April Newsletter

  Mortuary Refrigeration Units There are rarely two mortuaries the same, and many aren’t as ideal as we would like.  Given that you may have special mortuary refrigeration needs – please talk to us.  We may be able to help you custom design your body storage facility.  We have available 1 – 2 – 3…

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Duchess of Devonshire

Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, who lived at the famous Chatsworth House which makes Downton Abbey seem like a small country cottage was buried with a style the English are famous for. Of course she had a beautiful hand woven casket decorated with a magnificent spray of native flowers. Her funeral took place at St…

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Queenslands first natural burial

One of our stockists Esther Swanborough from Swanborough Funerals recently conducted Queenslands first natural burial. You can read more in this article by the Courier Mail. CLICK HERE >>

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We have just received this lovely testimonial

We have just received this lovely testimonial – “The beautiful wicker casket was so much softer looking than a traditional hard edged wooden coffin with shiny handles. It was less confronting for me and my family. It suited my mother perfectly and the flowers looked lovely. The warm colour was perfect in the church. My…

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A Great Train Robber at rest

Did you know that Bruce Reynolds, the ringleader of Britain’s infamous “Great Train Robbers”, was buried in a hand woven casket? His funeral which was held in London was attended by many underworld figures including fellow great train robber Ronnie Biggs. You can read more on the Daily Mail website by clicking here >> Pic…

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Farewell Arthur Daley

Much loved TV star George Cole, well known for his role as Arthur Daley in Minder recently passed away. He was carried into his  memorial service in a beautiful hand woven casket. George Cole, who died earlier this month aged 90, is best remembered for his portrayal of small-time wheeler dealer and crook Arthur Daley…

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A new stockist in North Queensland

We have a new stockist in beautiful Townsville in North Queensland. Please welcome Helen Bosworth and the team at Fitzgerald’s Funerals to The Hand Woven Casket Company family. Their contact details are :- Fitzgerald’s Funerals “Committed to Caring” 7 Yeatman Street, Hyde Park, Townsville, Qld. 4810 Telephone All Hours: 07 4724 4000 Website www.fitzgeraldsfunerals.com.au

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Stockist Carly Dalton is in the news

One of our Victorian stockists, Carly Dalton, the owner of Greenhaven Funerals, has been quite the media celebrity recently. She featured in an article in the Sydney Morning Herald and also in a video on the website of Melbourne’s The Age newspaper. It was great to see Carly featuring our hand woven caskets in both…

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