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Traditional Burial Services

Traditional burial service is, in many cases, the choice made by Mackay families for their loved ones. Serene Funerals can manage the preparation, planning, transportation and the burial itself—all done with the utmost care, consideration, dignity and respect. We are highly regarded in the Mackay area for funeral services that are conducted without dropping a beat.

Your involvement can be absolutely minimal, so you can more readily devote your time to the important demands of family and friends, as well as your own. You can, alternatively, take on a more consultative role. You might choose to do this because specific requirements need to be included.

We are extremely careful when it comes to observing sensitive funeral service preferences. Not only that, we also make ourselves available at all times to assist. You’ll get the support you need at each and every step of the process, including a sympathetic ear when all you need is someone to listen.

Let Us Take Care Of The Burial Arrangements

Making funeral arrangements can be quite daunting at this difficult time, but with Carol’s expertise, care and practical consideration means less stress for you. When you leave the responsibilities to Carol and her team, spending time with your loved ones will be subject to fewer interruptions and is more assured.

The potential for a funeral to bring family and friends together should not be underestimated. It’s also an opportunity to find closure and you should do all you can to be present and undistracted. Our chapel is available for burial services and is located in a beautiful setting. The chapel’s pleasant atmosphere conveys a sense of peace and tranquility.

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When you choose a Mackay burial service

When you choose a Mackay burial service with Serene Funerals, you will have Carol and her team behind you who will take on the tasks of arranging all the details, including:

Respectful and Peaceful Burial Services

Our Mackay burial services can be held at our chapel, or a venue of your choice, such as a place of worship of the departed. The burial itself would usually be at Mackay Cemetery.

Your wishes for the burial service, taking in those of the deceased and other loved ones as well, are our priority at Serene Funerals. In that respect, the burial service will be unique. In common with all, however, is the heart-warming way in which our memorial services reflect the lives of our loved ones lost.
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We Can Help With The Details

At Serene Funerals, you’ll find genuine help and crystal clear transparency in all proceedings. With more than 35 years’ professional experience, Carol can walk you step by step through the planning process. Or, as happens in most cases, you can leave us to manage everything on your behalf.

We’ll check in with you as necessary for the more important aspects. But for the most part, you’ll be free of the practical burdens and be more available to those who need you during this emotionally demanding time.

Financial Assistance For Your Burial Funeral

If funeral arrangements have placed you under financial pressure, our expertise could be the answer you’re looking for.

Having served the Mackay community over the past 35 years, Carol has had direct experience with all the available methods of financing funerals, including social security benefits. Get in touch with Carol at Serene Funerals today. We specialise in providing the kind of genuine help you can use at this difficult time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Some families choose to bury several individuals together. In a traditional section grave, two people can normally be buried, however, a monumental or lawn grave can fit three.

A lawn grave tends to be a simple plaque which is level with the ground. A monumental lawn headstone often allows a decorative tribute that can be personalised. Or, a traditional section grave has a headstone as well as a grave cover. Whatever type of grave you choose, it will provide a peaceful and serene place for you to come and visit your loved one.

While we can offer advice and support, this choice is a personal one. Your deceased loved one may have suggested what their preference was, in which case most people tend to stick with this. If not, we can help you weigh up the positives and negatives of each option before coming to a final choice.

The general charges tend to be the same for each case. However, you should remember to take into account the cost of purchasing a memorial and grave, which tends to make the overall cost of a burial more expensive than cremation.

If your loved one is being buried, the committal service often takes place at the graveside, before the coffin is then lowered into the ground. Many people choose to scatter flowers or soil onto the grave as it is lowered, as a way of saying goodbye or paying their respects.