1111 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101 | twalters@serenityandcompany.com
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial | Las Vegas, NV

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General Price List

These prices are effective as of January 1, 2017 but are subject to change without notice.
These prices are for AT-Need services ONLY and do reflect Pre-Arranged service charges.

We are committed to serving you with the utmost regard for your family. This price list reflects our commitment to provide consumer information to those that we are privileged to serve.

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items that you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services. 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.

Please note that there may be charges for items such as cemetery fees, flowers, and County charges.

Services of Funeral Director and Staff:

 
Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff
 
$2299
 
This fee for our basic services will be added to the total cost of the funeral services you select. (This fee is already included in our packages for complete cremation, direct burial, and forwarding or receiving remains.) This fee includes the following:

  • Personnel available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to first call
  • Arrangement interview and coordination of service plans.
  • Bookkeeping, accounting fee, and general clerical administration
  • Securing and recording the death certificate and disposition permit, as necessary
  • Coordination of service plans with cemetery/crematory/other parties regarding final disposition

Use of Equipment and Staff:

 
 
  • Off-Site Funeral Service (Does Not Include any third party or staff charges)
 
$650
 
 
  • Off-Site Memorial Service (Does Not Include any third party or staff charges)
 
$650
 
 
  • Use of Equipment/Staff for Graveside Service/Funeral Ceremony at Place of Final Disposition
 
$600
 
(Does NOT include any third party staff charges)

Use of Facilities and Staff:

 
 
  • Use of Facilities & Staff for Funeral Ceremony
($250 Clean-Up Deposit Required-to be Refunded after Services if not needed)
 
$650
 
 
  • Use of Facilities & Staff for Memorial Service
($250 Clean-Up Deposit Required-to be Refunded after Services if not needed)
 
$650
 
 
  • Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing
(This charge is for a 2-hour period. A charge of $95 will be added for each additional hour or fraction thereof DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.)
($250 Clean-Up Deposit Required-to be Refunded after Services if not needed)

 
$650
 
 
 
  • I.D. Viewing
(This charge is for a 30 minute period with a MAXIMUM of 10 members of the immediate family.)
 
$275
 
 
  • Additional Charge for After Hours Services (Per Hour/Full Hours ONLY)
(Added to any services of staff or use of facilities scheduled after 9am to 5pm/Mon.-Sat.)
 
$200
 
 
  • Refrigeration
(Charge is added after 10 days from the time removal is carried out. An additional $25 per day will be charged thereafter.)
 
$150
 
 
  • Prep Room Usage
(For any usage other than by Desert Memorial Staff such as Autopsy, dressing by family, etc.)
 
$250
 

Preparation of Remains:

 
  • Embalming
 
$600
 
EXCEPT IN CERTAIN 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 COMPLETE CREMATION OR DIRECT BURIAL.

Other Preparation of Remains:

 
 
  • Sanitation & Disinfection of Unembalmed Remains
 
$275
 
 
    • Cosmetizing, Dressing, and Hairstyling
 
$250
 
 
    • Special Care of Autopsied Remains
 
$250
 
 
    • Restorative Art (Per hour, when requested)
 
$150
 
 
    • Special Care of Donated Remains (Full Donation)
 
$400
 

Transportation:

 
  • Transfer of Remains from Place of Death to Our Facility
 
$299
 
 
  • Transfer to Crematory/Cemetery
 
$199
 
 
    • Transfer to/from Common Carrier (Airport)
 
$199
 
 
    • Transfer to/from Place of Autopsy
 
$199
 
(Transportation in excess of 30 miles will be subject to an additional charge of $3.00 per mile one way.)

Merchandise: (State sales tax added to all merchandise)

 
 
  • CASKETS AND ALTERNATIVES CONTAINERS
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
 
$20 to $9995
 
 
  • RENTAL CASKET
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
 
$699
 
 
  • URNS
 
$50 and Up
 

Additional Merchandise and Services:

Starting at:
 
 
    • Register Book
 
$25
 
 
    • Prayer Cards
 
$85
 
 
    • Memorial Package (Register Book, 50 Acknowledgement Cards, & 50 Memorial Folders)
 
$175
 
 
    • Combination Shipping Container
 
$150
 
 
    • Outer Shipping Container (Air Tray)
 
