when death occurs

When a person dies a medical certificate of death needs to be issued by a doctor. If the death is unfathomable or occurs suddenly on public property, then the body must be sent to the coroner for the issue of a death certificate.

The next thing to do is contact our support team to guide you through the process of planning a funeral. Our funeral consultants are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to attend to all your needs.


providing support & comfort

Each funeral is as unique as the life it celebrates. When we lose a loved one, we need people around us to listen, understand and care. At Paul Lahood Funerals these things come naturally. You will have the support of a professional director to ease the emotional and overwhelming responsibility of arranging a funeral.

Your call for assistance will be answered personally at all times to guide and support you through your time of need.


Planning A Funeral

The process begins by meeting with our Funeral Consultant at a time and location convenient for you. It is our priority to take the burden off you while providing your family with a meaningful funeral experience tailored at your needs.


Particular things you will need to consider are:

  • Style of service i.e. Religious, Traditional or Contemporary
  • Time & Location
  • Clergy/Celebrant
  • Burial/Cremation/Crypt
  • Repatriation (Sending your loved one overseas)
  • Coffin/Casket/Urn
  • Floral arrangements
  • Audio & Visual presentations
  • Involvement of cars
  • Obituary/Funeral notice