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General Services:

The services shown below are those we offer 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. (A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff

Our basic service charge includes, but is not limited to, 24 hour availability of staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party; preparation and filing of necessary certificates and permits; arrangement of funeral preparation; placement of obituary notices; and coordination of service with cemetery, crematory, vault companies and others as required. Also included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as professional licensing, legal and accounting fees, insurance, maintenance and utility expenses, parking lot and grounds, taxes, furnishings, administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expenses.

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.

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 usually have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial.

Other Preparation of the Body

  • Dressing, Cosmetizing & Casketing
  • Special care of autopsied body
  • Restoration of remains (when necessary)
  • Refrigeration of unembalmed remains **(It is state law to require refrigeration of an unembalmed  body after 24 hours)
  • Ritual Bathing/Washing in our prep room and not by licensed funeral director/embalmer

Additional Services and Facilities

  • Visitation, Funeral Service, Graveside Service, Memorial Service, Use of Prep room for autopsy.
  • Ritual Washing of body, and Prayers for Deceased
  • Night & Day Coverage

Automotive Equipment

  • Transfer of Deceased from place of death to Funeral Home
  • Transfer of Deceased from medical examiner/coroner office
  • Funeral Coach
  • Service/Errand Vehicle

Caskets, Outer Burial Container, Urns

(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)

Other Merchandise

Prayer Cards, Service Folders, Register Books, Acknowledgement Cards, Cap panels for caskets, Flag Cases.

Forwarding deceased to another Funeral Home

This charge includes local daytime transfer of deceased to funeral home, basic services of staff, embalming, necessary authorizations and permits, and local transportation to airport. This charge does not include any visitation, rites or ceremonies prior to forwarding the deceased.

Air tray (Airline required), Combination Unit, Airline Shipping Charges

Receiving deceased from another Funeral Home

This charge includes local daytime transfer of deceased to funeral home, basic services of staff, and transportation of deceased to local cemetery. This charge does not include any visitation, rites or ceremonies.

Immediate Burial

This charge includes local daytime removal of deceased, local transportation to the cemetery, necessary authorizations and basic services of the staff. This charge does not include the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to burial.

Immediate burial with casket provided by purchaser (All such containers must meet any applicable state or cemetery requirements).

Immediate burial with casket selected from our funeral home (The immediate burial is in addition to the cost of the casket).

Direct Cremation.....more info

The charge includes local daytime removal of deceased, local transportation to the crematory, necessary authorizations and basic services of staff. This charge does not include the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to the cremation. 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.

Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser (All such containers must meet any applicable state or crematory requirements).

Direct cremation with casket purchased from our funeral home (The direct cremation price is in addition to the cost of the casket).

Direct cremation with alternative container from our funeral home

 **(The Direct Cremation price is in addition to the cost of the Alternative Container chosen. Alternative containers are required by Washington State Law and range from $150.00 to $2,500.00.

Other Charges (These charges are not part of all services, but may occur as indicated)

  • Expedited death certificate

  • Expedited cremation

  • Evening or Holiday removal

  • Weekend or holiday arrangement conference

  • Evening, Vigil, Rosary or Saturday services

  • Sunday or Holiday services

  • Use of facility for reception

  • Transport of deceased for burial outside of local area

  • Burial of cremains in local cemetery

  • Scattering cremains at sea

  • Hairdresser

  • Disinterment Basic Charge (additional charges may apply)

  • Preparation of documents for foreign shipment of remains

  • Shipping cremains (Registered Mail)

  • Inside & outside the United States

  • Cash Advances (Third party charges)

  • Certified copy of Washington State death certificate

  • Honorariums to clergy/church

  • Musicians

  • Opening/Close grave

Obituaries:

Cook Family Funeral Home, LLC will gather information supplied by your family, write and send it to the newspapers of your choice. There are typically charges to run this information and your family will either be billed by the specific newspaper or by the funeral home on behalf of the newspaper. If a newspaper runs the obituary on a “free basis” this indicates the newspaper may edit the obituary in any fashion they deem necessary.





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