General Price List

These prices are effective as of May 29, 2015, and are subject to change without notice

State License No. FD-1673


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 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.

Prior to drafting any contract for goods or services, the responsible party or the decedent’s survivor who is handling the funeral arrangements is entitled to receive a copy of any preneed agreement in the possession of the funeral establishment that has been signed and paid for, in full or in part, by or on behalf of the decedent.

“For More Information of Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Matters, contact: Department of Consumer Affairs, 

Cemetery and Funeral Bureau, 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite S-208, Sacramento, CA  95834  (916) 574-7870”


Itemized Service Offerings


Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff...................................................................................................................................................................................................$2100

Our fee for the basic services of funeral director and staff includes, but is not limited to:  staff to respond to initial request service; arrangement conference with family and responsible parties, planning the funeral; preparation and filing of necessary authorizations and permits; recording vital statistics; preparation and placement of obituary notice; and coordination with those providing other portions of the funeral, e.g., cemetery, crematory, vault companies and others as required.  Also included in this charge are overhead expenses, such as facility maintenance, equipment, furnishings, inventory costs, governmental compliance, record keeping, secretarial and administrative expenses.  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 cremations, immediate burials and forwarding or receiving remains) additional staff services required is detailed for each level of service.

Preparation of the Body

Professional Embalming....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$700

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 or entombment.  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 direct cremation or immediate burial.  California law requires written or verbal permission to embalm.  Note:  If embalming is not wanted or requested within 24 hours after death, refrigeration is required.


Modified Preparation.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$300

This preparation includes topical sanitary disinfecting of human remains.  It includes closing of the eyes & mouth of the deceased.  This type of preparation is intended only for identification viewing.  (Immediate family member or authorized agent only) this is NOT AVAILABLE when an autopsy has been performed or when contagious disease is present.

Dressing, Casketing and Cosmetology..............................................................................................................................................................................................................$250

Bathing and Handling........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$100

Restoration and/or special cosmetology............................................................................................................................................................................................................$275

Special care of autopsied cases .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................$300

Temporary preservation (Refrigeration; additional $50.00/day after 3rd day) ..................................................................................................................................................$150

(California Law requires refrigeration of an unembalmed body after 24 hours)

Temporary Storage (Envaultment)...........(additional 50.00/day after 3rd month)..............................................................................................................................................$500


Use of Facilities and Staff:   (Visitation Hours are Mon-Sunday 6:00pm - 8:00pm)


Use of Facilities and Staff for visitation (per day).  Our services include set-up of visitation area, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, supervision of and attendance during the visitation.$400

Wake Service or Rosary (when followed by second traditional service)............................................................................................................................................................$425

Use of Facilities and/or Staff on a Saturday, Sunday/ holiday, add an additional..............................................................................................................................................$500

Funeral Services and Staff in our chapel or other facility...................................................................................................................................................................................$475

(Includes coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of funeral, equipment, transportation and display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with funeral ceremony)


Memorial Services and Staff in our chapel or other facility (with/without remains present)......................................................................................................................….......$450

(Includes coordinating the memorial service arrangements, supervision of the memorial service, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with the service)


Services for graveside with Staff and Equipment...............................................................................................................................................................................................$400  

(Includes accompaniment of remains to cemetery, supervision of graveside service, display of floral arrangements and staff to assist with service) 

Services for committal of cremated remains.......................................................................................................................................................................................................$100

Services of staff for direct burial only (no visitors present).................................................................................................................................................................................$150

Service arrangements and coordination of events at a National Cemetery (transportation is additional)...........................................................................................................$150

Staff time for delivery to a National Cemetery (human remains or cremated remains).......................................................................................................................................$175


Transportation 

Transfer of deceased from place of death to funeral home (within 30 mile radius)............................................................................................................................................$350

(Outside of San Diego County, add $4.50 per mile one way)

Second attendant if needed for home removals................................................................................................................................................................................................$150

Casket Coach to local place of interment .........................................................................................................................................................................................................$350

Out-of-town cemetery........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$700

Service/Utility vehicle/flower car (within 30 mile radius).................................................................................................................................................................................... $185

Transfer to/or from San Diego Airport...............................................................................................................................................................................................................$250

Transfer to/or from Los Angeles Airport............................................................................................................................................................................................................$550


Merchandise: 

Adult Caskets................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$1,100 to $14,000

Children Caskets...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$250 

Rental Casket and Liner....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$750

Oversize Rental Casket and Liner……....................................................................................................................……………………………………………………………………$950

Alternative Container.........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$100

Air tray ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$175

Ziegler Protective Shipping Case.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................$550

Combination Air tray & Shipping Container........................................................................................................................................................................................................$250

Cremation Urns.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$100 to $500

(A complete price list will be provided at our mortuary)


Services Related Merchandise

Register Book........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................$65 - $149

Acknowledgement Card (per box of 25)..............................................................................................................................................................................................................$40

Programs (photos, verses or custom graphics extra).........................................................................(per 90)..................................................................................................$225

Memorial Folders or Prayer cards (first 100).................................................................................................................................................................................................... $115

(Each additional 50 add $20.00, Photos, verses, or custom graphics extra)

Crucifix.............................................................................................................................................$ 35 to $60

