Burial with Service at Church, Home or Other Venue

Funeral Service at Church, Home or Other Venue. A Service at a metropolitan Church, Home or Other Venue and committal (burial) at a metropolitan cemetery of your choice.

for $3,700

(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 during business hours* (Mon – Fri 8.30 am to 4.00 pm) (Metro area)(if more than 2 staff required POA)
  • Meet with you either at our office or in your home during business hours to complete necessary paperwork and to confirm all details
  • Our staff to liaise with Church, minister and cemetery
  • Care and preparation of deceased (family provide clothing)
  • Sheath of 12 red roses for coffin
  • Respectful coffin of solid construction (see photo below)
  • Viewing prior to funeral service at the Church if required
  • Our staff members and hearse to attend metropolitan Church Service during business hours followed by committal at the graveside
  • Simple Memorial Book
  • Our staff and hearse to attend graveside committal
  • Application for Death Certificate

THE SENSIBLE COFFIN (PICTURED ABOVE) IS INCLUDED IN PRICE FOR BURIAL AND ALL CREMATION SERVICES NOT IN OUR CHAPEL

SHEATH OF FRESH ROSES INCLUDED IN OUR FEE FOR BURIAL

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

  • Services provided outside business hours (Mon – Fri 8.30am to 4.00pm)
  • After hours transfer of deceased into our care ($295) (if more than 2 staff required POA)
  • Transfer of deceased from outside metropolitan area (POA)
  • Place Funeral Notice in the Advertiser
  • Place Death Notice in the Advertiser
  • Meet with you after hours to make funeral arrangements (POA)
  • Schedule funeral after hours (POA)
  • Schedule viewing at our chapel outside business hours (POA)
  • Travel outside metro area POA
  • A 1% surcharge will be incurred when paying by credit card

Other options:

  • Shroud in lieu of clothing provided by family
  • Upgraded coffin or casket of your choice
  • Celebration of life photo presentation with accompanying music (DVD) compiled by our staff
  • Memorial cards, bookmarks or hymn books
  • Fresh flowers, rose petals or single blooms
  • Piper or Organist
  • Hire car or limousine
  • Doves or balloons
  • Memorial Candles
  • Special catering for refreshments lounge
  • A minister of religion or funeral celebrant of your choice
  • Filming of funeral service

* Dispatch of Transfer Team after 8.30 a.m. and arrival of deceased into our care before 4.00 p.m.

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.