Planning a Funeral

with Boyne Tannum Funerals & Cremations

Types of Services

Church or chapel service and public burial

You may wish to have a traditional service held in a church, chapel or other venue with a public cortege to a place of burial where the committal service will take place.

Church or chapel service and private burial/cremation

A funeral service and committal service in a church or other venue with no funeral cortege. Our funeral director or pall bearers then remove the coffin from the venue and place in the hearse. The deceased is then taken either to be buried or cremated privately.

Graveside service

Funeral service and committal service together generally held graveside.

No service or committal

If you prefer no service or committal and we can take the deceased to be cremated and advise when the ashes are ready for collection.

A Family's Guide
Preparing for a Funeral


Our booklet - A Family's Guide, Preparing for a Funeral, has given comfort and understanding to many of our client families and is available free of charge.

Please call the office on 07 4973 2002, if you would like to receive a copy.


Alternatively,  you can view the PDF here.

A Time to Plan - A Family's Guide, preparing for a funeral and funeral pre-planning Booklet

Call us on 07 4973 2002. We are available 7 days a week.

We deliver professional funeral services to the people in the Gladstone region, including Boyne Island, Tannum Sands, Agnes Water, 1770, Calliope, Rosedale and surrounding districts.