At Heritage & Heritage Funerals our funeral costs are made up of 3 components.

1. Professional Fees

Professional Fees incorporate the various tasks completed by our staff that are involved in arranging, planning and conducting a funeral. The professional fee is determined by the type of service you wish to have. After hours charges may also be applicable for services provided outside our normal business hours.

For all Single, Graveside, Dual and Extended Dual services our professional fee includes:-

  • A funeral consultation with one of our experienced Funeral Directors
  • Basic mortuary care
  • Organisation of Medical Certificate
  • Registration of death with Births, Deaths & Marriages
  • A 1 hour viewing held within business hours
  • Use of our Heritage & Heritage chapel located at either Wantirna or Woori Yallock
  • Provision of a hearse and two staff on the day of the service
  • A DVD photo presentation with 30 photos and 1 music track (Except for Graveside Services)
  • Complimentary memorial book
  • 50 Complimentary bookmark style tribute cards

2. Required Costs

Required costs are those additional costs that are necessary in order to carry out the funeral on your behalf. These costs may vary depending on your wants or needs and include transfer fees, coffin / casket, cemetery or crematorium costs, death certificate, additional mortuary care such as embalming fees and government medical officer costs which are required for all cremations.

3. Other / Third Party Costs

Third Party Costs are costs incurred to arrange the service in accordance with your instructions. These costs are paid out by Heritage & Heritage Funerals on your behalf to third parties. Many of these costs can be paid directly to the third party at the families request. (Conditions Apply)

They include things such as:-

  • Floral tributes
  • Paper notices
  • Clergy or celebrant fees
  • Venue hire costs
  • Coach or limo hire
  • Service booklets
  • Musician fees
  • Catering costs (in Heritage Facilities)