Hawley Funeral | Arranging & Fees
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Arranging & Fees

From your phone call we start organising your loved ones’ farewell. No matter where the death occurs whether at home, in hospital, in a nursing home, care facility or anywhere, distance doesn’t matter, we will help with all necessary arrangements without any fuss. Our aim is to give the very best advice and help we can to assist you to make the right choices. We make contact and liaise with Clergy and Celebrants, Churches or organisations. Attend to all bookings and lawful requirements for crematoriums and cemeteries, newspapers and advertising. We stay in contact with you. Our years of experience and knowledge allow us to understand the demands on families following a death. It is our role to carefully deal with and organise things on your behalf so you can be where you are needed most.

  • We explain options, give advice and outline expenses to you prior to any decisions you need to make.
  • We have a strong work ethic.
  • Our Funeral Hardware is purchased from Australian based Businesses.
  • We are members of The Funeral Directors Association of NSW.
  • We are a family run business dedicated and committed to serving our community.

FLORAL TRIBUTES

We can, if required, organise floral tributes from any local florists. Alternatively you can obtain your own floral tributes.

  • Casket Covers
  • Single Flowers
  • Petals or gum leaves

MEMORIAL LEAFLETS / SERVICE SHEETS / POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS

We are able to organise & supply photo memorial leaflets, powerpoint presentations for use in most Crematoriums & Churches.  Hiring of equipment for photo presentations is available if required.

COST

We charge a professional fee for our involvement in making sure the Funeral Service that you require happens. The list below outlines what information impacts on price. TO REQUEST A QUOTE. Please do not hesitate to call or submit your query through our ‘Contact Us’ form.

Things that need to be considered;

  • Coffin or casket (depends on choice and size)
  • Removal and transport from place of death. This also depends on when and where this happens and urgency of removal.
  • Burial (Cemetery fees vary between & within different cemeteries)
  • Grave digging (Prices differ depending on cemetery)
  • Cremation (Crematorium fees vary between different crematoriums) & Medical Cremation Certificates
  • Church, Clergy, Organist & or Celebrant expenses.
  • Newspaper notices or any advertising requested.
  • Additional services if required (Floral tribute, supply & printing of Memorial Service leaflets & Powerpoint presentations.)

OUR FEES 

(Current as at 1.2.2020)

Within our fees “Local Area (LA)’ is defined as Dungog Local Government Area and Stroud Districts.

Business Hours : BH   After Hours : AH

 

ESSENTIAL FEES

Transfer Into Our Care: Local Area BH  $220

Transfer Into Our Care: Local Area AH   $395

Transfer Into Our Care: Outside Local Area BH & AH   Additional Fee

Mortuary Care  From $280   (More than 7 days Additional $25 per day)

Administration Fee    $350

Professional Fee –  No Service   $1300

Professional Fee – With Service  From $2300

Professional Fee – Saturday Surcharge  From $700

Coffins   From $1275

 

Please Note:

All Third Party Fees below are estimates which are subject to change.

There may also be other disbursements that are not captured.

 

ESSENTIAL THIRD PARTY FEES  

Registered Death Certificate NSW with Certified Copies  $90

Cremation Fee  (Newcastle Crematorium ) Week Day BH  $1078

Cremation Certificates  (Attending Practitioner and Referee)    $275

Celebrant  From $300

Burial plot (Council or Church Cemetery Fees apply)   POA

Burial Interment Fee    From $240

Gravedigging Fee   From $1100

Grave Marker   $150

 

OPTIONAL THIRD PARTY FEES   

Venue / Church Expenses    From $150

Flowers   From $200

Scattering Petals or Gum Leaves per Basket  $25

Newspaper Funeral Notices   From $300

Columbarium Nameplate   From $360

Mounted Crucifix Stand   $180

 

OUR OPTIONAL FEES 

Each Additional Mourners Attendance Book   $50

Service Booklet Formatting   $150

Service Booklet Printing   $2.20 per A4 page

Private Viewing  BH only   $280    AH Additional Fee Will Apply

PowerPoint Presentation Formatted up to 50 photos $360

 

 

 

DISCLOSURES:

 Our Mortuary is located at 116 Dowling Street Dungog.

 Transportation of the body prior to burial or cremation

will be in a suitable vehicle owned by our business.

The deceased will be kept in our mortuary and will be transported

for the purposes of the Funeral Service as per the final agreement.

Our Business uses Newcastle Memorial Park Crematorium,

Anderson Drive, Beresfield.

Owned by Invocare.