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Public Services

Death Date: 18.11.2020
Name : Anatole Verevkin

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Death Date: 15.11.2020
Name : Imelda Ryan

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Death Date: 10.11.2020
Name : Sarah Foster

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Death Date: 07.11.2020
Name : Hazel McLean

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Death Date: 15.11.2020
Name : Rudolf 'Rudie' Heineke

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Death Date: 28.10.2020
Name : Anton Kamenev

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Death Date: 06.11.2020
Name : Brendan Walsh

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Death Date: 08.11.2020
Name : Theodosios Sikiotis

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Death Date: 23.10.2020
Name : Eileen Pardy

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Death Date: 31.10.2020
Name : Terence McGee

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Little Sisters of the Poor
St Joseph's Home
Memorial Service

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Death Date: 17.10.2020
Name : Catherine Lewis

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Death Date: 18.10.2020
Name : Nikola Camov

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Death Date: 17.10.2020
Name : Naraiyan Rai

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Death Date: 11.10.2020
Name : Dennis Gerard Hines

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Death Date: 25.09.2020
Name : Yvonne Avellino

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As an essential service, we remain open to assist you when you need us.

To protect everyone - and comply with government health guidelines - 
we are restricting non-essential contact. 

Please call us before visiting, whenever possible.

If a loved one has died, call anytime
For less urgent queries, call between 9am-1pm Mon-Fri, or email us.

Lonergan & Raven - servicing all suburbs in Melbourne.  

One dedicated consultant supports you through the whole process.  We come to you.

Full service all inclusive packages from $5,500. Finance packages available.

We make regular use of dozens of private chapel and venues all over Melbourne.

W.G.Raven’s Funeral Service is the oldest independent Australian funeral company in Melbourne, and the last of the old family company's to maintain chapels in the inner suburbs

A Member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), Lonergan & Raven is nationally recognised for it's commitment to high quality and ethical practices.

So you can be certain that when you deal with the staff at Lonergan & Raven’s, you will receive a very traditional commitment to provide the highest levels of personal service.                          

                                                                            NFDA

Our Approach

Testimonials

The funeral was beautiful and a real tribute to my mother. Your kind and friendly manner made the process much easier. Thanks once again.

Jessica Bruzzaniti

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10 Commonly Asked Questions – Ravens Website

  • 1. Do I need a funeral director?

    In fact Funeral Directors are really just highly skilled event planners.... Read More >>

  • 2. What to do when someone who has been ill dies?

    The majority of people die after an illness that involves hospital .... Read More >>

  • 3. What to do when someone dies accidentally or unexpectedly?

    The Victorian Coroners Court becomes involved in the following cases... Read More >>

  • 4. What is a Death Certificate and how do I get a copy?

    The Funeral Director needs to collect the death certification, because it is... Read More >>

  • 5. Do I have to have a Coffin?

    Well yes, and no There is a lot of confusion in the market place over coffin ...Read More >>

  • 6. Are coffins overpriced?

    There has been a lot of media fuss recently about the big corporate chains,...Read More >>

  • 7. Can I make my own coffin?

    Naturally if you want to make or purchase your own coffin we are happy to...Read More >>

  • 8. Ashes, Aquamation and Cryomation

    Cremation is the traditional process of dissolving human remains in...Read More >>

  • 9. Can I have a burial on my family’s property?

    Again, yes and no .
    If your family property is...Read More >>

  • 10. How do I become a donor to Medical Science or an Organ Donor ?

    Lonergan & Raven have handled donations to medical science,...Read More >>