Coffins & Caskets

Choosing a coffin or a casket is a personal choice.  Rest assured we do not upsell.  There are many styles, colours and materials to meet all needs and budgets.  We are available to answer any questions that you may have.  If there is something not shown here, we can source it for you.

Coffin or Casket?

The difference between a coffin and a casket is that traditionally a coffin is a tapered shape, widest at the shoulders and narrowing towards the feet.  They have a completely removable lid.  A casket is either a rectangular or octagonal shape and generally has a hinged lid. 

Materials

Craftwood (MDF) is a composite board with a veneered finish and these are painted in a variety of styles and colours.

Solid Timber coffins and caskets are largely manufactured from solid plantation pine, traditional hardwood or cedar.

Steel Caskets (Batesville) – these vary in materials and range from 18 gauge steel up to 48 oz polished bronze.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, it is the law. All persons must be in a coffin or casket for cremation to occur.

No, the deceased is either buried or cremated in the coffin that the family has chosen.

Coffins and caskets vary in price and can range from $950 to $40,000. We have a large range to suit everyone’s needs, tastes and budgets.
Find out More

A coffin is a tapered shape which is wider at the shoulders and narrows at the foot end and have fully removable lids. A casket is traditionally a rectangular shape with a hinged lid.

Contact Us

Contact us to discuss pre-planning your funeral service on 02 4722 8222.  We are happy to sit down with you and provide you with all the options.