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Options & Fees

Option A – Simple Disposition

Please note: Fees include any or all of the services mentioned below

  • Includes: one man removal * of the deceased from the hospital morgue Monday thru Friday to CARE Funeral for 48 hours as required by law prior to disposition,
  • initial consultation with executor or next-of-kin at your home or our office
  • and completion of necessary documents with Vital Statistics (registration of death);
  • transportation of the deceased to the crematorium in a cremation casket ( to a maximum of 200 lbs )
  • Fees include any or all of the above-mentioned services and are an included component of options B, C & D
  • A complimentary listing on our website’s obituary page
  • to view the full list of services included click here

BASE FEE:  $1,150

DISCOUNTED FEE:  $1,000

Two man immediate removal (e.g. from a house, rest home, etc.):  add $300

Transportation beyond a 30 km radius of Victoria City Hall:  $1.60 per km, + ferry & ancillary costs

Option B – Memorial Service

Includes Option A – Simple Cremation PLUS:

  • a religious or secular service without the body present
  • use of chapel and staff
  • assistance with composition and submission of obituary notice
  • to view the full list of services included click here

BASE FEE: $1550

DISCOUNTED FEE: $1400

Two man immediate removal (e.g. from a house, rest home, etc.): add $300

Transportation beyond a 30 km radius of Victoria City Hall: $1.60 per km, + ferry & ancillary costs

Option C – Graveside Service

Includes Option A – Simple Cremation PLUS:

  • A graveside service at cemetery of choice
  • use of Funeral Coach and staff assistance with composition and submission of obituary notice
  • to view the full list of services included click here

BASE FEE: $1700

DISCOUNTED FEE: $1550

Two man immediate removal (e.g. from a house, rest home, etc.): add $300

Transportation beyond a 30 km radius of Victoria City Hall: $1.60 per km, + ferry & ancillary costs

Option D – Funeral Service

Includes Option A – Simple Cremation & Option C – Graveside Service PLUS:

  • a religious or secular service
  • use of chapel and staff, with the deceased present (closed casket)
  • use of Funeral Coach and staff
  • to view the full list of services included click here

BASE FEE: $1950

DISCOUNTED FEE: $1800

Two man immediate removal (e.g. from a house, rest home, etc.): add $300

Transportation beyond a 30 km radius of Victoria City Hall: $1.60 per km, + ferry & ancillary costs

Additional Service Options and Other Charges for 2023

Please Note:

These fees were set on February 2, 2024, and will, barring increases by suppliers and unforeseen circumstances, be effective until December 31, 2024.
Additional Services Charges
Provincial Death Certificate, each $27
Certified copy of Provincial Death Certificate, each $20
Cremation Casket up to 200 lbs is included in the base fee Included in base fee
Cremation casket between 200 to 300 lbs $145
Cremation casket between 300 to 450 lbs $288
Cremation charges: Starting at $720
(cremains returned in cardboard container)
Care Funeral‘s fee for witness cremation $200
Embalming and dressing (may not be mandatory) $600
Preparation and dressing of the deceased $400
Preparation and dressing of the deceased following autopsy add $300
Surgically remove pacemaker $100
Ship Outs, vary by destination Call for quote
Visitation, prayers or viewing for 1 hour Mon-Fri 9-5 $150
Visitation, prayers or viewing evenings, weekends & holiday add $400
Caskets in stock or by catalogue from $820
Urns in stock or by catalogue from $45
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 & $75 when added to Option A

Stationery:

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

Call for prices
Donation to church or chapel Varies
Honorarium to clergy up to $400
Honorarium to organist up to $200
Verger $100 when applicable
Reception facilities & staff $400
Tea/coffee/cookies/tea biscuits $15.00 per person
Deluxe service: add sandwiches and dessert bar (Call for prices on other options) $12.00 per person
Delivery of urn or documents $100 minimum
Scattering of ashes at Care Funeral‘s discretion $100
Flowers Price varies
Unlisted miscellaneous services – hourly $120.00
BPCPA administrative fee for each death registered in the Province $40.00
Taxes where applicable 5% GST

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