Information Regarding Funeral Home Services
INCLUDED IN OUR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Staff available 24 hours daily to respond to the initial request for services; conference with the family or its representative to determine desired services and to obtain vital statistic information for required documents; sheltering of remains for up to four days, coordinating the desired funeral service plans with: clergy, cemetery, crematory, and/or other third parties; preparation and filing of all necessary notices, authorizations, and permits with governmental agencies; follow up attention to related details of the service.
In addition this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs such as: compliance with infectious waste management regulations and employee safety regulations mandated by governmental agencies; general administration and record keeping.
·Filing the death certificate with the appropriate office of the state where the death occurs
·Prepare and submit obituary to all requested publications
·Social Security notification of death
·Notification to Personnel Department for Civil Service Employees/Retirees
·Listing on funeral home website with opportunities to leave condolences and light a memory candle.
·Listing on Harkins Funeral Home Facebook page with ability to share onto an individual’s Facebook page
·Coordinate out of town/state deaths and services whether transporting to our funeral home OR from our location. (transportation costs apply)
**Possible Additional Charges-
· Pennsylvania County Coroner Fee
·Certified copies of the death certificate (state fees apply)
· Additional visitation/service time per hour
·Cemetery/columbarium– opening & closing,
transportation, vehicles and staff
·Outside local area transportation (25 miles)
·Acute personal care
· Honor guard gratuity
·Harkins Custom Remembrance Printing options
·Cremation merchandise including urns, keepsakes and jewelry
· Weekend/holiday charges