Graveside Service Burial

A full graveside funeral service with one of our celebrants

from $3,500

(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
  • Our staff to liaise with cemetery
  • Care and preparation of deceased (family to provide clothing)
  • Respectful coffin of solid construction Ϯ
  • Sheaf of 12 roses for coffin*
  • Two staff and Hearse to attend
  • Our celebrant to conduct funeral service at the graveside
  • A broad library of music for your selection
  • 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

Ϯ 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:

  • Transfer of deceased into our care ($345) from anywhere other than Metropolitan Public Hospital or Coroner (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)
  • 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.