Funeral Costs


COMPARE OUR PRICES 
We charge far less than other funeral homes

The Federal Trade Commission requires funeral homes to have printed price lists, detailing what they charge for the services and merchandise they provide. Do yourself a favor and compare Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home with any other funeral home in the area. Compare the facilities, professional staff and pricing and you will benefit from the time and effort you take to do so.

In a direct comparison of identical services and merchandise selections provided by other funeral homes in Binghamton, Port Dickinson and Johnson City, the prices at Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars less than other funeral homes. We think your surviving family can better use the hundreds or thousands of dollars saved by selecting Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home.  For a complete explanation of costs for funeral or memorial services, please call and we will explain our charges fully, with no obligation.  Listed below are prices for our two most commonly selected services.


Visitation with funeral the following day - $3,600

Visitation and funeral the same day  - $3,075

This includes removal from  a local place of death, basic arrangements, embalming, dressing, casketing, cosmetology, staff and facilities for visitation and funeral service, as well as a hearse to a local cemetery.  Merchandise selections of caskets  (Price range: $795-$4,500), Outer burial containers and vaults (price range $950 - $12,500) and any optional items of service and merchandise will be added to the above figure, based on your selections. Third party expenses (cash advances) such as clergy, cemetery fees and death certificates will be billed as charged by third parties.  

Cremation services start at $1,580 and proceed upward depending on the final selections you make.  All third party costs and optional service selections you make will be added to the basic cremation price.

Our prices may be lower, but our commitment to professional and compassionate service is not. We are proud to offer affordable funeral, burial and cremation options with the highest level of personal services to our community; service you and your family deserve at prices you can afford.

As a youth growing up in Johnson City, my parents taught me a valuable lesson: When I would shovel snow, mow lawns and wash cars for friends and neighbors. I was told that if I worked hard, honored my promises and was fair with people, I would make money and succeed. My father told me to charge a little less than others and provide a little more service than was expected. Some of my friends were happy to charge a few dollars more for any work they did, so they could make more money working less.  As a result of being fair and completing my work as promised, I often found a person  would give my name to a friend and I had another person to help. I never lacked work, and I learned a valuable lesson about business and helping others.

This is a lesson I continue to benefit from today. I believe in providing quality services at fair and reasonable prices.  I understand that many in our community today have limited financial resources.  I work hard to control my overhead and work harder to meet and exceed a family's expectations.  I believe increasing the number of families I serve is the best way to keep prices low, not charging more from a smaller number of families.  Select Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home and your family will be served by a capable funeral director and staff committed to providing quality service  at prices you can afford.

Often the biggest mistake made in planning funeral arrangements is making significant emotional and financial decisions without the benefit of experience and education. I invite you to call for a personal explanation of our costs. There is no obligation and every question will be answered specific to your needs and interests.


Compare and save, you may be surprised, but you won't be disappointed.


CALL FOR A FULL EXPLANATION OF CHARGES. YOUR SPECIFIC DECISIONS WILL DETERMINE THE FINAL COST.


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