Pallbearer Gloves..........................................................................................................................................$50

Floral Arrangements (Will be billed to family at our cost) - Arrangement requested____________________



Cash Advanced on Behalf of the Buyer: (Certain charges may be estimated)

Newspaper notices (Will be billed to family at cost)  San Diego Union ______  Voice & Viewpoint ______

Certified copies of death certificate - Number requested _________ @ $21.00     each...... Total_________

Burial Permit ………………………………...............................................................................................$ 12

Foreign Consulate Fee ................................................................................................................................$250

Clergy Honorarium - San Diego County area suggested ................................................................$150 - $450

Organist or Soloist - San Diego County area suggested ..................................................................$100 - $200

Family Cars (Four Door Sedans) ................................................................................................................$195

Limousine.........................(Over 3 hours - $50 per quarter hour)................................................................$500

Escorts................................(Recommend one motorcycle for every 10 vehicles)......................................$195 

Scattering of Cremated Remains at Sea......................................................................................................$150

Shipping of Cremated Remains (via U.S. Mail)..........................................................................................$100


Other Use of Facilities - Services – Equipment


Estate Handling or Insurance Assignments...........................................................................................$ 400


Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home..............................................................................$1800

This charge includes removal of remains, minimum services of staff, necessary authorizations, embalming, use of preparation room and local transportation (excluding shipping charges and shipping container).  This charge does not include use of facilities and staff for visitation or ceremonies.


Receiving Remains from another Funeral Home................................................................................ $1300

This charge includes minimum services of staff, transportation from San Diego Airport, and transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory.  This charge does not include visitation or ceremonies.


Burial Service Packages

Complete Traditional Funeral Service...........…....................................................................................$4200

This is a personalized service with the body present.  It is held at a local facility of your choice.  Final committal would take place at a local cemetery.  Our charge includes:  minimum services of funeral director and staff, local transportation from place of death to Bishop Mortuary, obtaining/filing death certificate/permit, embalming, disinfecting, dressing, other preparation, casketing, memorial book, pallbearer gloves, staff and facilities for 1-day viewing, staff for direction and coordination of church services, transfer of floral arrangement (service vehicle) to local cemetery, hearse to local cemetery.  Cost of casket not included.


Complete Cremation Service...........…...................................................................................................$3050

This is a personalized service with the body present.  It is held at a local facility of your choice.  Our charge includes:  minimum services of funeral director and staff, local transportation from place of death to Bishop Mortuary, obtaining/filing death certificate/permit, embalming, disinfecting, dressing, other preparation, casketing, staff for direction and coordination of church services, transfer of floral arrangement (service vehicle) to local facility, hearse, cremation process and cremains returned in temporary plastic container.  Cost of rental casket not included. Cost of oversized cremation fee not included for individuals 300 lbs and above


Graveside Service With Viewing............................................................................................................$2995

This is a service held at burial site.  Our charge includes:  minimum services of funeral director and staff, local transportation from place of death to Bishop Mortuary, obtaining/filing death certificate/permit, embalming, disinfecting, dressing, other preparation, casketing, memorial book, staff and facilities for 1-day viewing, staff for direction and coordination of services at graveside; transfer of floral arrangement to local cemetery, hearse to local cemetery.  Cost of casket not included.


Immediate Burial.....................................................................................................................................$1950

Our charges includes transportation from place of death to Bishop Mortuary, temporary preservation (refrigeration) of the body, a proportionate amount of the basic services of funeral director and staff, transportation to cemetery (this service is without any rites or ceremonies at the funeral home, graveside or elsewhere) Cost of casket not included.


Burial Service Packages….cont.


Islamic Janazah Service………………………......................................................................................$1550 

This is a service held at burial site.  Our charges includes transportation from place of death to Bishop Mortuary (within a 30 mile radius, additional distance will be charged at the at need rate per mile), temporary preservation (refrigeration) of the body, a proportionate amount of the basic services of funeral director and staff, obtaining/filing death certificate/permit, use of preparation room for the washing of the body, staff and use of chapel facilities for 1-day, staff for direction and coordination of services at graveside, transportation (hearse) to cemetery.


Direct Cremations

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, pressed-wood or composition materials or like materials (with or without an outside covering).

Our charge for direct cremation includes (without ceremony) transportation of remains to our facilities, a proportionate amount of the basic services of funeral director and staff, temporary preservation (refrigeration) of the body, transportation to crematory and cremation fee.


Direct Cremation with Alternative Container (Cardboard)......................................................................$1500

Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser (all such container must meet any applicable state or crematory requirements)............................................................................................................................$1785

Direct Cremation with casket purchased from our funeral home (in addition to cost of casket).............$1785

PLEASE NOTE:

 We expect payment to be made in cash,

 money order, credit card, debit card or cashier’s check.


Arrangements for payment of the bill must be completed

 Forty eight (48) hours prior to the scheduled service.


Signature __________________________________


The survivor of the deceased who is handling the funeral  arrangements, or the responsible party, is entitled to receive  prior to the drafting of any contract, a copy of any agreement  that has been signed and paid for, in full  or in part by or on behalf of the deceased and that is in the possession  of the funeral establishment.


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