Costs of Funerals

The cost of a funeral service can vary depending upon the preferences of the family. The costs comprise of several components:-

Funeral Directors Professional Service Fee

Fees associated with arranging, planning and conducting the funeral service, including documentation and certificates, clergy / celebrant donation, mortuary care, transfers, mourning cars, hearse, incidental disbursements and any necessary liaison with health care facilities, or Coroner’s Office. Many of these charges are “fixed fees” and cannot be avoided unfortunately. We will assist you to understand the things that are necessary.

Coffin / Casket

These vary depending upon the exact one you choose for the service. Click here for more details. On the homepage you can proceed to the “online quote” to view the coffins with a picture and the exact cost of each.

Other (Optional) Fees

  • Newspaper notices
  • Catering
  • Floral Tributes
  • Memorial Book
  • Motorcycle Escorts
  • Doves
  • butterflies
  • Balloons

Memorialisation Fees

Plaques, headstones, monuments, vaults, niche walls and other options. Such matters are in the province of the selected Cemetery or Crematorium and will need to be negotiated by the family. However, Mannings can provide impartial advice and liaise on your behalf, if required.

Pre-Paying Your Funeral

Pre-paying a funeral may be a more suitable for individual circumstances. For further information on pre-paid funerals,
Click here .

- Beverley To Manning’s, Thank you for your time and care regarding my late Mother, Heather Sykes. The day was perfect, everything so well done. Regards, read more
- Sally, John and family Dear John and Manning’s Funeral Staff, THANK YOU for everything. We are very happy for your special services. Much appreciated read more
- Love Marg and Mark Just wanted to say “thank You” for your kindness and sincerity. I am sure you touch many lives more than you would ever know. God bless 15 January 2014 read more
- Vanda Dear All the Staff at Manning’s, Chris and Angela, Thank you for making everything runs so smoothly for my Dad’s Funeral (Mario Reginato). It is comforting to know that there are lovely and caring people like yourselves that consider how the family feels on the day and if anything we needed you were there. Thank you once again read more