Product Information

Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home, Inc.
55 Westminster Street
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
General Price List
Effective May 1, 2015
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.

1. Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff  $2,320.00
Our fee for the basic services of funeral director and staff include conducting the arrangement conference, planning the funeral, obtaining necessary permits, and placing obituary notices. This fee for our basic services and overhead 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.)

2. Embalming $325.00
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 direct cremation or immediate burial.

3. Other Preparation of the Body
a. Preparation for burial or cremation of unembalmed remains$100.00
b. Hairdressing$35.00
c. Refrigeration of unembalmed remains, not to exceed 48 hrs$75.00

4. Additional Services and Facilities
a. Facilities & staff for 2 hour visitation $300.00
b. Facilities & staff for 2 hour private viewing$300.00
c. Facilities &staff for memorial service in the funeral home$175.00
d. Facilities & staff for funeral ceremony in the funeral home$300.00
e. Staff for a memorial service in a church or other facility$175.00
f. Staff & equipment for a funeral ceremony in a church or other facility$300.00
g. Staff & equipment for a graveside funeral ceremony$175.00
h. Staff & equipment for installation of Government Marker$50.00

5. Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home $300.00

6. Automotive Equipment 
a. Hearse $150.00
b. Bearer/Flower Car $75.00
c. Limousine $

7. Caskets$855.00 - $10,176.00
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home

8. Outer Burial Containers$972.00 - $3,250.00
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral
home.

9. Urns$99.00 - $
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral
home.

10. Clothing or Other Merchandise $_____

11. Forwarding Remains to another Funeral Home $915.00 
This charge includes removal of remains, basic services of staff, embalming, necessary authorizations, and local transportation to carrier. This charge does not include any rites or ceremonies.

12. Receiving Remains from another Funeral Home $550.00
This charge includes basic services of staff, removal of remains (within 25 miles), and transportation of remains to the cemetery or crematory. This charge does not include any rites or ceremonies.

13. Immediate Burial$1,570.00
This charge includes removal of remains, local transportation to cemetery, and basic services of the staff. This charge does not include any rites or ceremonies.
a. Immediate burial with casket provided by purchaser$1,570.00
b. Immediate burial with casket selected from our funeral home, plus the cost of the casket$1.570.00

14. Cremations$1495.00-$2,520.00
This charge includes removal of remains, cremation, local transportation to crematory, and basic services of staff. These charges do not include any rites or ceremonies. 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 selected hardwood, fiberboard, and cardboard. 
a. Direct cremation with container provided by purchaser$1,495.00
b. Direct cremation with alternative container. $1,595.00
c. Cremation with services$2,520.00
This charge includes obituary preparation, arranging for clergy, arranging for graves, a register book, and thank you cards.

15. Body Donation to Medical School or Facility $725.00
This charge includes removal of remains, local transportation to the facility, and basic services of the staff. This charge does not include any rites or ceremonies.

16. Cash Advance Items - To Be Paid Prior to Service
These are services that are paid for when the service is rendered i.e. opening/closing grave, newspaper notices, clergy offerings, copies of death certificate, etc.

17. Our basic service charge includes a $6.00 fee that will be sent to the State of Vermont and set aside for the protection of funeral service customers.

18. Funds may be available for final disposition through the Vermont Department of PATH, General Assistance Program, for persons who qualify.

19. The funeral industry is governed by laws defining professional conduct. Consumers who have inquiries or wish to obtain a form to register a complaint may do so by calling 802/828-2367 or by writing the Secretary of State at 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-1106