Basic Cremation Service

Fallis-Shields Funeral Homes offers our Basic Cremation Service. Our low cost cremation service includes everything needed and there is nothing additional required. Our complete cost breakdown is below.

These services are offered within 100 kms of Millbrook including, Peterborough, Northumberland,Durham Region, City of Kawartha Lakes, G.T.A., Belleville, Quinte and Prince Edward County. All other areas may be subject to a mileage charge of up to $2.50 per km beyond the first 100 kms one way.

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Services And Supplies

Professional & Staff Services

Co-ordinating the activities, rites, ceremonies and wishes before, during and after the professional consultation with licenced personnel, including but not limited to, expert advice on options to meet your needs and desired services. Also including services provided by our staff and the co-ordinating of third parties suppliers or vendors ie: florists, newspapers for death announcements, officiant, reception facilities, cemetery/crematorium, … etc, as well as placement of the death notice on the website which provides online condolences and donation notification.  24 hour telephone coverage and licenced funeral director availability.

$ 715.00


Completion and filing of all necessary forms legally required for the supplies and services requested.  Including but not limited to, death registration, burial permit, coroner's certificate for cremation (if applicable), documentation for out of province transfer, 11 funeral director proof of death certificates, C.P.P. application(s) (includes delivery to Service Canada) and the Ontario Health Card (includes delivery to Service Ontario), if applicable   

$ 225.00

Initial Transportation (up to 100 kms)

Initial transportation of the deceased from the place of death (or from a public carrier service or other funeral home).  This initial charge includes up to 100 kms travelling from the funeral home. (additional fees may apply if the distance is beyond 100 kms at a rate of $2.50 per km one way).  This fee includes the staff and professional equipment required.

$ 315.00

Basic Facilities/Equipment

Use of the facilities for arranging, and or funeral director to complete arrangements, utilities, taxes, phone systems, office supplies and facility maintenance.   Also includes specific and specialized equipment required for the services being provided, ie: flower stands, easels, TV/DVD, coffee, tea, and water for up to 2 hours etc.  This fee also includes the secure storage of cremated remains if applicable.

$ 300.00

Basic Preparations/Shelter

This service is required whenever embalming   is not being performed.  It includes the placing of the deceased in a casket or cremation container, dressing, removal of radioactive devices/pacemakers before cremation (if applicable) and the use of the preparation room for shelter.

$ 120.00

Administration Vehicle

This vehicle may be used for administration purposes which include but is not limited to the legal registration process, obtaining Doctor paperwork if necessary and any incidental purposes or activities

Service Vehicle

This vehicle may be used on services for transporting the deceased to the cemetery/crematorium, transporting equipment, flowers etc. (if applicable) to an offsite location and any other service related transportation needs (see below*)

$ 50.00



Cremation Container

Fibreboard Container (Cardboard) – Victoriaville & Co.
(for a person up to 175 lbs) No Interior, No Handles - Adult Size

$ 120.00

Package Discount

- $ 1,000.00

Subtotal on Services and Supplies

$ 1020.00

Disbursements (Includes HST)

These are costs beyond our control and subject to change. If you have a preference of crematorium or have a pre paid cremation fee with a cemetery - we can accommodate your wishes.

Coroner's Fee

$ 75.00

Writing Obituary & Placement Onto Our Website


Township of Cavan-Monaghan Registration Fee

$ 25.00

Total Disbursements

$ 100.00

Total Services & Supplies

$ 1020.00

HST on Services & Supplies

$ 132.60

Total Disbursements (HST) included

$ 100.00

Grand Total

$ 1,252.60

Cost of Cremation - direct to crematorium (Highland Park Crematorium, Peterborough)

$ 621.50

All Inclusive Total

$ 1,874.10