Funeral Price List
Dooley Funeral Service, Inc.
Dooley Colonial Funeral Home
556 Westfield Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090
John L. Dooley, Manager NJ Lic. No. 4100
General Price List
These prices are effective as of January 1, 2018. The goods and services shown below are those we can provide 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 costs. If legal or 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.
If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment please feel free to contact us
Category 1 - Professional Service
Basic Services of Funeral Director Staff $2200.00
This fee for our basic services and overhead costs will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, forwarding or receiving remains and other funeral packages.) This fee is for basic services and costs that are common to all funerals. Included in this fee, but not limited to these services, are: Staff response to the initial request for our services; Conduct of a conference on the funeral arrangements; Collection of biographical and statistical information; Examination of financial settlement options; Processing by office and staff of death certificates, state permits and authorizations; Coordinating plans with cemetery/crematory and other parties involved with the funeral; Preparing any obituary and or death notices that may be requested; Retaining and caring for the body prior to the start of the funeral; Overhead costs relative to our facility and operations.
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. If you choose to have an embalming performed, the decedent may be embalmed at a location other than this registered mortuary.
Unautopsied body $1200.00
Autopsied body $1600.00
No human remains may remain unburied or uncremated in New Jersey for more than 48 hours unless embalmed or refrigerated. (N.J.A.C. 8:9-1.1)
Other Preparation of the Body
Dressing, cosmetizing and all procedures necessary to viewing $500.00
Sanitary Care (if needed in absence of embalming) $650.00
Repositioning & Recosmetizing $175.00
Restoration per hour $200.00
Category 2 – Other Staff and Related Facilities
Use of facilities, staff and equipment for viewing or visitation (per hour) $350.00
Use of facilities, staff and equipment for funeral ceremony (per hour) $375.00
Use of facilities, staff and equipment for memorial service (per hour) $400.00
Use of equipment and staff for graveside service at local cemetery $375.00
Sheltering of remains at the funeral home (per day)
(This fee is for sheltering longer than the time of a typical funeral) $40.00
Special services of funeral director (per hour) $200.00
Funeral Service off premises $775.00
Category 3 – Transportation
Transfer of remains to funeral home inside Union County $495.00
Additional charge for removal from private residence $100.00
Errand Car $100.00
Hearse, inside Union County $500.00
Limousine, inside Union County $480.00
Flower Car, inside Union County $480.00
Flower disposal $75.00
Additional charges for transportation outside of the local area will be discussed and explained at the time that the arrangements are made for the funeral.
Category 4 - Merchandise
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home. All caskets in the showroom are marked with their price.
Caskets range in price from $890.00 to $6000.00
Personalized embroidery available in most caskets $100.00 to $250.00
Outer Burial Containers
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home. We provide models of the available concrete containers and vaults. Wooden and metal outer burial containers are also available.
Outer burial containers range in price from $400.00 to $6000.00
Cremation urns range in price from $45.00 to $800.00
Register Book $40.00
Memorial Prayer Cards or Folders, first 100 $90.00
Additional 50, when ordered at the same time $45.00
Lamination, per 100 $90.00
Acknowledgement Cards, per box $50.00
Crucifix or Cross $40.00
Burial Clothing (A variety of dresses are available) $175.00 and up
Undergarments, per set $40.00
Memorial Video up to 100 photos $125.00
Additional photos $1.00 per photo up to 200 photos
Forwarding of remains to another funeral home
This charge includes removal of remains from an Union County Hospital and basic services of funeral director and staff $2300.00
This charge does not include a casket or the use of facilitities and staff for any visitation or ceremony. Forwarding of remains may also require embalming and transportation by road or air. Air carriers require the use of a shipping container.
Receiving of remains from another funeral home
This charge includes the basic services of the funeral director and staff and transportation to a local cemetery $2300.00
This charge does not include transferring the remains from an airport or other source; charges od a common carrier; use of facilities and equipment for visitation or ceremonies; or any merchandise.
Immediate burial ($2550.00 to $3595.00)
This price covers the basic services of the funeral director and staff; removal from an Union County hospital and transportation to an Union County cemetery.
Immediate burial with container provided by purchaser $2550.00
Immediate burial with casket selected $2550.00 plus cost of casket
Immediate burial with alternative wooden container $3595.00
This charge does not include sanitary care or embalming of the remains; use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremonies; any cemetery charges; any required outer burial container; or any cash disbursements.
Direct Cremation ($2550.00-$2800.00)
This price includes the basic services of the funeral director and staff; removal from a Union County hospital and transportation to a Union County crematory. 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 made of cardboard.
Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser $2550.00
Direct cremation with alternative cardboard container $2800.00
Direct cremation with casket (price of casket not included) $2550.00
The above packages do not include any sanitary care or embalming; the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremonies; any crematory charges; or any cash disbursements.
Dressing, Casketing & Cosmetics
One Day (4 hrs)
Morning of (1 hr)
Removal within Union County
Hearse within Union County
Limousine within Union County
If you would like a copy of our Funeral Price List, please contact us and we would be happy to make arrangements with you.