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We know that, in today’s economy, it’s imperative that you know what options are available to you so that you can discuss the merits of each in the privacy of your home. Naturally we’re always here to answer your questions. Feel free to call us anytime to explore the variety of ways you can care for both your loved one’s memory and their physical remains.


Jay B. Smith Maplewood Chapel                            Jay B. Smith Fenton Chapel
           7456 Manchester                                          777 Oakwood Dr. (at 141)
         Maplewood, MO  63143                                      Fenton, MO  63026 
314-781-1115 Fax 314-781-4779                     636-343-0400 Fax 636-343-6803

             Web Page: www.jaybsmith.com        E-mail:  jhardy@jaybsmith.com

                                               GENERAL PRICE LIST

These prices are effective as of June 1,2013 but are 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 funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead.  If legal of 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.

BASIC SERVICE CHARGE FOR MINIMUM AND OVERHEAD 
SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF:                                                $1850.00

This fee for our basic services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation, immediate burials and forwarding or receiving remains.)

EMBALMING:                                                                                                        $525.00               

(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 a direct cremation or immediate burial.)

Other Preparation:

Dressing, casketing and cosmetology:                                                                      $295.00
Refrigeration: (per day)                                                                                            $65.00 
Un-embalmed, sanitizing, dressing and casketing                                                       $195.00
Autopsied Cases (additional)                                                                                      95.00                 

AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT: ($l.75 per mile additional charge over 25 mile radius) 

First Call Car (Transfer of remains to mortuary)                                                        $355.00
Motorcycle Escort (2 Escorts)                                                                                  $350.00
Hearse                                                                                                                  $295.00
Additional Motorcycles, each                                                                                   $150.00
Limousine                                                                                                              $295.00
Floral Service/Utility Vehicle                                                                                    $200.00

USE OF FACILITIES AND STAFF:

Visitation, Viewing, Memorial Gathering/Ceremony at Jay B. Smith Funeral Home        $700.00
Director Supervised Funeral Service Ceremony at Jay B. Smith Funeral Home             $525.00
Visitation, Viewing, Memorial Gathering; per hour, (Funeral Home, Church, etc.)         $175.00
Director Supervised Graveside Service/Memorial Ceremony at another location           $525.00

MERCHANDISE:

Caskets:                                                                                             $425.00 to $7350.00 
Clothing:                                                                                                 $10.00 to $300.00
Grave Markers:                                                                                      $25.00 to $5000.00
Outer Burial Containers:                                                                   $865.00 to $16105.00  Urns:                                                                                                     $75.00 to $1500.00
Other Merchandise and Services:                                                                $7.50 to $500.00
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home).

FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME:                             $2275.00
Transfer of remains, embalming and professional care, minimum services of staff and facilities.shipping air/combo container or air tray for casket selected, and auto equipment to point of transportation. This charge does not include any shipping costs, a viewing or funeral ceremony. 

RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME:                                   $2500.00
Transfer of remains, housing of remains, minimum services of staff and facilities and transfer to cemetery or crematory. This charge does not include a viewing, funeral ceremony or merchandise.

DONATION OF REMAINS TO MEDICAL SCHOOL:                                                $1205.00
Transfer of remains, minimum services of staff and facilities. This charge does not include any ceremony or merchandise.            



IMMEDIATE BURIAL:
 (available from)                                           $1500.00 to $8850.00

Transfer of remains, housing of remains, minimum services of staff and facilities, transfer to cemetery.  Embalming is not included, but may be required in certain cases.  These charges do not include any charges made by the cemetery, a viewing, funeral ceremony or any merchandise, such as an outer burial container if required by the cemetery, unless selected.

Immediate Burial (casket provided by purchaser)                                                     $1500.00
Immediate Burial (with minimum casket)                                                                 $1925.00
Immediate Burial (with casket from our funeral home plus cost of the casket)           $1500.00


DIRECT CREMATION:
 (including cremation charge)                     $1750.00 to $5290.00

Transfer of remains, housing of remains, minimum services of staff and facilities, transfer to crematory and cremation fee of $250.00.  Embalming is not included, but may be required in certain cases. 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).  The containers we provide are: a selection of alternative containers and cremation caskets made of wood or made of fiberboard or other composite materials. 

