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Basic Cremation (Direct Cremation)

When you do not wish to have a full service or are trying to limit costs, a basic cremation package is the ideal option. A Basic Cremation service is the most affordable service as it minimises the need for funeral director staff at a service, use of vehicles and hire charges for facility use. The cost of a Basic Cremation service is under $3,000 inclusive of all required services and fees, so it an be seen as a very economical option. Should family wish to have a memorial service, we can provide assistance for this.

Contact us for more information or a detailed quote.

Services provided as standard:

  • 24/7 transfer from anywhere to our care facility (no after hours call-out fee)
  • All paperwork, permits & death certificate
  • A Simple, no frills coffin
  • Care of your loved one until the cremation has taken place
  • Washing & dressing of your loved one
  • Quiet time in our chapel or viewing room at crematorium (if required)


Things to Consider

  • What do you wish to do with the ashes (eg: placement in a memorial garden, scattering or place them in a cremation urn – view our urns here).
  • Do you want to organise a Memorial Service at a later date? – we can assist in providing a celebrant for this service
  • Are any Death or Funeral Notices to be published in a newspaper?
  • Who needs to be notified of the death? – click here for checklist

Although we try to be as informative as possible, there are many more items you may wish to consider. If you would like any advice on our services, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Sylvan Funerals

22 Warwick Road, Ipswich Ph: 07 3812 4000

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