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Funeral Information

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

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Death Date: 27.10.2020
Name : Viren Rathod

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Death Date: 23.10.2020
Name : Eileen Pardy

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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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Death Date: 24.09.2020
Name : Irene Resl-Chomiak

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Death Date: 27.09.2020
Name : Kathleen (Kate) Myfawny Brown

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Death Date: 15.09.2020
Name : Romolo Commelli

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Death Date: 06.09.2020
Name : Joan ‘Lorraine’ Johnson

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Death Date: 06.09.2020
Name : Tony Flude

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Death Date: 03.09.2020
Name : Marta Campusano

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Death Date: 02.09.2020
Name : John Gregory Leon

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Death Date: 06.09.2020
Name : Maria 'Mary' Sikiotis

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Death Date: 05.09.2020
Name : Kathlyn Cloonan

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Death Date: 30.09.2020
Name : Lloyd Bowyer

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Single Service or Double?

‘Traditional’ funeral services involve a church or chapel service followed by a crematorium or grave-side service, and have become known recently as ‘double services’. The undertaker needs to supply multiple vehicles and three or four staff for several hours, and has to charge accordingly.

By contrast modern ‘single services' have become very popular. They are sometimes held at a church, with the coffin driving away at the end of the service while the family remain for refreshments with the mourners. More often though, a service is held at the crematorium, or at a private chapel.

Single services can be much cheaper for the funeral director to provide because they often only require a single vehicle and two staff for a couple of hours. So many of the big corporate companies pressure families to just use their chapels.

At Lonergan & Raven's we have found that the traditional 'double service' is still preferred by many families. We do our best to keep our price for a 'double service' competitive with what the big corporations charge for 'single services' at their chapels.

Contact us on 9489 8711 for no obligation assistance on choosing what will work best for your family.