Funeral Arrangements, Quinn Funerals Colac

Quinn Funerals, your Funeral Directors in Colac, can advise you on the writing of death notices, obituaries and funeral notices as well as planning funeral services. The cost of newspaper notices varies substantially depending on the newspaper’s distribution. Local newspapers cost less but have a smaller distribution whereas larger national newspapers cost more but have a greater distribution. When deciding on funeral notices it is worth considering the cost benefit, where your family member is from or where other family members are located.

Funeral notices will also appear on the Quinn Funerals website and there is also the option to leave tributes to loved ones using our online Tributes.

It is our aim at Quinn Funerals to tailor funeral services that reflect the needs of the family and the wishes of the deceased while paying respect to the deceased within a budget that suits you. At the conclusion of the meeting regarding funeral arrangements, Quinn Funerals will provide an estimate of price with a breakdown of all costs. You will also receive confirmation of the funeral arrangements. You can contact Quinn Funerals at any time to discuss, confirm or alter your funeral arrangements. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Death notices

The Death Notice is a public notification that a death has occurred. The presentation of a death notice follows a relatively standard format but must include five essential points:

  • Surname
  • Where the deceased passed away
  • Date the deceased passed away
  • Where the deceased lived, the town and suburb
  • Who the deceased was related to

Writing obituaries

Quinn Funerals can assist you write an obituary or you may prefer to write one yourself. Obituaries are very personal and you can add whatever you like, keeping in mind the costs per line. Some newspapers publish obituaries free of charge but publication in such cases is at the newspaper’s discretion.

Newspaper funeral notices

Funeral Notices are placed by the family, usually through the funeral director, to announce that a death has occurred, and usually follow standard format to give the time, date and location of the funeral arrangements, funeral services and to advise of any dontations to charity. Quinn Funerals, your Funeral Director, can advise you on the wording of the funeral notice and can organise notices in all regional, national and international newspapers.

There is no wrong or right way to write a funeral notice and the staff at Quinn Funerals, Colac, are happy to assist you. Contact us via email or phone us on 03 5231 2052.

Online tributes

Quinn Funerals provides the opportunity for people to leave online tributes on its website for the friends, family and associates of the deceased. Please make use of this free service.

Funeral locations Colac

The funeral service is an opportunity to gather in a place of significance to the deceased and the location for funeral services are almost limitless. Churches are Quinn Funerals’ most requested venues for funeral services and our new Chapel at Wesley place is available for funeral services of all denominations or for civil services.

Quinn Funerals, your Funeral Director, has conducted Colac funeral services in many different places: our 200-seat chapel, private homes, gardens, football clubrooms, bowling clubs, RSL clubrooms, local tea rooms and the beach front. Quinn Funerals recommends you consider the venue’s seating capacity, the weather if the venue is outdoors and the suitability of the venue for mourners.

If you have any further enquiries please contact us via email or phone us on 03 5231 2052. We can also help you with advice on what to do when someone dies, the funeral service, after the service, funeral costs, pre-paid funeralscemeteries and churches.

Funeral Costs

Quinn Funerals provide a wide variety of funeral services and the prices of services vary. The price of the average funeral in Colac and surrounding districts ranges from $8000 to $11,000. This price can vary significantly...
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Pre-Paid Funerals

Talk to Quinn Funerals, your Funeral Director in Colac, about a Pre-Paid Funeral Service. A Pre-Paid Funeral has many benefits for you and your family: It can take the burden from your family and loved...
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Cemeteries

Beeac Cemetery Phone: (03) 5249 3939 Beeac Cemetery Road, Beeac administered by the Geelong Cemetery Trust view map Birregurra Cemetery please contact Quinn Funerals for details Colac Cemetery Trust Gravesend Street, Colac Phone: (03) 52493939 view map...
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Churches

St John’s Anglican Church 17 Hesse Street, Colac Phone: (03) 5231 3646 view map Jehovah’s Witnesses 117 Main Street, Elliminyt Phone: (03) 5231 2448 view map Colac Uniting Church 25 Hesse Street, Colac Phone: (03) 5232 1360...
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