Other expenses to consider

Other expenses to consider

Place of gathering fee (depending on location, day & duration)$200-$1250
Place of worship fee (church, temple, etc.)$395-$895
Honorarium (clergy/spiritual leader/presider/master of ceremonies)$150-$400
Musician$150-$350
Reception hall (depending on location, day & duration)$150-$650
Caterer – estimate$12-$25/person
Service & disposables for the reception (4 hours / 50 people) – estimate$195+
Guest memorial book & thank-you cards$25-$200
Photo tribute on DVD (30-50 pictures & equipment)$350-$500
Bookmarks or prayer cards (various prices depending on design and quantity)$190+
Opening/closing of cemetery grave/niche for an urn (depending on selected cemetery)$200 +
Opening/closing of cemetery grave or a crypt in a mausoleum for a casket (depending on selected cemetery) – Some cemeteries do not have a lowering device ($250-$350 depending on the location of the cemetery)$525 +
Regular application for a copy of an Act of death from Quebec Civil Status (each)$38.25-$52.50/ea.
Proofs of death from Voluntas (3 included)$5/ea.
Newspaper announcement (with picture/day) – estimate$350-$500
Newspaper announcement (text only without picture/day) – estimate$175-$250
Accelerated request for cremation or a specific date$150
Secure holding facility (refrigerated) (4 days included), thereafter:$25/day
Fee for extra consultation, planning & coordination$75/hr.
Urn plaque or urn engraving – estimate$20+
Engraving name and dates on an existing monument$150+
Liquidator Guide for Estate Settlement Assistance$165
Ordering & preparing documents to travel with cremated remains outside Quebec province$30
Release of butterflies or doves – estimate$200+
Memorabilia (candles, jewellery, etc.)Various prices
50” television rental (including transportation)$200
27” television rental$40
Basic sound system, including iPod & microphone, for small gathering places$50
Sound system, including iPod, sound board & microphone for large gathering places$250+
FlowersVarious prices