Essentials Cremation Options

Professional Services
Coordination of activities, dispositions and professional guidance $315
Documentation – permits, forms, etc $250
Removal of remains $250
Basic preparation of remains $125
Basic facilities usage $300
Facilities for preparation and shelter $150
Utility vehicle $100
Removal vehicle from place of death (within the Niagara Region) $75
Cremation fee $575
Coroner fee $75
Death Registration fee $22.50
Bereavement Authority of Ontario Consumer Protection Fee $30
Cremation casket ** Upgrade is available $255
Obituary Assistance
Obituary posted to Essentials website included
Assistance with composing or submitting obituary to newspapers included
After Care
Assistance with CPP benefit forms included
Cancellation of SIN, health cards, other memberships included
Rendering documentation on behalf of the family included


all taxes and fees included

*Visitations, ceremonies, stationary, other disbursements and
options are available at an additional cost.
Please see our price list or speak with one of our
Funeral Directors for more information.

Discount Available

For those wishing for a direct cremation, without the coordination of any additional services, a discount of $400.00 can be applied.

Please note that the discount does not include Essentials assisting with the coordination of any additional services, including visitations, ceremonies, an obituary, or after care.

This discount only applies for direct cremations and is not applicable for burials. The total cost for a direct cremation with the discount would be $2,359.10 and includes all taxes and fees.

For any family with financial concerns, Essentials works with Niagara Community Social Services. Please let our Funeral Directors know if you would like to explore this option.

Contact Us

We would be honoured to assist
you and your family
with any arrangements
or answer any questions you may have.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us
– we are available 24/7.

Call 905-354-2133