NORMAN E. GANNON & Sons, Inc. FUNERAL HOME
1075 Ridge Road; Lackawanna, New York 14218
Brenden J. Gannon ~ Brian J. Gannon
GENERAL PRICE LIST
These prices are effective as of November 1, 2014 and are subject to change.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the NYS Dept. 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. The General Price List contains both sets of the required disclosures. The disclosures required by the FTC, when different from those required by the Dept. of Health, are preceded by the letters "FTC".
The goods and services shown below are those we can provide our customers. You may choose only those items you desire. However, any funeral arrangement you select will include a charge for our services. If legal requirements mean you must buy any item 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 certain items you select, such as cemetery charges, 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 our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangement 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."
DIRECT CREMATION: Prices range from $ 1995.00; which includes the Local Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home, Services of Funeral Director and Staff, Necessary Authorizations, Basic Local Transportation of Remains by Livery to Crematorium, a MINIMUM BASIC ALTERNATIVE CONTAINER for cremation, and the return of the cremated remains to the Funeral Home;
to $ 1895.00; which includes the services as described above but with the cremation container supplied by the customer.
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 materials (with or without an outside cover), or may be made of pouches of canvas or other materials.
THE DIRECT CREMATION PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE THE CREMATORY CHARGE.
(FTC) "If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you may use a unfinished wooden box or an alternative container. Alternative containers can be made of materials like heavy cardboard or composition materials (with or without outside covering), or pouches of canvas."
DIRECT BURIAL: Prices range from $ 3,690.00; which includes the Local Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home, Services of Funeral Director and Staff, Necessary Authorizations, Basic Local Transportation of Remains by Livery to Cemetery and a Cloth-Covered Casket
to $ 2,695.00; which includes the services as described above but where the purchaser provides the casket.
THE DIRECT BURIAL PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE CEMETERY CHARGES.
TRANSFER OF REMAINS:
to the Funeral Establishment, including personnel, equipment and vehicle (within 20 miles): $ 395.00
Charge per mile beyond local range: $ 2.50
PREPARATION OF REMAINS: Embalming (including use of Preparation Room): $ 625.00
Embalming of Autopsied Remains: $ 625.00
In New York State, embalming is not required by law. If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for embalming such as Direct Cremation or Direct Burial. If you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a viewing or an open casket funeral, embalming may be required by the funeral firm.
(FTC) "Except in certain cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with a viewing. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial."
"The policy of Norman E. Gannon & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home is:
Embalming is required for viewing or an open-casket funeral."
OTHER PREPARATION (EXCLUDING EMBALMING):
Preparation of remains, unless selected, is not required for Direct Cremation or Direct Burial.
Topical Disinfection: $ 255.00
Custodial Care / Refrigeration: Charge per day: $ 120.00
Custodial Care will not be charged on the days when embalming or other preparation of remains occurs, visitation is being held or a funeral service is conducted.
Dressing and Casketing: $ 75.00
Cosmetology: $ 45.00
Restoration (per hour): $ 100.00
ARRANGEMENTS: The charge for our services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. However, this charge will not be added to the cost for direct cremation, direct burial, forwarding of remains or receiving of remains because the prices for those services include this charge. (FTC) "This fee for our services 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 of remains."
BASIC ARRANGEMENTS: Including Funeral Director, other staff, equipment and facilities to respond to initial request for service, the arrangement conference, securing of necessary authorizations and coordination of service plans with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased: $ 1,325.00
SUPERVISION (FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF):
Supervision of Visitation (per day): $ 265.00
Supervision of Funeral Services: $ 425.00
Memorial Service ONLY: $ 425.00
Graveside Ceremony ONLY: $ 425.00
Disinterment (Cemetery and Vault Co. charges extra): $ 425.00
Service at Facilities other than Funeral Home: $ 425.00
Supervision of viewing prior to cremation (1 Hour only): $ 75.00
Visitation: First Day or part thereof: $ 450.00
Second Day or part thereof: $ 135.00
Funeral or Prayer Services: $ 135.00
Memorial Service with Visitation: $ 450.00
Private Viewing prior to Immediate Burial or Direct Cremation: $ 125.00
Hearse: Local within 20 miles ($ 2.50/mile thereafter): $ 375.00
Alternative Vehicle (Service Van): Local within 20 miles ($ 2.50/mile thereafter): $ 175.00
Limousine: Local within 20 miles ($ 2.50/mile thereafter): $ 315.00
MERCHANDISE: A complete Price List will be provided at the Funeral Home.
We are proud to provide only American-Made merchandise at our Funeral Home.
Alternative Containers: Prices range from $ 100.00 to $ 425.00
Caskets: Prices range from $ 995.00 to $ 22,500.00
Rental (Ceremonial) Casket: $ 1,195.00 (includes Minimum Cremation Container)
The Rental (Ceremonial) Casket is only available for Cremation Services.
Outer Interment Receptacles (Outer Burial Containers): A complete Price List will be provided at the Funeral Home.
Prices range from $ 1,225.00 to $ 5,895.00
Urns: Prices range from $ 90.00 to $ 3,680.00
Urn Vaults: Prices range from $ 395.00 to $ 495.00
ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND MERCHANDISE:
Acknowledgement Cards: $ 25.00
Register Book: $ 20.00
Crucifix or Cross: $ 15.00
Prayer Cards/Memorial Cards (per 100): $ 20.00
Hairdressing and Manicure: $ 95.00
FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME: This charge includes the Local Transfer of remains to the Funeral Home, Staff Services, Securing of Necessary Authorizations, and Local Transport to point of shipment. Does not include shipping or additional items of service, merchandise, facility use and livery service that the customer may wish to select: $ 2,095.00
Forwarding remains charge DOES NOT include charges for Embalming or Other Preparation of Remains.
RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME: This charge includes Basic Local Transfer of remains to the Funeral Home and/or Place of Disposition, Staff Services and Securing of Necessary Authorizations. This charge does not include additional items of service, merchandise, facility use and livery service that the customer may wish to select: $ 2,520.00
Transportation beyond local point of shipment will be billed either as livery services or common carrier depending upon the forwarding location.
Local point of shipment is 20 miles.
Transportation beyond a local place of disposition will be billed as livery service charges.
Local place of disposition is 20 miles.
CASH ADVANCES: will be billed at the same amount by the funeral firm.
Flowers; Cemetery Charges, Crematory Charges, Clergy and/or Church Charges, Death Certificate Transcripts, Newspaper Notices and Public Transportation.
PAYMENT IS DUE, IN FULL, BY THE DAY OF SERVICES.
In order to provide you with financial flexibility, we offer the following choices to satisfy financial obligations prior to services:
Cash; Check; Credit Card (MasterCard/VISA/Discover/American Express); PrePaid PreArranged Funeral Arrangements.