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Direct Disposition


Co-ordinating activities, rites, ceremonies

  • Professional consultation with licensed personnel, including, but not limited to, expert advice on options to meet your needs
  • Co-ordination of all activities, rites and ceremonies, before, during and after they have been provided, including services and supplies provided by us, as well as those provided by third party suppliers, such as flowers and death notices.


Documentation – permits, forms, etc

  • Completion and filing of all documents necessary to carry out the services and supplies requested, including, but not limited to, death registration, burial permit, coroner’s certificate for cremation, documentation necessary to ship the body out of the country
  • Provision of Proofs of Death issued by Blake Funeral Chapel (our proofs of death are usually accepted for most estate settlement purposes, but sometimes a provincial “Death Certificate” will be necessary and is available from the Office of the Registrar General)


Transport remains – initial or additional (within 50 km; additional fees apply beyond 50 km,)

  • Transportation of the remains from one place to another, for example the hospital to the business


Basic preparation of remains (requires Facilities for preparation/embalming/shelter)

  • The preparation of the body for placement into the casket, including bathing, dressing and the setting setting of facial features for identification or viewing without embalming.


Facilities for preparation/embalming/shelter

  • Facilities used to prepare, embalm and shelter the body 


Transport Remains Beyond 50 km

  • Transfers beyond 50 km are charged per kilometer, both ways
  • The transfer cost listed above is not charged in conjunction with this cost


Service Vehicle to Final Disposition

  • Used to transport a body for direct disposition


Itemized Total 



Total does not include merchandise or disbursements.

HST applicable.

*These charges are not included in the package price and are only charged if the transfer exceeds 50 kilometers.

Additional Services and Equipment

Funeral Coach to Cemetery

Transport casket to cemetery


Supervision of Committal Service

Staff to coordinate and supervise committal service


Facilities for Viewing the Deceased

Viewing of the deceased prior to disposition


Out of Town Removals

Over 50 kilometers



Includes sandwiches, pickles, pastries, coffee, tea and juice

Staff to coordinate and oversee the reception included


Use of Reception Facility

Family supplies food
Coffee and tea are supplied
Staff to oversee the reception included


Disbursements are paid at time of need. HST applicable.

All prices are subject to change without notice.

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