Specialising in Melbourne cremations, our company is a sister division to Templeton Family Funerals. We are a family-owned business operated by sisters, Ellese and Sheree Templeton and we know how important family is. Armed with a over fifteen years of experience, we deliver premium quality service for Melbourne cremations and cater to your needs. We tend to the cremation needs of all families across the Melbourne region. If you don’t want the funeral ceremony, a memorial may be held at a later date. Direct Cremations are leading the way in Melbourne cremations. Direct cremations are unattended by family and friends and the most economical service to hold; they are an alternative to the traditional funeral. We will return your loved one’s ashes to you and you can celebrate your loved one’s life your own way while maintaining their wishes. It is also cost-effective and we are efficient; the cremation happens within days of your loved one passing away. Furthermore, we operate twenty-four hours, seven days per week so we are always available to answer your questions and provide our outstanding service for Melbourne cremations.

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Our Direct Cremations Package  

Understanding that the passing of a loved one is a difficult time for family and friends, we conduct Melbourne cremations with integrity and respect. Direct Cremations delivers a professional and personalised service for nineteen hundred dollars, inclusive of GST. We will take care of the transfer of your loved one into our care and transport to the crematorium. We complete all pertinent administrative tasks including the collection of the medical certificate, provide the death certificate and register the latter with Births, Deaths & Marriages (BDM). The Direct Cremations package also includes basic mortuary care, a basic MDF coffin, cremation fee and Professional Service fee. You can easily arrange a funeral via telephone, fax or email and we are here to support you in your time of need. If you would like to arrange a funeral in person with one of our consultants, an additional fee of one hundred and ninety-five dollars applies. Melbourne cremations with Direct Cremations take place at Springvale Botanical Cemetery Bunurong Memorial Park. Additional costs are applicable if you would like the cremation held at Lilydale, Fawkner or Altona Memorial Parks for one hundred and ninety-five dollars. Weekend and public holiday Melbourne cremations are at cost. Our direct cremation package is affordable and we provide excellent service throughout the process.


Why Should You Choose Direct Cremations?

While for the majority of people, families would like a traditional funeral service, however many people are turning to direct cremations. There are more choices available in the modern society and direct cremations are more economical than holding a service. Sometimes a loved one will have shared their funeral wishes with a member or members of their family or it is noted in their will. Furthermore, a direct cremation moved away from religious connotations. The reasons for a direct cremation do vary and on occasion it could be the geographical dispersal of family unable to come together to celebrate their loved one’s life. Additionally, funeral services can be expensive and direct cremations offer an alternative that is cost-effective and provides options for people and their families. Direct Cremations is family-owned and provides a personalised, relatable service for Melbourne cremations and we look forward to assisting you throughout a difficult time by making it easier and a smooth process. Call them today to get the help you deserve for your loved one’s funeral.