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Pre-Need and At-Need Service for all Faiths, Cultures, and People

Toronto's Simple and Affordable Choice

At A Basic Service in Toronto, we endeavour to provide you with honest and fair service of the highest possible standard. The following schedule of fees is offered to assist you in arranging a personalized service and promote a clear understanding of our fees.

Required Professional Services, Which Include:

Basic professional services

Basic facilities

Basic transport of remains (1 staff person within 40km)

Obtain death certificate

Basic documentation (including registration for government, coroner and crematorium/cemetery)

Necessary care of remains

Basic shelter of remains

Transfer to cemetery/crematorium

Environmental fee

Total: $870.00

As part of our service we offer Proof of Death Certificates, which are acceptable for most estate settlement purposes within Canada.

Occasionally, a need arises where it is necessary to obtain a certified "Death Certificate" (usually for foreign estate settlement purposes). This is obtainable from the Office of the Registrar General of Ontario.

Note: If the transfer is from a residence or facility that requires two people the charge for the transfer will be an additional $125.00.

The following are disbursement costs that you will incur no matter what firm you select:

Press notice in newspapers (per line charge)

Coroner's cremation certificate fee (HST exempt) - $75.00

Municipal registration fee – City of Toronto (HST exempt) - $50.00

Cemetery/crematorium charges

Plus HST where noted

Additional Items and Considerations:

Placement of press notices

Attend witnessing of cremation

Attend interment of cremated remains (non-public)

Priority service for cremation

Transfer of cremated remains (within 40 km of Toronto)

Proof of death certificate

Other Services

Removal of pacemaker and/or other implants

Merchandise Selection

Casket Selections

77''L x
23''W x
P.P.G. (Lined)502Grey ClothWhite
78.5''L x
24''W x
P.P.G. (Lined)501Grey ClothWhite
78.5''L x
24''W x


Not Lined78.5''L x
24''W x
Hollinshead2275-5PresswoodNot Lined75''L x
22''W x

Urn Selections

Gravure Cr.WilliamsburgMarble$595.00
Gravure Cr.UR2021Solid Oak$425.00
Gravure Cr.UR5100Cherry$325.00
Gravure Cr.UR5103Light Oak$295.00
Gravure Cr.ScatteringBlack Aluminum$195.00

Prices effective February 1, 2018.

Note that prices are subject to change so please check back with our office to ensure that you have the most up to date price list.

A Basic Service

A Division of Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles-Newbigging Chapel Limited

BRUCE T. HUMPHREY (Owner/Operator) Licence # 127

1403A Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4G 3A8

Tel.: 416-226-2480

Fax.: 416-487-4395


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