Affordable Funerals Service & Funeral Costs

At Howard Squires Funerals, we understand the importance of honouring your loved one with a respectful and memorable service that aligns with your financial needs. We take pride in offering a wide range of affordable funeral services across Victoria and Southern New South Wales. Our commitment is to provide you with transparent, compassionate, and cost-effective options that celebrate the life of your loved one in a meaningful way.

Howard Squires Funerals is proud to offer affordable funeral services across Victoria and Southern New South Wales. We invite you to view our Goods and Service Brochures for a breakdown of our funerals costs:

Understanding Our Pricing: A Guide to Funeral Costs

Our Goods and Services Brochure offers a detailed breakdown of our funerals costs, ensuring everything is clear and upfront. We believe in transparency, with all prices including GST so that you can make informed decisions without any surprises.

All prices quoted are GST inclusive.

The life of a loved one can be celebrated in a variety of ways. Many people are involved in a Church community and will choose to have an affordable funerals service there. Others may prefer to use a funeral director’s or crematorium chapel or have the funeral service at some other special place, such as the family home, a park, or a community hall or facility.

The number of mourners expected to attend is often an important consideration when choosing a venue for a funeral service. Funeral services can be conducted by clergy, a civil celebrant, or even a family member or friend.

Affordable Funerals Costs

The funeral costs will essentially reflect the personal, cultural, and financial needs of your family and the choices you make. Howard Squires Funerals has a flexible pricing structure, which allows families to choose from a range of services and options. Some people prefer to obtain information on services, options, and prices before engaging a funeral director in Melbourne.

Our specialist Funeral Planners will provide you with an itemised fee proposal, outlining all of the affordable funerals involved with the funeral that best reflects the life of your loved one and your family’s needs.

To talk with one of our Funeral Planners (24 Hours) please call 1300 881 691 

Personalised Affordable Funerals Service Options

Flexible and Customisable Funeral Planning

Our flexible pricing structure caters to the diverse needs of families. We understand the importance of personalising a funeral service to reflect the life and legacy of your loved one. Our specialist Funeral Planners can provide an itemised fee proposal, ensuring that the funeral aligns with your family’s needs and budget.

Comprehensive Break down of Funeral Costs

A funeral encompasses various elements, and we aim to make understanding these costs as straightforward as possible. This includes the professional service fee, which covers our funeral services tailored to your individual needs. Third-party fees account for cemetery or crematorium fees, celebrant charges, and other necessary outlays. And lastly, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) applies to our fees and related products and services.

There are generally three main Funeral costs associated with a affordable funerals:

1. Professional Service Fee

Howard Squires Funerals offers a variety of affordable funeral service options, all of which allow you and your family to tailor them to reflect your individual, personal, cultural, and religious requirements.

If none of the service options are suitable to your requirements then please speak to one of our Funeral Planners who will be happy to tailor something to your personal needs. 

2. Third-Party Fees

These consist of the monies paid out by Howard Squires Funerals on your behalf to other parties in order to carry out the funeral service in accordance with your instructions. These include payments for:

3. Goods and Service tax

GST is payable on Howard Squires Funerals fees and the supply of all related products and services.

Contact Our Funeral Planners for Personalised Assistance

Planning a funeral can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone. Our Funeral Planners are available 24/7 to guide you through the process and pre paid funeral costs, answer your questions, and tailor funeral arrangements to meet your specific needs. Contact us at 1300 881 691 for compassionate and personalised funeral planning assistance.

This structured approach can help visitors to your website understand the range of services and pricing options, making the process of arranging a funeral as straightforward and stress-free as possible.

FAQs - Affordable Funerals Services

Q: What does the Professional Service Fee cover?

A: The Professional Service Fee covers all the essential services provided by Howard Squires Funerals, including the planning and coordinating of the funeral, documentation, and liaising with third parties. It ensures the funeral is tailored to meet your personal, cultural, and religious requirements.

Q: Can I personalise the funeral service according to our family’s traditions?

A: Absolutely. We honour and respect the uniqueness of each individual and family. Our Funeral Planners will work closely with you to ensure the service reflects your loved one’s life and adheres to your family’s traditions and cultural practices.

Q: Are there any hidden funerals costs in your pricing?

A: No, there are no hidden Funeral fee. Our Goods and Services Brochure provides a detailed and transparent breakdown of all charges. Everything is clearly outlined, including the GST, to ensure you clearly understand the total expenses.

Q: What are Third-Party Fees, and what do they include?

A: Third-party fees are payments made to other parties on your behalf as part of the funeral service. These include cemetery or crematorium fees, fees for clergy or celebrants, musician or vocalist services, venue hire, floral arrangements, catering, death and funeral notices, and the cost of a coffin or casket.

Q: How can I view your range of coffins and caskets?

A: You can view our complete range of coffins and caskets in our Goods and Services Brochure or by visiting our facilities. We offer a wide selection to suit different preferences and budgets.

Q: Is GST applicable to all pre paid funeral costs?

A: Goods and Service Tax (GST) applies to all our fees and the supply of related products and services. This is included in the pricing provided in our brochure for complete transparency.

Q: What if I need a customised funeral service not listed in your options?

A: We understand that each family has unique needs. If our standard service options do not meet your requirements, please speak to one of our Funeral Planners. We are more than happy to create a customised service that aligns with your specific needs.

Q: How can I arrange a meeting with a Funeral Planner?

A: You can arrange a meeting with our Funeral Planners by calling us at 1300 881 691. We are available 24/7 to assist you with your funeral fee enquiries.