Direct Cremation

A simple cremation with no funeral service

from $1,995

Our Professional Service fee includes:

  • Our availability and attention every day and all hours to receive your initial call or enquiry
  • Our staff to liaise with Nursing home, Hospice, Hospital or Coroner’s office
  • Transfer of deceased into our care from Public Metropolitan 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 obtain cremation permits
  • “Sensible Casket” Ϯ
  • Silk Flowers for the casket
  • Viewing/Identification of deceased in our Chapel
  • Cremation fees
  • Shroud in lieu of clothing provided by family
  • Application for Death Certificate

Ϯ THE SENSIBLE CASKET – ROSEWOOD

Ϯ THE SENSIBLE CASKET – ARCTIC WHITE

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

  • Upgraded Coffin (POA)
  • 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 from $300 if charged by the doctor
  • Half hour viewing in Chapel at a separate time (POA)
  • Postage and Handling of ashes (POA)
  • A 1% surcharge will be incurred when paying by credit or debit card

Ϯ The Sensible casket only comes in one size. It may be necessary to purchase a coffin if the Sensible casket is not suitable.

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.