Choosing burial or cremation is a common concern… however it’s entirely up to you

Sometimes there are cultural or religious influences to consider. It is always worth remembering though, if you do have a preference, one way or the other, to let at least one other family member know of your wishes. Quite often if a person has deceased unexpectedly, the family is at a loss as to what their loved one would have wanted which just makes arranging the funeral a little more difficult because of the uncertainty. We have our Pre-Planning Books available containing lots of information to help your decision-making process. We are happy to post out one or more of our books if you wish, just call our office and we will get them to you.

In the Townsville area we have access to the Belgian Gardens Cemetery and Woongarra Crematorium.

For further information on Cemetery rules and regulations you can visit the Townsville City Council website.

Our preferred celebrant

Amanda Medill -- Authorised Celebrant; JP (Qual) member of AFCC

Amanda provides grieving families with the opportunity to celebrate their loved one’s life with dignity and style. We are delighted to have her as part of our Oceanview family.

Amanda also offers other services, apart from funerals. Amanda is a very talented professional in her field, and a visit to her website is highly recommended.

Funeral Bonds

Investing in a Funeral Bond is one of the smartest financial decisions you will ever make regardless of your age or stage in life, but particularly if you receive pension benefits. You have the security of knowing you have provided for future costs, and the comfort that you are protecting loved ones from a potential financial burden.

We recommend various brands of Funeral Bonds, which provide excellent customer service which in turn provides families with peace of mind.

What we do
If you have never had to do this before, please do not stress as we will help.
How much?
Regardless of how loved your family member was, you still need to be mindful of your budget.
Choosing burial or cremation is a common concern… however it’s entirely up to you.
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Contact us

47 Hugh Ryan Drive Townsville Q 4814
Phone: (07) 4755 0296

We have easy parking out the front as well as the side of our building where it's a little more private.

For emergencies: Our phone is manned 24 hours 7 days a week.

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Consider this alternative provision...
No service cremation package from $2332.00*

Ideal for when you want something very simple. This package is a cremation only with no mourners, no ceremony, no fuss...

This service offers: unattended direct cremation, professional fees, mortuary care, entry level coffin, cremation fee (in Townsville), doctor's cremation permit, all necessary paperwork, entry level urn, certified copy of death certificate, a transfer during normal working hours and GST.

You can upgrade (optional extra) to a Memorial Service, the urn and the coffin.

*Not included:

After hours transfer from the place of death, viewings or quiet times.


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