Yes, a decedent can be moved to a funeral home even if a family member is not in town. Here is the criteria: If the patient is under any HOSPICE CARE, and if a Hospice is not at the residence at Read More →
You can still call SDMS and sign them up and they will be picked up by the Participating Mortuary of your choice when the body is ready for release.
The national cemeteries provide interment for qualified veterans at no cost. However, all veterans still need a mortuary for cremation or preparation for burial. These costs are covered by the responsible party, not the U.S government. Membership in the society will Read More →
Mortuary picks up the body, takes it to the mortuary, places it in an inexpensive casket, transports it to the cemetery.
Yes, you can sign up your relative as a member and receive all applicable discounts with a phone call (858-391-1267)
Total costs including the following: BURIAL - Gravesite, opening and closing, vault plus installation, endowment care, processing fee. MAUSOLEUM – Crypt, opening and closing, endowment care, processing fee. NICHE FOR CREMAINS – Niche, opening and closing, endowment care, processing fee.
Yes, there are additional charges if the person weighs more than 300 pounds. Please advise the mortuary because there are also special considerations for body pickup.