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

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.