Services

Why Choose McCleister Funeral Home?

To keep it simple for you, we look after the details of your wishes. We hope that our caring and professional service, modern and comfortable facilities, and years of experience are comforting.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE GUARANTEE

Our firm exclusively offers to make an immediate cash refund for any of our professional services with which you are not completely satisfied as to professionalism or value. For example we are the only funeral home in Brant County to use a professional hearse for all of our transfers unless otherwise requested.

LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE

We guarantee the lowest price in Brantford for the same caskets from the same manufacturers as other Brantford firms. If you provide verification of our Brantford colleagues' price from their published price list or letterhead, including manufacturer's model number and description, we will beat their cost.

JANUS ECONOMICAL PLANS

For families who wish minimum service at minimum price we offer three Janus Economical plans.

  • Direct Cremation: $949.00
    Includes only the arrangement conference, local documentation, local transfer to funeral home and local crematory.
    (Plus cremation container from $290.00, Crematory fee $525.00, Coroner's permit $75.00 and Registrar's fee $25.00)
  • Direct Burial: $1,029.00
    As above but also includes transfer to local cemetery. (Plus container/casket from $290.00 and cemetery fees.)
  • Funeral Plan: $3,094.00
    As above but also includes embalming, dressing and casketing, staff and facilities for visitation (2 hours) and for the funeral service, arranging clergy, newspaper notice and cemetery or crematory, lead/escort vehicle and hearse (Plus casket from $490.00)

ONLY FUNERAL HOME IN BRANT COUNTY TO BE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE SAME FAMILY SINCE 1925.
We know the community, it's culture, preferences and trends. Important decisions are made locally.

24 HOUR AVAILABILITY OF OUR OWN LICENSED FUNERAL STAFF: Even in the middle of the night we are there to help you. Nighttime transfers of your loved one are done by our own staff and hearse.

LOCATION: Easy access to all highways, especially 403, a benefit for out-of-town relatives and friends. Hotels are 2 minutes away.

MODERN BUILDING: Constructed in 1988, we are proud of our large, comfortable visitation rooms, chapel and family room, new chapel suite (2014), and our new main-floor hospitality suite (2014). Please take our tour.

ABUNDANT PARKING: On our two acre site, we have abundant parking.

ITEMIZED PRICING: You decide the price. Our costs are itemized so that you can choose the services, facilities, autos, casket, urns, vaults, etc. that you wish.

SERVING ALL FAITHS AND CULTURES: With the cumulative experience of our directors, (Ted McCleister with 45 years, Randy Tait with 33 years, Lloyd McBride with 42 years, Marysa Rumble-Lauriault with 7 years and Pierce Brown with 4 years) we have valuable experience.

We are the only Funeral Home in the area to use a professional hearse for all transfers of deceased persons, unless otherwise directed by you.