WELCOME

At Grafton & District Funerals, we provide a personal funeral service in the Clarence Valley and appreciate that taking a little extra time to listen can make all the difference. We are totally committed to guiding and supporting families at what can be the most stressful time. We offer compassionate, caring service before, during and after the funeral.

 

Live in the moment. Live on in the memory.

 

ABOUT US

Grafton & District Funerals has been supporting the Grafton and district community for more than 35 years.

 

Our staff are locals caring for locals. We are all different individuals, but we all have the same goal – to ensure that our client families are looked after, cared for and supported in every way possible during what is often an exhausting and emotionally draining time. 

 

We offer compassionate, caring service before, during and after the funeral, to your family. No request is ever ignored. We will endeavour to fulfill any wishes or requests that a family may have.

 

Our heritage

 

Grafton & District Funerals was established in 1983 by Tom and Mary Steenson and family. The business was purchased by Jim Summers and family in 1991.

 

Jim and his wife Sharyn owned and managed the business with their family for 27 years, becoming an integral part of the Grafton community. 

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Our services

 

At Grafton & District Funerals, we provide hassle-free, personal funeral services in the Clarence Valley and appreciate that taking a little extra time to get to know a family and their late loved one can make all the difference. 

 

For example, when a family mentioned they were concerned the inside of their loved one’s coffin “looked cold”, location manager Michelle Hockings went out and purchased an $8 blanket in the deceased’s favourite colour to line the coffin. And when another family expressed a desire to have a Harley hearse for their late dad, who was a mad Harley rider, the Grafton & District Funerals team tracked down a Harley carriage in Brisbane and arranged for it to be transferred to Grafton, garaged at the funeral home and used at the gentleman’s funeral.

 

Going above and beyond for families is something our team is renowned for. We are passionate about accommodating your family’s wishes and truly personalising the service to reflect the life of your loved one.

Just like people’s lives, funerals come in all shapes and sizes and we will help you arrange a memorable event, whether you wish to hold it at our faciltity, a local church or any other destination that reflects your loved one’s wishes.

 

We also have an arrangement with the local Salvation Army Citadel to hold non-denominational services in their hall which seats 150 people. 

 

Funeral Costs in NSW & ACT

To ensure transparency with pricing for funeral goods and services, and in accordance with the Fair Trading Regulation NSW Act, we have created Funeral Information Pricing Disclosure documents.

Please click on the below button to download the Funeral Information Pricing Disclosure document

OUR PEOPLE

 

We employ 12 people who support businesses in the Clarence Valley, own homes and are well entrenched in the local community.

 

Location manager Michelle Hockings hales from a long lineage of family in the Clarence Valley and is an executive committee member of the Grafton Chamber of Commerce.

 

As a business, we support the Clarence Valley Chamber of Commerce, Meals on Wheels, Share the Dignity program, South Grafton Bowls, Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival and assist the RSL with Anzac Day and Remembrance Day services throughout the Clarence Valley. 

 

At Grafton & District Funerals we are here to help and assist you. Call us at any time of the day or night when a death occurs for professional advice.

Michelle Hockings
Michelle Hockings

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Madelyn Brown
Madelyn Brown

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Tania Crane
Tania Crane

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Barry Hull
Barry Hull

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Paul Dwyer
Paul Dwyer

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Louis Covre
Louis Covre

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Chris Darby
Chris Darby

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Bob McLean
Bob McLean

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PHOTOGRAPHS

Here you will find a selection of the coffins and caskets we can provide.

 
 

PREPAID FUNERALS

5 Great Reasons to Prepay Your Funeral

Preplanning your funeral makes sense. It takes the emotional stress off your family, locks in your funeral cost at today’s price, and allows you to plan things your way. Then you can relax, knowing your money is held safely in a trust while you get on with enjoying life to the full.

1. Pay today's price, beat rising costs.


With a prepaid funeral plan you pay today's price and avoid things like inflation and rising premiums. Pay in instalments or upfront, whatever works for you. A prepaid funeral is also exempt from the Centrelink assets test so it can help you qualify for a pension or part pension.

2. No ongoing payments.


With a prepaid funeral you only pay for the funeral you want. No additional costs and no premiums to pay for you or your family. The cost of a prepaid funeral will vary depending on the inclusions. Once paid in full there is no more to pay unless additional inclusions are incurred.

3. Remove the worry, give peace of mind.


When the time comes it's planned and paid for, family and friends won't have to deal with arrangement details or financial concerns, as everything is taken care of.

4. No extensive paperwork or health checks.


We'll walk you through the simple and quick process of preplanning your funeral.

5. Tailor your plan to meet your needs.


Prepaying your funeral service means you get your funeral service, your way.

 

CONTACT US

Address | 94 Victoria Street Grafton NSW 2460

Phone | (02) 6642 6444

Email | info@graftonfunerals.com.au

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