Burial Services

burial service costs for funeralBurial service costs can vary, depending on the options you and your family choose.

Typically, those costs would include the funeral director taking care of the funeral service, the transfer fees, cemetery fees, church fees, newspapers and florists, etc.

At Oakdale Funerals, we provide a range of options that allow you and your family to tailor the funeral to suit your personal, cultural and religious requirements. If you would like a detailed explanation of costs, or have any special requirements for a funeral service, please don't hesitate to call us on 03 9726 8724.

Our Elementary Burial Package

Aimed at those who would like a simple funeral service performed at the graveside.

Professional Service Fee: $2,550 including GST providing:

  • A funeral arrangement meeting at your home or chosen place
  • Preparation and mortuary care of the deceased
  • Preparation of all necessary documents and booking of other services
  • Transport of your loved one to the graveside location on the day of the funeral and provision of staff to assist with burial

Typical additional costs may include:

  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (with no additional after hours or weekend charge) $250
  • Celebrant: $550
  • Clergy: $250 - $450
  • Death Certificate: $35
  • Coffin – from $950
  • Floral Tributes: from $200
  • Embalming - if required $450
  • Death and/or Funeral Notices: from $150
  • Order of Service booklets: from $1.40 each
  • DVD photographic tribute: (40-60 photos) $250
  • Oversize coffin: an additional $220
  • Cemetery/grave fees – priced according to the particular cemetery and site within cemetery

Our Oakdale Chapel/Burial Package

Aimed for those who would like a funeral ceremony conducted in one of the Cemetery Chapels, (dependent on location and availability) followed by burial service.

Professional Service Fee: $2,750 including GST providing:

  • A funeral arrangement meeting at your home or chosen place
  • Preparation and mortuary care of the deceased
  • Preparation of all necessary documents and booking of other services
  • Transport of your loved one to the funeral venue on the day of the funeral, followed by procession to the graveside with provision of staff to assist with burial

Typical additional costs may include:

  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (with no additional after hours or weekend charge) $250
  • Celebrant: $550
  • Clergy: $250 - $450
  • Chapel hire for ceremony – from $195
  • Death Certificate: $35
  • Coffin – from $950
  • Floral Tributes: from $200
  • Embalming - if required from $250
  • Death and/or Funeral Notices: from $150
  • Order of Service booklets: from $1.40 each
  • DVD photographic tribute: (40-60 photos) $250
  • Oversize coffin: an additional $220
  • Cemetery/grave fees – priced according to the particular cemetery and site within cemetery

Our Oakdale Church/Other Venue Burial Package

Aimed at those who would like a funeral ceremony conducted in a church or other venue, followed by a committal service at the cemetery.

It includes:

Professional Service Fee: $2,900 including GST providing:

  • A funeral arrangement meeting at your home or chosen place
  • Preparation and mortuary care of the deceased
  • Preparation of all necessary documents and booking of other services
  • Transport of your loved one to the funeral venue on the day of the funeral, followed by procession to the graveside with provision of staff to assist with burial

Typical additional costs may include:

  • Transfer of your loved one into our care (with no additional after hours or weekend charge) $250
  • Celebrant: $550
  • Clergy: $250 - $450
  • Venue/church hire for ceremony – dependent on venue
  • Death Certificate: $35
  • Coffin – from $950
  • Floral Tributes: from $200
  • Embalming - if required from $250
  • Death and/or Funeral Notices: from $150
  • Order of Service booklets: from $1.50 each
  • DVD photographic tribute: (40-60 photos) $250
  • Oversize coffin: an additional $220
  • Cemetery/grave fees – priced according to the particular cemetery and site within cemetery

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