Coping with grief following a death can be very stressful


At Lester & Son your funeral director will listen to you and take care of all the details. They will guide you through the process and explain options and costs.

When a death occurs, whether at home, in a hospital or a public place, a death certificate must be issued either by a doctor or the coroner. Our staff will arrange for all the necessary documentation and will transfer the deceased into our care.

We can offer advice and help you to plan and coordinate a service that will meet the needs of your family. Our service includes

  • Personal, professional care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by trained staff
  • Hygienic preparation of the deceased for viewing by the family
  • Booking of the church or chapel for the service
  • Arrangement for clergy or a celebrant to officiate
  • Liaison with cemetery or crematorium staff
  • Booking of organist, vocalist or other music
  • Floral tribute orders
  • Preparation of death and funeral notices for the newspaper
  • Notification of and liaison with organisations and clubs (eg Rotary, RSL, Centrelink, DVA)
  • Completion of all legal documentation
  • Coordination of the service
  • Collection of sympathy cards
  • Referral to counselling agencies and support groups, if requested

For immediate service please call 60405066 (Albury) or 60561700 (Wodonga) or click here for other enquiries