In the first instance, your funeral director will take responsibility for the deceased, overseeing their transfer into their care.
Soon afterward, your funeral director will meet you at the place of your choice. During this meeting, he or she will provide you with information and advice relating to the requirements and processes surrounding the death.
Following the meeting, your funeral director will begin helping to co-ordinate this important family event, liaising with family, friends, clergy, celebrants and other professionals to organise the service and related matters.
This includes helping with
- finding a suitable time and day for the funeral
- selecting an appropriate Minister or Celebrant
- selecting an appropriate venue
- selecting clothing for the deceased
- scheduling a viewing time at the funeral home or other venue
- discussing floral arrangements for the casket
- discussing and writing funeral notices
Campbell & Sons also
- book the cemetery or crematorium
- liaise with the local RSA when the deceased is an ex-service personnel
- arrange and prepare audio or visual memorial presentations
- arrange for and serve refreshments at the funeral
- create a memorial book
We also manage paperwork
- completing and lodging the Notification of Death registration
- completing cremation/order for burial forms
- ordering a copy of the Death Certificate
- providing a funeral cost estimate
Your funeral director will be able to answer any questions you may have, and will see you personally through the complete funeral process.