DIRECT CREMATION SERVICE

Private funerals, also known as direct cremation funerals are simple cremations with a small viewing held or sometimes no formal viewing. We include all the costs involved in a set package price.

When you arrive for a direct cremation you will be welcomed inside the chosen locations viewing room by our attending staff member and given the opportunity to say goodbye to a loved one or friend. 

From April 1, 2020 we now offer a cortege service. See below for how this works.

Direct Cremation Service

Our most simple and flexible of simple private cremation services:

Included in this service:

  • Professional services fee
  • Cremation fee and permit
  • Essential 1.8m Coffin
  • Mortuary care with viewing option
  • Certified copy of death certificate
  • Doctors medical certificates
  • Transfer from place of death in Adelaide metro area all hours
  • Viewing of your loved one
  • Ashes available for collection within 72 hours of cremation

This simple option for $1,850 incl GST

Available:

Our office viewing room.

This service can also be provided as shown in the following other locations :

  • Enfield Chapels - set times apply $2,500 inclusive
  • Centennial Park Viewing Room - $2,500 inclusive
  • or talk to us about your location


Other lower cost variations of this service available. Contact us to discuss your specific needs.


Direct Cremation Service (Upgrade)

Our most simple of cremation services with a few nice extras:

Included in this service:

  • Professional services fee
  • Cremation fee and permit
  • Classic 1.8m  Mahogany satin finish coffin
  • Small fresh floral sheath
  • Mortuary care
  • Certified copy of death certificate
  • Doctors medical certificates
  • Transfer from place of death in Adelaide metro area all hours
  • Ashes available for collection within 72 hours of cremation

This simple option for $2,250 inclusive incl GST

Available:

Our office viewing room at Marleston


Direct Cremation Committal Service

All the elements of a simple direct cremation but with a few simple words said as a short service to mark a persons life.  This service is best when you don't need the expense of a chapel service but family and friends would like a more formal opportunity to speak.

Included in this service:

  • Professional services fee
  • Cremation fee and permit
  • Classic 1.8m  Mahogany satin finish coffin
  • Small fresh floral sheath
  • Mortuary care
  • Certified copy of death certificate
  • Doctors medical certificates
  • Transfer from place of death in Adelaide metro area all hours
  • Ashes available for collection within 72 hours of cremation
  • Short committal service, usually lasting about 15 minutes.
  • Limits on numbers attending apply - subject to location

This simple option for $2,500 incl GST

Available:

Our office viewing room at Marleston

Prepaid Funeral

This service is available as a fixed price prepaid funeral for an additional $120. All funds are independently invested with your wishes and all products and services detailed.

Burial Option

These services are not available as burial options. See Direct Burial in our burial prices page for details on equivelent service.

Fine Print

All these services include all locations or after hours transfer. 

Folland Chapel - Enfield Memorial Park
Folland Chapel - Enfield Memorial Park
Acacia Chapel - Enfield Memorial Park
Acacia Chapel - Enfield Memorial Park
Centennial Park Viewing Room
Centennial Park Viewing Room
Marleston Viewing Room
Marleston Viewing Room

Direct Cremation with Cortege

In this difficult time we have found that saying goodbye is made even harder when a service may not be possible or practical.  A new service we now offer is a Direct Cremation with Cortege. This is where the hearse passes your home, the loved ones home, important landmarks which enables you to take a moment to pause, reflect and say goodbye.

This funeral includes: 

  • all the services included in a Direct Cremation 

  • the hearse passing your home and significant places

  • a quality veneer light oak colour coffin 

  • small sheath of fresh flowers 

There are a few limitations such as the distance covered, length of time involved and whether or not the hearse is able to stop.  The day of the cortege may also not be the same day that the cremation is booked to take place.  We will always work with you make this feel right and appropriate. 

How much does a Direct Cremation with Cortege cost?

With the cortege and all the added extras this service is fixed price at $2600 incl GST

Contact us to discuss this service further.