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Our Direct Cremation / NSNA services include;
No service cremations are becoming increasingly popular in Sydney and across New South Wales – often chosen due to family circumstances or because they were specifically requested by the deceased.
A NSNA funeral (no service, no attendance) gives families the opportunity to celebrate a life in a different way. By choosing not to have a traditional ceremony or service, you can eliminate the costs associated with these and say goodbye in a meaningful yet humble way with the deceased’s closest friends and relatives after the cremation has taken place. Those who choose a direct cremation in NSW often choose to hold their own intimate celebration to commemorate their loved one once the ashes have been received.
If a cremation only option isn’t for you, you can create a meaningful farewell with our sister company, Personal Farewells. Head over to their website to discover affordable options when it comes to cremation services and graveside burials.
Allow Affordable Cremations to be there for you through this difficult time. Whatever type of funeral or cremation is most suitable for your recently departed, we offer one-on-one care and compassion, to help you create an affordable yet memorable farewell.
Contact us; we’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and our Funeral Directors can provide honest advice and the support you need at this time.
Direct Cremation is a simple and cost-effective method of disposition where the deceased is cremated shortly after death without a traditional funeral service or viewing.
Direct Cremation skips the funeral service and viewing, focusing solely on the cremation process, which typically occurs within a few days of death. There’s no embalming or body preparation involved.
No, embalming is not required for Direct Cremation. It’s a cost-saving option that avoids embalming, which is often associated with traditional funerals.
Yes, you can hold a memorial service or celebration of life at a later date, allowing family and friends to gather and remember the deceased without the body present.
Direct Cremation is generally less expensive than a traditional funeral because it eliminates many associated costs like embalming, casket, funeral service and burial expenses.
No, an expensive casket or coffin that’s associated with a traditional burial is not required for the cremation. Since there’s no viewing that takes place before a Direct Cremation the deceased is placed in an inexpensive and environmentally friendly coffin.
Whilst the cremation process itself usually takes a few hours. The entire process, including paperwork and transportation, is likely to take several days to a week.
Yes, after cremation, the remains are typically placed in an urn or container, which can be returned to the family. You can choose to keep, scatter, or inter the ashes.
It is often advisable to use a funeral home or crematory for Direct Cremation as they have the necessary facilities and expertise. Feel free to Contact Us at Affordable Cremations for advice and assistance.
The paperwork typically includes the death certificate, cremation authorization, and other required permits. Contact Our team at Affordable Cremations can help with this documentation.
Yes, as potentially dangerous embalming chemicals or land for burial plots are not required, Direct Cremation is more environmentally friendly than traditional burial There is, however, some environmental impact due to energy consumption.
Some religious or cultural traditions may have specific beliefs or practices related to cremation. It’s essential to consult with religious leaders or cultural experts to ensure compliance with your beliefs and customs.