Below you will find all the information regarding traditional funeral costs. Robert A Drew & Son is an established family owned and run funeral directors based in the village of Willerby, supporting Hull and East Yorkshire families through their time of bereavement.
Our small dedicated team have the experience to guide and advise a family through the process of planning a funeral which reflects the individuality of their loved one.
The prices given in this brochure represent a broad spectrum of most costs relating to a funeral service. However if a requirement is not included please do not hesitate to ask us for further information.
TRADITIONAL FUNERAL COSTS & TERMS OF BUSINESS
We will talk through with you in full, all cost implications and provide you with a written quotation of costs once we know your requirements. We do not ask for a deposit but will ask you to sign the quote, accepting responsibility for the funeral expenses. On the reverse of this document it gives our Terms of Business. The invoice will be presented during the week following the funeral along with information on how the account may be settled.
FUNERAL PLAN REDEMPTION
It is important to check whether the deceased had a funeral plan in place. If there is a plan in place, we will talk you through what will be covered by the plan and where there may be additional costs to pay. We will provide an estimate of additional costs.
Bringing the deceased into our care
Following initial contact our team will attend and bring the deceased into our care.
During normal office hours within 25 miles
(Out of hours within 25 miles – additional charge of £175.00)
Traditional Jaguar Hearse
This includes a full team of drivers and bearers.
Care & preparation of the deceased
Care of the deceased prior to the funeral in an appropriate environment. You may choose to have the deceased dressed in their own clothes or one of our gowns (colour can be chosen)
Choice of coffin
We have a range of coffins suitable for both cremation and burial. The funeral director will discuss all the options with you.
Our professional fees
From your initial contact with us you will receive a dedicated, professional and caring service. From the planning of the date and time of the service, completion of the documentation, liasing with celebrants/clergy, creating a press announcement and service sheets, selection of floral tributes. Looking after you during visits to the chapel of rest and conducting the funeral.
Your funeral director will talk you through the options for a choice of coffin and will show you pictures.
We have included some of the choices below.
The Goodmanham – Light oak veneered coffin
The Farndale – High quality oak veneered with panelled sides
The Aysgarth – High quality oak veneered with panelled sides and raised lid
The Seagrass & The Willow
Bespoked Somerset Willow Coffin
Bespoked solid wood coffins from – price on application
Colourful coffins – price on application
TRADITIONAL FUNERAL ADDITIONAL CHOICES
Limousines for the funeral – Each limousine can take 6 passengers to the funeral and will wait to take you back to the destination of your choice
Supplement for a church service prior to burial or cremation
Bereavement notice in the local press (average cost for two entries)
Church fees for a service (each church has different expenses as an average)
Floral Tribute – for example a large coffin top arrangement (3ft long) from
Bespoked printed order of service (for 50 copies – coloured cover)
Removal of headstone prior to burial
Preparation of full sized grave (where the council does not provide this) from
Wooden ashes casket with engraved name plate
Scatter Tubes in various designs – 4 sizes from
Spun metal urns – bronze or silver colour
We stock a range of keepsake sized hearts/urns from
Total Funeral Directors fees
This includes a full team of drivers and bearers.
SIMPLE UNATTENDED FUNERAL
Included in this service:-
Provisions of funeral services and making all arrangements for the cremation/burial
Advice on the certificate and registration of the death
A coffin suitable for cremation/burial – usually a cardboard coffin.
Collection and transportation of the deceased to our chapel of rest (within 10 miles in working hours)
Care of the deceased prior to cremation (no viewing)
Suitable vehicle to transport the deceased to the cremation/burial
Haltemprice Crematorium (unattended delivery) *
Hull Chanterlands Crematorium (unattended delivery) *
Doctors cremations certificates *
Interment fee to reopen an existing grave – East Riding Cemeteries #
Interment fee to reopen an existing grave – Hull City Council #
* Disbursements required for a cremation
# Disbursements required for a burial – please note if a headstone needs to be removed prior to reopening the grave there will be a additional cost.
Please note what is not included:-
The opportunity to view the deceased Attend the cremation or have any form of service.
THIRD PART COSTS
Service & cremation at Haltemprice Crematorium
Service & cremation at Hull Chanterlands Crematorium
Doctors fees for completion of documentation (mandatory for cremation)
Fee for Funeral Celebrant to take the service
Fee for Minister of Religion to take the service
Purchase of grave at East Riding Council Cemeteries
Interment fee at East Riding Council Cemeteries
ERYC Cemetery charges are available on www.eastriding.gov.uk
Purchase of grave at Hull City Council Cemeteries with a 30 year lease
Interment fee at Hull City Council cemeteries