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Funeral Arrangements 

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We are here to gently guide and support you through these arrangements every step of the way, providing the necessary information and guidance.

Arranging a Funeral Service can often seem overwhelming, and at times daunting with the many and varied decisions to make. We are here to gently guide and support you through these arrangements providing the necessary information to allow you to make the right decisions for you, your family and your loved one.

 

Choices you will need to consider:

  • ​Venue

  • Burial or Cremation

  • Religious or Cultural Considerations

  • Celebrant or Minister

  • Service Format

  • Visual Tribute

  • Floral Tribute

  • Printed Material

  • Music Choices

  • Refreshments (currently unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions)

  • Coffin or Casket

  • Spending time with your loved one (viewing)

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Getting Started - A Guide to Arranging a Funeral Service. 

1. Call 

2. Meet 

3. Paperwork

4. Coordinate 

5. Support 

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The Finer Details

Coffins & Caskets

Choosing a coffin or casket is often a reflection of our values, beliefs customs and financial situation. At Carol & Terry CRAWFORD Funeral Services we will gently guide and assist you with this often difficult and emotional decision. 

Some considerations when selecting a coffin or casket may be:

Please note: Coffins and Caskets may vary due to difficulties with supply

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Keep Sake Urns 

Keep Sake Urns are often a very personal decision as it is a physical representation of your loved one and their continued presence in your life. We are able to help you select a keep sake urn that best represents both you and your loved one. To speak to us about the different Keep Sake Urn options available please call us on 03 5248 5500.

Crafted Keep Sakes

Crafted keepsakes is an Australian family owned business specializing in hand made, personalized items to cherish for a life time. All of our products are hand made from sustainably sourced Australian timbers.

Anakie Pottery

Anakie Pottery is an Australian owned local business specializing in Cremation Urns. Each piece is unique being hand thrown and glazed, resulting in slight variations in size and color.

Expressions

Expression Urns are a unique way to celebrate a life lived. Each is beautifully handmade by our master craftsmen and wrapped in high-quality imagery, utilising the latest eco-friendly technology.

RH Minter

RH Minter is an Australian owned local business specializing in Cremation Urns and Memorial Pieces. Varying sizes available, subject to availabilty. Please speak to one of Crawford's staff to discuss your needs.

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Floral Tributes

Floral tributes can be an important and deeply personal aspect of a Funeral Service. They are often an opportunity to reflect your loved one in the form of their favourite colour, bloom or simply their love of gardening and flowers.

Crawford's can help you with selecting a floral tribute, guiding you through the different considerations such as colour and flower selection; size and pricing requirements, ​or you are welcome to work with a florist of your choice. Please use the provided examples as a guide to what can be arranged. 
 
Please note* Costings depend on size and flower choices. Flower availability is also subject to seasonal variations. The Florist will advise if they are unable to supply flowers requested.

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Visual Tribute Presentation

Images can speak a thousand words, they are snapshots that culminate the most important moments of a person's life and are a visual representation of the places, events and people that mattered most to your loved one. It is therefore natural to wish to include a visual tribute in dedication of your loved one. 

We are able to produce visual tributes from hard copy or digital images up to 120 images. Please use the provided video as an example of the style of visual tributes we produce.