • Air Tray    (required by airlines for shipping caskets                                    
  • Air combo tray (for shipping uncasketed remains by air                               
  • Casket Panel                                                                                                         
                                                           TRANSPORTATION
Local Transfer of Deceased to the Funeral Home                                               
Funeral Coach                                                                                                              
Utility Vehicle                                                                                                               
Transport to International Airport                                                                         
Transport to the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery                                     
Limousines                                                                                As billed by Limo Service
       
           Mileage beyond a 25 mile radius will be subject to extra charge per mile.
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Cremation Fee (Standard Adult)                                                                              
Cremation Fee (Over 300 lbs.)                                                                             
Preparation and domestic mailing of cremated remains.                                
Charge for rapid return of cremated remains.                                                        
Charge for an Autopsy or Tissue Procurement on our premises                      
Preparation & translation of Documents & Securing Permits for     
International Shipment                                                                                              
After Hour Dispatch                                                                                                       
After Hour Removal                                                                                                      
Second After Hour personnel for home removal                                                   
After Hour preparation                                                                                                
Clerical Service (Letters, Typing Service, Courier, Translation, etc.)                  
Insurance Handling Fee                                                                         
Certified Copy of death certificate                                                                               
Permit for Disposition                                                                                                    
DCA Fee                                                                                                                                
Clergy Honorarium                                                                                    
Soloist Gratuity                                                                                                       
Organist Gratuity                                                                                                   
Medical Examiner/Coroner Fee                                                              
Cemetery Charges                                                                                                      
Paid Death Notices                                                                                                    
Air Fare  

                                                                                                                      

                    For more information on funeral, cemetery and cremation matters, contact:
       Department of Consumer Affairs, Cemetery and Funeral Bureau, 1625 North Market Blvd.,
                                   Ste. S-208, Sacramento, CA 95834. (916) 574-7870.