Funeral Service in our Chapel

THE SENSIBLE CREMATION with Service in our Chapel. A simple and respectful funeral service conducted in our Chapel by one of our funeral celebrants.

from $2,975

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 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 obtain cremation permits
  • Care and preparation of deceased (family to provide clothing)
  • “Sensible Casket” with the option of Rosewood or Arctic White Ϯ 
  • Silk Flowers for the coffin
  • Viewing prior to the funeral service
  • Our celebrant to conduct funeral service in our Chapel during business hours
  • Livestream of the Service if Lounge with refreshments is booked
  • Simple guest book
  • A broad library of music for your selection
  • Cremation fees
  • Shroud in lieu of clothing provided by family
  • Application for Death Certificate



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 ($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 from $300 if charged by the doctor
  • Place Funeral Notice in the Advertiser
  • Place Death Notice in the Advertiser
  • Postage and Handling of ashes (POA)
  • A 1% surcharge will be incurred when paying by credit or debit card


Terms & Conditions


(1) Cremation to occur at a crematorium and time

chosen by Sensible Funerals.

(2) An oversize version of the coffin is available

for an additional fee, shroud is complimentary.

(3) Transfer greater than 40kms from our

location will incur additional charges.

(4) Full payment is required prior to the Service.

(5) All prices include GST.

(6) Pricing subject to change without notice.

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

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.