Direct Cremation (container provided by purchaser)                                                 $1750.00
Direct Cremation (with alternative container)                                                           $1925.00
Direct Cremation (with casket from our funeral home plus cost of the casket)            $1750.00

                                   CREMATION SERVICE PACKAGE OFFERINGS:

CREMATION CASKET PACKAGE:                               $6260.00, $6440.00 and $7215.00  

This unique package is for a full service cremation with special cremation products.  It includes the choice of the 3 different Cremation Caskets, a select choice of Urns and Life Symbols Plaque (choice of Life Symbol):

Full services of the funeral director and staff
Embalming and other preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation 
Services next day either at our chapel or at another facility
First call car to funeral home 
Crematory fee of 
Life  Symbols Plaque 
Personalized folders 
Register book 
Memorial donation cards
Standard acknowledgment cards

DISPLAY CASKET CREMATION PACKAGE:                                                           $5660.00

This package is for a full service cremation. It is considered to be a funeral industry standard and is what many families select.  It includes the Solid Oak display casket with insert and includes a select choice of Urns, and the following services:

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for visitation (Same Day) 
Services either at our chapel or at another facility            
First call car to funeral home 
Crematory fee of 
Personalized folders 
Register book 
Memorial donation cards
Standard acknowledgment cards 

CELEBRATE LIFE PRIVATE VIEWING CREMATION PACKAGE:                            $3515.00

This package includes the same services as the Basic Memorial Cremation Package, but also includes a 1 hour private family viewing, before the cremation, using the Harmony minimum casket. Includes a select choice of Urns, and the following services:

Full services of the funeral director and staff
Required preparation of the body, 
No embalming 
Use of the facilities for memorial service Services either at our chapel, at another facility, a mausoleum or the graveside  
First call car to funeral home Hearse to our crematory
Crematory fee of 
Personalized folders  
Register book 
Memorial donation cards 
Standard acknowledgment cards 

BASIC MEMORIAL CREMATION PACKAGE:                                                          $2995.00

This economical package is for cremation with a memorial service and a select choice of Urns, it includes:

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Required preparation of the body, No embalming 
Use of the facilities for memorial service 
Services either at our chapel, at another facility, a mausoleum or the graveside  
First call car to funeral home 
Hearse to our crematory  
Cremation tray/casket, required by most crematories
Crematory fee of 
Personalized folders    
Register book              
Memorial donation cards              
Standard acknowledgment cards

DIRECT CREMATION PACKAGE                                                                            $1750.00

This package is for a direct cremation with no services, it includes a temporary/scattering urn and:

First call car to funeral home 
Hearse to our crematory  
Cremation tray/casket, required by most crematories
Required preparation of the body, No embalming
Required paperwork 
Crematory fee


The above packages include the Cremation fee but not any other cash advance items.

                                OTHER MEMORIAL SERVICE PACKAGES:

DONATION TO MEDICAL SCHOOL with MEMORIAL PACKAGE:                          $2445.00

This economical package is for a medical school donation with a memorial service, it includes:

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Required preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for memorial service 
Services either at our chapel or at another facility
First call car to funeral home 
Hearse to medical school                

IMMEDIATE BURIAL with MEMORIAL PACKAGE:                                                $2695.00

This economical package is for an immediate burial with a graveside service or memorial service, it includes:

Harmony Casket required by most Cemeteries
No Embalming
Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Required preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for memorial service 
Services either at our chapel, at another facility, a mausoleum or the graveside  
First call car to funeral home 
Hearse to Cemetery        

These 2 above packages do not include cash advance items
 
                            
                               BURIAL SERVICE PACKAGE OFFERINGS

PERSONALIZED CORNERS FULL SERVICE PACKAGE: (Disc. $1950.00)           $11000.00

This package contains traditional services and many unique products and services that are available through our funeral home. It includes:

