Basic Professional Service $200.00
•Professional consultation with licensed personnel, including, but not limited to, expert advice on options to meet your needs
•Coordination of all arrangements, before, during and after they have been provided, including services and supplies provided by us, as well as those provided by third party suppliers, such as death notices
•Availability to assist you day and night
•Renewal of personal and business licenses
Documentation (permits, forms, etc.) $175.00
•Completion and filing of all documents necessary to carry out the services and supplies requested, including, but not limited to, death registration, burial permit, coroner's certificate for cremation
•Provision of 10 proofs of death issued by Simple Wishes of the North Inc. (our proofs of death are usually accepted for most estate settlement purposes, but sometimes a provincial "Death Certificate" will be necessary and is available from the office of the Registrar General)
Transfer of your loved one from local place of death into our care $125.00
Transfer of your loved one to crematorium (Lakeview) $200.00
(transfer to local crematorium or cemetery = $125)
Basic facilities $175.00
•operating costs such as utilities, telephone, fax and internet services, office supplies, alarm monitoring fees, liability insurance
Basic preparation of your loved one $150.00
•the preparation of your loved one for placing in a cremation container or casket, including bathing, dressing and the setting of facial features for identification without embalming
Embalming of your loved one $450.00
•Embalming is the process of replacing blood and bodily fluids with chemical preservatives. It is a process of sanitation, restoration, and temporary preservation. Embalming is not legally required but may be recommended to preserve the body between the time of death and the visitation or disposition of the deceased. Our professional funeral directors will make a recommendation based on the condition of the body and expected service needs.
Facilities to shelter remains $150.00
•facilities to shelter your loved one prior to cremation or burial
•regularly inspected by local Health Unit and BAO
Service vehicle $85.00
•delivery and/or pick up of necessary documents, transfers, fuel and insurance costs.
Coach Vehicle $250.00
•This vehicle is used for transferring your loved one from our location, to a mass service/ funeral service or to a graveside service.
Total Cost of the above service $1260.00
Additional Services (HST is in addition to all prices shown unless otherwise specified)
•Facility for identification of your loved one (optional) $125.00
•Attendance at Memorial Service $250.00
•Attendance at graveside committal $85.00
•Removal of pacemaker $0.00
•Monthly storage fee for cremated remains not claimed (after 1 year) $15.00
•Additional mileage outside of Greater Sudbury (one way) $2.25/Km
Refundable Deposit for Cremated Remains
•When human remains are to be cremated, a refundable deposit of $350.00 will be required to be paid. If the cremated remains are not claimed within one year of the cremation, the deposit may be used to inter the cremated remains in common ground. If the cremated remains are claimed before they are interred, the deposit will be refunded.
Disbursements (taxes included where applicable)
Disbursements are items arranged for and possibly paid for on your behalf by us. You are expected to pay for these items at the time the contract is entered into. The following are some items that are often identified as disbursements:
•This is a fee charged by the coroner for issuing a certificate that allows cremation to take place. The fee is set by the Chief Coroner of Ontario and is currently $75.
•This is a fee charged by a crematorium for cremation (amount cannot be pre-paid to Simple Wishes of the North Inc.).
The current fee at Park Lawn is $735 and the current fee at Lakeview is $500 (taxes included).
Municipal Death Registration Fee
•This is a fee charged by the Greater City of Sudbury to register the death. The fee is set by the municipality and is currently $35.
Newspaper or Radio Notices
•These are charges for death notices placed in newspapers or radio or other media outlets
Unless otherwise specified, payment is due within 30 days of signing the contract. Payment may be made by cash, cheque, debit, and most major credit cards. Amounts outstanding after that date will bear interest at the rate of 1.5% per month (19.56% APR), calculated daily and compounded monthly, from the due date until paid in full.
There will be a charge of $40.00 for any non-sufficient funds (NSF) cheques returned by the bank. Any cost of collection shall be the responsibility of the purchaser.
For your convenience, we offer the option of prepaying services and/or supplies. When prepaying, you pay for the services and supplies today, and the money will be used to pay for the services and supplies when they are provided at the time of death.
Trust: The funds will be placed in trust with Guaranteed Funeral Deposits (GFD) and will accrue interest until the contract is fulfilled (when the services and/or supplies are provided) or the contract is cancelled.
Standard basic cremation container, 80" long x 24" wide x 13' high, pressboard/spruce wood $195.00
We also carry a large selection of Urns, Caskets and Vaults.
•Thank-you cards (25 per box) $12.50 /box
•Memorial Book $45.00
•Memorial Cards 50 $135.60 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 75 $177.98 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 100 $211.87 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 150 $279.68 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 200 $339.00 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 250 $398.33 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 300 $457.65 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 350 $516.98 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 400 $576.30 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 450 $635.63 (tax incl)
•Memorial Cards 500 $678.00 (tax incl)
HST is in addition to all prices shown unless otherwise specified