Obituaries

Mary Mirous
B: 1951-01-18
D: 2016-01-30
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Mirous, Mary
Nancy Schreiber
B: 1962-03-12
D: 2015-02-05
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Schreiber, Nancy
William Abbey
B: 1947-03-15
D: 2008-02-11
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Abbey, William
Helen Acevedo
B: 1932-04-25
D: 2012-09-13
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Acevedo, Helen
Joe Acevedo
B: 1930-04-11
D: 2012-10-17
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Acevedo, Joe
Anthony Acevedo
B: 1986-08-23
D: 2014-10-29
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Acevedo, Anthony
Bernard Adams
B: 1933-05-23
D: 2011-05-07
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Adams, Bernard
Claire Adams
B: 1921-09-28
D: 2014-12-27
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Adams, Claire
Barbara Adams
B: 1957-06-03
D: 2015-05-24
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Adams, Barbara
Maximino Albor
B: 1934-07-29
D: 2016-08-27
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Albor, Maximino
Jose Alcala
D: 2015-02-02
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Alcala, Jose
Hernan Alicea
B: 1959-10-22
D: 2013-02-19
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Alicea, Hernan
Vincent Almanza
B: 1960-06-04
D: 2011-10-06
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Almanza, Vincent
Savannah Amezquita
B: 2015-10-08
D: 2015-10-08
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Amezquita, Savannah
Barbara Anderson
B: 1939-10-19
D: 2013-08-16
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Anderson, Barbara
Mark Anderson
B: 1958-05-30
D: 2014-01-24
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Anderson, Mark
Imelda Arambula
B: 1946-10-26
D: 2013-03-05
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Arambula, Imelda
Rafael Aranda
B: 1992-06-05
D: 2015-08-01
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Aranda, Rafael
Dorothy Argabright
B: 1937-10-25
D: 2012-08-15
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Argabright, Dorothy
Roberto Arrona
B: 1964-08-03
D: 2015-11-14
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Arrona, Roberto
Bernardo Arroyo
B: 1953-08-20
D: 2011-10-27
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Arroyo, Bernardo

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Steel Caskets

The majority of steel caskets available on the market today have gaskets. These have been commonly known as "sealers" or "protective" caskets. This terminology reflects that they are manufactured with a one-piece rubber gasket that runs around the inner lid of the casket.

Once closed, a locking mechanism draws the lids onto the base and the gasket forms a seal. This gasketed seal is designed to protect the deceased from the entrance of air, water and other gravesite elements. Except for the ALEX, all steel caskets offered by Central Chapel have gaskets. The value or importance of having a gasketed casket is one of personal choice. There is no requirement to have a gasketed casket except by certain mausoleums and consulates.

Things that affect the cost of a steel casket: 1) whether it has a gasket; 2) gauge or thickness of metal; 3) whether it has a painted or brushed finish; 4) whether it has a crepe or velvet interior; and 5) other designs within or on the outside of the casket. These variables enable a range of pricing to meet a wide variety of budget concerns.

Speaking of budget concerns, you will notice that Central Chapel  prices its caskets dramatically lower than suggested retail. Whether consumers are budget restrained or simply desirous of making wise financial decisions, people find Central Chapel a convenient, affordable option for something tasteful.

 

Alex Copper or White
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, non-gasketed. Available in Coppertone finish with Rosetan satin interior. Also available in WHITE  finish with pink crepe interior. This casket is included in our Chicago, Tribute or Sunrise Packages.
Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $1365.00Our Price $965.00

Alex Silver or Blue
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, non-gasketed. Available in SILVER or BLUE with crepe interior. This casket is included in our Chicago, Tribute or Sunrise Packages.

Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $1365.00Our Price $965.00

 Edison Ruby
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, gasketed. The Edison has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 3 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2200.00Our Price $1695.00

 Edison White
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, gasketed. The Edison has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 3 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2200.00Our Price $1695.00

 Edison Onyx
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, gasketed. The Edison has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 3 colors.
M.S.R.P. $2200.00Our Price $1695.00

 Castleton Orchid
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, gasketed. The Castleton has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 3 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2495.00Our Price $1785.00

 Castleton Coral/Copper
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, gasketed. The Castleton has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 3 colors.
M.S.R.P. $2495.00Our Price $1785.00

 Castleton Venetian Blue
Basic Steel Casket, made with 20 gauge steel, gasketed. The Castleton has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 3 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2495.00Our Price $1785.00

 Winchester Olympic Gold
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. TheWinchester has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 8 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

 Winchester Sterling Silver
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Winchester has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 8 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

 Winchester Olympic Rose
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Winchester has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 8 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

 Winchester Sky Blue / Powder Blue
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Winchester has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 8 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

 Winchester Venetian Blue (Neopolitan)
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Winchester has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 8 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

 Stanley Burgundy/Ruby
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Stanley has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 2 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

 Stanley White
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Stanley has a painted finish, crepe interior and is available in 2 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $2895.00Our Price $2250.00

Silver Rose
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. This casket is Lane-Moynihan value priced for $ 1300 less than suggested retail. A popular selection for women, this casket is done in a Silver Rose shaded silver finish with premium  velvet interior.
Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $5201.00Our Price $2475.00

 Troy Tigereye/Cognac
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Troy has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 4 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3195.00Our Price $2550.00

 Troy Ebony / Midnight Jewel
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Troy has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 4 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3195.00Our Price $2550.00

 Troy Hyacinth / Ametrine Jewel
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Troy has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 4 colors.
The TROY in Hyacinth Ametrine Jewel is the most popular lady's casket in America.

M.S.R.P. $3195.00Our Price $2550.00

 Troy Burgundy
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Troy has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 4 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3195.00Our Price $2550.00

 Troy Granite
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Tinley has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 3 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3795.00Our Price $2975.00

Hyacinth
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. A most popular selection for women, this casket is Lane-Moynihan value priced for $ 1200 less than suggested retail. The Hyacinth is available with a crepe or velvet interior but in both cases has a hyacinth brushed coral finish.
Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $4007.00Our Price $2863.00

Remington
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. This casket is Lane-Moynihan value priced for $ 700 less than suggested retail. Available in Copper, Ebony, White, or Silver with a crepe interior. The Copper color is also available with a velvet interior for an additional $ 300.
Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $3559.00Our Price $2868.00

 Columbus Venetian Blue
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Columbus has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 2 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3595.00Our Price $2875.00

 Columbus Cognac /Burgundy
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Columbus has a painted finish, velvet interior and is available in 2 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3595.00Our Price $2875.00

Regency
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. This casket is Lane-Moynihan value priced for $ 1200 less than suggested retail. Available in Gold or Blue with a crepe interior.
Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $4112.00Our Price $2938.00

Westminster
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. This casket is Lane-Moynihan value priced for $ 1200 less than suggested retail. Available in Copper Brushed Venetian Bronze finish with either a crepe or velvet interior.

Manufacturer: Hoffman

 
M.S.R.P. $4252.00Our Price $2975.00

 Tinley Cognac/Burgundy
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Tinley has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 3 colors.
Manufacturer: Genesis

M.S.R.P. $3795.00Our Price $2975.00

 Tinley Venetian Blue
Standard Steel Casket, made with 18 gauge steel, gasketed. The Tinley has a brushed finish, velvet interior and is available in 3 colors.
M.S.R.P. $3795.00Our Price $2975.00



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