At Lincoln Family Funerals we will take care of the entire funeral for you with affordable Cremations and Burials
We will discuss the arrangements that need to be attended to prior to the service such as:
Arrangement of funeral details, including;
- Recording personal details
- Service location
- Vehicles required
- Choice of coffin or casket
- Memorial book
- Order of service booklets
- Arranging music for you
- Multimedia requirements
- Arranging equipment for DVD presentation
- Organising death and funeral notices
- Completing and lodging forms
- Contacting the RSL for Returned Service personnel
- Notifying Centrelink or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs
- Arranging a piper, balloons, doves, butterflies etc.
- Organising the sympathy tea
- Providing a final itemised account of our costs at the end of the arrangement
Our commitment to you is to ensure your loved one is cared for with dignity and his or her cultural and religious requirements are respected.
Helping families throughout Victoria
Servicing Melbourne and country Victoria including Craigieburn, Kilmore and Wallan. Our funeral directors take pride in personally advising you through the stages of your loved ones funeral, from the initial arrangements to the funeral itself, we are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Where possible, the funeral director who takes your initial call will be assigned to guide you through all the stages of planning a funeral, we find this is comforting to our families, who can rely on a familiar face and a consistent approach to the planning process.
The following government departments may be able to provide financial assistance to families, when organising a funeral for their loved one, to check eligibility please contact these departments.
Provides information regarding veterans funerals, war graves and bereavement payments.
At the time of the arrangement one of our funeral directors will explain how to fill in the DVA – Form D0307 Death Benefit Form, or if you would prefer to download the form yourself, click here.
A bereavement allowance, can provide you with a source of income whilst making arrangements regarding eligibility for future payments.
To enquire about bereavement allowances call 13 2300 or visit a Centerlink Customer Service Centre.
Transport Accident Commission – TAC
Funeral costs will be paid for by TAC, if a transport accident results in a fatality. Whilst making a claim for funeral costs through TAC, Lincoln Family Funerals will assist you.
Multi Cultural Funerals
We cater for all cultures such as Italian, Greek, Lebanese, Indian to name a few. With these different cultures, there are many religions. e.g. Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox, Hindu, Buddhism, Sihk, Anglican and Islamic. All of our staff are familiar with all of these religions.