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Sikh Funerals Melbourne

If you need to plan a Sikh funeral, Antam Sanskaar, in Melbourne, our team of experienced funeral directors is here to help you plan a celebration of their soul. 

Understanding that you require a unique type of intimate service, we can arrange for your funeral to be held at many locations, including a home, Gurdwara, outside or at a crematorium.

Our Sikh Funerals in Melbourne

At Brember Family Funerals, we've helped many Sikh families with the last rite of passage for their family members. We are one of the highest-rated funeral homes in Melbourne and take great pride in catering for all religions, cultures and beliefs.

We offer:

  • Caring, dignified and affordable cremation options, including witness cremation if preferred
  • Helping you with all the necessary documentation
  • Bringing your deceased into our care and transporting them to the funeral location
  • A matte-finish coffin adorned with a small sheath of flowers

Whether you'd like a private cremation funeral service or a burial funeral, our team are here to respect your wishes and Sikh traditions. 

Our understanding team will ensure your loved one is washed and dressed in the clothes you provide. We can also arrange the flowers that surround them. 

Timber coffin cremation or burial

Planning a Sikh Funeral - The process and steps

If you've recently lost your loved one, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. Our team is here to help you with everything you need when planning a Sikh funeral in Melbourne.

When your loved one passes, and the relevant authorities have been notified of the death, call our experienced team. We'll organise a time to meet with you and plan a memorable Sikh funeral to honour the life of your loved one.

Our caring and understanding team will organise the following:

  • Transporting your loved one into our care
  • Meeting with you and your family to plan a Sikh funeral ceremony
  • Do our best to accommodate any requests you have
  • Organise the service, cremation or burial
  • Obtain a copy of the death certificate

Having planned many Hindu funerals for Melbourne families, we understand your traditions and rituals are essential to farewell your loved one.

Please contact us with any questions you may have about planning a Sikh funeral.

Why Choose Brember Family Funerals for a Sikh Funeral

Brember Family Funerals is a high-rated and trusted team of funeral directors in Melbourne who have helped families plan traditional Sikh funerals.

Having worked with many Sikh families, our team of funeral directors respect your traditions and customs and will work with you to have all your Sikh funeral rituals catered for.

With a specialised Sikh funeral package available, you can trust our team to help you plan a Sikh funeral that honours the life of your loved one and accommodates any last requests they may have.

Affordable Sikh Funerals for All Budgets

Sikh Package
$4900 in GST *

Professional Service Fee

*Flat Lid Coffin (Edan) with white cotton lining with silver handles.

  • Private Arrangement at your location or email
  • Transfer of Loved one (24/7-Metro)Mortuary Care and Preparation
  • Cremation & use of chapel
  • Collection of all necessary funeral documents
  • Copy of Death Certificate from Births, Deaths & Marriages
  • Transport of Loved one to Cemetery location


Small tribute - Seasonal flowers (top of coffin)

* Additional fees:

  • Extra Time chapel- cost as per cemetery
  • Witness Cremation - $325 weekday or $600 weekend
  • Chapel & Cremation weekend fee - POA
  • Weekend fee (Funeral Director) $660

Our Sikh funeral package is designed for cremation. However, if you'd like a burial funeral, please contact our team, who can discuss the options available to you.

Sikh Funeral Locations

The Brember Family Funeral team travel to many areas around Melbourne and beyond. We are based in the South-East but can travel to all areas of Metro Melbourne, Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula.

A comprehensive list of our Melbourne funeral locations can be viewed here, but please contact us if your suburb isn't listed.

Timber coffin cremation or burial

Call us Today to Organise a Sikh Funeral in Melbourne

At Brember Family Funerals, we're here to take some of the stress out of planning a funeral with our range of Sikh funerals in Melbourne. Contact us first.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How should attendees dress for a Sikh Funeral?

The most appropriate dress code for a Sikh funeral is smart and modest. White is the traditional mourning colour; however, black, navy or grey is acceptable in Australia. Out of respect for the religion, you should avoid showing too much skin and wear a head covering (men & women). Fancy or flashy jewellery should be avoided.

Is cremation the preferred method in Sikh Funerals?

Cremation is the preferred method in a Sikh funeral as, like many Asian religions, Sikhs believe the physical body serves no purpose after death as the soul leaves the body. A burial funeral is accepted if the family prefer this method; however, no headstone or monument is used.

How long after death is a Sikh Funeral?

A Sikh funeral is usually held within 3 days of the person passing away. Funeral arrangements are commenced immediately, so please contact Brember Family Funerals, who are familiar with Sikh funeral preparation.

How long is a Sikh Funeral?

The length of a Sikh funeral varies greatly depending on the traditions and rituals the family follows. After prayers at home, some hold a service before the cremation at the Gurdwara (a Sikh worship place), the cremation itself, and then another service at the Gurdwara. Generally, a Sikh funeral is 30 minutes to 1 hour long.

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