Pensioner's Low Cost Funeral
Chapel Service with Cremation

This Pensioner's low cost funeral chapel service with cremation is available to anyone on a Government Pension, or those who may be on a budget or low income. This is available "At-need" or for those that would like to pay basic funeral costs into a Pre-paid fund. Pre-paid Funds can be up-front or over time until paid in full.

A Pensioner's low cost funeral chapel service with cremation is where a simple service is held at a crematorium chapel for family and friends to attend with a private cremation. The ashes can remain at the crematorium or be delivered back to the funeral home for the executor or direct next-of-kin to collect or other memorial options can be organised.

If this style of service suits your needs please select this service and please also select any additional items of your choice if required.

Summary of What's Included




  • Arrangement and Administration 1b
    Our consultants will meet with the family at their home or at our office, to make final preparations.
    Arrangement and coordination of all aspects of the chapel service, including preparation of music.
    Processing of all paperwork and documentation for Births Deaths & Marriages.

  • Use of Private Hearse and Staff B
    Private transfer of coffin to the crematorium chapel before the service.
    2x Funeral Directors to attend and assist at the service to welcome guests,
    liase with the presenter and attend to the coffin.

  • Mortuary Care and Preparation Basic care and dressing
    Use of our chapel included for closed-casket visitation or prayers before the funeral if required.


  • A Lambeth Coffin (standard size adult coffin) is included.
    Simple design, teak flatlid, plisse interior, handles included.



  • Chapel and cremation fee at a local memorial park:
    Local choice of Lake Macquarie Memorial Park, Ryhope,
    OR Newcastle Memorial Park, Beresfield,
    OR St. Patrick's of Nulkaba, Nulkaba (Cessnock).
  • Doctor's Cremation and Referee Certificates.


  • Clergy fee included (Church Minister/Priest etc).
  • Civil Celebrant fees can vary depending on level of customisation of the service, travel, writing of the Eulogy etc. Please discuss with our consultants.


  • A small florist's choice wrap is included (value of $20),
    or choose a larger arrangment (see below for additional costs).


  • A single funeral notice to appear in The Cessnock Advertiser is included (value of $180),
    or choose another newspaper (see below for additional costs).
  • Facebook Video Funeral Notice Included (Complimentary for all our client families).


Other inclusions can be added at an additional cost, cost outlines are below:

Newspaper Funeral Notice
Newcastle Herald, Port Stephens Examiner - Additional $280 approx per paper/edition
Maitland Mercury, Singleton Argus, Dungog Chronicle - Additional $200 approx per paper/edition
Central Coast Advocate - Additional $250 approx per paper/edition
Sydney Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald - Additional $400 approx per paper/edition
Or any other Newspaper the family may choose (charged at cost)

Additional $100-$200 for a small to medium size casket cover (florist's choice flowers and colours).
or, $300-$400 for a larger casket cover (custom flowers and colours).

Creative Services Package

  • Personalised Memorial Book for attendance record.
  • Recording of facebook condolence messages in the Personalised Memorial Book.
  • 50x Personalised Service Booklets, full colour printing.
  • Photo Tribute (Professionally produced 3-4 minute presentation with music and 40x Digital Photos provided by family)

$330 (Pensioner's Discounted Package)

Visit our online selection of urns and memorial jewellery here.

Please discuss with your consultant regarding any other upgrade options or changes (costs will vary).


Select options for this Service

Price shown includes GST.
Pricing current as of 7th June, 2017.

  • Price: $3,955.00