Burial with a Service in our Chapel

THE SENSIBLE BURIAL with a Service in our Chapel. A simple and respectful funeral service conducted in our Chapel by one of our funeral celebrants followed by committal (burial) at a metropolitan cemetery of your choice.

from $3,475

(Plus any applicable cemetery fees)

Our Professional Service fee includes:

  • Our availability and attention every day and all hours to receive your initial call or enquiry
  • Transfer of deceased into our care from Metropolitan Public Hospital or Coroner (if more than 2 staff required POA)
  • Meet with you at our office during business hours to complete necessary paperwork and to confirm all details
  • Care and preparation of deceased (family to provide clothing)
  • Respectful coffin of solid construction
  • Sheaf of 12 roses for coffin *
  • Viewing prior to the funeral service
  • Two staff and Hearse to attend
  • Our celebrant to conduct funeral service in our chapel during business hours followed by committal at the graveside, Two staff and Hearse to attend
  • A broad library of music for your selection
  • Livestream of the Service if Lounge with refreshments is booked
  • Simple guest book
  • Shroud in lieu of clothing provided by family
  • Application for Death Certificate

* except in the 2 weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day where a sheaf of flowers other than roses is included

THE SENSIBLE COFFIN (PICTURED ABOVE) – STANDARD SIZE IS INCLUDED IN PRICE FOR ALL BURIALS

SHEAF OF FRESH ROSES INCLUDED IN OUR FEE FOR BURIAL

We can arrange or provide the following extra services at additional cost:

  • Tea, coffee, biscuits in adjoining Lounge for up to 45 minutes ($400)
  • Livestream of the Service ($120) if Lounge is not booked
  • Transfer of deceased into our care from anywhere other than Metropolitan Public Hospital or Coroner ($345)  (if more than 2 staff required POA)
  • Transfer of deceased into our care from over 40km radius of Adelaide (POA)
  • Medical certificates if charged by the doctor ($300)
  • Place Funeral Notice in the Advertiser
  • Place Death Notice in the Advertiser
  • Travel outside metro area POA
  • Gravemarker (POA)
  • A 1% surcharge will be incurred when paying by credit or debit card

Other options:

  • Upgraded coffin or casket of your choice (POA)
  • Celebration of life photo presentation with accompanying music compiled by our staff
  • Memorial cards and hymn books
  • Fresh flowers, rose petals or single blooms
  • Piper or organist
  • Hire car or limousine
  • Memorial Candles
  • A Minister of religion or funeral celebrant of your choice
  • Filming of funeral service

 

Sensible Funerals

Sensible Funerals was founded by my father, the late Keith Russell, on the philosophy that a funeral does not have to be elaborate and cost a fortune for it to be dignified and respectful.