Maurer Family Funerals is a Family owned and managed Funeral Home and a 4th generation Funeral Director in Sydney. We can tailor funeral costs to suit your budget and advise you on all aspects of arranging a funeral.

Whether you are preparing your own service or arranging one, knowing the costs involved is an important first step.  At Maurer Family Funerals we provide for the range of funerals starting with a basic cremation or burial to tailored and catered event.


Prescribed funeral goods and services available

Arrangement and conducting of funeral service ( Additional charges may apply if external venue is hired ) 

No service no attendance 




See Cemetery

Single service ( Typically a single service venue for up to 1 hour )

Dual service ( Typically a Church / Chapel service followed by a committal at Crematorium / Cemetery

Professional Service Fee Cost Provided upon Request

Transfer of the deceased into our care from the place of death, within the Sydney Metropolitan Area ( Additional charges may apply if the transfer is out of normal working hours )


Transfer of the deceased to the service

Transfer of the deceased to Cemetery or Crematorium

Included in our Professional Service Fee

Additional charge for every km outside Sydney Metropolitan Area


Hire of refrigeration plate

Not Available

Storing of the deceased in our Mortuary 

No Charge

Embalming of the deceased

Temporary  $1,150.00

Full Embalming $1,570.00

Coffins * Prices for standard size are shown

We offer a range from $ 1,188 – $ 8,400.00

Caskets * Prices for standard sizes are shown

We offer a range from $ 6,134.00 – $ 32,000.00

Environmentally friendly coffins

We offer a range from $ 1,100.00 – $ 3,300.00
Zinc Liner or Bio Seal Metallic
Cost depending on choice of coffin or casket

Viewing of the deceased ( During business hours in our Chapel at Chatswood )


Viewing fee after hours ( In our Chapel At Chatswood )

$100.00 per hour

Other Funeral Goods & Services Available

Repatriation Services
Charges are calculated on individual circumstances
Memorial Services
Charges are calculated on individual circumstances


These are third party charges.  Below are our reasonable estimates, which are subject to change. There may also be other disbursements that are not captured below.

Certified Death Certificate 


Cremation Certificate


Medical Referee for Cremation


Grave Marker


Memorial Book of Attendance


Depending on location of cemetery

Burial Costs

Price on application

Cremation Services ( for up to 1 hour, dependant on which Crematorium )


Other venue hire

Costs are dependant on other venue
Clergy / Celebrant services ( Indicative )

From $ 385.00

Newspaper notices ( Indicative )

At cost

Family mourning car ( 1 included for Dual Service )

$ 575.00 for single service and any additional cars


From $200.00

Single Rose


Web casting at most Crematorium Chapels
Currently free during Covid restrictions at most Crematoriums

Orders of service and printing cost

Price on application

Our Mortuary is located at 574 Pacific Highway Chatswood NSW 2067.

This Accredited facility is managed and operated solely by Maurer Family Funerals.


In accordance with the Funeral Goods and Services Information Standard contained in the Fair Trading Regulation 2019.

Disbursements – These are fees paid to third party suppliers on your behalf. These costs are estimates & are subject to change.

There may also be other disbursements that are not listed here. Maurer Family Funerals do not add any additional fees to these charges.

• Our Mortuary and Chapel is located at 574 Pacific Highway Chatswood 2067, this facility is operated by Maurer Family Funerals.

• All services and facilities operate from 574 Pacific Highway Chatswood 2067.

• All prices are inclusive of GST.

• These funeral cost prices are fixed, however we can create a personalised estimate for you based on your personal needs.

Please note all prices are only available at need and not for pre-need or pre-paid funeral options

Maurer Family Funerals conducts funerals upon request at other cemeteries and crematoriums.

Other Crematoriums and Cemeteries used are listed below:



Castlebrook Memorial Park, Rouse Hill

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Leppington

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Lake Macquarie Memorial Park, Ryhope

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Lakeside Memorial Park, Kanahooka

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Newcastle Memorial Park, Beresfield

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Pinegrove Memorial Park, Minchinbury

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium

InvoCare Australia Pty Ltd.

Liverpool Cemetery and Crematorium

Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria

Rookwood Catholic Cemetery and Crematoria

Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria

Leura Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Leura

Leura Memorial Gardens & Crematorium Trust

Macquarie Park Cemetery & Crematorium, Macquarie Park

Northern Cemeteries

Palmdale Lawn Cemetery & Memorial Park

Palmdale Group

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, Matraville

Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries NSW

Woronora Memorial Park, Sutherland

Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries NSW

* All Prices are reasonable estimates and are subject to change
* Terms and conditions apply
* Saturday funerals incur additional charges
* A fully itemised Estimate will be provided upon request as per your individual requirements
* Some third party costs may require payment prior to the funeral being conducted
* New Grave costs will have to be paid by the person(s) whom have arranged the funeral, directly to the Cemetery
* An administration fee may be added when payment is being processed by a Solicitor or trustee
* A deposit will be required and the balance required within 7 days of the funeral unless prior arrangements have been made with us
* If you arrange the funeral, you are responsible for ensuring payment for the funeral
* If a funeral is paid for from an Estate, there will be an administration fee charged
* There are other options that are not listed here, that you may wish to include on a funeral.