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These prices are effective as of May 4, 2022
(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 direct disposition arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reasons in writing on the statement we provide describing the direct disposition goods and services you selected.

Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser  |  $ 905.00
Direct cremation with alternative container  |  $ 955.00
Direct cremation with casket selected from our firm  |  $ 905.00
(in addition to the cost of the cremation container)

Our charge for direct cremation services without ceremony includes local removal, care of remains, transportation to crematory, basic services of staff & authorizations without any attendant rites or ceremonies. If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can choose an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without outside covering). The containers we provide are cardboard, fiberboard, and solid hardwoods.

Alternative containers (Range of prices)  |  $ 50.00 to $ 435.00
Cremation urn vaults (Range of prices)  |  $ 225.00 to $ 725.00
Cremation urns (Range of prices)  |  $ 85.00 to $ 4945.00
Direct Cremation (Range of prices)  |  $ 905.00 to $ 7910.00

Basic Services of Direct Disposer and Staff  | $ 395.00

Our charges include direct disposition counseling, necessary arrangements, recording vital statistics, securing permits, filing and obtaining death certificates and other forms and claims, preparation of necessary notices, and coordination with parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the direct disposition arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation.
Provides for personnel available 24 hours a day/365 days a year to respond to the initial call.
Arrangements conference.
Coordinating plans with crematory, and/or other parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased.
Staff and clerical assistance in the completion of necessary forms associated with direct disposition.

Preparation of the body
(Embalming is not required by Florida State law. Please note that embalming is not part of a direct disposition and Gulf Coast Cremations does not perform these services.)

Refrigeration(It is the policy of our firm to require refrigeration)  |  $ 150.00
Special care of autopsied / organ donor cases (As needed)  |  $ 360.00
Dressing of decedent (Autopsied, organ / tissue donor cases are excluded)  |  $ 160.00
Crematory Fee  |  $ 130.00

Transportation of Remains

Transfer of remains to refrigeration/crematory facility  |  $230.00
(Within a 25-mile radius) Beyond 25 miles add $3.75 per mile.
We add an additional charge of $50.00 to certain cities and then an additional mileage charge thereafter.

Other Services and Merchandise

Filing insurance claims  |  $200.00
(All insurance claims will be filed through Gulf Coast Cremations)
Packaging and mailing of cremated remains (U.S. Only)  |  $200.00
Scattering of cremated remains in the Gulf of Mexico  |  $155.00
(Gulf Coast Cremations will scatter at their discretion)
Scattering w/family present (up to 5 people)  |  $375.00
Arranging for local delivery of cremated remains  |  $100.00
(10 mile radius applies to the above)
Placing of PAID obituary notices in newspaper (per paper)  |  $70.00
(Any charges from the newspaper are in addition to the above)
Placing of FREE obituary notices in newspaper (per paper)  |  $40.00
Temporary container for cremated remains  |  $50.00
Memorial Books  |  $40.00 to $80.00
Memorial Folders (per 50)  |  $80.00
Prayer Cards (per 50)  |  $80.00
Acknowledgement Cards (per 25)  |  $30.00
Memorial Packages (Range of prices)  |  $105.00 to $315.00
Pacemaker Removal Fee  |  $150.00
VA verification  | $125.00
It Medical Examiner’s Fee for Cremation Authorization  |  $35.00
Webcasting | $260.00

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