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Newhaven Funerals Mackay

Newhaven Funerals offers personalised funeral services across the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac regions. We understand that the death of a loved one is a life-changing event for any family, which is why we aim to make the funeral process as stress-free as possible.

Cremation is the preferred method of farewell in Australia and our cremation service provides both professionalism and dignity.

At Newhaven Funerals, we are committed to providing you and your family with a compassionate and dignifiedcremation service for your loved one.

Our team of professionals are proud members of both the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) and the Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA). We follow a code of ethics to ensure that our facilities, premises and staff perform at the highest standard.

For further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact our team. We would like the opportunity to assist you in this troubling time.

Why Choose Cremation?

Cremation is the preferred option for many in the Mackay area. Deciding whether to choose burial or cremation can be a difficult decision, especially if your loved one didn’t specify a preference.  Our cremation services are accompanied by a compassionate and personalised memorial service, allowing you to look back on your cherished memories and the time spent with your loved one.

We understand that, for many people, the planning and execution of a cremation can be something else to add to an already full plate. Whether this is the first time you’ve planned a funeral, or you want more information on how the process works for cremations in Mackay, we’ve covered the basics for you below.

If you have recently experienced a loss, please reach out to us to prepare your perfect goodbye

Choosing A Location

Choosing the right location for the cremation service is a big decision and there are some key factors to consider. Think about where the majority of family and friends are based and choose a location which is in travelling distance of everyone. Consider any religious or cultural traditions and incorporate this into the service. It is also important to honour any requests that your loved one made.

How To Choose A Loved Ones Final Resting Place

When you choose to have a loved one cremated, you must decide upon a final resting place for their ashes. There are many different options to choose from, allowing you and your family to work out what will be best.

You may wish to scatter the ashes in a special and significant place. Alternatively, you may want to bury the ashes to create a visiting place.

Other options including keeping the ashes or dividing them among the family. We recommend that you decide what you wish to do with the ashes before the funeral, as it can be a difficult decision to make.

Planning For A Cremation

When you first get in touch with our friendly team, we will discuss the various options and choices available. If you’re unsure about whether cremation is the best option for your loved one, we can go through the various other choices we have for funerals as well. If you decide that cremation is the best choice, we can then carry out all the planning and preparations for you.

The Cremation Service

On the day of the service, our professional team will ensure everything is running as it should. We stay in the background and allow your family time to grieve and be together, and we will carry out the full service based on our past discussions and decisions with yourself and other family members.

We can include any required or relevant traditions or religious elements as part of this service.

What Happens After The Cremation?

Once the service is completed, we can then provide you with the ashes or arrange for their placement in a suitable pre-determined location. If you’d like to divide the ashes between several people, we can do this for you too.

Whatever your choice, we’ll ensure your wishes are carried out to the letter to ensure the process is as seamless as possible.

Why Choose Newhaven Funerals?

With a focus on compassionate and empathetic service, Newhaven Funerals Mackay understand the importance of the service we offer. We always aim to provide a dignified send off, and we will work with you to ensure that their last wishes are fully met with a beautiful and meaningful service that celebrates your loved one’s life.

Our approachable and knowledgeable team are always ready to answer any questions, and we have extensive experience in handling a wide range of different styles of service and ceremonies.

The stress and challenge of planning a cremation are difficult for anyone. That’s why our team takes the responsibility off your shoulders and ensures everything runs smoothly from start to finish. We’re the experts at what we do, and we provide the space you need to grieve without the additional need to plan or manage technical aspects of the service.

If you’re looking for professional funeral directors that performs cremations, Newhaven Funerals is an excellent choice. If you’re looking for an empathetic service that will ensure you can say goodbye properly, please reach out to us on 1800 549 719. We would be honoured to assist you at this time.

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