Additional Services

Additional Service Options and Other Charges for 2017

Please Note: These fees were set January 1st, 2017 and will, barring increases by suppliers and unforeseen circumstances, be effective until December 31, 2017.

Certificate of Death or Certified copy  $20 
Provincial Death Certificate, each  $27 

Cremation Casket up to 250 lbs is included in the base fee
Cremation casket between 250 to 450 lbs   $288
Cremation charges:  starting at   $580 (cremains returned in cardboard container)
CARE Funeral Sevices‘s fee for witness cremation   $200
Embalming and dressing (may not be mandatory)   $500
Preparation and dressing of the deceased   $300
Preparation and dressing of the deceased after autopsy,   $500
Surgically remove pacemaker    $95
Ship Outs, vary by destination    >call for quote
Visitation, prayers or viewing for 2 hours Mon-Fri 9-5    $250
Visitation, prayers or viewing for 2 hours evenings, weekends & holidays  $400
Caskets in stock or by catalogue from    $680
Urns in stock or by catalogue from    $40 
Transportation beyond a 30 km radius of Victoria City Hall:    $1.60 per km, plus ferry and ancillary costs
Obituary notice fees:    varies according to newspaper
Assistance with composition and submission of obituary notice:  included in Options B, C and D & $50 when added to Option A

Stationery:  (call for prices)
A) Memorial Books, vary from wood to zerlox
B) Memorial Cards, black & white or full color, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 or 8 1/2 x 11
C) Prayer Cards, come laminated or unlaminated
D) Acknowledgement Cards, come in various packages

Donation to church or chapel (varies)
Honorarium to clergy    up to $350
Honorarium to organist    up to $200
Verger    $100 when applicable
Reception facilities & staff    $300
Tea/coffee/cookies/tea biscuits    $6.00 per person
Deluxe service: add sandwiches and dessert bars    $12.00 per person
Call for prices on other options
Delivery of urn or documents    min $75
Scattering of ashes at CARE Funeral Sevices‘s discretion    $75
Flowers    price varies
BPCPA administrative fee for each death registered in the Province    $30.00
Taxes where applicable, currently GST @ 5%