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Olson & Parent Funeral Home.  Serving families of Rhode Island and Massachusetts with meaningful, appropriate and affordable funeral services.  Services Include: Traditional Funerals, memorial services, graveside funerals, direct cremation, cremation with services.  Pre-need and Emergency services 24 hours a day.  Family owned and operated at 417 Plainfield Street, Providence, RI.


Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff $1,850.00

The fee for service of the funeral director and staff includes, but is not limited to, responding to an initial request for services; professional consultation with family or their designee(s) responsible for death care; preparation of biographical and vital statistical information; filing of necessary authorizations and permits; coordination of staff prior to, during, and after the funeral, including working with those providing key services at the crematory, cemetery and/or other parties involved in the final disposition of the deceased; completing the funeral in accordance with the service preferences in a respectful and dignified manner.  Also included in the charge are overhead expenses relative to our business such insurance, utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory costs.  This fee for basic services will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select.  (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving of remains.)

Preparation of Deceased     $685.00

Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a family or public 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 immediate burial or direct cremation. Preparation of embalmed remains includes restoration, cosmetology, and dressing.

Other preparation of deceased (with or without embalming)                $280.00

Includes disinfection and washing, sheltering of remains and placement of deceased in casket.


Use of Facilities and Staff for viewing/visitation     $675.00

Our services include set-up for visitation area, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, and attendance during gathering. (per day)

Use of Facilities and Staff at Funeral Home gathering before church mass or service 
(One Hour Prior)   $375.00

Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral or Memorial Service at the 
Funeral Home      $485.00 

Funeral Director and Staff for church, cemetery chapel, memorial service 
on  location.           $485.00        
A cash advance payment or honorarium may be paid to the church, cemetery, or other ceremony location.

Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service                       $290.00

Our service include accompaniment of remains to cemetery, supervision of  graveside services, and staff to attend service.


Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home Facility       $380.00

Transfer to Crematory or Airport                                           $235.00

Use of Hearse to Place of Disposition             $380.00

Use of Limousine and Driver            $380.00

Lead Car/Service Car                $170.00

Vehicle used in acquiring permits and authorizations.  Also used the day of the funeral as the lead vehicle or flower transport.

Unless otherwise noted, all transportation charges contained in this General Price List apply to Rhode Island and Massachusetts only.  The charge for additional miles (outside Rhode Island or Massachusetts) is $2 per mile.


Caskets   $680.00 to $6,500.00
A complete list will be provided.

Casket Identification Marker              $55.00

Rental Casket for CremationSolid Cherry                                          $1095.00
                         Solid Oak           $995.00
                         Solid Poplar                                             $895.00

Air Tray (required by FAA) for out of state transfer                                  $225.00

Outer burial containers                                              $825.00 to $3,700.00
A complete list will be provided.

Cremation Urns                                            $45.00 to $3,900.00
A complete list will be provided.

Prayer Cards (per 100/personalized)                                     $90.00 to $235.00

Register Books                                                                                      $45.00 to $175.00

Video Tribute                                                            $240.00

Framed Portrait on Canvas                                                    $185.00

Professional Pallbearers($80. Per person)                                     $320.00

Hairstylist (when requested)                                                     $95.00

Removal and proper disposal of pace maker                                                No Charge
(Required when cremation is selected)


Forwarding deceased to another funeral home          $1,470.00

This charge includes transfer from place of death, necessary services of staff, embalming, necessary authorizations, and local transportation to airport. This charge does not include use of facilities for visitation or funeral rites or ceremonies prior to the forwarding of the deceased.

A. With minimum shipping container            $1,470.00

B.  With casket selected from our funeral home                                       $1,385.00
(in addition to the cost of the casket)

C.  Air Tray          $225.00

Receiving of Deceased from another Funeral Home                         $1,400.00

This charge includes temporary shelter of deceased, transportation of remains to cemetery and necessary services of staff.  This charge does not include visitation , rites, or ceremonies.

Immediate Burials                                                         $1,695.00 to $1,975.00

Our charge for an immediate burial without any attendant rites or ceremonies includes removal and shelter of the deceased, local transportation to the cemetery, and necessary services of staff and authorizations.

A.  Immediate burial with casket provided by the purchaser                   $1,695.00

B.  Immediate burial with minimum casket (cloth covered)                             $2,375.00        
C.  Immediate burial with casket selected from our funeral home                  $1,695.00
(in addition to the coast of the casket)                              

Direct Cremation                                                                $1,845.00

Our charge for a direct cremation without any attendant rites or ceremonies includes transfer of deceased from place of death, local transportation to crematory, necessary services of staff and authorizations.  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 fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The containers we provide are cardboard and fiberboard.  This fee includes the cremation certificate fee and crematory fee.  The fee does not include cash advance items, such as certified copies of death certificates.

A.  Direct Cremation (container provided by purchaser)   $1,795.00
B.  Direct Cremation with alternative container  $1,845.00
C.  Direct Cremation with casket selected from our funeral home
(in addition to cost of casket) $1,795.00

General Price List
Full Disclosure of all fees and costs of our Services

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These prices are effective as of January 11, 2018
and are subject to change without notice.

The goods and services shown below are those items we can offer to our customers.  You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services.  If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any item you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods you selected.

Olson & Parent Funeral Home, Inc.  417 Plainfield Street.  Providence, Rhode Island.  02909
Thomas C. Olson, FD/RELouise Parent Olson, Manager







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