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What to do when Someone Dies

Arranging a Funeral

Simplicity Funerals can help you arrange the funeral you want for a loved one, or help make carrying out the wishes of a deceased person easier.

When a loved one dies it can not only be a sad time but also very confusing. Simplicity Funerals can help you through this time and advise and assist you to make the funeral arrangement process worry-free.

We understand death occurs at any time, day or night feel free to contact us on (03) 539 0066.

Death at Home, Hospital or Resthome

Whether a death occurs in a hospital, a resthome or at a private home a doctor needs to certify the death by completing a Medical Certificate of Causes of Death. If cremation is decided upon a doctor needs to sight the body before our funeral directors transfer the deceased into our care. A call to us for advice and assistance at this time will help clarify the situation on (03) 539 0066.

Accidental Death

If the death occurred as a result of an accident and the coroner is involved, a funeral director would be contacted to convey the body to a public mortuary. The family of the deceased will still need to organise a funeral with a funeral director of their choice. They are under no obligation to use the funeral director contracted for the original transfer.

We welcome all enquiries about funeral costs

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your personal requirements and obtain a customised quote.

The Role of a Funeral Director

Find out more below on what level of service you can expect from a Funeral Director.

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