Pre-arranged Funeral Plans

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A question we are often asked at Newhaven Funerals is “When is the best time to plan my funeral?”, the answer, is the best time is anytime … other than when you need it. It is much better to make plans ahead, and thankfully, pre-arranged funerals are growing in popularity. Here’s why we think planning […]

What to Wear to a Funeral

Flowers for the departed--writing and delivering a euology

For most funerals, darker dress outfits like a button-up suit or a black dress will always be appropriate, but you may be going to a celebration of life memorial, so you will have more leeway when it comes to what to wear. Different cultures have different customs for funeral attire but if you are still […]

How to Write a Eulogy for a Funeral

Flowers for the departed--writing and delivering a euology

There is only a brief window of time between the passing and the funeral service to write and deliver a eulogy. Guests attending funerals in Brisbane, as with funerals everywhere, will be expecting to reflect on the life of the soul who recently departed. Eulogies are always listened to in reverence. Regardless of whether the […]

Options for Funeral Arrangements

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Even though a funeral is a sad occasion, it doesn’t mean your loved one cannot have an extra special send off. Our experienced funeral directors at Newhaven Funerals have been providing funeral services in Brisbane and the Gold Coast since 1979, and we are happy to provide a plain and simple funeral or one with […]

Free Consultation for a Pre-Arranged Funeral

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The funeral directors at Newhaven Funerals are proud to have been providing funeral, crematorium and memorial services to Queensland since 1979. As a family-run company, our values and ethics are important, and we aim to deliver 100% satisfaction for every customer. We are there for you to assist in arranging a funeral after the passing […]

How much does a funeral cost and what happens if you can’t afford it?

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Yet despite knowing the inevitable, hundreds of people fail to put plans in place to prevent their family trying to pay for funeral costs they can’t afford. And why? Because it’s not a reality people like to face, […]