Gold Coast funeral directors with locations in Nerang and Southport.

Somerville Funerals has been providing funeral services to families on the Gold Coast and surrounds since 1932. We are priviliged to be able to help families celebrate and honour the lives and values of loved ones every day.

With 2 funeral homes in Nerang and Southport, we serve all surrounding areas in south east Queensland.

We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on: 1800 621 234.

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What To Do

If you have just lost someone and need help there are three simple steps to follow: 

1. CALL US

Give us a call whenever you need us. We are available 24/7 on 1800 621 234.

2. READ THIS PAGE

You'll find much of what you need right here on our homepage.

3. HAVE QUESTIONS?

Take a look at our Help and Advice section for the answers.

Upcoming Funeral Services

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Our Services

At Somerville Funerals we help bring your family together to arrange a funeral service that truly celebrates and honours the life and values of your loved one.

Our funeral directors are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need. We can tailor the service, creating a customised funeral that respects, honours and reflects the values and the life that was lived.

Book of Ideas

In the Book of Ideas, funeral directors have shared some of their stories of how families have honoured their loved ones, so that you can draw inspiration for your own funeral arrangements.

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Personalising a Funeral

Adding a personal touch can make the funeral feel more authentic. Our funeral directors can help you create a funeral that honours and celebrates the life and values of the person who has passed away.

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Burial & Cremation Information

When you're organising a funeral service, one of the first decisions will be whether you are organising a burial or a cremation. This choice will directly impact the type of funeral service you will have.

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Recommended Memorial Parks

Each memorial park will have a range of memorial options for you to choose from, suitable to all budgets, beliefs, faiths and cultures. We can recommend a number of memorial parks and gardens in Queensland.

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Prepaid Funerals

Preplanning your funeral makes sense. A prepaid funeral takes the emotional stress off your family, locks in your funeral cost at today’s price, and allows you to plan things your way.

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Repatriation

A repatriation is where a deceased person is moved from one state or one country to another so that final rites can be performed there. Our funeral directors can arrange repatriations interstate and internationally.

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Community Events

Our funeral directors believe in giving back to the community. We are members of your local social group, sporting club and church, and we are dedicated to being sensitive to the communities we serve.

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About Us

Somerville Funerals is an Australian funeral business providing funeral services to the entire Gold Coast area in Queensland since 1932.

At Somerville Funerals we understand your values, and care about them too. For our values define us all. Our lives. Our loves. Our choices. They make us who we are. And they live on in the hearts and minds of those we love long after the person is gone.

Values – we all hold them dear. Some drive us, some inspire us and they can say a lot about us.

Help and Advice

Funerals can seem like a complicated affair, and there is a lot to know. That's why we created this help section to make things just a little easier.

We've provided some information about what to expect from each step of the funeral arrangements, from how to plan ahead or what to do when someone passes away, to what you should expect before, during and after a funeral service.

Planning Ahead

Planning a funeral when a loved one dies can be a challenging task, but did you know that a funeral can be planned and paid for ahead of time? 

A prepaid funeral is a sensible alternative to funeral insurance or funeral bonds, and could save you money - you pay today's price and ensure the service will be tailored to your needs, wishes and budget.

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When Someone Passes

When someone close to you has passed away and if you've never arranged a funeral before, you might not know what you will need to do when a death has occurred.

You'll find more information about what to do when a death occurs, what to expect when meeting your funeral director, the Death Certificate and why funerals matter in this section.

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Before the Service

There is usually some time between making the initial funeral arrangements with your funeral director, and the time of the actual funeral service.

There are a number of things you may wish to consider before the funeral service, such as the choice of day and time, whether you will have a viewing and if you are writing a eulogy.

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After the Service

Once the funeral service is over, it is time to consider the type of memorial you would like for your loved one. Your options will depend on whether it was a burial or cremation service.

We also provide information about scattering ashes and resources for coping with grief.

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