Families chose ‘Direct Cremation’ for a variety of reasons. It’s a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly.
Many find the absence of a funeral ceremony hard to understand, and it may have a major impact on the healing process.
Sometimes families will celebrate a life in their own personal style, a social gathering, a viewing, even a party.
If your decision is being made for financial reasons, feel free to discuss this with your funeral director and they will be able to suggest other ways to commemorate a life that may work within your budget.
Heritage Brothers can assist in your Direct Cremation needs.
Includes all certificates required with cremated remains returns to the family or executors.
Additional options include:
Includes all Direct Cremation Items plus the opportunity to have deceased prepared for a private viewing in one of our chapels.
Includes all Direct Cremation Items plus the opportunity to sit with coffin in chapel or witness the arrival of the hearse at our crematorium gardens, with opportunity to place a flower.
Additional fees apply for the postage of cremated remains via registered post to family.
Gold Coast Direct Cremations: Your Compassionate Choice
Funeral directors offer a wide range of services to help families navigate the funeral process. These services typically include arranging and conducting funerals, preparing the deceased for burial or cremation, helping with necessary paperwork and permits, providing guidance on choosing caskets or urns, and often assisting with pre-planning and post-funeral support. Heritage Brothers Gold Coast Funeral directors since 1934, provide a wide range of funeral services tailored to your specific needs.
When selecting a funeral director, consider factors like their reputation, experience, services offered, location, and cost. It’s essential to choose a director who can provide the specific services you need and make you feel comfortable during a challenging time. Reading reviews, asking for recommendations, and visiting their facility can also be helpful.
A direct cremation is a simple and cost-effective cremation option where the deceased is cremated without a traditional funeral service. It eliminates the need for embalming, viewing, or a lengthy ceremony, making it an affordable choice.
The requirements for direct cremations may vary, but generally, you’ll need a registered death certificate and the completion of specific forms. Our team will assist you with the necessary paperwork and ensure a smooth process.
Yes, pre-planning is an option. Many individuals choose to pre-plan their direct cremation to alleviate the emotional and financial burden on their loved ones. It’s a thoughtful and practical way to ensure your wishes are honoured.