Your Choice Of Funeral
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living" Marcus Tulliuis Cicaro
The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose 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 explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods and services you have selected.
General Price List Available
Basic Services of the Funeral Director,
Staff and Overhead
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.). This fee includes the following:
Personnel available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to initial call, conducting arrangements conference, planning the funeral, consulting with and clergy, shelter of remains (refrigeration fee will commence after 7 days), coordinating service plans with cemetery, crematory and other parties involved in the final disposition. Obtaining necessary authorizations and permits. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead cost.
Preparation of the body
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 an immediate burial.
Dressing, cosmetizing, and casketing of human remains, preparation of autopsied remains and donors, sanitary care of unembalmed deceased, restoration, wash room rental for ceremonial bathing, and identification viewing (viewing of unembalmed person for 1 hour, up to 8 people immediate family only and not including sanitation, setting of features, nor dressing of the deceased).
Use Of Facilities
Use of facilities and staff for viewing at Martinez Family Funeral Home
Staff services for funeral services at another facility Staff services at sister chapel (United Methodist Church 30 Kirk Ave, San Jose, CA) For an additional fee, there is a media technician available for a flat rate up to 4 hours. Use of facilities and staff for memorial services at Martinez Family Funeral Home.
Transfer of the deceased to the funeral from place of death (ie. hospital, coroner's office, residence, nursing homes). Additional distance outside 25 mile radius will be charged per mile. After hour fee will be applied outside business hours 5pm-8am.
Utility/Flower Van and Driver
Transfer to SJC Airport
Transfer to SFO Airport
Transfer to OAK Airport
Forwarding Remains To Another Funeral Home
Transfer of remains within 25 mile radius from Martinez Family Funeral Home (If death occurred and Martinez Family Funeral Home must transfer to the new funeral home between the hours of 5pm-9am, an additional after hours fee will be added). Basic services of funeral director and staff and overhead, embalming, sanitary care, dressing. Transportation to SJC, SFO, OAK airport or another place of destination within a 25 mile radius. This service excludes visitation and or ceremonies, casket, air freight shipping and container charges.
Receiving Remains From Another Funeral Home
Our charge includes basic services of funeral director and staff, a proportionate share of overhead costs, care of remains, transportation of remains to Martinez Family Funeral Home and to cemetery or crematory.
Our charge for a direct cremation without ceremonies includes: basic services of funeral director and staff, a proportionate share of overhead costs, removal of remains within a 25 mile radius. After hours removal fee of decedent applies, from 5pm-8am. Transportation to crematory, necessary authorizations, and cremation. Rush services available with fee upon request.
If you want to arrange 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 a fiberboard container.
A. Direct cremation with container provided by the purchaser
B. Direct cremation with a fiberboard container
Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic funeral director, and staff, a proportionate share of overhead costs, removal of remains, and local transportation to cemetery. Rush services available with fee upon request. Upgrade caskets are available *Some restrictions apply
A. Immediate burial with casket provided by the purchaser
B. Immediate burial with alternative container
C. Immediate burial cloth covered wood casket
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.
Infant & Youth Caskets