James Murray Funeral Directors

A Newcastle Family Owned Company Since 1884

02 4961 1435
We are available to talk
24 hours a day

James Murray

A Newcastle Family Owned Company Since 1884

02 4961 1435
We are available to talk
24 hours a day

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Our Services

Don’t forget our name. We provide the following professional services for every funeral (included in our standard service fee):

  • Full 24 hour service, every day of the week, 365 days of the year.
  • Transfer facilities from the deceased’s place of death to the James Murray premises.
  • Completion of all arrangements with clergy, cemetery or crematorium regarding time, place and type of service in a funeral chapel or church.
  • Attendance to all arrangements in compliance with any religious denomination’s requirements.
  • Prepare and insert press notices in city, country, or interstate publications, and prepare special announcements for Lodges, RSL, clubs etc, or for country radio stations.
  • The collation of all medical certificates from doctors or Coroner’s Department for burial or cremation.
  • Procuring the extra medical certificates in the case of cremation, and paying the prescribed fees on your behalf.
  • Completion of all forms for the registration of death with certified copies made available for you.
  • Preparation of the deceased for private viewing.
  • Ordering floral tributes, displaying them at the church and/or funeral chapel, and the collection of all cards for return to your family.
  • Transport of the deceased and family to wherever services are to be held.
  • The use of prestigious motor vehicles in combination with courteous, efficient and experienced staff to give absolute attention to your every need during the funeral.
  • If you require a private viewing we can provide this service at any time that is convenient to you.

More Options

We provide a full range of options for the following services:

  • After Hours Transfer
  • After Hours Funeral Service
  • Cemetery/Crematorium Fees
  • Coffin or Casket
  • Press Notices or Advertising
  • Registration of Death
  • Mourning Car
  • Clergy, Celebrant or Church
  • Floral Tributes
  • Memorial Booklets



We can organise for refreshments at our function centre “The Belford” for families to use at their convenience after the service.

02 4961 1435

A Newcastle Family Company
Since 1884.