Frequently Asked Questions

Is cremation more expensive than burial?
How many people use cremation today in Western Australia?
Are there any religious groups which forbid cremation to their members?
What religious ceremony can I have with cremation?
Do I have to sign anything?
What happens at the crematorium on the day of the funeral?
What happens to the coffin immediately after the service?
Does the cremation take place immediately, or are the coffins stored up until a number are ready to be cremated?
Is the coffin cremated with the body?
What happens to the coffin’s handles and other fittings?
Is more than one coffin cremated at same time?
How can I be sure I’m getting the right ashes?
Can I keep the cremated remains, or do I have to dispose of them?
Who are Jack and Marg?