Batesville Line of Personalized Corner Caskets 
Wilbert Stainless Steel Vault at Venetian Price

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation 
Services the next day either at our chapel or at another facility  
First call car to funeral home
Hearse to cemetery 
Flower transfer to cemetery
Memorial Donation cards
Also included are:
Procession lead/clergy car or Motor Cycle Escort  
Deluxe Register Book Package 
Limousine 
Deluxe Carrying Bag
Pallbearer Boutonnieres 
Personalized Memorial Folders with Photo
Matching Acknowledgement Cards
Life Symbols Corner Plaque
Video Photo DVD Montage Tribute 

SELECT CASKET LINE FULL SERVICE PACKAGE: (Discounted $1070.00)        $9075.00

This package includes a large selection of uniquely beautiful and truly dignified caskets along with the compassionate complete full services of the Jay B. Smith Funeral Home and Staff.  It includes:   

A Choice Selection of 18 Gauge Steel and Hardwood Caskets Wilbert Venetian Vault at Continental Price

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation 
Services the next day either at our chapel or at another facility  
First call car to funeral home
Hearse to cemetery 
Procession lead/clergy car
Flower transfer to cemetery  
Memorial donation cards

Also included are:
Limousine 
Deluxe Register Book Package 
Matching Acknowledgment Cards
Pallbearer Boutonnieres 
Video Photo DVD Montage Tribute 
Personalized Memorial Folders with Photo    

HARTLEY “DESIGNER” FULL SERVICE PACKAGE: (Discounted $815.00)          $8245.00

Package has the complete full services of the Jay B. Smith Funeral Home and Staff. You can personally design this casket with many choices of colors, corner decals and matching casket head panels.  It includes:  

Versatile Design Your Own 20 Gauge Steel Casket            
Wilbert Continental Vault at Monticello Price

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation 
Services the next day either at our chapel or at another facility  
First call car to funeral home
Hearse to cemetery Procession lead/clergy car
Flower transfer to cemetery  
Memorial donation cards
Also included are: 
Limousine 
Deluxe Register Book   
Video Photo DVD Montage Tribute 
Memorial Folders

BRADBURY FULL SERVICE PACKAGE: (Discounted $710.00)                            $7580.00

This package is considered to be a funeral industry standard and is what most families select.  It includes:

Bradbury 20 Gauge Steel Casket (Choice of 5 Colors)
Wilbert Monticello Vault at Monarch Price

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation 
Services the next day either at our chapel or at another facility  
First call car to funeral home
Hearse to cemetery  
Procession lead/clergy car
Flower transfer to cemetery  
Memorial donation cards
Also included are:
Limousine 295
Deluxe Register Book 
Memorial Folders 
Acknowledgment Cards

APOLLO FULL SERVICE PACKAGE: (Discounted $490.00)                                 $6975.00

This economical package is dignified and practical.  It includes:

Apollo 20 Gauge Steel Casket (Choice of 5 Colors) 
Wilbert Monarch Vault at Concrete Graveliner Price


Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body  
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation
Services the next day either at our chapel or at another facility  
First call car to funeral home
Hearse to cemetery 
Procession lead/clergy car
Flower transfer to cemetery  
Memorial donation cards
Also included are:   
Limousine 
Standard Register Book 
Memorial Folders    
Acknowledgment Cards

BASIC TRADITIONAL FULL SERVICE PACKAGE: (Disc. $390 from $4935)        $4545.00

This package contains services only; the family selects merchandise and addition services to fit their needs.  It includes:

Full services of the funeral director and staff                    
Embalming and other preparation of the body 
Use of the facilities for one evening visitation 
Services the next day either at our chapel or at another facility   
First call car to funeral home           
Hearse to cemetery      
Procession lead/clergy car or Limo
Flower transfer to cemetery  
Personalized Memorial Folders 
Register book 
Memorial donation cards
Standard acknowledgment cards

                         All the above packages do not include cash advance items.