Funeral Costs & Options
The cost of a funeral 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.
Our specialist Funeral Planners will provide you with an itemised fee proposal, outlining all of the services and costs 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 (VIC) or (02) 6033 4255 (Corowa-Rutherglen).
There are generally three main costs associated with a funeral:
1. Professional Service Fee
Howard Squires Funerals offers a variety of service options, all of which allow you and your family to tailor them to reflect your individual, personal, cultural and religious requirements. Simply visit our Funeral Service Options page for full details and prices.
If none of the service options are suitable to your requirements then please speak to one of our Funeral Planners on 1300 881 691 (VIC) or (02) 6033 4255 (Corowa-Rutherglen) 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 in accordance with your instructions. These include payments for:
- Cemetery or Crematorium fees.
- Clergy or Celebrant fees.
- Musician/Vocalist fees.
- Venue hire fees.
- Floral tributes.
- Death and funeral notices.
- Registered Death Certificate.
- Medical Certificate required for Crematorium.
- Coffin or casket. View the entire coffin and casket range.
- Personalisation Options
3. Goods & Service tax
GST is payable on Howard Squires Funerals fees and the supply of all related products and services.
For information on our pricing and services please view our:
All prices quoted are GST inclusive.