$150
 
 
    • International Shipping Container (Metal Lined)
 
$500
 
 
 
  • Obtaining/Translating of Consulate Documentation (not including Apostille)
 
$250
 
 
  • Obtaining an Apostille from Secretary of State (per Document-does NOT include $95 Apostille fee)
 
$100
 
 
    • Cremation Process
 
$299
 
 
    • Metal Cremation Tray
 
$150
 
 
    • Additional Charge for Witnessed Cremation (Limited to a MAXIMUM of 10 people)
 
$350
 
 
    • Scattering of Cremated Remains (Non-Witnessed, over your choice of desert, mountain, or lake)
 
$150
 
 
    • Scattering of Cremated Remains at Sea (Non-Witnessed, near Catalina Island)
 
$425
 
 
    • Cremated Remains Delivered to Place of Final Disposition (Within 30 miles)
 
$100
 
 
 
  • Obtaining Transfer Permit on Weekends and/or Holidays
 
$75
 
 
    • Crucifix
 
$20
 
 
    • Candles
 
$15
 
 
    • Clergy Honorarium
 
$200 to $500
 
 
    • Processing of Insurance Assignments
 
$300
 
 
    • Rental Insert
 
$350
 
 
    • Overnight Mailing of Death Certificates
 
$50
 
 
    • Obtaining Duplicate Burial Transit Permit
 
$50
 
 
    • Delivery of cremated remains and preparation/delivery of required documentation to Southern Nevada Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
 
$250
 
 
    • Delivery of Certified Death Certificates (USPS Priority Mail)
 
$15
 
 
    • Oversize Cremation fee
 
$100
 
 
    • Processing a Correction to a Certified Death Certificate (includes 1 corrected Certified Copy)
 
$100
 
 
    • Local Delivery of Cremated Remains (within 30 miles)
 
$100
 
 
    • Mailing of Cremated Remains (Express Mail with U.S. Postal Service)
 
$150
 
 
    • Mailing of Cremated Remains (Express Mail with Urn)
 
$200
 
    ~ All Mailing Charges are within the Continental United States only (Add $50 for Hawaii/NO INTERNATIONAL shipping of cremated remains).
 
  • Disaster Pouch
 
$95
 

Other Services:

 
Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home:
 
$1199
 
This charge includes transfer of remains to our facility from within a 30 mile radius, basic services of Funeral Director and staff, embalming, and transfer to common carrier.
 
Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home:
 
$899
 
This charge includes transfer from common carrier within a 30 mile radius of our facility, basic services of Funeral Director and staff, and transfer to place of final disposition within a 30 mile radius.
 
Direct Cremation: (At-Need ONLY)
 
$679 to $5499
 
Our charges for complete cremation include; transfer of remains to funeral home from within a 30 mile radius, basic services of Funeral Director and staff, refrigeration, crematory fee, transfer to and from crematory, alternative cremation container, and temporary plastic container that is returned to the family.
 
Anatomical Donation/Cremation (if deemed Medically Acceptable)
 
$0
 
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 CARDBOARD OR WOOD (WITH OR WITHOUT AN OUTSIDE COVERING). THE ALTERNATIVE CONTAINERS WE PROVIDE ARE CARDBOARD.

THE CREMATORY USED BY OUR FUNERAL HOME DOES NOT PERMIT THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE CONTAINERS MADE OF NON-RIGID MATERIALS.
 
 
  • Direct Cremation with casket selected from our funeral home
 
$679
 
 
  • Direct Cremation with cardboard alternative container
 
$699
 
 
  • Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser
 
$699 (plus selected container)
 
Rush Cremation Services: (Charges in addition to any cremation services chosen)

Our cremation process usually takes place within 7 to 14 working days of obtaining a cremation permit from the State of Nevada.
 
 
  • For cremation to occur within 1 working day of obtaining cremation permit
 
$350
 
 
Direct Burial
 
$1,299 to $9,995
 
Our charges for a direct burial include; transfer of remains to our funeral home from within a 30 mile radius, basic services of Funeral Director and staff, refrigeration, use of equipment and staff for direct burial, and transportation to cemetery within a 30 mile radius of our funeral home.
 
 
  • Direct Burial with casket selected from our funeral home
 
$1,299
 
 
  • Direct Burial with container provided by purchaser
 
$1,399 (plus selected casket)