General Price List

Direct Cremations Starting at $395.00
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The following funeral service plans are commonly selected by the families we serve. 
Our goal is to  simplify the planning process and consistently offer the best value available in Whatcom, Skagit and Snohomish County.

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The prices contained herein are effective February 1, 2015 and are subject to change without notice. Mt. Baker Cremation Society only provides Direct Cremation services (without embalming, viewing or ceremony) and disposition of the cremated remains. The goods and services identified are only 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 or  other requirements indicate you must purchase 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. 

DIRECT CREMATION ($395.00 – $840.00)
Our charge for direct cremation without any attendant rites or ceremonies includes basic services of funeral director and staff, filing of official documents, transfer of remains to funeral home, refrigeration and transfer of remains to crematory. State and local laws do not require a casket for cremation. If you wish to arrange a direct cremation, you may use an alternate container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The alternative containers we provide are constructed out of cardboard. Packages do not include medical examiner fee of $15.00 or sales tax on merchandise.

A. Direct cremation with alternative container provided by purchaser $395.00

B. Direct cremation with Cardboard Alternative Container $445.00

C. Direct cremation with $50 allowance for selected Alternative Container, $100 allowance for selected urn $545.00

D. Direct cremation with $50 allowance for selected Alternative Container, $100 allowance for selected urn, One hour arrangement/consultation with a licensed Funeral Director, including post cremation conference appointment to receive cremated remains $840.00

BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF
This is the basic charge to each family we serve for our professional expertise in assisting them. It includes, but is not limited to, a proportionate share of the taxes, licenses, utilities and business expenses necessary to serve the public in a professional manner. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations)  $75.00

One hour arrangement/consultation with a licensed Funeral Director, including post cremation conference appointment to receive cremated remains $295.00

OTHER PREPARATION OF THE BODY
Refrigeration Charge ($95 per day after initial 5 days) $295.00
 
FACILITIES, STAFF & EQUIPMENT
Crematory Fee $295.00
Expedited Cremation Fee (within 5 Business Days) $250.00
Cremation Witness Fee $350.00

TRANSPORTATION
Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home/Crematory $95.00
Additional Charge for Transfer of Remains from San Juan Islands, includes 2nd staff person and ferry fees $300.00
Transfer requiring 2nd staff person $100.00
Mileage (Outside 25 Mile Radius) Per Loaded Mile $3.50

MERCHANDISE
Disclaimer of Warranty: The only warranty of the alternative container or any merchandise sold in connection with this service is the express written warranty, if any, granted by the manufacturer. THIS CREMATION SERVICES PROVIDER MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING AN IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND AN IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY MERCHANDISE.

ALTERNATIVE CONTAINERS
(A complete list will be provided prior to your selection)
Cardboard Alternative Container $50.00
Utility Alternative Container $395.00
First Step Alternative Container $495.00
 
URNS
Basic Scattering Urn $98.50
Water Scattering Urn $140.00
Burial Urns $262.50 to $290.50
Basic Bronze Urn $120.50
Basic Wood Urn $130.50
Mother of Pearl Urn $202.50
Delos Urn $242.50
 
MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES
Registered Mailing of Cremated Remains $225.00
Temporary Cremation Container $45.00
Express Mailing of Documents (Domestic one way) $45.00
Courier Service/ Delivery of Urn $70.00
Death Certificate Filing Fee $100.00