Central Highlands Funeral Service
Supportive & Understanding Burial Services
Choosing between a burial or a cremation service for a loved one that has recently passed can be a difficult decision to make at a stressful and upsetting time. At Central Highlands Funeral Services, we’re based in Emerald and on hand to help you come to a decision and make the necessary arrangements.
A burial service is a traditional course of action for a funeral service after someone has passed. There are many practical considerations that need to be taken into account when planning a burial service. Our family business has been organising burials for clients in Emerald and the surrounding areas for the past 35 years. We’ll help you arrange a thoughtful and special farewell for the deceased.
Why choose a burial service
When someone you love passes away, we understand how important it is to be surrounded by your family and friends for their support. We aim to help take a significant portion of the responsibility by planning a burial service that’s special, considerate and respects the wishes of the deceased. With our assistance, you can grieve with your loved ones in peace while we take care of as much or as little of the funeral arrangements as you want.
There are many choices that need to be made when planning a burial service, such as deciding between a coffin or a casket. Our team will be happy to make this decision for you if you desire. There are a number of benefits of organising a burial service including:
One of the main benefits of opting for a burial service is that it offers you a mausoleum or permanent gravesite that love ones can pay a visit whenever they like.
Being with loved ones
Be together in life and death. A burial service offers the opportunity to lay your loved one to rest alongside other members of your family in the same plot.
Speak to us about a burial service
If you think that a burial service is the right option for your loved one, then Central Highlands Funeral Services is here to help you with every step of the planning process. Our team will help you obtain a casket or coffin, flower arrangements and memorial plaques, and can even manage press releases, newspaper notices, memorial signing books or service program booklets that might be needed. We’re here to provide you with unwavering support during every stage of the funeral arrangement. If you need us to take complete control over the service or you want to organise the majority of the tasks yourself, we will be on hand for whatever you might need.
Call us today at Central Highlands Funeral Services in Emerald today.
Frequently Asked Questions
The difference between a coffin and a casket is their overall design. Coffins are tapered at the foot and head and are wider at the shoulders, whereas caskets are designed in a rectangular shape and are usually made of high-quality timber to a higher workmanship standard.
Yes, usually burials cost more than cremation services due to the price of the coffin or casket and the burial plot itself.
If you would like to organise an open casket viewing for your loved one, you need to make the arrangements as soon as 24 hours after the deceased has passed.