Funerals & Cremation

 AFFORDABILITY, Don't spend where you don't have to. First thing to consider

"Keep within your budget",  Remember,"Paying more for a cremation or burial, doesn't mean it will be better".  We're here to help you by providing cremations and burials at lower prices than most other funeral homes in the Tampa area, call us for prices.

CREMATION (WITH NO EMBALMING)

**Direct Simple Cremation $995. (At Need)   Direct Cremation PrePlanning $1195.

**Private 45 minute Gathering for immediate family only..$1345. Cremation (Funeral Director will arrange day & time of ID) No embalming, Private room.                                                                      

**Memorial Chapel Celebration...$1795. w/ gathering of Family & Friends prior to service; Option of Urn present at service, Memory Table included, Photo Memory Frames included, Television included.

BURIAL: Traditional - Chapel or Church Service Fee with Viewing $3750.                                                                                                                Same Day Viewing/Funeral at Funeral Home, Service Fee $3510.                                                                                                                               Graveside Service Fee $2760. (No embalming)- or (With embalming & Viewing)..$3225.                                                                                                       $2335.  Direct Internent/No Embalming                                                                                                                 Out-of-Town Transfer- $1295. As a courtesy to our families, when you select a casket for transfers, we will provide an one hour viewing at no additional cost, some family & friends cannot make the trip north, this is  ideal for those situations.

Plus: Casket Choice from $945-$4250.
- Vault Selection, From $945.- $3525
- Visitation - Casket Open/Closed
- DVD, Music, Memory Board, Memory Table, Flowers
- Minister - We will assist in selecting a minister upon request.
- Pallbearers - Six (6) pallbearers are typically selected from family and friends

 Burial Costs at the Cemetery:- Grave space, Lawn Crypt, or Mausoleum- Marker / Headstone- & Opening and Closing Fee 

  • A Veteran, honorably discharged from the Armed Forces, is entitled to a free burial in a National Cemetery. The government provides the ground space, use of grave liner, GI veterans marker, opening and closing costs and shelter for the committal service for the veteran and their immediate spouse. The Funeral Director will make these arrangements on behalf of the family. Present DD 214 or Retirement orders to our funeral director
  • Veterans Gardens are available at most local cemeteries offered at the family's expense. It is important that you discuss the need of convenience and frequency in visiting the grave before committing to burial in a National Cemetery.

CREMATION (WITH EMBALMING)      *Traditional Cremation Funeral Service - $3595. (Evening Visit/Service) including use of ceremonial casket or; *Standard Cremation Funeral Service-$3395. (Morning or Afternnoon Visit/Service) including use of ceremonial casket (Rental) casket.  Your loved one is present and casketed (We require embalming for a public viewing.)      or Select a Cremation Caskets - Available from $995 & up.

Memorialization options at the cemetery:

(Permanent placement of Cremated Remains) Discuss options available to you with the Funeral Director.

We encourage you to meet with the Funeral Director to coordinate your requested service details.

Ways to Personalize the Service

The Funeral Director and staff will assist you in making this final tribute as personal and meaningful as you desire.

DVD's - Special photos and music can be combined onto a DVD, ideal at visitations, memorial services and funerals.

Clothing - Select your loved one's favorite clothing.

Pictures - Picture boards and easels are available to you to display photos.

Memory Displays - Funeral home offers memory tables and memory boards to you for displaying scrapbooks, personal items, arts and crafts, etc at no charge.

Memorial Candle - Purchase a memorial candle to be lit during the service, then light it on special days and holidays to honor and remember. May not be inventoried, may need to be ordered.

Flowers - Select flowers your loved one especially liked. You might want to order enough so each guest or family member receives one at the end of the service or at the committal service.

In Lieu of Flowers - You may specify in the paid funeral notice and at the service that, in lieu of flowers, you request donations be made to your church, Hospice, favorite charity, memorial fund or scholarship fund.

Music - Bring tapes or CD's of your loved one's favorite songs to be played during the visitation and for the ceremony.

Memory Sharing - Have family and friends write down their special memories of your loved one that can be read as part of the eulogy, then saved and treasured.

Eulogy - Have family members share personal reflections or read special poems or prose that have meaning.

Dove Release, Butterfly Release, Balloon Release; upon special request and availibility from third party.

Bagpipes

Following the service- Reception for family & friends, ask your funeral director about a catering service

What about the Children?
 Children can place their recent school photo in the casket along with a toy, a love letter, good-bye letter or a personally drawn picture.

Regarding Payment
We recognize this is a difficult time for you. As a convenience, we accept cash, checks, Visa / Master Card, American Express or an assignment of verified insurance benefits; inlcudes most cash advanced items; cemetery fees paid by family directly to cemetery. Your Funeral Director will assist you in your selected method of payment.

We ask that all services and merchandise listed on the Funeral Arrangements be paid in full at least 24 hours prior to services.

Thank you for your confidence in selecting our firm to assist with the memorialization of your loved one.

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU, OUR FAMILIES WE SERVE
Our goal is for you to be completely satisfied with the services we provide. If at any time we do not meet your expectations, please let us know. This will assist us in remedying the situation immediately.