Our team of multi cultural funeral directors are able to arrange funerals for the Chinese community. Being able to speak Mandarin and Cantonese is a great comfort for the family's who want to involve the older members of the family that are grieving too in the loss of a loved one. Families are able to have our arrangers call in to make arrangements in the comfort of their own home or to call in to one of our offices situated in Auburn Beecroft Blacktown Castle Hill or Penrith.
Funerals of Compassion are able to cater for all Chinese religions such as Christian, Catholic, Buddhist, and Taoist or for families of no dominations a celebrant may be prearranged. Our objective at Funerals of compassion is how we can best service your needs.
In keeping with all Chinese religions and customs the viewing of the loved one is important and a major part of the service for families and fiends to pay their last respects. Our arrangers will liaise with the family in arranging the clothes you may wish to use to dress your loved one. In many cases as it is with Chinese custom you may wish to include other pieces of clothing to be placed in the coffin. We will undertake the commitment to ensure your families customs and wishes are upheld in the highest manner adhering to your religious tradition.
Additional items such as photo of the loved one, flower arrangements, memorial books, and having video taken of the services will be taken care of by our staff, to the high standards you would expect. Ask us about our extensive range of local and imported coffins including raised lid coffins from China that are very popular amongst Chinese families for viewing purposes.
Some families may wish to have their loved sent back to their country of origin. With over 20 years of combined experience in arranging repatriations we will be able to coordinate the transportation of your loved back home in keeping with all health regulations in the country of destination, airlines and the requirements re transporting coffins etc. Even in the case of cremation we are able to make arrangements re clearance paper work you will need when flying out of the country with ashes. It is of the utmost importance to inform us of your intentions of transporting ashes overseas before they are picked up from the crematorium.
We are able to meet with you at any metropolitan cemeteries of your choice and assist you to choose a burial plot, a niche for cremation ashes in general sections of cemetery's or in designated Chinese section of any cemetery. With Funerals of Compassion "Partner" association with the Catholic Cemetery Trust we are now able to offer our customers very good value sites at Rookwood, Liverpool and Kemps Creek, burial and cremation niches for any religious domination.
Please feel free to call at anytime to arrange an appointment where we can give you more information on how together we can make the journey of losing a loved one a bit lighter.